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Christmas Tree Recycling

  • Thu 14 Dec, 2017
  • Environment News
Galway City Council wish to advise members of the public that a "Christmas Tree Recycling Service" will be provided on: Saturday 6th January 2018 between 09:00 and 15:00 and from: Monday 8th January to Saturday 13th January 2018 between 09:00 and 15:00

Structures at Risk Fund 2018

  • Tue 12 Dec, 2017
  • Planning News
Structures at Risk Fund 2018   Notice is hereby given that the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (DCHG) is providing funding to assist with works to safeguard structures protected under the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended).

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2018

  • Tue 12 Dec, 2017
  • Planning News
Built Heritage Grants under the Jobs Investment Scheme 2018   Galway City Council in conjunction with the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht are inviting applications for the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2018.

Christmas Day Gate Opening Times at Bohermore & Rahoon Cemeteries

  • Tue 12 Dec, 2017
  • Recreation News
The gates at BOHERMORE AND RAHOON CEMETERIES will open on Christmas Day  from 10.30a.m. to 4:15p.m.

Notice - Tree Maintenance Works

  • Tue 12 Dec, 2017
  • Recreation News
Galway City Council wish to advise that there will be tree maintenance works in the following areas from the 5th to the 19th of December 2017. To accommodate these works there may be some temporary access restrictions (pedestrian and vehicular) during the works. Galway City Council apologises for any inconvenience caused. SPECIALIST ABORICULTURAL WORK – Works Locations Ard na...

2017 IPB Pride of Place Winners Announced

  • Mon 4 Dec, 2017
  • Your Council News
Galway scoops top prizes in the cities competition. The winners of the IPB Pride of Place Awards in association with Co-operation Ireland were announced last night at a gala awards ceremony in Letterkenny. The awards acknowledge the achievements and the invaluable work undertaken by volunteers and those involved in local community development. Galway City took home two awards in the cities competition.

Galway City Council Civic Reception

  • Fri 1 Dec, 2017
  • Your Council News
A Civic Reception was held at City Hall, Galway City Council, College Rd, Galway on Friday 1st December 2017 at 2.00pm, to celebrate the historic achievement of the Galway Senior and Minor Hurling Teams. The Mayor of the City of Galway, Councillor Pearce Flannery, acknowledged and celebrated the outstanding sporting achievements of the teams. Galway Senior and Minor Teams won the All Ireland Championship titles on Sunday 3rd September...

Small Business Saturday, December 2nd 2017

  • Thu 30 Nov, 2017
  • Business News
This Saturday, December 2nd is Small Business Saturday and we're asking the public to shop local and support retailers in Ireland. Small Business Saturday is a campaign that is supported and promoted by Retail Excellence, the largest retail representative body in Ireland. This is the fourth year of the Irish campaign which profiles small businesses and encourages consumers to shop locally and support jobs and enterprises in their respective...

Galway City Council Sports Club Grants Scheme 2017 Allocations

  • Wed 29 Nov, 2017
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council is delighted to announce this year's allocation of Sports Club Grants Scheme. In all €120,000 was allocated to 43 different clubs with twenty-five (25) clubs receiving the maximum grant amount of €3,500. A wide range of sports is represented from mainstream to minority sports. The funding allocated to the successful clubs will go towards the costs of equipment, coaching, travel as well as a significant level...

Galway City Council's Christmas Park & Ride

  • Tue 28 Nov, 2017
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
The annual Park & Ride Christmas Service will commence this Saturday and Sunday the 2nd & 3rd December 2017.  The service will continue to operate from Thursday  the 7th to Sunday  10th December and from Thursday the 14th December, every day  right up to Christmas Eve.

Road Safety Alert - Scattered Snow Showers and Black Ice

  • Fri 24 Nov, 2017
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads as Met Éireann have issued a yellow weather warning for scattered snow showers from 11am today until 11pm tomorrow, Saturday 25 November. Scattered snow showers are forecast nationwide today, becoming mainly confined to Western and Northern areas tonight and tomorrow. Icy patches are expected, beware of black ice. The RSA is asking road...

Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy for the Northern and Western Region. ISSUES PAPER

  • Tue 21 Nov, 2017
  • News
Please view the Issues Paper for the proposed Regional and Spatial Strategy for the Northern and Western Region. . This is the first step in shaping our region up to 2035 and you are encouraged to take up the invitation to be involved.

Turning adversity into advantage: why 2018 is going to be the West of Ireland's big year

  • Mon 20 Nov, 2017
  • Business News
The West of Ireland is offering more and more families an escape from the pressures of Dublin with a lifestyle and career to match, according to the organisers of a major conference showcasing entrepreneurialism in the region.

Irish Language Plan for Galway City

  • Thu 16 Nov, 2017
  • Your Council News
Proposals requested from a suitable consultant to prepare an Irish Language Plan for Galway City. A new steering group, Coiste Stiúrtha Pleanála Teanga Gaillimh (CSPT Gaillimh), was jointly established by Gaillimh le Gaeilge and Galway City Council earlier this year to support, guide and oversee the progress and the delivery of an Irish Language Plan for Galway City. Members of the Coiste represent a broad cross-section of the...

RAPID (Revitalising Areas by Planning, Investment and Development) National Capital Grants Programme 2017

  • Mon 13 Nov, 2017
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) invites applications for funding from interested Community Groups in respect of a new recast RAPID (Revitalising Areas by Planning and Development) National Capital Grants Programme.

Local Food & Craft Gift Fair 2017 - Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November 2017

  • Mon 13 Nov, 2017
  • Community Culture News
The Local Enterprise Office in conjunction with The Galway Advertiser will hold the sixth annual Local Food Craft & Gift Fair on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th of November 2017. Opening hours are Saturday 10am - 7 pm and Sunday 11am – 5pm at the Black Box Theatre, Dyke Road, Galway. Admission is FREE.  

Staff Vacancy - Community Warden

  • Thu 9 Nov, 2017
  • News
Galway City Council wishes to create a panel of suitably qualified candidates for the filling of future permanent and temporary Community Warden positions with the City Council. Applications are, therefore, invited from suitably qualified persons for filling of future Community Warden position(s) with Galway City Council.

Draft Galway City Council (Street Performance and Busking) Byelaws 2017

  • Thu 9 Nov, 2017
  • Environment News
NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that Galway City Council in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the provisions of Part 19 of the Local Government Act 2001, as amended by the Local Government Reform Act, 2014 propose to make Street Performance and Busking Bye-Laws for the Administrative and Functional Area of Galway City. These Bye Laws incorporate the provision of Street Performance (Prohibited Periods) Bye-Laws 2011.

Managing your Waste Caring for Our Environment - 2017 Anti-Dumping Initiative

  • Wed 8 Nov, 2017
  • Environment News
The 2017 Anti-Dumping Initiative campaign was launched by Minister Denis Naughton, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment in Ballinasloe on Monday 13th March, 2017. The aim of the initiative is to provide funding for projects tackling illegal dumping including the provision of support for monitoring and surveillance of dumping blackspots and the development of an integrated community based and effective approach to...

2018 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme

  • Fri 3 Nov, 2017
  • News
2018 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme The Heritage Council, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, is opening the annual grants scheme to GLAS participants for the conservation and repair of traditional farm buildings and other related structures. Only farmers approved in the GLAS Scheme are eligible to apply.