The Information Technology Department of Longford County Council has responsibility for the maintenance, procurement and implementation of all Computer and Information Technology systems. A total of 7 people work full time in the IT department providing support services to staff members, elected members and the development and enhancement of council websites along with the implementation of GIS solutions for the Council.
Information Technology has become a vital feature of the organisation as the delivery of service in all other departments rely heavily on IT infrastructure and systems. The role of IT in the Council will continue to evolve and emerging technologies such as Cloud computing and remote working are likely to grow in significance.
National Excellence in Local Government Award
The 2020 awards were announced online by Ms. Mary Kennedy on Thursday 26th November 2020 with Longford County Council taking the prestigious award for “Outstanding Initiative through the Municipal Districts ”. Press Release available here