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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Jun 24, 2021 |
Water News
Irish Water working in partnership with Galway City Council would like to inform customers in Ard na Mara, Salthill supplied by the Galway City Public Water Supply that the Boil Water Notice issued on the supply on 17 June has been lifted with immediate effect.  
Jun 24, 2021 |
Business News
The Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended), makes specific provision that elected members of a local authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a percentage known as the local adjustment factor.  At the meeting set by Galway City Council to consider this matter, the members may set a local adjustment factor within the range +/- 15% of the basic...
Jun 23, 2021 |
Planning News
RISE FESTIVAL proposes to hold an outdoor family event in accordance with Part XVI of the Planning and Development Act 2000 & Subsequent Amendments. Under PART XVI OF THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000 (as amended) & Part 16 of the Planning & Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended) a licence is required in respect of the holding of outdoor events. The events prescribed for the purpose of the Act is an event which...
Jun 21, 2021 |
Community Culture News
Last Saturday, 12th June, was the annual National Day of Creative Activity for Young People led by Creative Ireland and programmed locally by Galway City Council. The theme chosen this year was Climate Change and many of the local events and activities looked to engage children and young people to creatively engage with the topic.  Galway City Council, with the support of Youth Work Ireland Galway, worked with many local organisations,...


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.

Galway City Council's Privacy Statement can be viewed at

Galway City Council's Data Protection Policy can be viewed at