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Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898

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120 years of local government in Ireland

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Kinsale, Ireland with the GoPro

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Run 4: Co. Roscommon?? Sort of?? Please..???

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What is Sanitary district?, Explain Sanitary district, Define Sanitary district

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Holy Island, Inis Cealtra, Lough Derg Ireland

The Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland that established a system of local government in Ireland similar to that already created for England, Wales and Scotland by legislation in 1888 and 1889. The Act effectively ended landlord control of local government in Ireland.
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    • Background 

    • The existing system and earlier attempts at reform 

    • Gerald Balfour as Chief Secretary and the crisis of 1897 

    • The reforms 

    • County and county borough boundaries 

    • Main changes and repeals