A Positive Voice Working for the Community in:

Taylors Hill

P: 087-619 7300
E: mcnelis@votelabour.ie


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Welcome to Niall McNelis Website

I engage in an extensive range of activities to insure that those living in Knocknacarra, Salthill, Taylor’s Hill and Rahoon have their voices heard and that their interests/concerns are communicated effectively to local and national government.

I actively contribute to key policy and stakeholder bodies in Galway and the region, by participating on numerous committees, steering groups & boards.

  • Member of the Labour Party
  • Labour Party Spokesperson on Tourism
  • Elected to Galway City Council in 2009 & 2013
  • Mayor of Galway City 2018/19
  • Deputy Mayor 2016/17
  • Peace Commissioner
  • Member of Economic and Cultural, Housing and Planning SPCs
  • Deputy Chairperson Galway City Joint Policing Committee – JPC
  • Member of the West Regional Health Forum
  • Member of North Western Regional Authority – NWRA
  • Member of European Union Committee of Regions – COR
  • Member of Galway Roscommon Educational Training Board – GRETB
  • Chairperson of Galway Technical Institute – GTI
  • Governing Body Member of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology – GMIT
  • Chairperson Galway City Tidy Towns
  • Board Member of Let’s Get Galway Talking.
  • Member of ONE Organisation of Ex-Service Personnel
  • Member of Galway Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Latin Quarter.
  • Proud Supporter of PIETA House, Galway Volunteer Centre, Knocknacarra Community Games, Galway Scouts.

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3 months ago

Congrats to Paul David Murphy and Páraic Breathnach who have delivered the Tiny Traders Village at Nuns Island Theatre.

Great food and crafts, a wonderful addition to Galway City.

3 months ago
Photos from Niall McNelis Mayor of Galway City's post

Happy 1st Birthday to Daisy Bowl Florists in Galway's Westend

Along with the natural, eclectic, creativity of Breda Dean and sidekick Brindle, there's a wonderful colourful painting of Breda ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from Niall McNelis Mayor of Galway City's post

Galways twinned Irish Naval Ship LÉ William Butler Yeats has passed its Flag Officers inspection and while in the city today a cheque was presented by its captain and crew who's chosen chairity is ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from Niall McNelis Mayor of Galway City's post

At Launch of National Park City designation for Galway today at Insight Centre.

We must achieve more for a greener, bluer, healthier, safer, beautiful, equitable and wilder environment where people ... See more

3 months ago

This morning I signed pledge with COPE Galway to support all efforts to end homelessness if reelected.


3 months ago

Best of luck to Salerno TY girls tonight who are sleeping out to raise awareness on homlessness in our city tonight.

Thank you to businesses in The Village Salthill who sponsored and teachers and ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from Niall McNelis Mayor of Galway City's post

Congrats to all the winners who got through to the Best In Galway Awards sponsored by The Galway Advertiser and Ireland West Airport Knock

These two awardees are special as my cuz in handsome and ... See more

3 months ago

As spokesperson on tourism for the Labour Party and following a motion passed in city hall last month on insurance reform, this morning I held a briefing meeting for businesses with the Alliance For ... See more

3 months ago

Happy #MayDay!

3 months ago
Volunteer Galway

Well worth registering for if you are a Community organisation or charity, share ideas and challenges or just meet up with like minded individuals

Are you part of a community organisation or charity working in Galway? Whether you are a community, sports, arts, heritage, health, disability, or environmental (and more!) organisation, come and ... See more

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