Major facilities in the Wellpark area of Galway City, and detailed directions for getting to them using public transport.
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|Number ||Location |
|1||The g Hotel|
|2||Wellpark Retail Centre|
- including Woodies, Petmania, PC World, Maplin, Eye Cinema, Furniture Direct, Hickeys Home Focus, Eddie Rockets
|3||Galway Community College, Móinín na gCiseach|
AKA Moonenageshia College, Coláiste Pobail na Gallimhe
(Brothers of Charity - includes Cois Saile Services, Holy Family School, Rosedale School, Lakeview School)
|5||Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) - Cluian Mhurie campus. Galway Film Centre.|
Previously Redemptorist College.
|6||Mervue Industrial Estate (estate layout map)|
AKA Mervue IDA Business Park, Mervue Business and Technology Park
|7||GRETB (Previously FÁS) Mervue Training Centre|
|8||Galway Education Centre|
Public Transport Directions:
For Wellpark Retail Centre, The g Hotel, and Galway Community College:
- Catch any of the 402 - Merlin Park, 403 - Ballybrit, 409 Parkmore or 404 Galway Clinic / Oranmore buses (see city bus details for routes and timetables).
- Get off when Lough Attalia (a large lake) appears on the right and the bus makes a sharp right-hand turn - or when the bus goes down a steep hill and a large lake appears on the right (other routes).
- The retail park entrance is right beside the bus-stop, the hotel entrance is a little further down the road, and Galway Community College is back down the road and across intersection with traffic lights.
Catch the same buses as above, but get off at the first stop after the "g" hotel (which is on the left). Woodlands is immediately across the road.
For Mervue Industrial Estate (6), GMIT-Cluian Mhurie (5), Galway Education Centre (8) and FAS Mervue Training Centre (7), either:
- Catch the 403 - Ballybrit / Parkmore bus (bus details) which goes up Wellpark road.
- Get off at the stop after Galway Community College (on the left) and Wellpark Retail Centre (on the right)
- Catch one of the buses listed above,
- Get off outside the g Hotel, go back to the traffic lights and turn right, and walk up the road approx 5-10 minutes.
- The industrial estate is on the left, Cluan Mhurie is a large grey building on the right, and the FAS centre is on the left at the top of industrial estate
- Catch the 405 - Ballybane bus (bus details) which goes up Monivea Rd road.
- Get of at the stop after Liosbán Industrial Estate (which is on the left).
- The back entrance to Mervue Business Park is across the road: See Mervue Estate Layout Map for a detailed map of buildings in the park