Courses in Ballybane

The following courses are starting mid September in Ballybane Yoga, Make Up & Beauty, Say Yes to The Dress, Barbering. Contact Donnacha or Geraldine at Galway City Partnership 086- 1424904.


Bridge Classes

Begin in Ballybane Resource Centre on Tues. Sept.18th at 10am. Tuition, sample games on “Big Bridge Board”, practice games, recommended reading, websites & hand-outs. More information available from 087-9240170.


Are you caring for somebody with Dementia?

Western Alzheimer's are holding a Carers support Groupin September in the Clayton Hotel on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7 - 8.30pm. Contact 091-565193.


Dementia Information Session

An information session on Dementia will be held in Ballybane Library on Thurs.27th Sept. at 11.30am.


Get Connected to the Internet

Age Action runs free classes for older learners (aged 55+) who have little or no experience with using the Internet and who are apprehensive of technology. You can bring any of the following devices: laptops/iPads/iPhones/Tablets/Smartphones. Classes are run in Age Action’s offices at 3, Francis Street. For more information call Age Action 091 527831.


Ballybane Parent & Toddler Group

Will run on Tuesday mornings from 10.30am to 12 midday. This group will start on Tues. Sept. 25th in the Ballybane Community Resource Centre.


Family Friendly 5k Walk

In aid of Domestic Violence Response, starting at the Claddagh Hall on Sun. Sept. 23rd at 12 noon. Music and light refreshments will be available afterwards in the Claddagh Hall. For further information contact :091-866740.


The Wednesday Club
This club is for anyone who is over 60 and would like to meet for a chat and a cup of tea, learn new and interesting things, and have some fun. Our Team of 5 will be delighted to welcome you and help you settle in. We meet on Wednesdays between 2.30pm and 4.00pm in the Enterprise Centre. For more information please phone 091 755381 or 087 - 2354487.

Croi Nua Programme

All Croi Nua Programmes are held in Croi Nua Centre, Rosary Lane, Taylor’s Hill, Galway (Opposite Scoil Róis). For Further information contact 091 520960/0872980564/ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   


At Home with your Bible

We will explore the connection between Eucharist and scripture and why the Eucharist makes the Risen Christ constantly present to us. Every Tuesday morning 10.15-12.15 and repeated in the evening 7.30-9.30pm. Morning Mass follows for those who wish to attend. Facilitator: Patsy Kelly MSC.


Good News Each Sunday

Reflection on Readings of Sunday Mass, Thursdays 7.30-9.30pm. Facilitator: Patsy Kelly MSC.


AA Meetings 

Time: Every Monday and Friday 5.30 – 7.00pm.


Arts Anonymous

12 Step Spirituality fellowship for all who wish to fulfil their creative potential.

Time: Every Sunday - 7.00 to 8.15pm.




Family Events at Knock


Blessing of Family Pets

October 6th at 11am outside the Family Centre

Bereaved Parents Mass

November 11th at 3pm in St. John's Rest & Care Centre

Blessing for Expectant Mother's

December 1st at 12 noon in Knock Shrine

Christmas Prayer Service for Bereaved

December 19th at 11am in the Family Centre