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

Jan 21, 2022 |
Business News
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Municipal Rates have been duly made on the property rateable thereto in the above named City.  The Annual Rate on Valuation for the services of the year 2022 is 67.4009 The Rate Books are now in my custody and may be inspected by any person affected thereby at the offices of Galway City Council, City Hall, College Road, Galway, between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. exclusive of...
Jan 20, 2022 |
Roads Traffic Transport News
Galway City Council wishes to announce an increase in the daily rate for parking in long-term carparks from €5 to €6.50.  
Jan 20, 2022 |
Roads Traffic Transport News
Galway City Council, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority, is pleased to announce the commencement of construction on the Martin Junction Upgrade Project, from 24th January 2022. The upgrade will convert the existing Martin roundabout to a 4-arm signal-controlled junction, with the provision of cycle lanes, bus priority measures, footpaths and associated landscaping. Construction is anticipated to be 6 months duration. There...
Jan 17, 2022 |
Planning News
The Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage (DHLGH) is providing funding to assist with works to safeguard structures protected under the Planning & Development Act 2000 (as amended). Funding for the Historic Structure Fund (HSF) is being made available as part of Project Ireland 2040. The total national funding is €4m. Galway City Council will, on receipt of qualifying applications for funding...


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