Category: Districts

Positive Ageing Week 2020

“Still as mischievous and interested and sparky as we always were” Positive Ageing Week (September 28 – October 2 2020), is an opportunity to show our appreciation to older people in our lives and to reach out to those who may be feeling lonely or isolated at this time of ongoing public health guidelines to…
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Funding for social inclusion week available

Galway County Social Inclusion Week 2020 is 19th October – 25th October. The aim of Social Inclusion Week is to increase awareness and understanding of inclusion and diversity in County Galway. It is about highlighting the positive work that community and voluntary groups are doing to reduce social exclusion, social isolation and poverty. The theme this year…
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Calling all New Communities in Galway County

Are you a part of a New Community living in County Galway? If so we’d love to hear from you. The Galway County LCDC, Galway County PPN and Galway Rural Development Company have instructed Buheri Consult, a migrant founded and leading consulting firm, specialised in the area of diversity and inclusion, to consult with a…
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Minister McEntee and Minister O’Gorman announce 2020 LGBTI+ Community Services Funding Call

Press Release, 17 July 2020 Minister McEntee and Minister O’Gorman announce 2020 LGBTI+ Community Services Funding Call €700,000 will be made available to support community services for LGBTI+ people. Funding aims to promote inclusion, protect rights and to improve quality of life and wellbeing for LGBTI+ people in Ireland Grant scheme is open to applications…
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Public Consultation Forum for Tuam Regeneration – Expressions of Interest

  Galway County Council are in the process of producing a Regeneration Masterplan for Tuam Town and would like to invite expressions of interest for membership of the Tuam Regeneration Forum.   The first Public Consultation event was a drop-in session held at the Tuam Area Office on 10th March, however, due to Covid 19 restrictions,…
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New Online Graveyard Resources for County Galway

Care, Recording and Conservation of the Graveyards of the County of Galway   Galway County Council in partnership with Galway Rural Development has embarked on the development of online resources for individuals and communities who wish to record the memorials and heritage of their local graveyards. In addition to this it also highlights some of…
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GALWAY WIND PARK LAUNCHES COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND

SSE Renewables and Greencoat Renewables, joint owners of Galway Wind Park, have  launched a €70,000 COVID-19 response fund to support local communities around the wind farm in Connemara, Co. Galway.   The funding, which is being made immediately available, will support community groups that are currently mobilising a rapid response to support those most-in-need as…
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Take Part! Galway Beo Project

Galway Beo Project   Our heritage is everywhere around us in old buildings and graveyards, streets and country lanes, rivers and coastlines, hedgerows and gardens, stories and songs. Let’s highlight and share the rich heritage of the County of Galway.   Please send in a photograph, drawing, poem or story to help celebrate the wonderful…
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Turloughmore Community Council Response to COVID-19

  In conjunction with Turloughmore Community Council, a new service for vulnerable and self-isolating members of the community will come into operation from Saturday 21st Mach until further notice. The service will permit any vulnerable of self-isolating person in the community to contact a local, participating pharmacy and organize prescriptions which can be paid for…
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Minding your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Infectious disease outbreaks like coronavirus (COVID-19), can be worrying. This can affect your mental health. But there are many things you can do to mind your mental health during times like this.   Original post by: HSE   How your mental health might be affected The spread of coronavirus is a new and challenging event.…
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