Global and Diaspora


County Galway

Galway County Council will invite the Galway Associations to join us in remembering and reflecting as active participants in our commemorative programme.

Apr. 23-24, 2016

Galway and Dublin

Sister Cities Summit 2016: Galway County Council will invite Washington County, USA to participate in the Sister Cities Summit in Dublin and to visit the County of Galway during the centenary year.

Sept. 11th, 2016


Galway County Council will host a conference Emigration and Our Galway County Diaspora in September 2016. The speakers at the conference will provide an insight into the factors that contributed to the emigration of so many of our people to various parts of the world including the UK, America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. They will also track some of our emigrants in their new-found homes abroad and look at the legacy they have left. The conference will examine sources for tracing our Galway diaspora.

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