Press Releases 2017


Good Practice Event Press Release November 2017

Good practice conference for local authority staff aims to
Build on innovative approaches taken to further improve service delivery

Monday, 20th November 2017: The National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC), in association with local authorities, is holding a Good Practice in Local Government conference on Tuesday, 21st November 2017 in Kilkenny Castle. Welcoming the seminar, Minister John Paul Phelan stated that the seminar was just a selection of the many initiatives taken by local authorities that highlight interesting, diverse and often highly innovative approaches to addressing the challenges both local authorities and our communities face. It demonstrates the ability by local authorities to adapt to the many reforms and how they manage demands and constraints, while continuing to deliver excellent services.

Local authorities in Ireland continuously strive to deliver top-class services. This Good Practice Seminar is an opportunity to showcase examples of solutions-oriented approaches to providing public services,” says Pat McLoughlin, Chair of NOAC. “The case studies being presented illustrate the sector’s desire to improve efficiency in the service delivery, engage meaningfully with citizens and regenerate urban and rural areas.