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Road Works at Lough Atalia Bridge

Site Investigation works at the Lough Atalia Bridge were completed on Friday evening 12th September. Works were expedited and completed early. Galway City Council would like to thank everyone affected for their understanding and continued support.

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Míle go leith Bliain D’Odhreacht Literartha na hÉireann / A Millennium and a Half of Irish Literary Heritage. Date: September 24th - 26th 2014
Week leading up to Cemetery Sunday: Gates will be open from  8am to 7.30pm on Monday the 8th September, 2014 to Friday the 12th September, 2014 to facilitate preparation for Cemetery Sunday.
Galway City Council wish to advise that the closing date for submissions from Community Interest Groups based in the Knocknacarra/Salthill area in respect of the Knocknacarra Community Centre has been extended to the...
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:- Dominick Street Upper: From Dominick Street Lower to Henry Street. ...
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:- Seapoint Promenade: From Salthill Atlantaquarium to Grattan Road. Period of Closure: From mid-night on Friday,...



The Commission fr Energy Regulation (CER), together with various industry stakeholders, are organising a Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week from the 22nd to 28th September. The purpose of the week is to promote the dangers associated with Carbon...

IPB Pride of Place is an all-island competition that ackowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland. The competition focus is about people coming together to shape, change and improve daily lives in their communities.

A campaign to encourage responsible dog ownership has been launched by Galway City Council. 'Take the Lead' calls on dog owners across the city to be more responsible, and considerate towards others, when it comes to dog fouling.

Along with iconic buildings around the globe, Galway City is getting in on the act of 'greening' iconic buildings around the city for the St Patrick's Weekend.

Galway City has just been crowned as Europe's Micro City of the Year by the Financial Times.


Upcoming Events / Imeachtaí atá ag teacht

Museum Culture Night: Lectures - Sketches of Galway's Cultural History

Date: 19 September 2014 17:30 to 20:00
Summary: Twelve historians will present short illustrated talks dealing with aspects of the cultural life of the city and county over the past four hundred years.
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Museum: Illustrated Talk - A Virtual Walk through Medieval Galway

Date: 20 September 2014 14:00 to 15:00
Summary: Based in Galway, RealSim create highly realistic three-dimensional simulations of the world around us. Join Robyn Mason of RealSim as she explains how the 1651 map of Galway has been brought to life using gaming technology and graphic design.
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Museum: Illustrated Talk - Evans of Eton & the West

Date: 24 September 2014 18:30 to 19:30
Summary: In conjunction with the International Heritage Conference, join Anne Hodge, National Gallery of Ireland, as she discusses English artist William Evans of Eton (1798-1877) and his watercolours of Galway City and Connemara painted in 1838
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Museum: Workshop - Bird Watching for Children

Date: 27 September 2014 11:00 to 13:00
Summary: The Corrib river and estuary is home to thriving bird populations. Join Tom Cuffe to learn about the local birdlife and afterwards take a walk and along Nimmo's Pier to watch and identify birds (weather dependent).
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