Archive for January 2018

10 04,2018

Nominations for the Galway County Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards 2018 now Open

Applications are now open for The Galway County Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards. An Awards ceremony for groups and individuals who reach the final shortlist for the nine categories of awards will take place on the evening of May 31st in the Clifden Station House Hotel, hosted by current Cathaoirleach of the County, Cllr Eileen Mannion. Nominations…
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10 04,2018

Nominations for The Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards 2018

10 04,2018

Galway Sports Partnership Programme Funding 2018 and workshops.

Galway Sports Partnership is delighted to announce its Programme Funding scheme for 2018. This funding, made available to the Partnership by SPORT IRELAND, is intended to help increase participation levels in sport and physical activity with particular emphasis on those who are currently inactive or who may not have an opportunity to participate. Galway Sports…
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09 04,2018

MOBILE WEEE (WASTE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT) COLLECTIONS 2018

05 04,2018

Letter from Dennis Naughton – future of St Brigid’s Hospital

Email from Denis Naughton, TD to community groups Subject: I want to hear your thoughts on the future of St Brigid’s Hospital I am writing to ask for your assistance. As you are aware St Brigid’s Hospital is an iconic landmark in Ballinasloe and I am currently embarking on a project – hopefully with your…
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27 03,2018

FREE INFORMATION SESSION ON GDPR FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS

FREE information session for community groups on the General Data Protection Regulation and Charities Act on April 3rd @ 7.30pm in the Beechtree Business Park, Weir RD, Tuam, Co Galway

27 03,2018

Free information workshop for community groups

Free information session on the General Data Protection Regulation and Charities Act next Tuesday, April 3rd @ 7.30pm   All community & voluntary groups welcome! Venue; Beechtree Business Park, Weir rd, Tuam, Co Galway

08 03,2018

Statement by Galway County Council re Consultation Process for the former Mother & Baby Home, Tuam

8th March 2018 Statement by Galway County Council Galway County Council at the request of the Department of Children & Youth Affairs is currently facilitating an independent consultation process on the five possible options identified by the Expert Technical Group for responding to the discovery of infant remains at the site of the former Mother…
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08 03,2018

Increased fines for parking in disabled spaces

The fixed charge penalty for able-bodied drivers parking in disabled spaces increased from €80 to €150 at the beginning of this month. Able-bodied people who park in these spaces are making life more difficulty for those who need our support most. The Programme for Government negotiated by myself and my colleagues in the Independent Alliance…
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01 03,2018

Submission of applications to the Community Support Scheme of Galway County Council extended!

Due to the Status Red Weather Alert the deadline for Submission of applications to the Community Support Scheme of Galway County Council has been extended until 4pm Tuesday March 6th.  Any applications received after this revised deadline will be deemed to be late applications.  

01 03,2018

IMPORTANT NOTICE RE GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL SERVICES

A Chara, Galway County Council Offices and Libraries are closed today Thursday March 1st  until further notice.  Members of the Public can contact our emergency number  091-509069. (Please note this number is an emergency number only for use during Severe Weather Alerts) Essential services only are in operation. Salting of priority routes in accordance with…
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06 02,2018

Community Supports Schemes 2018

Click here to download our Community Support Scheme Presentation 2018   Funding Scheme Allocation to County Galway  in 2017 Comment Towns and Villages Renewal Programme €1,004,231 €15 million national allocation in 2018. No details on scheme yet Recast RAPID programme €64,500 (set figure per county) Similar national allocation in 2018 but no details on 2018…
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06 02,2018

Tuam Local Area Plan – Open for Consultations

TUAM LOCAL AREA PLAN Draft LAP 2018 Public Consultation You are invited to an information drop in session in the Tuam Library, High Street Tuam on Thursday 8th February 2018 from 2.30pm – 7.30pm where staff from the Forward Planning Team will be available to discuss all aspects of the Draft Tuam LAP. We hope…
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05 02,2018

Community Smoke Alarm Scheme

On average 50 people die in res each year in Ireland. Most of these can be prevented by a smoke alarm. Do you know someone vulnerable in your community who doesn’t have a smoke alarm? Register them now for a FREE smoke alarm * Contact: Rita Cunnane, Unit 7, Clonberne Enterprise Centre, Clonberne, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Tel:…
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01 02,2018

Funding Clinics on the Community Support Scheme

Galway County Council invites applications from Community and Voluntary Groups and individual Artists for support through the following schemes : Support Scheme for Community Based Economic Development 2018 Support Scheme for Community Based Amenities and Services 2018 Individual Artist Bursaries & Tyrone Guthrie Residency 2018 View Advert (PDF) Community Support Scheme 2018 Application Form (Doc) Community Support Scheme 2018 Guidelines…
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31 01,2018

TOURISM NEWS: New Fáilte Ireland Food & Drink Strategy Aims to Change Overseas Visitor Perceptions of Irish Food and Drink

New Fáilte Ireland Food & Drink Strategy Aims to Change Overseas Visitor Perceptions of Irish Food and Drink Food could help grow tourism revenue by as much as €400 million over the next 5 years   The Irish Tourism industry needs to work towards changing the perception amongst overseas visitors to reposition Irish Food and…
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31 01,2018

Galway County PPN’s upcoming Funding Clinics & Information sessions

Galway County Public Participation Network (PPN) continues to be the main link through which Community & Voluntary organisations, Environment organisations & Social Inclusion organisations in Galway interact with Galway County Council and participate in policy-making committees of the Council. Community groups who register will receive all manners of info relating to community activity such as…
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