11 July 2023

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Funding awarded for “off-season” city events and festivals

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Funding awarded for “off-season” city events and festivals

Galway Bay FM Newsroom – Galway City Council has allocated €93 thousand to support “off-season” events and festivals that attract significant visitors to the city.

The funding through the Marketing Fund is divided between 7 events that are held between September and April.

The largest allocation of €30 thousand went to Galway Comedy Festival, followed by €25 thousand to Connacht Rugby.

Councillor Niall McNelis explains what groups have benefitted in the latest round of funding.

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