Galway City Mayor’s Awards
Celebrated Virtually
26th May 2021 | 6pm


The Galway City Mayor’s Awards, held on May 26th 2021, celebrates the amazing range and value of voluntary activity in the community in 2020.

Like many events, the annual Galway City Mayor’s Awards will be going virtual for the first time ever this year. The ceremony will be broadcast live online from the Sound to Light studio in Liosban Industrial Estate via Galway City Council’s YouTube channel from 6.00pm on Wednesday, 26th May. The awards will formally recognise the outstanding contributions that local volunteers, community groups and voluntary organisations have made in supporting the residents of Galway City during the past year.

Volunteers will be celebrated across nine different categories:

  • Arts, Culture, Heritage & Cúrsaí Gaeilge Award
  • Residents & Local Areas Award
  • Community Service & Social Inclusion Award – Individual
  • Community Service & Social Inclusion Award – Group
  • Older Person Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Sports Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Children and Youth Support Award
  • Young Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Environmental Sustainability Award

The Mayor of Galway City, Cllr. Mike Cubbard will mark the awards by launching a very special Galway City Community Spirit video, showcasing and highlighting the breadth of community spirit and solidarity that was on show during 2020 and still continues very strongly, making a significant impact on the quality of all communities across Galway City.