Currently, the Adult & Continuing Education office is located on a number of sites on the University campus. The following are directions to the main campus from where you will be able to locate our various centres, click on the following link for a centre map.
Travelling by Car
Follow the directions below, or use this journey planner to plan your exact route.
From the South
From Cork or Limerick, approach Galway on the N18. You will bypass Ennis and Gort and pass through Ardrahan and Clarinbridge.
When you come to the Oranmore roundabout, continue on towards Galway, taking the second exit.
From Oranmore to NUI Galway
Follow the dual carriageway (N6) until the Martin Roundabout. From there, take the second exit, signposted Galway West.
At the next roundabout take the second exit, signposted Clifden, and following the Clifden signs until you cross the Quincentennial Bridge over the Corrib.
Turn left at the first set oftraffic lights, towards Lower Salthill. Continue on until the second set of traffic lights. You will see the Cathedral in front of you.
Continue towards the Cathedral. Instead of turning left to cross the Salmon Weir Bridge, keep to the right and continue past the Cathedral. Our office is locatedacross the Cathedral Car Park in the green building.
Check out the campus map to find your exact destination
From the North/East
From Dublin and Belfast, take the M6, following the signs for Galway.
As you approach the city follow the signs for City West, and then for theNUI Galway main campus, on University Road. From University Road, head towards the Cathedral, driving around the car park area. Our office is in the green building directly behind the Cathedral, on the farside of the car park.
Travelling by Public Transport
Galway is easily accessible by public transport.
Trains: Galway's train station is just off Eyre Square. The city is well serviced by rail and only two-and-a-half hours away from Dublin.
Buses: You can travel to Galway using frequent services offered by thepublic bus service, or use one of the private bus services, such as CityLink or GoBus. Direct (non-stop buses) take two-and-a-half hours to travel from Dublin.
From the city centre, you can take a taxi to Nun’s Island. Our office is in the Hygeia Office Block, directly behind the Cathedral on the farside of the car park.
Alternatively take the No.4 Bus in the direction of Newcastle from Eyre Square, near the train station.