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# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Government signs-off on plan for directly elected mayor for Limerick
# Local Government
# Local Government

Government signs-off on plan for directly elected mayor for Limerick

Apr 20th 2021, 3:06 PM 5,969 Views 10 Comments

An election will be held later this year if the public health situation allows it.

# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Government approves drafting of legislation for new role of directly elected mayor for Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Government approves drafting of legislation for new role of directly elected mayor for Limerick

Jan 26th 2021, 2:13 PM 8,291 Views 7 Comments

Limerick is the first city that will have a directly-elected mayor after locals voted for the move in 2019.

# directly-elected-mayor - Friday 10 July, 2020

People of Limerick being asked what they'd like to see from directly-elected mayor
# Limerick City
# Limerick City

People of Limerick being asked what they'd like to see from directly-elected mayor

Jul 10th 2020, 7:56 PM 10,739 Views 14 Comments

Limerick is the first city that will have a directly-elected mayor after locals voted for the move last year.

# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Limerick to vote for its first directly elected mayor in May 2021
# Limerick
# Limerick

Limerick to vote for its first directly elected mayor in May 2021

Jul 2nd 2019, 9:05 AM 6,370 Views 17 Comments

Once elected, the mayor will have a five-year term of office.

# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government

Jun 11th 2019, 8:55 PM 9,693 Views 31 Comments

The Assembly on gender equality will look at “the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination”.

# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Limerick has voted to elect its own mayor with greater powers - but what happens now?
# Limerick Says Yes
# Limerick Says Yes

Limerick has voted to elect its own mayor with greater powers - but what happens now?

May 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 12,607 Views 59 Comments

And who’s likely to put their hat in the right? At this stage, it could be anyone really.

# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Opinion: Directly elected mayors would be good for democracy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Directly elected mayors would be good for democracy

May 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 10,597 Views 36 Comments

Citizens of some cities will vote on Friday as to whether to introduce a directly elected mayor – the move would boost local government, writes Deiric Ó Broin .

# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Here is what a directly elected mayor will and won't be able to do
# Proposals
# Proposals

Here is what a directly elected mayor will and won't be able to do

Apr 2nd 2019, 12:23 PM 12,749 Views 11 Comments

People in Cork, Limerick and Waterford will get to vote on the issue in May.

# directly-elected-mayor - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Power, accountability and €130k a year: Three Irish cities to vote on having a mayor
# Directly-elected Mayor
# Directly-elected Mayor

Power, accountability and €130k a year: Three Irish cities to vote on having a mayor

Mar 31st 2019, 9:00 PM 15,578 Views 38 Comments

The people of Cork, Waterford and Limerick will vote on whether they want a directly-elected mayor in May.

# directly-elected-mayor - Friday 22 March, 2019

Poll: Is the €130,000 salary proposed for directly-elected city mayors fair?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the €130,000 salary proposed for directly-elected city mayors fair?

Mar 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 36,740 Views 137 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has defended the €130,000 salary, insisting that amount of money is required to attract the right candidates.

# directly-elected-mayor - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Cork, Limerick, and Waterford mayors will get new powers, but they can also be impeached
# Directly-elected Mayor
# Directly-elected Mayor

Cork, Limerick, and Waterford mayors will get new powers, but they can also be impeached

Mar 20th 2019, 5:59 PM 13,804 Views 44 Comments

The idea of directly-elected mayors for these regions will be voted on in a plebiscite on 24 May.

# directly-elected-mayor - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Varadkar backs London's directly elected mayor model for Dublin

Varadkar backs London's directly elected mayor model for Dublin

Mar 6th 2019, 10:05 PM 9,535 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that borough councils should be established directly under a Mayor’s office.

# directly-elected-mayor - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'Strong case' for directly elected Mayor for Dublin, council CEO says
# Owen Keegan
# Owen Keegan

'Strong case' for directly elected Mayor for Dublin, council CEO says

Dec 27th 2018, 11:00 PM 10,408 Views 31 Comments

The campaign for directly elected mayors has grown in recent years.

# directly-elected-mayor - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors?

Dec 27th 2017, 9:30 AM 16,331 Views 63 Comments

In addition to the referendum on abortion next year, Ireland will vote on three other referendums.

# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet
# Mayor Elections
# Mayor Elections

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:14 PM 10,138 Views 26 Comments

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

# directly-elected-mayor - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Hogan's department slams 'usual rhetoric from Green Party' after mayor survey
# Gloves Are Off
# Gloves Are Off

Hogan's department slams 'usual rhetoric from Green Party' after mayor survey

Feb 20th 2014, 5:28 PM 7,016 Views 20 Comments

This week the party said the minister was leaving people guessing on plans for a directly-elected mayor in Dublin when the survey showed 30 councillors were undecided on the issue.

# directly-elected-mayor - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

30 Dublin councillors don't know how they feel about a directly-elected mayor
# Undecided
# Undecided

30 Dublin councillors don't know how they feel about a directly-elected mayor

Feb 18th 2014, 5:26 PM 5,108 Views 17 Comments

In a survey released today, 43 out of 129 councillors said they were in favour of proposals.

# directly-elected-mayor - Monday 18 November, 2013

Revealed: Here are the powers a directly-elected Dublin mayor could have
# Dublin Mayor
# Dublin Mayor

Revealed: Here are the powers a directly-elected Dublin mayor could have

Nov 18th 2013, 6:42 PM 13,535 Views 37 Comments

A directly-elected mayor would appoint a cabinet of politicians and non-politicians to administer the Dublin Metropolitan Region with responsibility for a wide range of areas, according to a draft report.

# directly-elected-mayor - Friday 18 October, 2013

Hogan on Dublin mayor plan: 'I might be 6' 5'' but I'm not going to lean in any direction'
# Dublin Mayor
# Dublin Mayor

Hogan on Dublin mayor plan: 'I might be 6' 5'' but I'm not going to lean in any direction'

Oct 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,615 Views 59 Comments

The Minister isn’t giving much away about whether or not he’d like a directly-elected mayor for the capital.

# directly-elected-mayor - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Hogan: No point having elected mayor for Dublin unless position is meaningful
# Dublin Mayor
# Dublin Mayor

Hogan: No point having elected mayor for Dublin unless position is meaningful

Oct 3rd 2013, 6:00 AM 2,953 Views 31 Comments

The government intends to hold a referendum at the same time as the local elections next year to ask Dublin residents whether or not they want an elected mayor for the capital.

# directly-elected-mayor - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Dublin authorities seek feedback on mayor plan
# First Citizen
# First Citizen

Dublin authorities seek feedback on mayor plan

Sep 15th 2013, 2:41 PM 4,939 Views 25 Comments

A recent poll suggests over 60 per cent of Dubs want an elected first citizen, but views are being sought on just what powers that mayor would have.

# directly-elected-mayor - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Dublin Lord Mayor: "I have a professional disregard for the legal classes"
# Interview
# Interview

Dublin Lord Mayor: "I have a professional disregard for the legal classes"

Nov 11th 2012, 8:00 AM 10,634 Views 24 Comments

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Naoise Ó Muirí, reflects on his first four months in the position, and why he feels it’s his duty to say what’s on his mind.

# directly-elected-mayor - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland have directly-elected mayors?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should Ireland have directly-elected mayors?

May 6th 2012, 12:34 PM 3,275 Views 37 Comments

Nine out of ten English cities rejected the idea of elected mayors this weekend. Should Ireland be looking at introducing them?