Catholic Churches in Galway

The location of Catholic churches in Galway, and their websites, public transport information
and the nearest car parks / parking buildings.


Map:




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Placemarkers are correct to within a few metres of the actual location.
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Key

Number Place Public transport details Parking information
1 Mary Immaculate Queen, Barna
(Bearna church)
See Barna neighbourhood map There is a large carpark at the door
2 St John the Apostle, Knocknacarra (Knocknacarra Church) See the Knocknacarra area map There is a large car-park outside the church, and on-street parking in the area.
3 St James, Bushypark (Bushypark Church) See the Newcastle / Dangan area map To be advised
4 Sacred Heart/ Eaglais an Chroí Rónaofa, Westside
(Westside parish, Westside church)
See the Westside area map There is a large car-parking area outside the church, shared with the adjoining library and resource centre.
5 Christ the King, Salthill
(Salthill church, Salthill parish)
See the Lower Salthill neighbourhood map There is some parking in the surrounding streets: be careful about time and pay-and-display restrictions.  There is a public carpark on Salthill Prom, near the roundabout.
6 St Ignatius, Sea Rd (Jesuit Church, The Jes) Catch the 401 - Salhtill bus.   Get off in the Cresent, and walk along Sea Rd.   See City Bus Detailsfor route maps etc. There is some parking in the surrounding streets: be careful about time and pay-and-display restrictions.
7 St Mary's Church, The Claddagh
(Dominican Church, Claddagh Church, St Mary on the Hill)
See the Claddagh area map There is some parking in the surrounding streets: be careful about time and pay-and-display restrictions. Claddagh Car Parks is a multi-story building,beside Jury's Inn, just across the river.
8 St Joseph's Church (Presentation Rd) No bus-route goes directly past:  the 402 - Knocknacarra and 411 - Knocknacarra buses go close. See City Bus Details for route maps for them. There is some parking in the surrounding streets: be careful about time and pay-and-display restrictions.
9 Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas  - Galway Cathedral See the Cathedral area map There is a large pay-and-display car-park immediately beside the Cathedral.
10 Franciscian Church, Francis St
 (The Abbey)
Catch any bus to the city centre - walk from there There are several carparks and parking buildings in the area: Woodquay and the Cathedral carpark are closest.  See City car parks for more details.
11 Augustinian Church (Middle St)
("The Auggie")
Catch any bus to the city centre - walk from there. There are several parking buildings in the area: Hynes Yard and Eyre Square centre are closest.  See City car parks for more details.
12 St Patricks Church,
Forster St
See the College Rd area map There is some car-parking outside the church.   There is a multi-story parking building behind the Park House Hotel, which is across the road (turn left at the coach-station)
13 Saints Peter and Paul, Coolough, Menlo
(Menlo Church)
Catch the 407-Bóthar an Chóiste bus to Crestwood, and walk from there. To be advised
14 Church of the Resurrection,Ballinfoyle (Ballinfoyle Church, Tirellan Church) Catch the 407-Bóthar an Chóiste and ask the driver where to get off To be advised.
15 St Columba's Castlegar (Castlegar Church) See the directions to the An Post Mail Centre for details about this area.
The church is shown on the map on that page with a small "RC" symbol.
To be advised
16 Holy Family, Mervue (Mervue Church) See the Mervue neighbourhood map  There is a large car-park outside the church, and some parking in surrounding streets.
17 Saint Oliver Plunkett, Renmore
(Renmore church)
See the Renmore neighbourhood map There is a carpark outside the church, and some parking in neighbouring streets.
18 Saint Brigids, Ballybane (Ballybane Church) See the Ballybane area map There is a car-park outside the church, and parking in the surrounding streets.
19 Good Shepherd, Doughiska
(Aradaun Doughiska, Roscam)
See the Doughiska neighbourhood map The is some parking outside the church, and some in the access road to the adjoining schools.
20 Immaculate Conception, Oranmore 
 (Oranmore Church)
See the Oranmore neighbourhood map To be advised
21 Garrison Church, Renmore Army Barracks (Army Church) See the Renmore neighbourhood map There is some parking immediately outside the church, and in neighbouring streets.
22 Church of the Annunciation, Clarinbridge  (Clarenbridge church) See the Clarenbridge neighbourhood map There is some parking immediately outside the church, and in neighbouring streets.
23 The Assumption and St James, Claregalway (Claregalway church) See the Claregalway neighbourhood map There is some parking immediately outside the church, and in neighbouring streets.
24 Réalt na Mara Na Forbacha  / Furbo (Furbo church) To be advised To be advised.
25 Immaculate Conception - Moycullen 
 (Moycullen  church)
See the Moycullen neighbourhood map There is some parking immediately outside the church, and in neighbouring streets.
26 Immaculate Conception - Oughterard 
 (Oughterard church)
Catch the Clifden bus to Oughterard village, the church is a short walk from the bus stop. There is some parking immediately outside the church, and in neighbouring streets.


See also:






City Bus Details - for city bus service route maps and timetables
City Car Parks for car-parking locations


Photograph of a church built in the roundhouse / beehive style of building:  circular with pointed roof
St Brigids Ballybane - one of Galway's most interesting modern church designs