Ballybane neighbourhood map

Places of interest in the Ballybane area of Galway, including
detailed public-transport (bus and bus-stop) information.


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The red line shows the 403 - Castlepark - Ballybrit - Parkmore bus route.
The purple line shows the 405 - Ballybane bus route.

Number Location
1 Ballybane Enterprise Centre
(AKA Ballybane Resource Centre, Ballybane Community Centre)
2 St Brigid's Church
3 Ballybane Public Library
4 HSE Ballybane Day Hospital - La Nua Day Hospital
5 John Paul II Centre (Brothers of Charity). Includes: St Agnes’
St Francis’, St Stephen’s, St Peter’s, St Teresa’s, Meadowview
6 Community Organic Garden
AKA Ballybane Organic Community Garden
7 GMIT (Dublin Rd Campus)
8 Glasan Student / Tourist Village
9 Ballybane Garda Station (part-time)
10 Ballybane Shopping Centre:
tenants include Joyces Supermarket (previously SuperValu / SuperQuin), the Lantern (pub), China Court, Ballybane Pharmacy, 

Public Transport Directions

Option 1 - Ballybrit bus:

Catch the 403 - Ballybrit - Parkmore Industrial bus, which leaves from Eyre Square and travels via College Rd, Wellpark, Mervue shops and Monivea Rd, before going through Castlepark and then on to Briarhill. (see City Bus details for a full route listing)

Option 2 - Ballybane bus and a short walk:

Catch the 405 - Ballybane bus, which comes to from Rahoon.   It leaves from Eyre Square, travels via Bohermore, Liosbán / Riverside, New Mervue).  Get off when the bus reaches the terminus in Ballybane Road (ask the driver to tell you when this is).   Continue walking down Ballybane Rd in the same direction that the bus was going.   Turn left into Castlepark.  From here, it is:
  • 2-3 minutes walk to the John Paul Centre
  • another 2-3 minutes walk to library and day-hosptial, and 
  • another 2-3 minutes to St Brigid's church and Ballybane Enterprise/Resource Centre.

Option 3 - walk from GMIT

Catch the 402 - Merlin Park or  409 - Parkmore or 404 - Oranmore bus to GMIT - Dublin Rd campus.  (see here for GMIT directions).

Go to the roundabout, and turn into Ballybane Rd (which goes along the back of GMIT).  Glasan Student village is the first turn on the right.   Castlepark is the second on the right - directions from here are the same as in Option 2 above.

See also


Briarhill / Doughiska - Ballybrit - "New" Mervue - "Old" Mervue - Renmore

City Bus Details for route maps and timetables.

Ballybane Church