Local Government Reform Act 2014

12.

Local government areas

12. (1) The Principal Act is amended by substituting the following for section 10:

“10 (1) The State has local government areas in accordance with this section.

(2) The State stands divided into local government areas to be known as—

(a) counties,

(b) cities, and

(c) cities and counties,

(each of which shall be known as a county, a city or a city and county as provided for and set out in columns 1 of Parts 1, 2 and 3, respectively, of Schedule 5.

(3) (a) Subject to section 10 of the Local Government Reform Act 2014, the boundaries of a county referred to in subsection (2) are the boundaries of the corresponding county as existing immediately before 1 January 2002.

(b) Subject to section 10 of the Local Government Reform Act 2014, the boundaries of a city referred to in subsection (2) are the boundaries of the corresponding county borough as existing immediately before 1 January 2002.

(4) For the purposes of this section and subject to section 11(2) of the Local Government Reform Act 2014, all maps showing such boundaries prepared by the Chief Boundary Surveyor under the Survey (Ireland) Acts 1825 to 1870, or by the Commissioner of Valuation or otherwise in accordance with law continue to have all such force and effect as they had immediately before 1 January 2002.

(5) This section is without prejudice to—

(a) section 227,

(b) Part V of the Local Government Act 1991, and

(c) Part 2 of the Local Government Reform Act 2014.

(6) This section is without prejudice to—

(a) the continued use of the description city in relation to Kilkenny, to the extent that that description was used before 1 January 2002 and is not otherwise inconsistent with this Act,

(b) the continued use of the description city in relation to Limerick and to Waterford, to the extent that each of those descriptions was used before the 2014 establishment day and is not otherwise inconsistent with this Act.”.

(2) The Principal Act is amended by substituting the following for Schedule 5—

“SCHEDULE 5

Sections 10(2) and 11(3)

Local Government Areas

PART 1

Counties

Chapter 1

Names of Counties and of Local Authorities in the Irish Language

Name of County

Name of Local Authority of County

1

2

Ceatharlach

Comhairle Contae Cheatharlach

An Cabhán

Comhairle Contae an Chabháin

An Clár

Comhairle Contae an Chláir

Corcaigh

Comhairle Contae Chorcaí

Dún na nGall

Comhairle Contae Dhún na nGall

Dún Laoghaire-Ráth an Dúin

Comhairle Contae Dhún Laoghaire-Ráth an Dúin

Fine Gall

Comhairle Contae Fhine Gall

Gaillimh

Comhairle Contae na Gaillimhe

Ciarraí

Comhairle Contae Chiarraí

Cill Dara

Comhairle Contae Chill Dara

Cill Chainnigh

Comhairle Contae Chill Chainnigh

Laois

Comhairle Contae Laoise

Liatroim

Comhairle Contae Liatroma

An Longfort

Comhairle Contae an Longfoirt

Comhairle Contae Lú

Maigh Eo

Comhairle Contae Mhaigh Eo

An Mhí

Comhairle Contae na Mí

Muineachán

Comhairle Contae Mhuineacháin

Tiobraid Árann

Comhairle Contae Thiobraid Árann

Uíbh Fhailí

Comhairle Contae Uíbh Fhailí

Ros Comáin

Comhairle Contae Ros Comáin

Sligeach

Comhairle Contae Shligigh

Baile Átha Cliath Theas

Comhairle Contae Baile Átha Cliath Theas

An Iarmhí

Comhairle Contae na hIarmhí

Loch Garman

Comhairle Contae Loch Garman

Cill Mhantáin

Comhairle Contae Chill Mhantáin

Chapter 2

Names of Counties and of Local Authorities in the English Language

Name of County

Name of Local Authority of County

1

2

Carlow

Carlow County Council

Cavan

Cavan County Council

Clare

Clare County Council

Cork

Cork County Council

Donegal

Donegal County Council

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Fingal

Fingal County Council

Galway

Galway County Council

Kerry

Kerry County Council

Kildare

Kildare County Council

Kilkenny

Kilkenny County Council

Laois

Laois County Council

Leitrim

Leitrim County Council

Longford

Longford County Council

Louth

Louth County Council

Mayo

Mayo County Council

Meath

Meath County Council

Monaghan

Monaghan County Council

Offaly

Offaly County Council

Roscommon

Roscommon County Council

Sligo

Sligo County Council

South Dublin

South Dublin County Council

Tipperary

Tipperary County Council

Westmeath

Westmeath County Council

Wexford

Wexford County Council

Wicklow

Wicklow County Council

PART 2

Cities

Chapter 1

Names of Cities and of Local Authorities in the Irish Language

Name of City

Name of Local Authority of City

1

2

Corcaigh

Comhairle Cathrach Chorcaí

Baile Átha Cliath

Comhairle Cathrach Bhaile Átha Cliath

Gaillimh

Comhairle Cathrach na Gaillimhe

Chapter 2

Names of Cities and of Local Authorities in the English Language

Name of City

Name of Local Authority of City

1

2

Cork

Cork City Council

Dublin

Dublin City Council

Galway

Galway City Council

PART 3

Cities and Counties

Chapter 1

Names of Cities and Counties in the Irish Language and Names of Local Authorities

Name of City and County

Name of Local Authority of City and County

1

2

Luimneach

Comhairle Cathrach agus Contae Luimnigh

Port Láirge

Comhairle Cathrach agus Contae Phort Láirge

Chapter 2

Names of Cities and Counties in the English Language and Names of Local Authorities

Name of City and County

Name of Local Authority of City and County

1

2

Limerick

Limerick City and County Council

Waterford

Waterford City and County Council

”.