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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.

Galway City Receives Maximum Funding to Support the Development of Free Public WiFi hot-spots

  • Fri 7 Dec, 2018
  • Your Council News
Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Seán Canney TD today (Friday 7 December 2018) welcomed the announcement of the first successful applicants of the European WiFi initiative, WiFi4EU.

Staff Vacancies - Craftworker - Electrician. Stage Technician.

  • Thu 6 Dec, 2018
  • Vacancies
Galway City Council is pleased to invite suitably qualified applicants for the following positions. 

Atlantic Economic Corridor Officer (3 Year Contract)

  • Thu 6 Dec, 2018
  • Vacancies
  Staff Vacancy Galway City Council is pleased to invite suitably qualified applicants for the position of Atlantic Economic Corridor Officer (3 Year Contract)  

Historic Structures Fund (Previously Structures at Risk Fund) 2019

  • Tue 4 Dec, 2018
  • Planning News
Historic Structures Fund (Previously Structures at Risk Fund) 2019 Funding for the Historic Structures Fund (HSF) is being made available as part of Investing in our Culture, Language and Heritage 2018-2027. Galway City Council in conjunction with the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht are inviting applications for the Historic Structures Fund 2019. Total funding available nationally under the...

Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 2019

  • Mon 3 Dec, 2018
  • Planning News
This fund is intended to encourage the investment of private capital in a number of small-scale, labour-intensive projects to repair and conserve historic structures and to support the employment of skilled and experienced conservation professionals, craft workers and tradespeople. An allocation of €77,000 has been provided for Galway City and grants of between €2,500 and €15,000 will be awarded, with applicants...

Galway City Council Christmas Park & Ride from Saturday 1st December for €1 per person each way (children travel free).

  • Thu 29 Nov, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
Galway City Council are pleased to announce the annual Park & Ride Christmas Service will commence on Saturday and Sunday the 1st & 2nd December 2018.  The service will continue to operate from Thursday the 6th to Sunday 9th December and from Thursday the 13th December, every day right up to Christmas Eve.

Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy for the Northern and Western Region

  • Wed 28 Nov, 2018
  • Planning News
This Draft strategy is available for viewing at www.nwra.ie.  Written submissions or observations with respect to the Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy and the accompanying reports can be made between 19th November 2018 and 5pm on 8th February 2019 (both dates inclusive) through one of the following media: Online: www.nwra.ie/RSES Email: rses@nwra.ie Mail: 'RSES...

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.

Transboundary Environmental Public Consultation - Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Plant, Anglesey, North Wales, UK | Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

  • Fri 23 Nov, 2018
  • Planning News
Under the terms of the 1991 United Nations Convention on environmental impact in a transboundary context (the Espoo Convention), and the EU Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (the EIA Directive), Member States are required to engage in transboundary public consultation in respect of projects likely to have significant effects on the environment of neighbouring...

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. 

City Gardens Recognised – Galway Tidy Towns Garden Competition 2018

  • Tue 13 Nov, 2018
  • Environment News
The winners of the annual Galway City Tidy Towns Garden Competition were honoured this week at an Awards ceremony in the Connacht Hotel. The Tidy Towns Garden Competition is organised on an annual basis to recognise the efforts of residents, commercial organisations and public buildings to maintain and enhance the appearance of their gardens, estates, and public areas.

Washing Machine Cleans Up - Sew Scary Halloween Costume Competition 2018

  • Fri 9 Nov, 2018
  • Environment News
Washing Machine Cleans Up - Sew Scary Halloween Costume Competition 2018 Galway City Council is delighted to announce the winners of the Sew Scary Halloween Costume Competition, which ran as part of Reuse Month in October 2018. The overall primary school winner was Caoimhe Callaghan, from Scoil Cholmcille Naofa Castlegar, with her washing machine costume, made from old boxes, detergent cartons and Velcro. The third level overall...

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.

Christmas Decoration Competition 2018

  • Tue 6 Nov, 2018
  • Environment News
Can you make something magical out of something old? Make a Christmas decoration out of recycled materials (egg shells, cardboard, newspapers, plastic bottles, milk cartons, old clothes etc.) to be in with a chance to win!  

TEMPORARY CLOSING OF ROADS Roads Act 1993 – Section 75 Roads Regulations 1994 - Article 12 Notice of Decision - Eyre Square North

  • Thu 1 Nov, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:- Eyre Square North (An Fhaiche Mhór Thuaidh).

Government seeks views on Ireland's Digital Strategy

  • Wed 31 Oct, 2018
  • Your Council News
The Digital Strategy aims to map out how we can positively embrace digital advances for the benefit of our society and economy. It is an important opportunity to articulate a vision and level of ambition for how Ireland can grasp the opportunities offered by digitalisation and respond to its challenges. This new Strategy seeks to support and shape the impact of technology for good and manage the transformation in an inclusive and citizen...

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.

Defence Forces Ceremonial Parade 2018 – 26th October

  • Wed 24 Oct, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
On Friday 26th October 2018, the Defence Forces are undertaking a Ministerial Review at               Eyre Square, Galway.

BÓITHRE A DHÚNADH GO SEALADACH Acht na mBóithre 1993 – Alt 75 Rialacháin na mBóithre 1994 – Airteagal 12 Fógra Cinnidh - An Bóthar Ard

  • Tue 23 Oct, 2018
  • News
TUGTAR LEIS SEO FÓGRA go bhfuil ordú déanta ag Comhairle Cathrach na Gaillimhe an bóthar a leanas a dhúnadh:-   An Bóthar Ard (bóthar cúng):                      Ó acomhal Bhóthar Mhóinséil le Lána na...