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.


Welcome to Galway City Council

Apr 8, 2020 |
Your Council News
Keeping our City tidy and free of litter, in the interests of our public health and safety, has never been as important as in the current climate.
Apr 3, 2020 |
Your Council News
The recently established Galway City Community Response Forum met again today, following the launch of the Community Call initiative nationally by Government on Thursday. 
Mar 31, 2020 |
Your Council News
A dedicated community support helpline and email address has been launched to assist at-risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice.
Mar 27, 2020 |
Environment News
Due to the ongoing crisis, Galway City Council requires to suspend the spring clean initiative until further notice. This service will re-commence once deemed appropriate. 


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