University (NUIG) area map

Places-of-interest in National University of Ireland- Galway area, which are not on the NUIG Interactive Campus Map, and information about public transport in the area.


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Number Place
1Pedestrian access from the Northern footpath on the Quincentennial Bridge to beside the Sports Centre at the Dangan end of the campus
2AIB Bank - University branch
3Newcastle Post Office / An Post
4University College Hospital Galway (UCHG) - main entrance
5University Late-night Pharmacy (Other late opening pharmacies in Galway are located in Briarhill Shopping Centre, and Lower Salthill)
6Various fast-food and newsagents (eg Subway, Londis, Supermacs) - this is the area branded as "Scholar's Walk", and the main building is called University Hall.
7Sliding Rock pub - previously called the River Inn, the Scholar's Rest
8Wards Corner Store
9O’Shaughnessy Bridge - A pedestrian and cyclist bridge, linking the main campus and Fisheries Field

Public Transport Information:

The map shows which city bus routes cover this area.  All buses leave from Eyre Square and travel via Eglington St, Salmon Weir Bridge and University Rd (brown on the map).
  • Route 402 -Seacrest (blue on the map) turn left and go past the south end of the hospital
  • Route 404 - Newcastle (green on the map) turn right and travel the length of the campus - there are stops at various points along the road.
  • Routes 405 - Rahoon and 412 - Knocknacarra Express (red on the map) turns right and travels part way along Newcastle road, before turning left and heading towards Westside, Rahoon and Dunarus.

See also

City Bus Details - for route maps and timetable links
Regional Bus Details - for regional and national bus links
Third level bus services - for campus-specific buses

Adjoining neighbourhood maps:

Red Ivy covered university building, with a double archway entrance to an inner quadrangle area
Quadrangle entrance, National University of Ireland, Galway.