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URBACT in Ireland

Roughly one third of Irish people live in the five big cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford, with another third estimated to be living in our towns. Ireland, as such, is transitioning from being once a very rural country to an urban-centred society.
National URBACT Point
National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, Maynooth University
Prof. Mark
BOYLE
The Ministry in charge of URBACT
Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
Mr. Colm
DOWNEY
URBACT Good Practice Call 5 Dec 2016 - 31 March 2017
Big response to first URBACT Good Practice Call
We are happy to announce that 270 applications were submitted for the URBACT Good Practice City label. THANK YOU to the cities who applied , we are very excited to hear that 8 of those were from Ireland! so fingers crossed that they each get the Good Practice Award!
Spotlight on Techtown Project
TechTown is an URBACT III Action Planning Network of 11 cities which aims to explore how small and medium sized cities can maximise the job creation potential of the digital economy.
Introduction to article by Prof Rob Kitchin on Smart City agendas
Prof. Rob Kitchen discusses smart city agendas in Ireland – and the role of dashboards in both visualising open and shared data and allowing city managers to monitor how a city is performing at particular points in time and govern it accordingly.
change kickoff photo
From and Irish perspective - Sign of the times: new URBACT projects reflect people power patterns
It is noted that a number of the URBACT-funded Action Planning Networks (APNs) are placing a greater emphasis on citizen engagement in the development of our towns and cities.

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Longford MAPS Network URBACT Local Group

Since September 2015 Longford County Council has been actively participating, along with eight other European Partner cities, in ‘MAPS’ (Military...
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