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Photos of the Cathaoirleach Community Awards 2018 ceremony

CATHAOIRLEACH’S COMMUNITY AWARDS CEREMONY AT THE THEATRE, STATION HOUSE HOTEL, CLIFDEN  

Community Groups & Volunteers recognised for their great achievements in County Galway

Over 200 people from Community and Voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 31st in the Theatre of the Station House Hotel, Clifden. The Awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the County. A record number of nominations were received for the nine…
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General Data Protection Regulation information for community groups

Galway County PPN hosted 6 information sessions around the county during March and April on the new General Data Protection Regulation. This information was targeted at community & voluntary groups and volunteers. Click here to view the slides from that GDPR Workshop which are helpful to read over in light of the new GDPR regulation…
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Vincent Lyons, Galway County PPN Chairperson, Cathaoirleach Cllr. Eileen Mannion, Kevin Kelly, Chief Executive (Interim), Galway County Council and Denise Feeney, Galway County PPN

Nominees shortlisted to go forward for the Cathoirleach’s Community Awards

Vincent Lyons, Galway County PPN Chairperson, Cathaoirleach Cllr. Eileen Mannion, Kevin Kelly, Chief Executive (Interim), Galway County Council and Denise Feeney, Galway County PPN

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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Nominations for The Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards 2018

MOBILE WEEE (WASTE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT) COLLECTIONS 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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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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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.  

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