Our Aims

Facilitate International and EU Relationships and Funding

Support and Develop Place-based Cultural Programming

Provide Supports to the Cultural and Creative Sector

Our Values


We believe that progress and delivery can only be achieved through meaningful partnership and respectful collaboration with other key stakeholders in the work that we want to achieve to better support culture, creative industries, and placemaking.

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Our place is Galway. We will celebrate our place through our programme but also celebrate our place in Europe and in the world in how we utilise our Networks, build on our partnerships to ensure a strong cultural recognition of our place.

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People & Participation

We want to ensure that our people and their participation in Culture is at the heart of what we do. We will create opportunities for people to engage and participate in exciting opportunities that make Galway the truly exciting place that it is to live.

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CREATHRIV-EU nominations open for innovative cross-fertilisation prizes

Cross-fertilisation prizes, Europe rewards the ideas and experiences of SMEs capable of combining innovation, technology and creativity within the project CREATHRIV-EU coordinated by Basilicata Creativa Nominations are open from 21st of February Small and medium-sized companies in the ...

Open Call: Audience Development Training Programme

You are invited to take part in a new training programme on audience development. This series of workshops will take place between April and June 2024 and are led by international audience development experts, The Audience Agency. Audience ...

About us

Galway Culture Company was established to create opportunities to engage with EU and International partners and local place-based programming which honours the relationships and builds on the learnings, outcomes and legacies of Galway’s many European and Global designations including Galway’s designation as European Capital of Culture, UNESCO City of Film, European Green Leaf, European Region of Gastronomy. The company will work closely with Galway City Council and Galway County Council to deliver a collective creative vision for Galway..

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Cultural Milestones in Galway Podcast

Project Name Cultural Milestones Galway Podcast Project Partners Tracey Ferguson, Sally-Ann Barrett, Barbara Nic Dhonnacha, Marilyn Gaughan Reddan, Galway Culture Company  Role of Galway Culture Company Commissioner  Strategic Aim This ...

Artist Bursaries Open Call with Galway Arts Centre

Project Name Artist Bursaries Open Call - Galway Arts Centre Project Partners Galway Arts Centre and Galway Culture Company Role of Galway Culture Company Partner and Funder Strategic Aim This ...

Audience Development Programme

Project Name  Audience Development Programme Project Partners  The Audience Agency and Galway Culture Company  Role of Galway Culture Company  Funder and Lead Partner  Strategic Aim  This project falls under our ...