Service Updates for Galway City Council in Response to COVID-19

A number of restrictions have been put in place to ensure that Galway City Council services to the public can continue whilst minimising the risk of infection.


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Jan 28, 2022 |
Community Culture News
Following the cancellation of the St. Patrick’s Day Parades in 2020 and 2021, this year’s festival will make a long-awaited return to the streets of Galway with a full outdoor programme offering a feast of family entertainment. Galway City Council is now calling for applications for the parade – which will be a carnival Parade. Therefore, entries involving costumes, performance, audience interaction, and those having...
Jan 28, 2022 |
Community Culture News
Galway City Council proposes to hold an event in accordance with Part XVI of the Planning & Development Act, 2000. This event, involving performers, floats and entertainment, will commence at University Road and finish at Prospect Hill. This event will take place from 11.30am to 1.00pm on Thursday 17th March, 2022. Traditional family entertainment will take place in Eyre Square starting at 2.00pm and finishing by 8.00pm on 17th –...
Jan 28, 2022 |
Planning News
Notice is hereby given that Galway City Council, in accordance with Section 12 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), has prepared a Draft Galway City Development Plan for the period 2023-2029.
Jan 26, 2022 |
Galway City Council is pleased to invite suitably qualified applicants for the following position: Assistant Staff Officer (Grade IV)


Galway has officially been designated the European Capital of Culture 2020. This is an opportunity to showcase the best cultural programme that Galway has to offer in Ireland and across Europe. We will Make Waves in 2020; waves of creativity, digital waves, disruptive waves, energetic waves and at the heart of Galway 2020 is the next wave of artists, creators, makers and shakers.


General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in force as of the 25th May 2018, replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive.

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