Transport News

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.

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).

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.

TEMPORARY CLOSING OF ROADS Roads Act 1993 – Section 75 Roads Regulations 1994 - Article 12 Notice of Decision - Taylor's Hill Road

  • Tue 23 Oct, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:-   Taylor’s Hill Road (narrow road):                From junction of Maunsell’s Road to Rosary Lane Junction.

TEMPORARY CLOSING OF ROADS Roads Act 1993 – Section 75 Roads Regulations 1994 - Article 12 Notice of Decision Nuns Island

  • Tue 23 Oct, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:-   Nuns Island (narrow single lane): From junction of Mill Street to Nun’s Island junction with Gaol Road.  

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

  • Mon 22 Oct, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council proposes to make an order closing:-      Eyre Square North (An Fhaiche Mhór Thuaidh). Period of Closure:    From 8pm Sunday, 11th November to 6pm Monday, 24th December, 2018. Reason:    To facilitate Galway Christmas Market setup.

TEMPORARY CLOSING OF ROADS Roads Act 1993 – Section 75 Roads Regulations 1994 - Article 12 Notice of Decision - New Dock Street

  • Mon 22 Oct, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:-   New Dock Street:    From Dock Street – Merchants Road        Period of Closure:    Tuesday 6th to Wednesday 7th of November, 2018 from 7.00pm to 6.00am. Reason:   ...

Notice of Decision: Bowling Green Temporary Road Closure - 10th October

  • Fri 5 Oct, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:- Bowling Green (narrow single lane): From junction of Bowling Green with Lombard Street to Bowling Green junction with Mary Street. Period of Closure: Wednesday 10th October 2018 from 07:30am to 18:00pm. Reason: To facilitate maintenance works on ESB Networks overhead poles & cables.

STORM ALI - FALLEN TREES REPORTED AND BEING DEALT WITH BY OUR CREWS

  • Wed 19 Sep, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
We have received reports of trees down in the following areas. Crews are responding in order of priorty

WEATHER WARNING FOR WIND FOR GALWAY, THE WEST, NORTHWEST, DUBLIN, KILDARE, LOUTH AND MEATH

  • Tue 18 Sep, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
Met Eireann have issued a code orange weather warning for wind for Galway, Clare, Kerry, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Cavan, Monaghan, Dublin, Kildare, Louth and Meath. Storm Ali will track close to the west and northwest coast from the early hours of Wednesday morning until late afternoon.

NOTICE TO OWNERS AND OCCUPIERS OF LAND ROADSIDE TREES AND HEDGES

  • Mon 17 Sep, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
Galway City Council wishes to give notice that under the terms of the Roads Act, 1993, owners and occupiers of land are obliged to take all reasonable care to ensure that the trees, hedges and other vegetation growing on their land are not or could not become a danger to people using or working on a public road. LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM SUCH HAZARDS WILL REST WITH THE OWNER/OCCUPIER.

ESB Networks: MV/LV Distribution Works: Completion of FMR (Fibre Make Ready) Works on University Road, Galway.

  • Tue 28 Aug, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
ESB Networks: MV/LV Distribution Works: Completion of FMR (Fibre Make Ready) Works on University Road, Galway. KN Group will be carrying out overhead electricity works on behalf of ESB next week Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th of August. The works will be taking place from the University Road Junction with Newcastle Road along to Canal Road Upper Junction (See map attached & google link below). Traffic management will...

Road Safety Authority urges parents to ensure children are properly restrained in vehicles

  • Fri 24 Aug, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
·         RSA research shows that one in 10 children are still not being restrained when travelling in the back seat ·         RSA & ESB Networks to distribute high visibility packs to every child starting school this year ·         Back to school road safety packs...

Pay & Display Machines

  • Wed 22 Aug, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
Galway City Council has commenced a replacement programme of all pay and display machines in the city.  The carparks will be prioritised, followed by on-street parking areas,including those that have had non-operating pay and display machines for some time.  This work will be complete by the end of August 2018.  Please note that a valid parking ticket is required in all areas with an operational pay...

University Road - Temporary Traffic Parking Restrictions commencing 21st August 2018

  • Tue 21 Aug, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
KN Group are a Contractor working on behalf of ESB Networks and they will be working on the overhead electricity poles, wires and equipment that could be on or near your property.

Motorcyclists Urged to Bike Safe During High Risk Period

  • Tue 31 Jul, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
In the run up to the August Bank Holiday Weekend, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are urging motorcyclists to ‘Bike Safe’ during this high risk time for riders. They are also appealing to drivers to watch out for motorcyclists by looking once and looking again to make sure there are not motorcyclists in their blind spots.

Galway City Council Road Traffic (Special Speed Limits Bye-Laws) No. 1-2017 (Housing Estates Slow Zones)

  • Tue 24 Jul, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has adopted Bye-Laws pursuant to Section 9 of the Road Traffic Act, 2004 (No. 44 of 2004) with respect to Galway City Council Road Traffic (Special Speed Limits Bye-Laws) No. 1-2017 (Housing Estates Slow Zones), in respect of implementing 30km/h speed limits in housing estates in its administrative area.

Notice of Decision: Temporary Closing of Roads - New Road, Henry Street & St. Helens Street. Water Main Repair.

  • Fri 20 Jul, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:- New Road: From Parkavara to Henry Street, Henry Street: From William Street West to New Road and St. Helens Street: From Mary Street to Henry Street. Period of Closure: Saturday, July 21st 2018 from 7:00am to 3:00pm. Reason: To facilitate repair to a leaking water main.

RSA and Gardaí Publish Mid-Year Review of Road Safety

  • Mon 9 Jul, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
The review shows that: Road deaths have increased by 2 when compared to figures for the same period last year; Up to 30 June 2018, 39 drivers, 12 passengers, 18 pedestrians, 3 motorcyclists and 6 pedal cyclists have been killed on Irish roads; April and June were the worst months for road fatalities with 17 deaths in each month

Emergency Road Closure, Sunday July 8th 2018 from 6:00am to 3:00pm - Leak Repair at Cooke's Corner

  • Fri 6 Jul, 2018
  • Roads Traffic Transport News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:- Newcastle Road: From Cookes Corner to the junction with Costello Road. Period of Closure: From Sunday July 8th 2018 from 6:00am to 3:00pm. Reason: To facilitate repair to a leaking water main.