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

  • Fri 7 Dec, 2018
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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.

Government seeks views on Ireland's Digital Strategy

  • Wed 31 Oct, 2018
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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...

Galway Ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Commemoration

  • Thu 5 Jul, 2018
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To honour all those Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations. The Galway Ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Commemoration Will be held on Sunday 8th July 2018 at the Quadrangle, National University of Ireland, University Road, Galway at 11am. The Ceremony is open to everyone who wishes to attend.

Minister Phelan publishes report of Expert Advisory Group on Local Government Arrangements in Galway

  • Thu 26 Apr, 2018
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Mr. John Paul Phelan T.D., Minister of State for Local Government and Electoral Reform, announced today (26 April 2018) that the second report of the Galway Local Government Committee in relation to local government arrangements in Galway has been presented to him today by the Group and is available on the Department's website. The report endorses previous recommendations for the amalgamation of Galway City and County Councils, to take...

Dé Sathairn, 10 Márta, 14:30 – 15:30 LÉACHT (Seachtain na Gaeilge): An Béaloideas Beo

  • Mon 5 Mar, 2018
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Sa chaint seo, tugann Ailbhe Nic Giolla Chomhaill spléachadh ar sheoda scéalaíochta agus seanchais as Dúiche Sheoigheach agus pléann sí na cúinsí a spreag bailitheoirí béaloidis as Co. na Gaillimhe, ar a n-áirítear Tomás Ó Máille, Seán Mac Giollarnáth agus Proinnsias de Búrca, a n-oidhreacht chultúrtha a...

Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations & Expenditure) Act, 1999 (as amended)

  • Thu 8 Feb, 2018
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The Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations & Expenditure) Act, 1999 (as amended) requires that Elected Members of Local Authorities are obliged to furnish donation statements to their Local Authority by 31st January each year giving details of donations received by them in the preceding twelve month period.

2017 IPB Pride of Place Winners Announced

  • Mon 4 Dec, 2017
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Galway scoops top prizes in the cities competition. The winners of the IPB Pride of Place Awards in association with Co-operation Ireland were announced last night at a gala awards ceremony in Letterkenny. The awards acknowledge the achievements and the invaluable work undertaken by volunteers and those involved in local community development. Galway City took home two awards in the cities competition.

Irish Language Plan for Galway City

  • Thu 16 Nov, 2017
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Proposals requested from a suitable consultant to prepare an Irish Language Plan for Galway City. A new steering group, Coiste Stiúrtha Pleanála Teanga Gaillimh (CSPT Gaillimh), was jointly established by Gaillimh le Gaeilge and Galway City Council earlier this year to support, guide and oversee the progress and the delivery of an Irish Language Plan for Galway City. Members of the Coiste represent a broad cross-section of the...

Courtesy Call from Chinese Ambassador, Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, through Mayor Flannery, to meet CE/SMT/Co. Members

  • Thu 26 Oct, 2017
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This is a courtesy visit to the Galway City Council by the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland. This meeting also aims to strengthen the links between China and Ireland, and to foster the relationships & cooperations between Chinese cities and Galway city.

Opening of Book of Condolence for Mr. Liam Cosgrave, former Taoiseach

  • Fri 6 Oct, 2017
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The Mayor of the City of Galway, Councillor Pearce Flannery, will open a Book of Condolence at City Hall on Monday 9th October 2017 at 11 a.m. in memory of Mr. Liam Cosgrave, former Taoiseach who died on the 4 th October 2017. The book will be available for members of the public to sign in City Hall, College Road during opening hours.

Book of Condolence - Las Vegas

  • Wed 4 Oct, 2017
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The Mayor of the City of Galway, Councillor Pearce Flannery, has opened a Book of Condolence at City Hall, Galway City Council, in memory of the victims of the attack on 1st October 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The Book is available for members of the public to sign in City Hall, College Road, Galway during opening hours. On behalf of Galway City Council and the people of Galway City, Mayor Flannery extended his deepest condolences and...

Lenaboy Castle to Become Children's Creative Hub

  • Tue 12 Sep, 2017
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An agreement to transfer ownership of the former St. Anne's Children’s Home at Taylor's Hill, Galway from the Sisters of Mercy to Galway City Council was announced at the monthly meeting of the Council in City Hall, Galway on Monday (11th September.) The members of the council were informed the transfer by the Sisters of Mercy, which also includes a cash payment, will facilitate the creation of a Children’s Creative Hub.

Census 2016 Results: Profile 4 - Households and Families: GALWAY

  • Thu 27 Jul, 2017
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The Central Statistics Office (CSO) today (27th July 2017) publishes Profile 4 Households and Families, the latest of the eleven Census 2016 profile reports. The report shows that there were 1,218,370 families in the State on Census Night, an increase of 3.3% since 2011. The number of children per family remained unchanged at 1.38 children since the 2011 census.

The Galway Ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Commemoration - Sunday 9th July 2017

  • Mon 3 Jul, 2017
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To honour all those Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations.

Minister Humphreys and Mayor Larkin attend Brussels reception marking Galway's designation as European Capital of Culture 2020

  • Fri 25 Nov, 2016
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The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, joined with H.E. Mr Tom Hanney, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ireland to the European Union, and H.E. Mr Éamonn Mac Aodha, Ambassador of Ireland to the Kingdom of Belgium, in hosting a special reception in Brussels to celebrate Galway's designation as the European Capital of Culture in 2020 on Monday 21 st November

Draft Register of Electors 2017/2018

  • Tue 8 Nov, 2016
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The Draft Register of Electors 2017/2018 (Pink Document) has now been published and may be inspected at Post Offices, Garda Stations, Public Libraries and the offices of Galway City Council at City Hall, College Road, Galway, or online at www.check theregister.ie

Tairiscint Ranganna 2016

  • Tue 23 Aug, 2016
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Tugtar cuireadh duit iarratas a chur isteach maidir le clár ranganna Gaeilge a theagasc do bhaill foirne i gComhairle Cathrach na Gaillimhe a sholáthar don bhliain acadúil 2016-2017. Dá mbeadh spéis agat anseo, bheimis buíoch díot ach na nithe seo a leanas a bheith sonraithe san iarratas:

Draft Register of Electors 2017/2018

  • Wed 17 Aug, 2016
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Galway City Council has commenced an extensive campaign to update the Register of Electors for the year 2017/2018 period. This Register contains the details of all of those who are entitled to vote and will be used for all Local, General, and European elections and Referenda, held between the period 15  th February 2017 and 14 th February 2018.