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#directly-elected mayor

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors?

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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"

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have directly-elected mayors?

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