Category: Districts

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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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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ALONE launch a COVID-19 support line for older people

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, has announced the launch of a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland.   As a member organisation of the National Public Health Emergency COVID-19 Subgroup for Vulnerable People, ALONE…
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  Original source of this press release: The Community Foundation for Ireland.   The Community Foundation for Ireland have established a new fund to help vulnerable communities impacted by COVID-19: Please note we are currently not taking requests from nonprofits for this Fund, this is a request for partnership on this fund to enable us…
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Athenry 2020 Digital St Patrick’s Day Parade

  Press Release   The Corona Virus may have dealt a huge blow to the traditional Irish St. Patrick’s Day festivities, but the town of Athenry has decided to think outside the box and take its St Patrick’s Day parade online!   “If the audience can’t gather to see us, let us reach out digitally…
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Have your say! Consultation on a Plan for urban regeneration in Tuam Town.

  Galway County Council are embarking on a process to produce a Regeneration Masterplan for Tuam Town.   Please help us to understand the issues, qualities and strengths of the area as it is now, and what could be improved.   Please kindly complete the following survey: