Ballinasloe Town Council
Its origins lay in the Ballinasloe Town Commissioners, which came into being on February 22, 1841 by order of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. The first meeting was held at Craig's Hotel. Rear-Admiral William Le Poer Trench was in the chair and the members included Father Laurence Dillon, P. P.; Rev. Mr. Travers Jones, and representatives of the professional and business interests in the town.
Their first responsibility was the public lighting and a gasworks was immediately erected at a cost of £1421.
On 16 March 1880, Ballinasloe was constituted an urban sanitary district and in 1897, this body became the Ballinasloe Urban Council.
In 2001, Ballinasloe UDC was renamed Ballinasloe Town Council. In 2014, it was disestablished.
- P. K. Egan, Ballinasloe: A Historical Sketch, Ballinasloe (Ballinasloe Tóstal Council), 1953.
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