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Cork City Council is the Winner of the 2016 Irish eGovernment Innovation Award

Cork City Council is delighted to announce that its Litter Fine project has been announced as the Winner of the 2016 Irish eGovernment Innovation Award, at the Awards ceremony on 29 January 2016 in Dublin Castle.

The new litter fine system replaces the Litter Wardens triplicate docket books with mobile tablet devices while also replacing the legacy access based litter fine system. The new litter fine system is integrated in to the council’s CRM system and facilitates the preparation of flexible management reports and allows for the recording of all litter fine related information including litter evidence and photographs.

The Ireland eGovernment Awards, in association with Eir Business, recognise the innovators and forward thinkers who are pioneering changes and helping deliver better online services for Irish citizens today. The awards are Ireland’s most sought-after accolades in Irish eGovernment, honouring the leaders driving digital services, communication and democracy online. The awards are open to state agencies, local authorities and public sector departments, and to private sector companies who partner on eGovernment projects.

Details of the Awards are available at and

Cork City Council’s Choice Based Letting project ( was also shortlisted in the 2016 Irish eGovernment Mobile Award category.

 Irish eGovernment Awards
Emer Coleman, Chair, Open Data Governance Board presenting the 2016 Irish eGovernment Innovation
Award to the Litter Fines project team (from left to right) Al Devine and Ger Desmond, both from the ICT
and Business Services Department, with Clare Wallace, Litter Fines Unit and Noel Long, Litter Wardens Section.



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