• Local Authority Services and Savings

    The County and City Managers' Association (CCMA) have produced an animated video to promote the wide-ranging services that are provided by local authorities and increase awareness around their role within communities.  This video also highlights many recent savings and efficiencies within the sector.  Link to YouTube Video

  • Building Control Management System

    The Building Control Management System (BCMS) was developed by LGMA and Fingal County County and implemented in March 2014 allowing for the submission of notifications, applications and compliance certificates online.

  • New Community Tourism Initiative to Reach Out to Diaspora

    Local Authorities, Fáilte Ireland and IPB Insurance launch initiative to support events that target the diaspora community and promote local tourism.

  • CCMA Welcomes An Taoiseach

    An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny visited Local Government House to meet with the County and City Management Association (CCMA). 

  • Single Library Management System for Public Libraries

    The introduction of a single library system for public libraries across the country is a ground-breaking initiative, the first of its kind in Europe and will provide significant benefits to the public. All individual library collections from every local authority library will be included,
    offering the public access to the library collections, resources and digital content of all public libraries in one search.

  • Protect Our Water Citizen Engagement Campaign – Taking Responsibility for your Septic Tank

    The Water Services (Amendment) Act 2012 requires water services authorities to maintain a register of domestic waste water treatment systems.  Following a successful process of compiling this register, a Citizen Engagement Campaign around the health and environmental risks associated with septic tanks has been developed. 

Latest News

Minister Kelly Announces New Single Library Management System for Public Libraries

Mr. Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government has announced that a contract has been signed by the Local Government Management Agency (LGMA) with Innovative Interfaces Global Limited for the supply and implementation of a single library management system for all public libraries in Ireland.

Right to Read – a new initiative to strengthen literacy support throughout the country

An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Eamon Gilmore, T.D. and the Minister for Housing and Planning, Ms. Jan O’Sullivan, T.D. launched the Right to Read Campaign on July 3rd in Charleville Mall Library. Right to Read is a new national initiative which aims to greatly enhance literacy levels throughout the country. It will be delivered in all local authorities through a nationally coordinated framework for literacy support and development.

Project Updates

Building Control Management System (BCMS)

The Building Control Management System (BCMS) was developed by LGMA and Fingal County County and implemented in March 2014.  It allows property owners, builders, developers, architects and engineers to submit notifications, applications and compliance certificates online.  It provides an internal management system for the processing of notices received online and over the counter in local authorities.