Welcome, Fáilte, Ekabo,
Welcome to St. Brigid's Parish Ballybane, Galway.
Thank you for visiting our website.
We hope you will continue to stay in touch with us and with the many programmes and events going on in our parish.
Confirmation Day: May 6th 2017.
First Communion Day: May 27th 2017.
We would like to share this reflection with you in the hope that it inspires you in some way.
Inspiring thoughts for Lent
“The secret of change is to focus all of our energy not on fighting the old
but on building the new”
“The only activities of true value are those which aim at inner transformation”
“Transformation literally means going beyond your form”
A Little Bit About Us
St Brigid’s Parish is located in Ballybane 4.8 kilometres east of Galway City.The area of Ballybane takes its name from a Ring Fort, which dates back to a period between 600BC and 16 AD. The Parish is named after St. Brigid of Kildare and the emblem of the parish is the St Brigid’s Cross.
St Brigid’s is a relatively new parish (1987) and now boasts a small native population, a much larger population coming originally from Galway City and county, a sizeable number of Travellers and a large and diverse representation of people from Africa and Eastern Europe.