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Temporary Do Not Swim Notice Removed at Ballyloughaun

Following results of the bathing water resample taken on Tuesday, 15th July at Ballyloughaun, the temporary Do Not Swim notices have been removed and the bathing water is now open for swimming. Bathers are advised to check the notice boards for water quality results during the course of the bathing season.

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Galway City Council wish to invite Community Interest Groups based in the Knocknacarra/Salthill area to submit their proposal to manage and operate the recently opened Knocknacarra Community Centre.
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The Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended), makes specific provision that elected members of a local authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a...
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:- Dominick Street Upper: From Dominick Street Lower to Henry Street . Period of...

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The Department of Environment, Community & Local Government has just published a series of information leaflets in a range of European Languages explaining "How Members of Local Authorities are Elected."

Upcoming Events / Imeachtaí atá ag teacht

The Galway Fringe Festival

Date: 12 July 2014 00:00 to 28 July 2014 00:00
Summary: The Galway Fringe Festival is a multidisciplinary Arts Festival encompassing visual art, music, theatre, dance, literature, cabaret, street spectacle and events. The Festival is an open access Festival, meaning that everyone is welcome to participate.
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Galway International Arts Festival

Date: 14 July 2014 00:00 to 27 July 2014 00:00
Summary: Discover the creative roots of the most imaginative arts Festival in Ireland.
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Museum: Workshop - Let's Go Fishing!

Date: 26 July 2014 11:00 to 12:00
Summary: Inspired by the museum's maritime exhibition, join Aoibhie McCarthy to make a river scene with origami frogs, lily pads and magnetic fishing rods!
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The Galway Races (Summer Racing Festival)

Date: 28 July 2014 00:00 to 03 August 2014 00:00
Summary: Galway Racecourse is situated approximately four miles to the east of Galway City and is host to one of the greatest race meetings in the world, The Galway Races Summer Racing Festival.
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