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Excellence in Local Government Awards Winners 2017

Local Authority of the Year 2017 - Monaghan County Council

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Damien English TD, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal and Monaghan County Council Representatives

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Damien English TD, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal and Monaghan County Council Representatives

Supporting Active Communities

Sponsored by Lidl

Winner: Cork County Council - Dunmanway Community Garden - By the Community, for the Community in the heart of the Community

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Cork County Council Representatives

Best Practice in Citizen Engagement

Sponsored by ESB Networks

Winner: South Dublin County Council - €300K - Have Your Say!

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and South Dublin County Council Representatives

Health & Wellbeing

Sponsored by Healthy Ireland

Winner: Mayo County Council - Men on the Move

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Mayo County Council Representatives

Supporting Tourism

Sponsored by Fáilte Ireland

Winner: Waterford City & County Council - Waterford Greenway

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Waterford City & County Council Representatives 

Promoting Economic Development

Sponsored by AIB

Winner: Limerick City & County Council - Regeneration Programme: Model of pathways to employment in the hospitality and catering industry

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Limerick City & County Council Representatives 

Local Authority Innovation

Sponsored by LGiU Ireland

Winner: Cork City Council - Cork City Council Competitive Dialogue Housing Delivery Process

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Cork City Council Representatives

Sustainable Environment

Sponsored by ERP

Winner: Kerry County Council - MacGillycuddy Reeks Habitat and Trail Repair Project - a Collaborative Rural Economic Development Zone (REDZ) Initiative

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Kerry County Council Representatives 

Best Library Service

Sponsored by House of Waterford Crystal

Winner: Kildare County Council - Support to Secondary Schools Programme

 Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Kildare County Council Representatives

Sustaining the Arts

Sponsored by Zurich

Winner: Longford County Council - www.virtualwriter.ie

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Longford County Council Representatives

Joint Local Authority Initiative

Sponsored by Eirgrid

Winner: Monaghan County Council - Cavan and Monaghan Science Festival

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Monaghan County Council Representatives

Festival of the Year

Sponsored by Fáilte Ireland

Winner: Donegal County Council - SEA SESSIONS Surf and Music FESTIVAL

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Donegal County Council Representatives  

Outstanding Customer Service

Sponsored by Siro

Winner: Limerick City and County Council - Limerick.ie

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Limerick City and County Council Representatives 

Enhancing the Urban Environment

Sponsored by Vodafone Ireland

Winner: Offaly County Council - Revitalising Birr by Improving the Way its Public Realm Functions

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Offaly County Council Representatives 

Heritage and Built Environment

Sponsored by Ervia

Winner: Cork County Council - Spike Island, Cork Harbour

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Cork County Council Representatives  

Disability Services Provision

Sponsored  by Shell

Winner: Cork City Council - Hollyhill Library Services for Children with Autism

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Cork City Council Representatives 

Commemorations & Centenaries

Sponsored by An Post

Winner: Cavan County Council - Cavan County Museum's Commemoration Education Programme

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland with Aidan O' Reilly, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Cavan County Council Representatives

The full list of shortlisted projects are available here

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