Galway Cathedral neighbourhood map

Places-of-interest in the Cathedral area of Galway City, and public transport service information.


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Number Place
1Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas
2Arus de Brun - Galway Diocesan Pastoral Centre
3Fisheries Field
4Earl's Island: Teach Breac, Inland Fisheries Ireland (previously the Western Regional Fisheries Board)
5Abhain na mBradan: Previous tenants The Born Store, Papa Rich, Roots Bistro
6Millennium Children's playground and Millennium Park Skate Park
7Cathedral House: tenants include Education and Training Board (previously VEC), Galway County Library head office, DSP Employment Services
8Galway Educate Together Secondary School
Previously Our Lady's College, Newtonsmith campus, and before that Mercy Secondary School / Méan Scoil Mhuire
9St Vincent's Convent of Mercy
10Cathedral bus terminus (not currently in use)
11Coach parking
12Cathedral car park

Public Transport Directions:

This area is approximately 10 minutes walk from Eyre Square. Public transport may not be required.

Catch any of these buses, which leave from Eyre Square after coming in from the east of the city: 402 - Seacrest, 404 - Newcastle, 405 - Rahoon, 412 - Knocknacarra or 411 - Cappagh Rd. (See City Bus Details for timetables etc)
Get off at the first bus stop after the bus has crossed the river.
  • The Cathedral is on your left.
  • Cathedral House (FÁS public registration office, County Galway VEC offices) is a large building at the far side of the car-park beside the Cathedral.
  • The lane down to Fisheries Field is immediately across the road, right beside the NUIG driveway, and Earls Island is at the top of this lane.
  • The Millennium Children's Playground is past the Cathedral, over the Upper Canal bridge.
  • Arus de Brun / Diocesan Pastoral Centre is back across the river: cross the bridge, turn right, and it is the second building on the left side of the road. Mercy Secondary School is beside it.
  • Abhainn na mBradan is also back across the river:  cross the bridge and turn right, and it's the 3+ story building on the right side of the road

See also:

City Bus Details - for bus route maps and timetables.

Dominic St area map - for areas to the southwest
Woodquay area map - for the area to the east
University neighbourhood map - for the area to the north