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Mayor’s Awards - Extension of Deadline for nominations

Apr 9, 2015

The Mayor of Galway City, Cllr. Donal Lyons has decided to extend the closing date for this year’s Mayor’s Awards to the 17th April 2015. The Mayor is urging people to get nominating and to celebrate the fantastic work of volunteers across the spectrum of community life in the city.

Nominations are invited to acknowledge the contribution made in Galway City by either individual volunteers or organisations.

The closing date for nominations is 17th April 2015 and nomination forms are available from City Hall, the libraries in the city and to download from

Download Mayor's Awards Nomination Forms

There are 7 individual Mayor's Awards:

  • Arts, Culture, Heritage & Cúrsaí Gaeilge Award
  • Residents & Local Areas Award
  • Community Service & Social Inclusion Award
  • Older Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Sports Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Children and Youth Support Award
  • Young Volunteer of the Year

In addition Mayor Lyons will present the Galway City Council Volunteer of the Year Award to one deserving recipient.

Each of the Award winners will receive a unique, commissioned Galway Crystal trophy and a cheque for €500. All nominees will receive a specially designed certificate at the Awards ceremony to be held in May in the Radisson Blu Hotel.

More details on the Mayor's Awards are available from or by telephone at 091 536 406