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Galway Civic Trust Dúchas Na Gaillimhe

Preserving and protecting Galway’s unique heritage

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Since our inception, the Trust has been involved in over 80 projects which aim to make Galway a better place to live, work in and visit.


Dúchas na Gaillimhe – Galway Civic Trust committed to protecting and enhancing Galway’s natural, built and cultural heritage.



The Hidden Treasure Heritage Trail of Galway city is a fun educational event ideal for schools, scouts, youth groups and families.

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Fishery Watchtower Museum

The Fishery Watchtower is one of Galway’s most treasured architectural features and is also one of the city’s most recognisable […]

Hall of the Red Earl

The Hall of the Red Earl, a fascinating medieval archaeological site in the heart of Galway is now one of […]

· Meet Our Team ·

Gerard D’Arcy

Gerard worked with a semi-state organisation as a building services engineer for over 40 years. In the last 15 years his emphasis has been mainly on renewable energy  Read more

Ulf Strohmayer

Ulf Strohmayer is a native of Freiburg, Germany, and has lived and worked in Germany, Sweden, France and Wales, and has obtained his PhD in Pennsylvania Read more

Brendan Savage

Brendan has over 30 years hands on experience in all things creative from opera to corporate events, he has excellent visualization skills and the ability to realize even the largest scale project  Read more



Declan O’Shea

Declan is an IT professional who returned to third level education as a mature student. He completed a BA in Information Technology and Archaeology Read more



Hall of the Red Earl

Custom House, Druids Lane

Galway, Ireland  H91 XV2C

Tel:    091 564946


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