Community & Culture News

Galway City Council Arts Grant Scheme 2019

  • Thu 20 Dec, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council Arts Office invites applications for the Arts Grant Scheme 2019 which will provide funding towards arts organisations and arts groups for their projects and programmes.

Galway City Council Sports Club Grants Scheme 2018 Allocations

  • Wed 19 Dec, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council is delighted to announce this year’s allocation of funding under the Sports Club Grants Scheme.

Volunteering Strategy – Call for Input

  • Tue 11 Dec, 2018
  • Community Culture News
The Department of Rural and Community Development has launched a Call for Input (CFI) in order to develop a National Strategy on Volunteering.

Social Enterprise Development Fund - Now Open for Applications

  • Fri 23 Nov, 2018
  • Community Culture News
The Social Enterprise Development Fund is a €1.6 million fund which will be delivered over two years; 2018 – 2020. Applications are open from the 15th November 2018 until the 25th January 2019.

Galway City Joint Policing Committee - Public Meeting Monday 26th November

  • Thu 15 Nov, 2018
  • Community Culture News
The Galway City Joint Policing Committee wishes to inform you that a public meeting will be held on Monday 26th November 2018 in Westside Community Centre at 7 pm. 

Digital Skills for Citizens Scheme

  • Thu 8 Nov, 2018
  • Community Culture News
The Digital Skills for Citizens Scheme is an initiative under the Government’s National Digital Strategy, funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment. The Scheme provides free basic digital skills training where citizens attending classes will learn the skills they need to use and enjoy the many benefits that using the internet offers.

Additional Funding approved under the Community Enhancement Programme for Galway City

  • Wed 24 Oct, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) have today (Wednesday 24th October 2018 ) approved additional grants in excess of €68,000 to a range of local community groups and organisations in Galway City under the Community Enhancement Programme for 2018.

Culture Night - Programme now available!

  • Wed 19 Sep, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Culture Night is Ireland’s national celebration of culture, creativity and the arts. It takes place all over Galway City on Friday 21st September.  

Purple Flag renewed for Galway City

  • Fri 14 Sep, 2018
  • Community Culture News
The Purple Flag is an international accreditation awarded to cities and towns that meet a standard of excellence in managing the evening and night-time economy.

Sports Club Grant Scheme- Application forms now available

  • Thu 13 Sep, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council is pleased to announce our 2018 Sports Club Grant Scheme. The scheme assists and supports City sports clubs to continue their good work in providing sporting opportunities for all.

SPORTS CLUB GRANT SCHEME

  • Fri 7 Sep, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council is pleased to announce our 2018 Sports Club Grant Scheme. The scheme assists and supports City sports clubs to continue their good work in providing sporting opportunities for all.

Galway City Council Social Inclusion Week 2018, 15th – 21st October, 2018

  • Thu 6 Sep, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Submit your Event or Activity! Galway City Council will contribute to the holding of a once-off event as part of Social Inclusion Week. The event must fit into the collective response to address Social Exclusion by promoting and highlighting the good work taking place by groups and organisations in tackling issues within their community. The theme for this year's Social Inclusion Week is 'Festival of Inclusion'. Contributions will be to the...

Closing Date Approaching: Funding for Men’s Sheds under the Community Enhancement Programme 2018. Closing date 31st August 2018.

  • Tue 21 Aug, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council, through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), invites applications for funding from interested Men’s Sheds under the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) for 2018.

All Ireland Smart Cities Forum Annual Conference, 26 September 2018

  • Fri 3 Aug, 2018
  • Community Culture News
On Wednesday, the 26th September 2018, the All Ireland Smart Cities Forum will hold its Second Annual conference on the theme of “Shaping Smart Cities and Regions: Real World Opportunities and Challenges”. This one-day conference takes place in Croke Park Stadium, Dublin City.

Funding for Men’s Sheds under the Community Enhancement Programme 2018. Closing date 31st August 2018.

  • Tue 31 Jul, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council, through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), invites applications for funding from interested Men’s Sheds under the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) for 2018.  

Community Enhancement Programme 2018

  • Wed 11 Jul, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Galway City Council through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) invites applications for funding from interested Community Groups / Organisations under the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) for 2018.  

Westside Arts Festival 2018

  • Mon 9 Jul, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Westside Arts Festival July 10th - July 14th  Inspiring Hearts and Minds - all events free of charge 

CRUINNIÚ NA nÓG – Youthful Creativity in Galway City

  • Tue 19 Jun, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Cruinniú na nÓg , a national day of creativity, free of charge, for children and young people takes place this Saturday 23rd June. Galway City hosts an extensive programme of free events led by Creative Ireland and facilitated by Youth Work Ireland Galway and Galway City Council, providing interactive and engaging exhibitions, workshops, music performances and artistic opportunities. All events are free and activity-based with...

Deadline Approaching: Local Community Festivals Grant Awards Scheme 2018

  • Thu 31 May, 2018
  • Community Culture News
Applications are invited for the Local Community Festivals Grant Awards Scheme 2018. Galway City Council will provide funding to support local community festivals in the city again this year.

A Raven Weeklong Street Feast for Galway's Westend – Thursday 31st May – Monday 4th June (inclusive)

  • Thu 31 May, 2018
  • Community Culture News
After its inaugural first year which saw 2,500 people casually drop by, Galway's westend will host their neighbourhood Street Feast on Bank Holiday Monday, June 4th from 11am to 4pm. The Street Feast is bringing together the much loved and award-winning businesses in the area as part of the westend summer celebrations. Happening on Ravens Terrace, The Street Feast will allow you to sample a taste of each business including Kai Restaurant,...