Following the Government announcement on Friday evening 27th March 2020  we are all working remotely. We are here to assist you in giving you whatever guidance and reassurance you may need. Please do not hesitate to contact us for whatever reason. Stay safe and well.      You can contact us on any of the [...]

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We are living through some extraordinary times. The Covid 19 virus is unprecedented and has caused huge uncertainty. It’s natural if you are feeling anxious about the effects of coronavirus on yourselves, your family and your finances. We take this opportunity to offer you our support and understanding in these worrying times. Clearly markets have [...]

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      We would like to wish you all a very happy Christmas and a healthy and successful 2020 from all the team at City Life Galway.   City Life Galway will close for annual leave from Friday 20th December 2019 @ 3pm until Thursday 2nd January 2020 @ 9am […]

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There are no free lunches when it comes to funding for College Education!!! My personal story Our twins Liam & Niall were born over 19 years ago and what a special day that was. New life is great. How the intervening years have flown by!! This month they commenced Third level College here in Galway [...]

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Annual Leave

By: Edel

      Well it is that time of year again. City Life Galway will close for annual leave from Friday 2nd August @ 5pm until Monday 12th August @ 9am […]

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How do I plan for retirement and why should I save for retirement? Planning for your retirement is a different challenge than funding your retirement.  The former may involve a fundamental reappraisal of how you live your life and spend your free time whilst the latter is very much connected to financial planning and tax [...]

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  Great morning last Friday in the Harbour Hotel at UBFit’s inaugural Breakfast Forum in association with City Life Galway.  A full room of motivated individuals were treated to an inspirational presentation from our own Pat O’Dwyer and Daithí O’Connor of Revive Active. The theme of the morning’s presentation was “Your Health is your Wealth [...]

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As we look forward to next week’s greatest National Hunt Racing Festival in the world my mind wanders back to the last time I ‘walked’ the hallowed ground that is Prestbury Park. It was 2006 and a Grey 5-year-old gelding, Sky’s the Limit (11/1) ridden by Barry Geraghty won the Coral Cup by 4 lengths [...]

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  I am often asked what I do for a living.  When I mention the fact that I am a Financial Planner, a curious glazed look falls upon the enquirer and they fall silent.  Some brave souls will ask you exactly “what does that mean, what exactly do you do?” but others just nod or [...]

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There has been significant investment volatility & ‘noise’ in recent weeks from World Equity Markets. We hear about Brexit daily, Trade Wars between USA and China and potential interest rate hikes in Europe and the States.  This can have a very unsettling effect upon investors who take a very short-term view in their outlook, trying [...]

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