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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Dec 2, 2021 |
Your Council News
A list of claims for correction to the Draft Registrar of Electors 2022/2023 for Galway City has been prepared. Any person may object to a claim stating the reason for objection by close of business on Friday 3rd December 2021. The list is available for inspection, please email or telephone 091 536400 for more information. The County Registrar will adjudicate on the list for Galway City on Tuesday 7th December.
Nov 29, 2021 |
Recreation News
Galway City Council here by notifies patrons of Children’s Millenium Park, McGraths Field, Claude Toft Park and Coole Park that upgrade works are due to commence in the months of December and January on the four playgrounds. This involves the following refurbishment works; Children’s Millenium Park will be expanded by the addition of a sand play area, a tunnel linking the existing to the new, and a wheelchair accessible...
Nov 29, 2021 |
Roads Traffic Transport News
Galway City Council is delighted to celebrate one year of the School Streets pilot at Scoil Iognáid - where daily car use has reduced by 14%, and more children are walking (+11%), scooting (+3%) and cycling (+7%) on a daily basis. Staff report children arriving to school more ready to learn, with an improved atmosphere and reduced stress at the school gate. Parents and the wider community report a better walking and cycling...
Nov 29, 2021 |
Environment News
The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan T.D., has announced a public awareness campaign on the ‘ABC’ of Cleaner Air this Winter.   For this heating season, people are being asked to focus on three simple steps – to bring about better air quality and improved health for all by reducing air pollution from domestic fires during the winter ahead.


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