INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Department of Environment, Community and Local Government

LMO Description
Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Our Mission is to pursue sustainable development. </p> <p>In pursuing this mission our mandate is to:</p> <p>- achieve a high quality environment with effective environmental protection;<br /> - address climate change;<br /> - protect and improve water resources and the quality of drinking water;<br /> - ensure that our regions and communities are planned and built to respect sustainable and balanced regional development;<br /> - ensure good quality housing in sustainable communities;<br /> - monitor, analyse and predict Ireland’s weather and climate;<br /> - support and enable democratic and responsive local government. </p>
    Main Activities: 
    - action against climate change - waste management - water management - environmental monitoring - Regional planning - Local government - Housing policies - Electoral management - Meteorological services
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Societal Sector: 
    central government
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Extensive use of spatial data in the management of spatial planning,climate change, water services, waste management, housing provision, electoral area management.
    Primary Business: 
    Environmental Management, planning, Climate change prevention,
    Environmental application domains: 
    Preventing Climate change, Monitoring Waste, Spatial Planning, monitoring water services, monitoring meteorological conditions