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Mayor of Galway City

The Mayor is elected from the membership of the council at a statutory meeting of the City Council which is held in June each year.

Photo of Cllr. Pádraig Conneely

Cllr. Pádraig Conneely

Councillor Pádraig Conneely

Mayor of the City of Galway

Born in Clifden, County Galway - Councillor Pádraig Conneely was educated at the Franciscan College Clifden, Co. Galway.

Councillor Conneely is a Public Relations Consultant specialising in the areas of:

Councillor Conneely is a member of the Fine Gael political party. He is a former Chairperson of the Fine Gael National Executive and former Fine Gael Director of Elections (Galway West Constituency - Dail Eireann Elections).

2004 - Elected to Galway City Council

2008/2009 - Mayor of Galway City

Current Status - Mayor of Galway City

CHAIRPERSON: Galway City Council Corporate Policy Group
CHAIRPERSON: Galway City Council Recreational, Amenity & Cultural Special Policy Committee
MEMBER: Planning & Economic Development Special Policy Committee, Galway City Council
CHAIRPERSON: HSE Regional Forum (West)
CHAIRPERSON: Galway City Joint Policing Committee
CHAIRPERSON: Lough Corrib Board of Trustees
MEMBER: Galway City Vocational Education Committee
CHAIRPERSON: Galway Institute of TechnoIogy Board of Management
MEMBER: Galway City Development Board
MEMBER: Galway City & County Enterprise Board
MEMBER: Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland
EXECUTIVE MEMBER: Local Authority Members Association
MEMBER: Association of County & City Councillors
VICE-CHAIRMAN: Border, Midlands & Western Regional Assembly
MEMBER: West Regional Authority (Forum Chairperson)
DIRECTOR: Galway Civic Trust
DIRECTOR: Galway Salthill Failte Ltd. - Leisureland
DIRECTOR: Irish Public Bodies Insurance
Galway City Council, City Hall, College Road, Galway.
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