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  • What is the role of the Council?

    Galway City Council, as a local authority, performs two roles:

    • Representational Role
    • Operational / Executive Role

    The Representational Role is performed directly by the elected members of the Council.

    The Operational / Executive Role is performed by the Council staff, under the leadership of the City Manager and The Management Team with responsibility for a range of services.

    • Housing
    • Planning
    • Roads
    • Water supply and sewerage
    • Development incentives and controls
    • Environmental protection
    • Recreation facilities and amenities

    In addition to the functions outlined above, a fundamental role of democratically elected local government is the representation of local communities, voicing local concerns and responding to local needs.

    There are 18 elected members who are elected from three local electoral areas:

    The Councillors are elected for a period of five years following local elections.

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  • Who are the elected councillors for Galway City?

    There are 18 elected members who are elected from three local electoral areas:

    The Councillors are elected for a period of five years following local elections.

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  • Who is the 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.

    The current Mayor is

    Councillor Donal Lyons

    Mayor of the City of Galway

    • Married to Myra, two daughters Ciara and Ailbhe.
    • Mayor of Galway 2014 and 2001/2002.
    • Member of Galway City Council since 1996.
    • Performance Leader An Post (State Postal Company).
    • Chairman Galway Salthill Fáilte Ltd (Leisureland).
    • Chairman Knocknacarra Park/The Rise/Shangort Residents Association.
    • Chairman Knocknacarra Community Games.
    • Member Galway International Sister Cities Committee.
    • Member of Board Management St. John the Apostle National School.
    • Member Galway City Local Community Development Committee.
    • Member Galway City Policing Board.
    • Vice-Chairman Galway Tidy Towns Committee.
    • Peace Commissioner.

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  • Galway City East

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  • Cllr. Michael J Crowe - Galway City East

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    Address:
    Coolough,
    Briarhill,
    Galway
    Tel: (mobile) 087 2773615
    Email: mjcrowe@cllr.galwaycity.ie
    Party: Fianna Fáil

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  • Cllr. Mairéad Farrell - Galway City East

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    Address:
    25 Tone Avenue,
    Mervue,
    Galway

    Tel: (mobile) 085 8197539
    Email: mfarrell@cllr.galwaycity.ie
    Party: Sinn Féin

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  • Cllr. Noel Larkin - Galway City East

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    Address:
    24 Wellpark Grove,
    Galway

    Tel:(mobile) 087 3407009
    Email: nlarkin@cllr.galwaycity.ie
    Party: Independent

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  • Cllr. Declan McDonnell - Galway City East

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    Address:
    4, Tara Grove,
    Monivea Rd
    Mervue
    Galway
    Tel: (home) 091 753770 (mobile) 086 2435022
    Email: declanpmcdonnell@eircom.net
    Party: Independent

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  • Cllr. Terry O'Flaherty - Galway City East

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    Address:
    11 Seagrove
    Ballyloughnane Road
    Renmore
    Galway
    Tel: (home) 091 752172 (mobile) 087 2897952
    Email: toflaherty@cllr.galwaycity.ie
    Party: Independent

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  • Cllr. John Walsh - Galway City East

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    Address:
    114 Bohermore,
    Galway

    Tel: (landline) 091 799368 (mobile) 087 659 2992
    Email: cllrjohnwalsh@gmail.com
    Party: Fine Gael

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  • Galway City Central

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  • Cllr. Billy Cameron - Galway City Central

    Billy Cameron

    Address:
    12, Newcastle Lower
    Galway


    Tel: (home) 091 472052 (work) 091 521893 (mobile) 086 1670552
    Email: bcameron@eircom.net
    Party: Labour

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  • Cllr. Pádraig Conneely - Galway City Central

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    Address:
    13, Dún Daingean
    Newcastle
    Galway

    Tel: (mobile) 087 2593886 (home/fax) 091 589925
    Email: no email address
    Party: Fine Gael

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  • Cllr. Ollie Crowe - Galway City Central

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    Address:
    Crowes Bar,
    Bohermore,
    Galway
    Tel: (landline) 091 565922 (mobile) 087 8254446
    Email: olliecrowe@gmail.com
    Party: Fianna Fáil

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  • Cllr. Mike Cubbard - Galway City Central

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    Address:
    21 Camillaun Park,
    Newcastle,
    Galway

    Tel: (mobile) 087 4155391
    Email: mcubbard@cllr.galwaycity.ie or mcubbard@yahoo.com
    Party: Independent

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  • Cllr. Frank Fahy - Galway City Central

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    Address:
    Menlo House
    Monument Road
    Menlo
    Galway

    Tel: (mobile) 087 2345852
    Email: ffahy@cllr.galwaycity.ie
    Party: Fine Gael

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  • Cllr. Anna Marley - Galway City Central

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    Address:
    2 Castán,
    Doughiska,
    Galway

    Tel: (mobile) 085 8217998
    Email: annaprior_84@hotmail.com
    Party: Sinn Féin

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  • Galway City West

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  • Cllr. Catherine Connolly - Galway City West

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    Address:
    9, Grattan Terrace
    Claddagh
    Galway

    Tel: (home) 091 584837 (mobile) 087 9600364
    Email: cconnolly@cllr.galwaycity.ie
    Party: Independent

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  • Cllr. Pearce Flannery - Galway City West

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    Address:
    Hawthorn Place,
    Clybaun Road,
    Galway.

    Tel:(landline) 091 77 0002 (mobile) 087 710 8383
    Email: pearceflannery@gmail.com
    Party: Fine Gael

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  • Cllr. Peter Keane - Galway City West

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    Address:
    29 The Nurseries
    Taylors Hill
    Galway

    Tel: (work) 091 561964 (mobile) 086 8258096
    Email: peter@keanesolicitors.ie
    Party: Fianna Fáil

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  • Mayor of Galway: Cllr. Donal Lyons - Galway City West

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    Address:
    23, Knocknacarra Park
    Galway


    Tel: (home) 091 525522 (mobile) 087 2333013
    Email: donallyons@eircom.net
    Party: Independent

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  • Cllr. Níall McNelis - Galway City West

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    Address:
    14 White Oaks
    Clybaun Road
    Knocknacarra
    Galway
    Tel: (work/fax) 091 534494 (mobile) 087 6197300
    Email: mcnelis@votelabour.ie
    Party: Labour

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  • Cllr. Cathal O'Conchúir - Galway City West

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    Address:
    Baile Ard Thoir,
    Bearna,
    Co. na Gaillimhe

    Tel: (mobile) 087 6949952
    Email: cathalsf@gmail.com
    Party: Sinn Féin

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