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How to get Information under the Freedom of Information Act
Applications for information under this Act should be addressed to:
Galway County Council,
Phone: (091) 509000
Fax: (091) 509010
Your request should preferably be made on the official Freedom of Information application form which is available in all sections. Requests made other than on the Freedom of Information application form should indicate that information is sought under the Freedom of Information Act.
If you wish to receive the information in any particular form, e.g. photocopy, computer disk, etc., you should indicate this in your request.
Please give as much detail as possible to enable the Council to identify the records to which you require access.
If you have difficulty in identifying the precise records which you require, the Council will be happy to assist you in preparing your
The Council must issue an acknowledgement of your request within two weeks of receiving it and make a decision on your request within four weeks of receiving it unless the request relates to such number of records that compliance within the specified time is not reasonably possible, in which case, a time extension not exceeding a further four weeks may be allowed. You must be
notified of the period of the time extension required and the reasons therefore.