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Request for Sumbissions - Oifficial Languages Act 2003

Request for Sumbissions - Oifficial Languages Act 2003

Preparation of a Draft Language Scheme - Galway City Council

Galway City Council proposes to draft a new scheme for the period 2009 - 2012 in accordance with Section 11 of the Official Languages Act 2003.  The primary objective of the Act is to ensure better availability and a higher standard of public services through Irish.

Galway City Council invites representations in relation to the preparation of the new draft scheme from interested parties.  Submissions should not exceed 4,000 words and should be forwarded electronically to or posted to:

An tOifigeach Gaeilge,
Comhairle Cathrach na Gaillimhe,
Halla na Cathrach,
Bóthar an Choláiste,

Information in relation to the mandate and role/services provided to the public by Galway City Council and details of the current Scheme 2006-2009 are available on  

The latest date for receipt of representations is 5pm on 22nd May 2009.

Further information in relation to the Act is available on the Department of Community, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs website or by email request to

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