Politics

Plans for Dublin mayor require ‘careful consideration’ and public sector reform, DCC warns

Dublin City Council says creation of Dublin mayor office is ‘achievable’, but would warrant a ‘complete restructuring’ of political systems

Plans to create a Dublin mayor’s office are “ambitious” and will require a “complete restructuring” of both local government and central government, the head of Dublin City Council has said.

A Citizens’ Assembly report delivered to government has made a series of recommendations about the creation of a mayor office for Dublin. The group said if the office were to be created, specific services such as housing, homelessness, community healthcare, transport, the environment and emergency ...