GCCN Members

Please see below the list of GCCN member groups from the Community and Voluntary, Social Inclusion and Environmental Sectors across the City who have agreed to share their details.

Environmental Pillar

11 Member Organisations

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An Mheitheal Rothar is part of An Mheitheal Comhshaol, a not-for-profit Cooperative which works to encourage and nurture a culture of sustainability by establishing practical, ethically motivated facilities and social hubs, which foster and support community strength and resilience and promote the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling, reuse and other sustainable practices.

They do this through work training, education, work placement and employment opportunities for people in marginalised communities, particularly in bicycles and the circular economy.  They also work to support and encourage community and environmental activism for radical change which is not being delivered by our political institutions.

Address: Block R, Earls Island, University Road, Galway

Phone: 091 494 347

Email: an.mheitheal.rothar@gmail.com

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An Taisce is a charity that works to preserve and protect Ireland’s natural and built heritage, an independent charitable voice for the environment and for heritage issues.
  • Email: galway@antaisce.org
 Garden Ballinfoile Group June 19
Ballinfoile Mór Community Garden was established in 2010 and comprises of a half acre site with raised vegetable beds, poly tunnel, orchard and soft fruits, herbs beds, schools and youth garden.
There are courses in organic gardening and woodland crafts and plans for the future include a pond and sensory garden and reflection area.
  • Address: c/o No. 50 Baile an Chóiste, Headford Road, Galway City, Galway
  • Phone: 0872935106

Conservation Volunteers Galway aims to protect and enhance our natural heritage through volunteer participation in practical conservation projects. Enthusiastic amateurs working typically once a month on various outdoor tasks for public benefit. Tree/hedgerow planting, seashore clean-ups, wildflower meadow development, woodland path maintenance and much more, to protect, maintain access to and promote awareness of natural heritage with biodiversity value.

  • Address: Appt 3, Roshill road Apartments, Galway
  • Phone: 0876681327
  • Email: cvgalway@gmail.com

Conservation Volunteers Galway general seasonal work-plan:


  • March – Wildflower/Hedgerow planting
  • April – Wildflower seeding
  • May – Biodiversity awareness events


  • June – Let nature take its course
  • July – Let nature take its course
  • August – Wildflower seed gathering/Noxious weed removal


  • September – Wildflower seed gathering and seasonal trim
  • October – Wildflower areas end of season trim
  • November – Woodland path maintenance


  • December – woodland path maintenance/Tree planting
  • January – Rough-shore coast cleanup/Tree planting
  • February – Rough-shore coast cleanup/Tree planting
Friends of Merlin Woods logo

Friends of Merlin Woods promotes the positive use of Merlin Woods and its connected meadow lands, and works towards attaining the highest possible designation for the environmental protection the area so richly deserves.

Galway Energy Co-operative commenced operation in 2018 and aims to be an advocate for providing clean, renewable energy and services for Galway city and the surrounding area. The group is a member of SEAI’s Sustainable Energy Communities (SEC) Initiative which involves a large number of similar energy Co-operatives starting up around the country being supported by SEAI.

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Galway Environmental Network is a network of individuals, groups and organisations concerned with the environment and environmental sustainability in Galway.

  • Phone: 091591723

The Galway Waterways Foundation (GWF) is a non-profit company limited by guarantee established to celebrate, maintain, and develop the rivers and canals in Galway city for the benefit of residents, visitors and the natural environment.

  • Address: 58 Dominick Street Lower, Galway, H91 T2P3
  • Email: galwaywaterways@gmail.com
  • Phone: 087 699 3193

GLUAS is a group that wants to see a light rail system for Galway city to solve traffic congestion, reduce our emissions and improve quality of life.

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The Galway branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust is dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and educating the public about Galway’s wildlife. 
  • Email: iwtgalway@gmail.com

As a result of community campaigning, the Terryland Forest Park was established in early 2000 as a “People’s Park” where all sectors of society would work together to develop a unique urban forest in the heart of Galway city.

Tuatha of Terryland Forest Park (Páirc Foraoise Thuatha na Tír Oileáin) is the former Terryland Forest Park Alliance.

Tuatha of Terryland Forest Park are looking to ensure that the 70 hectares riverine parkland achieves its original objective of becoming a native tree forestry, a wildlife sanctuary, a location for arts events, a facility for the utilisation of traditional rural skills/crafts such as drystone-walling, coppicing and organic gardening, an outdoor classroom for schools, a outdoor research laboratory for third level colleges, a recreational amenity and the hub for the development of a network of city-wide ecological corridors and pedestrian/cycling greenways.

Social Inclusion Pillar

49 Members

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Established in the 1990s Access for All are a partnership of disability organisations and individuals working towards Universal Access for everyone in Galway City.

  • Address: C/o Galway City Partnership, 3rd Floor, The Plaza, Headford Road, Galway
  • Phone: 091 773466
  • Email: sabrina@gcp.ie

Age Action logo

Age Action is a national charity which works to improve policy and services for older people. Age action wants to make Ireland the best place in the world in which to grow older.

  • Address: 3 Saint Francis Street, Galway
  • Phone: 091 527831
  • Email: info@ageaction.ie


AMACH! LGBT is a volunteer-run organisation which represents and advocates on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in Galway city and county.

  • Address: Victoria Place Victoria Pl, Galway, H91 FD72
  • Phone: 089 252 3307
  • Email: info@amachlgbt.com


Amdalah Africa Foundation (AMDAF) aims to support women of African descent to change the narrative surrounding their identities, contribute to the protection and promotion of their civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights and enhance their development in term of recognition, justice, development and respect through collaborations, public educational campaigns and awareness-raising programmes.

  • Address: 3 the Plaza Offices, Galway City Partnership, Headford Road, Galway

ATMOS Collective aims to inspire and motivate young people to find and develop their creative voice through music, poetry, film and art; to engage young people from diverse communities and cultural backgrounds in the creative production process; o build safe creative spaces that foster personal growth, confidence and positive mental health and much more.

Ballybane Community Resource CentreBallybane Community Resource Centre provides a wide range of support and activities for the local community.

  • Address: Ballybane Galway Co. Galway
  • Phone: 091 768 300
  • Email: reception@bcrc.ie

Blue Teapot Theatre Company

Blue Teapot is a multi-award winning Theatre Company, Performing Arts School and Outreach programme for people with intellectual disabilities at the forefront of arts & disability in Ireland. Blue Teapot are committed to high quality theatre, training and the celebration of creativity. Thier mission is to effect positive change in public consciousness concerning people with intellectual disabilities through the medium of theatre, allowing their members inherent talent and creativity to speak for itself.

  • Address: Blue Teapot Theatre, Munster Avenue, Galway, H91 FVF8
  • Phone: 091 520 977
  • Email: info@blueteapot.ie

Chime, originally established as the National Association for Deaf back in 1964,

  • Address: 9 Francis Street, Galway H91EV2F
    Open Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm Closed for lunch 1pm – 2pm
  • Phone: (091) 564 871
  • Text: 086 864 8659
  • Email: galway@chime.ie

Clúid Housing LogoClúid Housing is an award winning, not-for-profit charity providing over 6500 affordable, high quality homes to people in housing need. Established in 1994, Clúid has grown to become the largest approved housing body (AHB) in Ireland.

  • Address: Parkmore, Co. Galway
  • Phone: 01 707 2088
  • Email: cluid@cluid.ie

COPE Galway LogoCOPE Galway is a local charity whose vision is for an improved quality of life in a home of their own for people affected by homelessness, domestic abuse and older people facing isolation.

  • Address: Tuam Road, Galway, Ireland
  • Phone: 091 778 750
  • Email: info@copegalway.ie

Croí na Gaillimhe is an interculteral and intergenerational resource centre, responding to the changing needs of people who find themselves experiencing social isolation. In conjunction with the SVP members, Croí na Gaillimhe are involved in a range of activities characterised by support and friendship, promoting self-sufficiency and working for social justice.

  • Address: Maureen O’Connell House, 1 Mill Street, Galway H91AK65
  • Phone: 091 895 203
  • Email: info@croinagaillimhe.ie

Disability Federation of Ireland DFI supports the participation and empowerment of people with disabilities within society. By driving the implementation and monitoring of policy, DFI engages with policy-makers, organisations and people with disabilities to develop, respond to change and to positively improve the lives of people with disabilities.

  • Address: DFI West Galway City
  • Phone: 0864670810 Lisa Fenwick / 086 3847440 Cathy McGrath
  • Email: info@disability-federation.ie
  • For the Galway branch click here.

Down Syndrome Galway provides information, support and friendship to people with Down syndrome and their families in Galway City and County, working towards an improved quality of life with respect and acceptance of people with Down syndrome as valued members of their community. Down Syndrome Galway recognises the importance of early intervention and developing communication ability. Down Syndrome Galway aims to create opportunities for social and personal inclusion and integration across the age spectrum

  • Phone: 086 8719000
  • Email: info@downsyndromegalway.ie

Eastside Community Drama is a social inclusion group working with people with intellectual disability and mental health issues. The group promotes personal development, self-esteem and confidence through drama with members devising a show with a facilitator.

  • Address: c/o 53 Sliabh Ban, Ballybane, Galway
  • Phone: 0871838934

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EmployAbility Galway provides a supported employment service, by providing employment facilitator support to job seekers with disabilities and to employers.

  • Address: Unit 9A, Galway Technology Centre, Mervue Business Park, Galwa
  • Phone: 086 380 0444
  • Email: info@employabilitygalway.ie

Enugu State Progressive Union Ireland, Galway Branch is a non-political and not for profit organisation with open membership that aims at fostering better unity, promoting their culture and building a stronger bond amongst the members and the local communities.

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Epilepsy Ireland was established in 1966 and is the national patient organisation representing people with epilepsy and their families/carers in Ireland. Their vision is to achieve a society where no person’s life is limited by epilepsy.

  • Address: Westside Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway
  • Phone: 01 4557500
  • Email: info@epilepsy.ie
  • For the Galway branch click here.

GARN LogoGalway Anti Racism Network (GARN) is a grassroots community group committed to promoting racial equality and social justice. Not tied to any political party or organisation, GARN work with other groups that share the same goals and believe that everyone deserves the same respect and rights regardless of origin, ethnicity, appearance or belief system. GARN want to strengthen the campaign against racism both locally and internationally gathering people together to get the voice of change heard.

  • Address: Galway Traveller Movement Office, The Plaza, Headford Rd, Galway
  • Phone: 0851247666

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The vision of Galway Autism Partnership is that the people and families affected by autism spectrum disorders will have services and support in Galway city and county.

  • Address: Tigh Ronain , 36 Laurel Park, Newcastle, Galway
  • Phone: 091 588 899
  • Email: info@galwayautismpartnership.com

Galway City Partnership is a local and community development company working in Galway City that has been in existence since 1996. Galway City Partnership’s aim is to tackle disadvantage and social exclusion – and focus particularly on those who are long term unemployed.

  • Address: N. 3, The Plaza Offices, Headford Rd, Galway
  • Phone: 091 773 466
  • Email: info@gcp.ie

Galway Contact is an organisation for older people which works to relieve loneliness and feelings of isolation among the elderly through its befriending service.  Galway Contact also organise and transport elderly to regular social clubs and outings and submit applications through the Seniors Alert Scheme for personal alarms and provide follow-up support.

  • Address: Galway Contact, c/o The Parish Office, Barna Church, Barna, Co. Galway
  • Phone: 091 867892
  • Email: galwaycontact@gmail.com

Galway Deaf Centre provides a space for social interaction, activities, trips, events, classes and occasional trips. It is a space where the Deaf Community can speak through ISL and promote their own language and culture.

  • Address: C/O The Mechanics Institute, 4 Middle Street, Galway, H91 XT6P

Galway Simon Client Action Group provides opportunities for clients of Galway Simon to discuss issues and have a role in decisions which affect their lives.

Galway Simon Community provides accommodation and support services to those experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness in Galway. We work with a clear vision in mind: a community where everyone has a place to call home.

  • Address: 18 Tuam Road Centre, Tuam Road, Galway, H91X2N4
  • Phone: 091 381828
  • Email: info@galwaysimon.ie

Galway Special Olympics Kayak Club is a club for people over 16 with intellectual disability based in Wood Qualy.

  • Address: 54 Westbrook, Barna Road, Galway

The vision of Galway Traveller Movement (GTM) is full equality, social justice and human rights realised for members of the Traveller community, and meaningful participation of Travellers in social, economic, political and cultural life.

GTM’s mission is to challenge discrimination and racism experienced by the Traveller community in Galway city and county; to challenge the status quo and to empower members of the Traveller community to take action to realise Traveller rights.

  • Address: The Plaza, Headford Road, Galway
  • Phone: 091 765390
  • Email: info@gtmtrav.ie

Save the date:

  • 1st March – The Irish State’s formal recognition of the Traveller Community
  • 21st March – International Day Against Racism
  • June – Traveller Pride Week
  • 10th December – International Human Rights Day

Galway Visually Impaired Activity Club are a group that organizes different activities for visually impaired and blind people living in Galway. The Club aims to tackle social isolation as well as promoting community participation.

  • Phone: 0876042606
  • Email: gviaclub@gmail.com

Glór is the Irish word for voice and the Age Action Glór groups were set up to enable older people to make their voices heard amongst decision makers. The groups meet on a monthly basis in Dublin, Cork and Galway to discuss the issues impacting on older people in their community.

Igbo Progressive Union – Women Wing is part of Igbo Progressive union, a nonprofit group that aims to support its members to achieve a common goal. The group also collaborates and works with the Galway community to foster harmonious, inclusive and developmental relationships for the benefit of everyone living in Galway city and county.

Independent Living Movement Ireland ILMI are working collectively to create an Independent Living Movement in Ireland led by disabled people, promoting a rights-based social model of disability, challenging a charity/medical view of disability. ILMI are working towards the removal of societal barriers that prevent active equal participation of disabled people, challenging the denial of people’s rights and the promotion of the philosophy of Independent Living.

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) is Ireland’s national child protection charity. ISPCC’s mission is to make the protection of children everyone’s priority.

The ISPCC provides a range of services directly to children and families, and advocates for change to enhance the lives of children in Ireland. It is funded through fundraising and through funding provided by government agencies for the delivery of specified services.

  • Address: Unit 4, Galway Retail Park, Headford Road, Galway City
  • Phone: 091 532 422
  • Email: galway@ispcc.ie

Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is Ireland’s leading representative organisation and service provider for people with physical disabilities.

  • Address: Unit 10A, Merlin Park Regional Hospital, Galway
  • Phone: 091 771 552
  • Email: galway@iwa.ie

Le Chéile Gym provides cost-accessible gym classes to people with varied residency status in Ireland, including 100% subsidised gym classes for those in the international protection application process. Le Chéile Gym’s vision is to create integration between all members of the community through the vehicle of exercise, mental wellness, nutrition and healthy living. Le Chéile Gym’s mission is to come together as a community to address inequities in wellness and create fitness spaces where all people, regardless of residency status, skin colour, gender identity, body type or life story can be well.

  • Address: C/O Galway City Partnership, The Plaza, 3rd Floor, Headford Road, Galway

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland (MS Ireland) is the only National Organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to the MS community. MS Ireland works with people with Multiple Sclerosis (PwMS), their family members, carers and a range of key stakeholders including health care professionals, students and anyone with an interest in MS.

  • Address: MS Society, Western Regional Office, Curragrean, Merlin Park, Galway
  • Phone: 091 768630
  • Email: info@ms-society.ie

Muscular Dystrophy Ireland MDI aims to provide information and support to people with neuromuscular conditions and their families through a range of support services. MDI’s objective is to promote through practical empowerment, independent living for people with the condition muscular dystrophy.

MDI supports advocating for services to enable people with neuromuscular conditions to fully participate in society and to live a life of their own choosing. MDI also aims to support and fund research into neuromuscular conditions.

  • Address: Galway Technology Park, Tara Rock, Parkmore, Galway
  • Phone: 091 395 497
  • Email: info@mdi.ie

National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) is Ireland’s national sight loss agency. Its mission is to transform the lives of people who are blind or vision impaired. NCBI works with children and adults across the country with a range of programs all designed to ensure the individual can live life confidently and independently.

  • Phone: 1850 33 43 53
  • Email: info@ncbi.ie
  • Address: Odeon House, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway H91 PX9K

The National Learning Network Galway provide a range of free courses to people who have had an accident, illness, injury or have a disability and extra support needs.

  • Address: Horizon Business Park, Ballybrit, Galway, Galway H91XHY2
  • Phone: (091) 756 650
  • Email: galway@nln.ie

No. 4 Youth Service provides a range of supports for young people aged 13-25 years in areas including education, physical and mental health, homelessness prevention and employability.

  • Address: No. 4 Augustine Street, Galway
  • Phone: 091 568483

NUI Galway University of Sanctuary/Galway Community of Sanctuary

Places of Sanctuary Ireland (PoSI ) is a network of groups in local communities which share the objectives of promoting a culture of welcome and inclusiveness across Irish society for those seeking International Protection in Ireland. Their University of Sanctuary initiative encourage and celebrate the good practice of universities, colleges and institutes welcoming refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants into their university communities in meaningful ways.

The University of Sanctuary steering committee at NUI Galway also includes the Irish Traveller community in its remit, with a focus on the promotion of Irish Traveller culture as an innate and positive element of Irish society, and to address the low levels of participation at second and third-level education amongst Irish Travellers.

  • Email: uni.sanctuary@nuigalway.ie

Pernet CLG was established is to advance and promote education, relieve poverty, disadvantage and social exclusion in Galway City and other affiliated communities, through the provision of facilities for youth work, adult education, networking, mentoring, life skills, spirituality and counselling services to those in need and to work with families, individuals and other community and charitable groups.

Sexual Health West (former AIDS West) was established in 1987 to provide care, support and education to people affected by HIV/AIDS.

Shining Light Galway provide assistance to minority groups who are affected by poverty and are tackling issues through direct actions such as delivery of food rescued from waste (in conjunction with Food Cloud), redistribution of unwanted furniture items, free books for kids, getting people outside for a walk and a chat, support with mental health needs and assistance to marginalised families.

The Melting Pot Luck are a community group of asylum seekers, refugees and local people who host potluck dinners and intercultural events. The group’s aim is to develop links between people who live in Direct Provision and the local community and to celebrate our diverse cultures.

  • Address: 27 Rockfield Park, Rahoon, Galway
  • Phone: 0858226449
  • Email: galwaymeltingpotluck@gmail.com

Theatre for Change aims to develop and promote opportunities for creative engagement, expression and dialogue that supports personal capacity building to bring about personal, community and social change, addressing the social injustices within which people live.

  • Address: c/o Ann Lyons, Institute for Lifecourse and Society, NUIG, Upper Newcastle road Galway
  • Phone: 0894917286
  • Email: tforcgalway@gmail.com

Threshold was founded in 1978 and are a registered charity whose aim is to secure a right to housing, particularly for households experiencing the problems of poverty and exclusion.

Threshold continues to provide free, independent, and confidential advice and support to individuals and families via a new webchat service available on the website threshold.ie or the freephone helpline 1800 454 454

  • Threshold’s webchat operates Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5pm via threshold.ie.
  • Threshold’s freephone helpline remains available Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm at 1800 454 454.
  • Address: 5 Prospect Hill, Galway, H91 HC1H
  • Phone: 1800 454 454

United Women Galway is a group of Refugee/Migrant women who have come together to support each other and their community to face barriers of unfair policies and systems that harm women, from racial and gender injustice, and economic inequality and achieving positive impact in areas of integration. With a special focus on women and children.

  • Address: Dominick Street Upper, Galway City, Galway, Ireland
  • Phone: 089 963 8317
  • Email: unitedwomengalway@gmail.com

Visionation is a drama group based in Galway city, creating and performing theatre based on the actors’ experiences of living in Direct Provision.

Western Housing Association intends to be principally engaged in the provision of housing and associated amenities for persons in deprived circumstances and to provide for the relief of poverty caused by poor housing conditions and homelessness.

Westside Age Inclusion co-ordinates a range of services in the local area to people over the age of 55 years. These include practical work such as changing light bulbs, painting and decorating, gardening, and adult education. A laundry service is also available.

  • Address: Unit 13, Westside Enterprise Centre, Galway
  • Phone: 091 589861
  • Email: westsideageinclusionltd@eircom.net

Community Pillar

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The 14th Galway, Galway’s fast growing Scout Group provides active scouting to the 6 to 26 year old young people of the Western Galway Suburbs.

14th St Patrick’s Scout Group are part of Scouting Ireland which is a uniformed, voluntary, non-formal education, movement.

  • Address: 42 Devon Park, Salthill, Galway
  • Tel: 0868238303
  • Email: groupleader@14thgalway.ie

Ability West provides services and supports to 600 children and adults with intellectual disability and comorbidities in 60 centres located across Galway City and County. The mission of Ability West is to empower people with disabilities to live self-directed lives in an equal and inclusive society.

  • Address: Blackrock House, Salthill, H91 R254, Galway
  • Tel: 091 540900

Abortion Access Campaign West (AAC West) is a women’s collective seeking to ensure that those who need abortion care receive it in a respectful and caring environment that meets their needs.

AAC West are currently working on sharing information on access to abortion, the inclusion of safety zone legislation, adequate sexual health education in our schools and free contraception.

  • Tel: 0861274124
  • Email: abortionaccesscampaignwest@gmail.com

Africa United Galway aims to be a unified voice of Africans living in Galway, empowering and supporting Africans in the community.

An Áit Eile Cooperative aims to promote community wellbeing, with especial respect to Mental Health, the Arts, and Ecological Regeneration.

  • Address: 11a Sandy Road, Galway, Ireland

Architecture at the Edge aims to promote excellence in the built environment and to advocate for responsible architecture, planning and urban design.

ARD Family Resource Centre supports community development, families and individuals in the area. The centre is open to the public from Monday to Friday and is based in Doughiska, opposite Lidl supermarket. Over 80 courses/classes/clinics take place here each week.

  • Address: ARD FRC, The Cumasú Centre, Doughiska, Galway.
  • Tel: 091 768852
  • Email: martina@ardfrc.com

Baile an Choiste/Ard an Choiste Text Alert Residents Group aims to keep the community informed about any crimes or criminal activity via text alert.

Ballinfoile Castlegar Neighbourhood Centre (BCNC) believe in providing the local community with the opportunity to develop and grow through the provision of facilities and the facilitation of essential services.

BCNC’s state of the art Centre houses a number of meeting, sporting, and health & fitness facilities. Through these facilities various groups and organisations provide essential services to the local community of Ballinfoile, Castlegar & environs.

  • Address: Headford Road, Galway
  • Tel: 091429620
  • Email: admin@bcnc.ie

The Ballybane Taskforce is a group made up of local community representatives and community and state organisations based in Ballybane working together to promote and support the area.
The group’s mission is to work together with everyone in Ballybane to improve the community they live in and to work with other agencies to ensure people in our community have access to quality services, education, training and employment.
The group’s vision is to support the development of a just and inclusive Ballybane by ensuring equality of opportunity for people irrespective of their gender, race, skin colour, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, religious or political beliefs, class or ethnic origin, including membership of the Travelling Community.
  • Address: Ballybane Community Resource Centre, Ballybane, Galway H91 VP6D

The Brothers of Charity Physiotherapy Department, as part of multidisciplinary teams, provide support services to people who avail of BOC Services Galway and their families. They provide assessments, recommendations and therapy to a wide range of people and age groups, in a variety of settings. People referred for physiotherapy within the services may have specific physical or intellectual disabilities, such as Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, chromosomal or genetic conditions. Other people referred may have developmental and gross motor delays, co-ordination and balance difficulties. Some people may have difficulties with walking or require intervention post-surgery or following a fracture.

  • Address: Woodlands Centre, Renmore, Galway
  • Phone: 091 721406
  • Email: louiseodriscoll@galway.brothersofcharity.ie

Brothers of Charity Services Connect Programme is an inclusive, progressive organisation committed to the people it supports and their right to lead full and valued lives as equal citizens. The Connect Programme supports people with intellectual disabilities to make new friends and establish connections with people in their local communities.

  • Address: Woodlands Centre, Renmore, Galway, H91 KN20
  • Phone: 091 721493
  • Email: WoodlandsReception@bocsi.ie

Cheshire Galway provides a range of support services to people with both physical and neurological conditions in their homes, in residential centres, in supported accommodation and in stand alone respite facilities. The aim of Cheshire Galway is to provide quality, person-centred services, which facilitate people with disabilities to live a life of their own choosing.

  • Address: Galway Cheshire Homes, Merlin Park, Curragreen, Galway H91 R547
  • Phone: 091 771 762
  • Email: richard.humphreys@cheshire.ie

Claddagh Watch Patrol is a voluntary charity established to prevent deaths by accident and suicide on the waterways of Galway City. Volunteers operate Safety Prevention Patrols on various nights each week.

  • Phone: 087 993 3097
  • Email: claddaghwatch@gmail.com

Clifton Park Residents Association’s objectives are to maintain and safeguard the interests of its members in respect of their houses within Clifton Park; improve appearance, conditions and public amenities within Clifton Park and adjacent areas and nurture a community spirit among the residents of the Park.

  • Address: CPRA c/o 9 Clifton Drive, Newcastle,Galway. H91VP7D
  • Tel: 0862579863
  • Email: cpragalway@gmail.com

The CKI is NUI Galway’s centre for community engagement. It is involved in building connections between the wider community and the university and partners with many community and voluntary sector in a range of activities, including student involvement in community-based learning and volunteering. The centre aims to make the university more accessible to the wider public and support the work of civil society organisations.

  • Address: Institute for Lifecourse & Society, NUI Galway
  • Phone: 091 493823
  • Email: ann.lyons@nuigalway.ie

Coogan Park Residents Association is a voluntary organisation committed to delivering quality youth services within local communities, to empower young people to identify and realise their potential in a safe and supportive environment.

Co-operative Housing Ireland is an Approved Housing Body (AHB) and works closely with various stakeholders in the housing sector, including Local Authorities, Government, aspiring home owners, tenants and developers, to provide high quality social-rented and home ownership co-operative homes across the country.

Founded in 1980, Corrib Waterpolo Club currently have over 100 players aged from 8 to 60 with Jnr, Snr and Masters teams.

  • Email: corribwpcsecretary@gmail.com

 A peer led mental health recovery group that promotes recovery through recovery education, activities, creativity, peer support and drop ins.

Cuidiúʼs motto is education and support for parenthood. Their aim is to provide information to parents which allows them to make informed choices about pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding and to provide a supportive background to empower parents to act upon their decisions.

Cúirt International Festival of Literature aims to promote the study, education, appreciation and understanding of all forms of Arts and Crafts throughout Ireland but in particular Galway City and County.

  • Address: Cúirt International Festival of Literature, 47 Domnick Street, Galway
  • Email: info@cuirt.ie

Cumann Siuil Cois Corribe is a walking club set up in 1999 to enjoy the hills of Clare, Galway and Mayo. Member Club of Mountaineering Ireland.

Domestic Violence Response (DVR) Galway is a community led organisation providing support services to women who experience domestic violence and abuse in county Galway.

  • Address: The Courtyard, Main St, Oughterard, Galway
  • Tel: 091 866740
  • Email: dvr@indigo.ie

Ed Centre Bridge Club consists of 44 members ranging from 66 to 86 years of age who play bridge every Thursday morning and participate in local and national tournaments.

Engineers Ireland West Region covers Galway, Mayo and Roscommon providing a focal point for engineers of all grades and disciplines, and proactively encouraging their continuous professional development through delivery of a varied programme of lectures, seminars, site visits, golfing and social networking events.

  • Address: Galway Technology Centre, IDA Business Park, Mervue, Galway
  • Tel: 0868253593
  • Email: eiwestevents@gmail.com

Etinosasere Community Association Group aims to promote the culture background and diversity of the people from South-West Benin Kingdom of Nigeria and support the community through art and culture.

Fana Bui Residents Association aims to upkeep the Fana Bui estate and the wellbeing of its residents.

Flirt FM / College Campus Radio DAC serves the 25,000+ student population of Galway city and its immediate environs. This radio station aims to provide Galway students with an entertaining, topical, engaging and informative alternative to mainstream commercial radio. The output of the station is diverse and eclectic, reflecting the tastes of its target audience, who are the people both listening to and participating in the production of the programming.

  • Address: Áras na MacLéinn, University of Ireland/Ollscoil na Gaillimhe
  • Phone: 091 493470
  • Email: flirtfm@gmail.com

Foróige purpose is to develop and implement a youth education programme complementary to the home, school and work to enable young people to involve themselves consciously and actively in their own development and in the development of society. In Galway there are a number of Foróige Youth Projects, Garda Youth Diversion Projects and the Big Brother Big Sister Programme.

  • Email: megan.depinna@foroige.ie

GAA Football Club providing football training and participation in Galway City. Juvenilles from 6 to 10 and two Adult Teams. Building juvenille section after absence in our community area.

  • Address: C/o 14 Upper Fairhill Road, Claddagh, Galway
  • Tel: 086 828 6363
  • Email: secretary.frgriffinseireog.galway@gaa.ie

Friends of Barna Woods and Rusheen Bay endeavour to contribute to the preservation of Barna Woods and Rusheen Bay as vital resources of environmental and community value. 

The Galway African Diaspora-Ireland, aims to showcase Afro-Caribbean culture and diversity in Galway, City of Tribes.

  • Address: C/o Galway City Partnership, 3rd Floor, The Plaza, Headford Road, Galway
  • Phone: 0899520767
  • Email: galwaydiaspora@gmail.com

Galway City Age Friendly Older Persons Council aims to represent the issues and concerns of older people to the service providers in the city.

Galway Arts Centre consists of a gallery, showing national and international contemporary art, Cuirt International Festival of Literature & a Theatre programme. The headquarters avail of 3 gallery spaces together with rooms for classes, workshops and meetings.

  • Address: 47 Dominick Street, Galway
  • Phone: 091 568 642
  • Email: info@galwayartscentre.ie
  • Opening times: Monday – Thursday 10am – 5.30pm / Friday 10am – 5pm / Saturday 12pm – 5.00pm

The mission of Galway Bohemians AFC, Galway’s most historic football club is to nurture the sheer fun of physical activity by creating an environment that fosters integrity, growth, and respect for people and the game of football. Galway Bohemians AFC are dedicated to igniting a passion for the sport while cultivating a team mentality that extends beyond the field of play.

  • Address: Millers Lane, Western Distributor Road, Galway
  • Tel: 0851117848
  • Email: galwaybohs@galwayfa.ie

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The central purpose and role of Galway Centre For Independent Living is to provide relevant and meaningful, person-centered services that support the full and equal inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of society.

  • Address: Unit 53, Briarhill Business Park, Briarhill, Galway
  • Phone: 091 773 910
  • Email: info@gcil.ie

Galway City Sailing Club promotes and facilitates the sport of dinghy sailing in the community of Galway City and surrounds.

  • Address: Galway City Sailing Club, Galway Harbour Business Park, Galway
  • Email: secretay@galwaycitysailingclub.com

The Galway City School of Judo has a policy of inclusion and whilst the club is successful at both National competitions, the main focus of the club is to create a family friendly atmosphere where all members can have fun and develop at their chosen pace to reach their own personal goals. Students of Judo benefit from a unique blend methods mixed with modern fitness and sports’ psychology techniques.
  • Address: Unit 27, Oldenway Business Park, Ballybrit, Galway
  • Email: gcsjudo@gmail.com

The Irish Girl Guides is a uniquely girl-only, youth-driven, active and dynamic organisation. It offers a varied and exciting programme for girls and young women aged 5-26 and opportunities for Leaders of all ages.

The Irish Girl Guides’s mission is to enable girls and young women to develop to their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world.

  • Address: 36 New Rd, Galway
  • Phone: 091 566 500
  • Email: info@irishgirlguides.ie

Through advocacy, education, and management Dúchas na Gaillimhe – Galway Civic Trust is committed to protecting and enhancing Galway’s heritage. It aims to preserve, protect, enhance and present the natural, built and cultural environment of Galway, improving local civic and cultural amenities for the benefit of the city’s residents and visitors.

  • Address: Hall of the Red Earl, Druid Lane, Galway, H91 XV2C
  • Phone: 091 564946
  • Email: info@galwaycivictrust.ie

Galway Community Circus (GCC) is a charitable organisation dedicated to inspiring and empowering people of all ages and abilities through circus arts. GCC use the fun and innovative nature of circus as an educational tool for personal, artistic, social and community development.

  • Address: St. Joseph’s Community Centre, Galway
  • Tel: 0873947977
  • Email: info@galwaycircus.com

Galway Co-op Housing provides social housing to persons who have a housing need. We aim to provide high quality housing and related supports based on co-operative principles.

  • Address: The Hall, Cuar na Lus, Circular Road, Galway, H91 V26D
  • Tel: 091 584958 / 086 8731909
  • Email: manager@galwaycooperativehousing.ie

Galway Cycling Campaign (GCC) are an independent, membership-driven organisation made up of dedicated volunteers. GCC’s vision for Galway is a place where people can travel easily, safely and enjoyably by bicycle. GCC also advocates for all road users, including pedestrians, families, people with disabilities and public transport users.

  • Email: info@galwaycycling.org

Galway Community Action Tenants Union (CATU), is a community union set up for and by tenants, mortgage holders and those living in precarious living situations. CATU believes in direct action, community democracy and organising as tools to build our collective power and voice. These are the core principles of the union.

  • Email: catugalway@gmail.com

Galway Hibernians is a football club that caters for children and adults from 5 to juniour level of all abilities.

  • Address: Bohermore, to the side of Headford Rd shopping center, off Sean Mulvoy Road
  • Email: galwayhibs@galwayfa.com

Galway Hooker Sailing Club promotes and facilitates the sailing in the traditional Galway Hooker sailing boats to the community of Galway, both city and beyond. Galway Hooker Sailing Club objective is to revive and keep the tradition of Galway’s iconic boats alive and pass down the art of preservation and restoration to future generations.

Galway Kayak Club is a volunteer-led club based at Commercial Boat Club in Woodquay. The group is affiliated with Canoeing Ireland and caters for both competitive and recreational paddlers, adults and juniors.

  • Address: Kayak Section, Commercial Boat Club, Woodquay, Galway
  • Email: galwaykayakclub@gmail.com

Galway Music Residency exists to serve the people of Galway city and county, providing opportunities for all to experience music in new and unexpected ways, to learn from inspiring musicians and spark joy in their lives. 

Galway Pro-Choice is a group founded in June 2012 campaigning for reproductive rights and bodily autonomy in Ireland.

  • Phone: 087 389 7945
  • Email: prochoicegalway@gmail.com

Galway Rowing Club are a rowing club based in Woodquay Galway. The membership of the club ranges from juniors ( boys and girls from age 12 ) to Masters (male and female ranging in age to 75).  The club aims to welcome male and female juniors and adults to participate in the sport of rowing on the River Corrib. The objective of the club is to introduce people to the joy of rowing on the River Corrib and this is a skill they can use throughout their lives.

Galway Samaritans is the only all Ireland 24-hour emotional support helpline, with over 2,000 volunteers in 21 branches answering over half a million calls/emails a year.

  • Address: 14 Nun’s Island, Galway, H91 YR27
  • Phone: 116123
  • Email: jo@samaritans.ie

Galway Softball aims to grow Softball as a sport in Galway by promoting softball as a social and fun sport which can be enjoyed by all. The group’s objectives are to create a competitive softball team in Galway, to provide a safe area in which to play softball and to facilitate League and friendly Softball Games.

  • Address: 8 Drom Ard, Prospect Hill, Galway
  • Email: galway.softball@gmail.com

Galway Swimming Club, established in 1930, is a teaching and competitive swimming club based in Galway City, Ireland that trains swimmers of all ages and abilities

  • Email: info@galwayswimmingclub.ie

Galway Volunteer Centre supports members of the public to volunteer by advertising volunteer opportunities on behalf of charities and non-profit organisations in Galway city and county. Galway Volunteer Centre also provides a vetting service to non-profit organisations.

  • Address: 27 William Street West, Galway
  • Tel: 091 581727
  • Email: info@volunteergalway.ie

A Residents Association for the Gleann Na Rí estate.

  • Address: 65 Gleann Na Ri, Galway
  • Email: gnrresidentsassociation@gmail.com

Grattan Court Residents Association aims to enhance Grattan Court area and make it a pleasant and safe environment for all the residents.

  • Address: Grattan Court, Salthill, Galway

Hazel Park Residents Association aims to foster a community spirit in the Hazel Park area, to advance and promote all the amenities possible for the area and to protect and advance the rights and interests of each resident.

  • Address: Hazel Park Estate, Newcastle, Galway

Helplink Mental Health’s mission is to provide accessible, free or low-cost mental health services; locally, nationally and internationally, 7 days a week and out–of–hours. The three types of mental health services that Helplink provides are: CounsellingInformation Provision and Education.

HopeSpace Galway Children’s Grief Centre aims to provide a free listening support service for grieving children and young adults (4 – 18) in Galway city and county, affected by loss through death, separation and divorce both before and after the experience of a loss.

Access for All LogoHealth Promotion and Improvement services aim to embed preventative health measures and messages in models of health service delivery and in the settings where people are born, live, learn, socialise and work.

  • Address: Health Promotion & Improvement, HSE Health and Wellbeing Division, Block A, Clinical and Administration, Merlin Park University Hospital, Galway

Igbo Progressive Union Galway (IPU) is a non political cultural organisation whose aims and objectives are to promote peace amongst members and our local communities, to teach the culture of the people of the Igbo Nation from Southeastern Nigeria.

  • Address: C/o Galway City Partnership, 3rd Floor, The Plaza, Headford Road, Galway
  • Tel: 0870631059

Indian Cultural & Sports Community (ICSC) is a prime Indian Community in Galway, which was formed in 2015 as a non-profit community body by the Indian diaspora predominantly living in and around Galway City & County.

  • Address: 72, Binn Bhan, Knocknacarra, Galway
  • Tel: 0894407865
  • Email: icscgalway@gmail.com

The Irish Chinese Society (ICS) Galway provides services and advice to Chinese overseas and anyone interested in working with China/Chinese people. ICS Galway aims to protect the rights of Chinese people in Galway; preserve Chinese culture and traditions among the local Chinese community and help them to integrate into Irish society.

  • Address: Anno Santo Hotel, 51 Threadneedle Road, Salthill, Galway
  • Phone: 087 2272983
  • Email: info@icsgalway.org

JCI (Junior Chamber International) is a global network of active young people from across the globe.

JCI provides its members with training and leadership opportunities, networking, social events and projects in their local community, and the chance to develop themselves both professionally and personally.

  • Address: Portershed, Eyre Square, Galway
  • Email: info@jcigalway.org

Jigsaw Galway is a free and confidential support service for young peoples mental health (aged 15 – 25) in Galway city and county.

  • Address: Fairgreen Road, Galway, H91 AXK8
  • Phone: 091 549 252
  • Email: galway@jigsaw.ie

Knocknacarra Community Group manage Community Meeting Rooms in Knocknacarra, above Joyce’s Shopping Centre.

  • Address: Knocknacarra, Galway
  • Phone: 087 6592719

Le Cheile Westside Co Ltd aims to prepare long term unemployed for re-entry to mainstream workforce and create and implement a work programme which provides training, skills, development and relevant work experience for participants in project.

  • Address: Unit 1, Westside Enterprise Centre, Bothar Le Cheile
  • Phone: 091582146
  • Email: info@lecheilewestside.ie

Leas na Mara Social Committee aims to form stronger community relationships and a unified interest in the Leas na Mara estate development and future prospects for the entire community and to provide a variety of free education prospects.

  • Address: Leas na Mara, Ballymoneen Road, Knocknacarra, Galway

Let’s Get Talking is a nonprofit Counselling & Psychotherapy Service providing accessible, professional, non-set fee therapy nationwide.

  • Address: Liosban House (above Ulster Bank),Liosban Industrial Estate,Tuam Road, Galway
  • Phone: 0818 714 001
  • Email: galway@letsgettalking.ie

Link Galway Limited (Cafe Link) aim to provide a supported catering, training and employment service for adults with intellectual disabilities. To do this, Cafe Link will aim to provide catering trainee internships, catering employment opportunities, support and friendship to adults with disabilities in Galway City and County.

  • Address: 5A/B Sandy Road Centre, Sandy road, Galway
  • Phone: 091 770 310
  • Email: enquirieslinkgalway@gmail.com

Merlin Woods Sports Club is a multisports club for Doughiska, Roscam, Ardaun, promoting participation, diversity and growth mindset.

  • Address: ARD Cumasu Family Resource Centre, Doughiska Village, Galway
  • Tel: 091 768852
  • Email: merlinwoodssportsclub@gmail.com

Merlin Woods Tennis Club provide coaching, mentoring and personal development through sport for people in Doughiska, Roscam, Ballibane area.

Mervue United AFC was formed in 1960 by a small group of Mervue locals. The club has grown from then to be one of the biggest in the West of Ireland and fields over 25 teams in both male and female Galway District League competitions and Connacht and national FAI and SFAI competitions.

  • Address: Fahy’s Field, Mervue, Galway
  • Phone: 091 771609
  • Email: mervueunited@eircom.net

The Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) is a registered charity and established as a company limited by guarantee. MAI provides support, advice and reassurance on a range of migraine issues while promoting awareness on these issues to migraineurs, health professionals, policy makers and the general public. The Association seeks to empower and optimise the quality of life of people with migraine and other headache disorders through creating awareness, providing information and support and promoting research and treatment.

  • Address: Unit 14 Block 5 Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh, Dublin 17, D17 WK24
  • Phone: 01 894 1280
  • Email: info@migraine.ie

Music for Galway (MfG) is the leading platform for top quality international classical music performances in Galway and the West of Ireland. Since its foundation in 1981 it has consistently provided a diverse and stimulating season of concerts, from solo recitals to chamber music performances, operatic productions and orchestral galas.

Through the work of Artistic Director, Finghin Collins; Executive Director, Anna Lardi Fogarty; and its dynamic Board; MfG continues to attract the cream of classical talent from Ireland, Europe and across the globe to captivate audiences in a variety of venues in the West of Ireland. For Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture MfG will launch CELLISSIMO a new triennial international cello festival 25th April to 3rd May.

  • Address: Music for Galway, NUI Galway, Riverside Terrapin, Distillery Road, Lower Newcastle, Galway
  • Phone: 091 70596
  • Email: info@musicforgalway.ie

North Galway City Community Choir (NGCCC) is a community singing group based in Ballinfoyle Castlegar Neighbourhood Centre.

  • Address: Ballinfoyle Castlegar Neighbourhood Centre, Headford Rd, Galway
  • Email: ngccc@gmail.com

Our Lady’s Boys Club OLBC is a youth club based in Galway city.

  • Address: Sea Road, Galway

Port of Galway Sea Scouts is a vibrant, energetic Scouting group in Galway City, providing land and water-based adventures for children and young adults on the sea and mountains. The group aims to develop young people through the Scouting Method.

  • Address: Port of Galway Sea Scouts, Galway Ocean Sports Centre, Harbour Enterprise Park, New Docks, Galway
  • Email: info@Galwayseascouts.com

Quest Brain Injury Services is a community rehabilitative service for people who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI). Part of the National Learning Network, Quest is funded by the HSE and caters for people in the Galway, Mayo and Roscommon regions. The service is available to brain injury survivors between the ages of 18 and 65 years of age.

  • Address: 9a Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91WP9A
  • Phone: 091 778 850
  • Email: quest@nln.ie

Rahoon Family Centre is a community-based project with charitable status committed to providing a quality service to support young people and their families for over 20 years. The Centre’s aim is to provide learning opportunities that enhance social and educational skills to ensure the equality of outcomes, for children and youth in the local community.

  • Address: 44 Droim Chaoin, Bishop O`Donnell Rd, Rahoon, Galway
  • Phone: 091 528 362
  • Email: rahoonfamilycentre@gmail.com / rfcvolunteer@outlook.com

Rietumkrasts, Galway Latvian Support Group aims to preserve and develop the ethnic, linguistic and cultural identity of the representatives of the Latvian Diaspora and to present Latvian culture, traditions and dances to the Irish society.

  • Address: Mervue United A.F.C, Galway, Fahys Field, Mervue, Galway H91 P2T4
  • Phone: 089 499 3740
  • Email: guntisb2@inbox.lv

Respond offers provision of social housing for family and older persons.

  • Address: Lus Leana Community Building, Headford Road, Galway
  • Tel: 051 840200
  • Email: info@respond.ie

Rockfield Park Residents Association seek to help maintain and improve the environment, appearance and community facilities of Rockfield Park. In order to do this, the Association is committed to representing the views of all residents of the Park. The Association will uphold equal opportunities in accordance with current legislation and work towards good relations amongst all residents of the community, refraining from any conduct which discriminates or harasses.

  • Address: 60 Rockfield Park, Rahoon, Galway City
  • Phone: 0876758443
  • Email: rockfieldcommittee@gmail.com

Roscam Doughiska Men’s Shed was set up in January 2021 and serves the area of Roscam, Doughiska, Ballybrit, Coolagh, Castlegar, the Tuam road, Merlin Park, Rosshill, Ballybane, Curragreen, Ardaun and Gurrane.

  • Address: ARD centre, Doughiska road, Doughiska, Galway city
  • Phone:  085 1988333 OR 085 8230625
  • Email:  roscamshed@gmail.com

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Row to Recoveryaims to afford anyone with a cancer diagnosis the opportunity to row, regardless of their means by offering free or subsidised rowing to those who are suffering from the financial burden which often accompanies a cancer diagnosis.

  • Email: info@rowtorecoverygalway.ie

SCCUL Enterprises is a registered charity set up by but independent to St. Columba’s Credit Union, Galway in 2002. As a not for profit, social enterprise, SCCUL aims to champion societal change by promoting community, enterprise, wellbeing and social inclusion.

  • Address: Castlepark Road, Ballybane, Galway
  • Phone: 091  386 004
  • Email: admin@scculenterprises.ie

Serve the City is a movement of volunteers connecting with local charities and opportunities to serve Galway city through acts of kindness with no strings attached – show kindness in practical ways to people in need.

  • Tel: 0834394357
  • Email: tim@servethecity.ie

Shark Swimming Club is promoting and encouraging competitive, recreational and enjoyable swimming with 140+ swimmers from age 7 to 21.

  • Address: C/o Aille, Barna, Galway
  • Tel: 0878189339
  • Email: sharksecretary@gmail.com

Special Heroes Ireland supports families with children who have special needs, additional needs, life limiting or chronic illness and disability in Galway city & county. It was formed to support children who spend extended periods of time in a medical facility and their families through fun and recreational activities. Special Heroes Ireland aim to enable the child and siblings to overcome the many negative effects of the illness and the extended periods of separation.

  • Address: 57 Baile an Choiste, Headford Road, Castlegar Village, Galway

St James’ Ladies Football Club aims to promote Ladies Gaelic Football in the parishes of Renmore, Mervue, Ballybane and the Good Shepherd (Doughiska, Roscam, Ardaun).

St Michael’s GAA is a GAA Football Club in Westside, Galway City, catering for boys and girls from U6 to Minor, as well as Senior and Junior Mens and Ladies teams.

  • Address: 32 The Baily, Circular Rd, Galway
  • Tel: 0879783633
  • Email: secretary.stmichaels.galway@gaa.ie

Stay-At-Home Parents Association Parents is an advocacy group for unpaid carers in the home. Parents at home with children are invisible and undervalued. Stay-At-Home Parents Association seek to bring the important unpaid service to society to light.

  • Address: 17 Cedarwood Close, Galway
  • Tel: 0830044711
  • Email: sahpireland@gmail.com

The Galway Buskers’ Community aim to bring the busking community and public together in celebration of street arts. For buskers (street musicians/entertainers/artists), members of the public and other interested parties to come together, communicate and share all the latest info and ideas about busking in Galway.

  • Email: galwaybuskerscommunity@gmail.com

Theatre Room Galway aims to provide a monthly showcase of one act plays that emphasises community involvement and the creation of an inclusive environment for artistic expression, regardless of experience. Each showcase is free to the public, and takes place in a different location each month. Theatre Room Galway aims to perform in non-conventional spaces and to reach audiences that may not usually visit a conventional theatre space. Participants are encouraged to take part in directing, acting, and writing plays.

Third Space Galway TSG (est. 2013) is a Galway-based, interdisciplinary Arts research initiative. Acting as an interface between arts, ecology, community and cultural practices, TSG aim to actively explore pathways to a more regenerative culture and viable future, tackling climate change, biodiversity loss, and restoring ecosystem function where the way we live expresses the connection and interdependence of community, culture, ecology, and environment.

  • Email: thirdspacegalway@gmail.com
  • Phone: 087 220 19 72

Túath Housing aim to provide long-term, safe, quality housing at best value whilst locally building mixed, sustainable communities. Túath is primarily a service organisation, housing people in need and managing homes whilst responding to, engaging with and involving local people to make social housing work. 

  • Address: 4th Floor, Heritage Hall, Kirwans Land, Galway
  • Phone: 091 393 280
  • Email: galway@tuathhousing.ie

Westside Men’s Club was initiated in 1997 to support and develop projects aimed at involving men in the Community.  The Men’s Group use various mediums to address some of the issues facing men in the Westside area.

The Group has over 90 men involved and it aims to:

    • provide an opportunity for men to meet in a safe non-threatening environment
    • enable men to increase their confidence and skills thorugh workshops and on-going projects
    • further enhance links with othe Men’s Groups locally, regionally and nationally
    • continue and/or develop links with various Agencies
  • Address: Westside Resouce Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway
  • Tel: 091 528325
  • Email: menclubwrc@gmail.com

Westside Resource Centre is a community based not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. The Centre’s principal aim is the betterment of the community through the work to empower and encourage local people and local groups – particularly those experiencing disadvantage – to participate in the development of their own community.

  • Address: Seamus Quirke Road, Galway
  • Phone: 091 528325
  • Email: info@westsideresourcecentre.ie

Westside Resource Centre:

  • provide good quality serviced offices to community and voluntary organisations as well as meeting and training rooms for numerous community groups;
  • host many different educational classes, courses and seminars;
  • provide classroom space, equipment, catering service etc.;
  • provide useful ‘document services’ directly to members of the public with photocopying, faxing and laminating services available at our main reception desk;
  • display information on the work of other not-for-profit organisations active in the local area and we assist them in promoting and publicising their work.

Westside Resource Centre is also very much involved in supporting and organising a number of ongoing and successful community projects. These include the Westside Arts Festival, Westside Community Organic Garden, Westside Newsletter and the Westside Social Club for Older People.

Whitehall Close Residents’ Association aims to represent the views and interests of residents and to work to protect and improve amenities in the complex besed in Galway City.

  • Address: C/O No. 1, Whitehall Close, Lower Abbeygate Street, Galway

Woodhaven Residents Association aim to safeguard residents’ security and welfare.

  • Address: Woodhaven, Merlin Park,Galway

Woodquay Residents Association: representing the residents of Woodquay and recreating the local park as the heart of Woodquay.

  • Address: c/o Galway Rowing Club, Woodquay Galway

Yoruba Heritage Art and Cultural Group is a non-profit organization, it provides social and recreational facilities for all its members. The club strive to co-operate with and contribute towards charitable and other such organizations aimed at helping the needy and less fortunate in the society.

Youth Work Ireland Galway is a voluntary organisation committed to delivering quality youth services within local communities, to empower young people to identify and realise their potential in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Address: 41-43 Prospect Hill, Galway
  • Phone: 091 561637
  • Email: admin@youthworkgalway.ie