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From TheJournal.ie Limerick to vote for its first directly elected mayor in May 2021 Limerick

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government Cabinet

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick has voted to elect its own mayor with greater powers - but what happens now? Limerick Says Yes

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Directly elected mayors would be good for democracy Opinion

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 .

From TheJournal.ie Here is what a directly elected mayor will and won't be able to do Proposals

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Strong case' for directly elected Mayor for Dublin, council CEO says Owen Keegan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Hogan's department slams 'usual rhetoric from Green Party' after mayor survey Gloves Are Off

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.

From TheJournal.ie 30 Dublin councillors don't know how they feel about a directly-elected mayor Undecided

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.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Here are the powers a directly-elected Dublin mayor could have Dublin Mayor

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Hogan: No point having elected mayor for Dublin unless position is meaningful Dublin Mayor

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin authorities seek feedback on mayor plan First Citizen

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Lord Mayor: "I have a professional disregard for the legal classes" Interview

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?