Community Information

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ALâ Participatory Theatre

Aim: To act as a personal, social, community development organisation using drama as a development tool. Tel: 086 8461270  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 

Ballybane/Mervue Office Galway City Partnership

Aim: To encourage the participation of the community as a whole through the provision of information and support. Contact Imelda Gormally Ballybane & Mervue Office, Galway City Partnership. Tel: 091 768305.

 

Ballybane Community Garden 

Aim: To maintain the garden through the  collective effort of people. Contact Imelda Gormally Ballybane & Mervue Office, Galway City Partnership. Tel: 091 768305.

 

Ballybane Enterprise Centre 

Aim: To support business development in the local community. Tel: 091 386004 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Ballybane Family Services

Aim: To support children and young people within their family and community in order to reduce stress and facilitate them in reaching their full potential. Ballybane Resource Centre Tel: 091 768305.

 

Ballybane Library

Opening Hours:Tuesday-Saturday 11.00am-1.00pm & 2.00-5.00pm. Tel: 091 380590/ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Eastside Men’s Shed

Aim: Eastside Men’s Shed provides a social space for men to meet and socialise and work on their own projects. Men’s Sheds are open to all men regardless of age, background or ability. Contact Imelda 091 768305.

 

Ballybane Rainbow Community Childcare Centre 

Aim: to teach children how to play and share in the creche. Ballybane Community Resource Centre. Tel: 091 768305.

 

Ballybane Traveller Women’s Group

Aim: To include the women in community life. C/o Imelda Gormally, Ballybane & Mervue Office, Galway City Partnership. Tel: 091 768305.

 

Ballybane Traveller Youth Project 

Aim: to provide recreational, educational and cultural activities for young Traveller males. Ballybane Community Resource Centre. Tel: 091 768305.

 

East United Social Club

Aim: To cater for young people and create pride in community and build friendships. Pat Spelman Tel: 086 0832349.

 

John Paul Centre 

Aim: To provide a home away from home, to educate and develop the skills of people with profound learning difficulties. Ballybane. Tel: 091 755161.

 

Local Employment Service Network

Aim: To provide information, guidance and support service to people who are unemployed in Galway City. The LESN have an office in the Ballybane Community Resource Centre. Tel: 091 768306/Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Teach Áthais – Ballybane Mervue Community Creche 

Aim: To provide a good quality affordable community based childcare service. C/o  Community House, 197 Castle Park Tel: 091 755575.

 

Tar Isteach

Aim: To provide a peer support group with a focus on recovery.2nd Floor, La Nua Buildings, Castle Park Road. Tel: 087 2871572.

 

 

Further information on the following services in Galway City is available in St. Brigid’s Parish Office.

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  • Anti-Racism, Integration and Interculturalism
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • Community Development Projects
  • Disability and Access
  • Education
  • Employment and Enterprise
  • Environmental and Conservation
  • Equality
  • Ex Prisoners and Offenders
  • Family Services
  • Health
  • Housing and Homelessness
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
  • Older People
  • Residents Associations
  • Traveller Groups
  • Venues
  • Women’s and Men’s Groups
  • Youth Groups