Workshop with NIRSA and Border Regional Authority — Developing Core Strategies: Adopting a Bottom-Up Approach

9 March 2011, Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone

Jointly hosted NIRSA-ICLRD-Border Regional Authority this one-day event brought together over 120 local authority planners, elected representatives, private sector delegates and policy makers to exchange experiences and lessons in adopting core strategies as required by new planning legislation in Ireland. The case of how Aberdeen City and Shire produced the Aberdeen strategic plan with the support of elected representatives highlighted the key role that elected councilors have in adopting longer-term planning policies.

The workshop documents are now available:

  • Download the presentation from Pádraig Maguire (Border Regional Authority) here
  • Download the presentation from David Jennings (Aberdeen City and Shire) here
  • Download the presentation from Justin Gleeson (AIRO) here
  • Download the presentation from Angela McEvoy (Laois) here
  • Download the presentation from Eve Harrisson and Drew Hurley (Cavan) here
  • Download the presentation from Cllr. Hubert Keaney (Sligo) here
  • Download the presentation from Niall Cussen (DEHLG) here

You can also download a short summary of the days discussion here. This document was prepared by Dr Cormac Walsh.