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Creating valuable partnerships is at the heart of everything we do at Galway 2020 and was central to successfully winning the designation as European Capital of Culture 2020.
To those who supported us to date, thank you. Your support has been invaluable.
We’re looking forward to reigniting existing, and creating new partnerships when we launch our Galway 2020 Partnership Programme in October 2018.

Here are some of our ambitions for the people of Galway City and County


Increase in visitors


Decrease in talent migration




New jobs


New FDI businesses


Increase in exports


Galway City Visitors exploring the county


Increase in business start rate

Bid Supporters

Power & Associates

All at Tommy Varden Ltd delighted to support Galway 2020.

Tommy Varden Ltd

The Galleon Restaurant

"A Nation's Culture Resides In The Hearts And The Soul Of Its People." Mahatma Gandhi.
We At Western Hygiene Are Delighted To Support Galway 2020 In Their Wonderful Journey Of Showing The World Our Beautiful Hearts And Soul!

Western Hygiene

McDonogh Capital Investments

Galway City Tribune

Connacht Tribune

Galway Bay FM


Kirby Group Engineering

GALWAYnow Magazine are proud supporters of the 2020 bid #superproud #culturecity

Goldenegg production Ltd

We Are Proud To Support Galway 2020

Grant Thornton

Biteclub Are Delighted To Support The #Galway2020 Bid. Galway Is Such A Vibrant, Colourful, Cultural & Alive City - We Had So Much Fun Being Involved In The Campaign

Biteclub Streetfood Discotheque

The Team In Halo Are Delighted To Support The #Galway2020 Bid. Love The Colour And Sense Of Community The Bid Has Fostered #iBackGalway

Halo Nightclub

Electric Is Proud To Support Galway 2020. We Share The Vision For 2020, As Our Aim As A Venue Is To Build Community, Encourage Inventiveness And Provide A Space For New Ideas To Grow #weBackGalway #WearitShareIt


Galway Chamber Is Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid

Galway Chamber

56 Central and 37 West are supporting Galway 2020 #create #culture #2020

56 central

The Dail Bar

Front Door Pub

Hartmanns of Galway are proud to support Galway's ECOC bid - a successful bid will be of huge benefit to all the people of galway and we are excited to be part of it

A. Hartmann & Son Ltd

Glenlo Abbey Hotel Is Delighted To Support Galway's Bid To Become European Capital Of Culture In 2020.

Glenlo Abbey Hotel

DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard Are Proud To Support Galway 2020

DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard

Nox Hotel Is Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid

Nox Hotel

Jurys Inn Galway Is Very Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid

Jurys Inn Galway

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is fully committed to supporting Galway 2020.
This is a continuing tradition and relationship that goes back over 45 years
Chris Coughlan, HPE Galway

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Is Proud To Be Associated With Galway 2020 And Their Excellent Bid To Present And Showcase The City.
Good Luck Galway,

Cantec Galway Ltd

We Are Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid

St Anthony’s and Claddagh Credit Union

Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Co Galway

“Art Is An Effort To Create, Beside The Real World, A More Humane World.” – Andre Maurois

Galway Technology Centre

Wishing Galway 2020 All The Best For The Bid

Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway

The Ardilaun Hotel

Garavan’s Bar is both delighted and proud to be supporting the Galway 2020 bid

Garavans Ltd

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop

We Are Very Proud Here At The Harbour Hotel To Support Galway 2020. Culture Is Ingrained In Every Part Of Galway And What This Initiative Has Done Is To Bring It All Together And Allowed Us To Celebrate Galway And All Of Its Many Features.

Harbour Hotel

The Connacht Hotel

Travelodge Ireland are right behind Galway for European Capital of Culture


An Pucan & all of Galway behind the ECOC 2020 bid!

Connacht Taverns Limited

All The Team Here At The Clayton Hotel Galway Are Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid.

Clayton Hotel Galway

The Connemara Loop

We Are Proud To Support This Bid To Present Our Unique City & County To Europe And The World.

Love Connemara

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden are fully supportive of The Bid For Galway To Become The 2020 European Capital Of Culture.

Kylemore Abbey & Gardens Ltd

Claregalway Castle

John Keoghs Gastropub

We Want To Put Galway Firmly On The Map As A Leadership Region In Europe!

CT Business Solutions

Fat Kevs Bar Ltd t/a Massimo Bar

The House Hotel Are Extremely Proud To Be Backing The Bid For Galway To Become The 2020 European Capital Of Culture

The House Hotel

Happier Than An Auld Goat To Be Supporting Galways 2020 Bid

Dawn Bay Ltd t/a Blue Note Bar

Roisin Dubh Flying The Galway 2020 Flag Proud And High

Roisin Dubh Pub Ltd

We Are Proud To Support Galway 2020 #IBackGalway #Bid2020

QuickTec IT Support and Services

We Are Proud To Support Galway 2020


Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Galway


The Galway 2020 ECC Project Will Make A Wonderful Difference To Our City, We Are Proud To Support It. Súil Nua.

Patrick McCabe Architects

We Are Delighted To Support Galway 2020, A Unique Platform To Showcase Galway's Culture, Heritage, Landscape, Artists, Writers, Musicians Young And Old Both In Galway City And Every Town, Village And Community In The County.

Renvyle House Hotel Limited

Delighted To Be The First Recruitment Business To Support Galway 2020!!

Connected Talent