As your local representative on Galway City Council, I will prioritise:

community facilities
Sustainable planning
rejuvenating Salthill

Latest news

Councillor Higgins welcomes confirmation from Minister Patrick O’ Donovan that flood relief plans are progressing for Salthill The Minister met […]
Funding secured for feasibility study into the Tidal Pools in Salthill Fine Gael Councillor Clodagh Higgins has today welcomed that […]
Higgins calls on Galway City Council to designate a garden to help those heal from the pain of pregnancy loss. […]

I want to make Galway the best city for everyone to work in, live in & to raise a family in.

I am passionate about our community and everyone living in it and I intend to be a strong, effective and pro-active voice in dealing with the issues that matter to you and the community.

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Galway City Council

I’m a member of the following Strategic Policy Committees:

– Transport

– Planning

– Economic, Community and Cultural Development

I also Chair the Local Area Committee for Galway City West

Galway City Council

About the Council

Galway City Council, as a local authority, performs two roles:

– Representational Role

– Operational / Executive Role

The Representational Role is performed directly by the 18 elected members of the Council who are elected from three local electoral areas:

– Galway City East – 6 Councillors

– Galway City Central – 6 Councillors

– Galway City West Ward – 6 Councillors

The Councillors are elected for a period of five years – the current term runs to 2024.

Operational / Executive Role is performed by the Council staff, under the leadership of the Chief Executive and The Management Team.

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