Nun's Island

Nun's Island Theatre

Nun's Island, Galway


Nun’s Island Theatre is an intimate, fully equipped 82-seat theatre situated in the heart of Galway City. It is a flexible space for all forms and styles of performance. Nun’s Island Theatre is home to the Galway Youth Theatre, in addition to many young professional theatre companies and practitioners in the city.

Getting Here


The theatre is fully wheelchair accessible.

School Bus

Buses are asked to drop children off at the bottom of the Cathedral Car Park near the
entrance to Nuns’ Island. Baboró Stewards will be waiting there. Classes will be
escorted back to the car park for pick up. Buses can park in the street beside the
Cathedral, Dyke Road Car Park or the Salthill Promenade.


There are car parks located on Mill Street and at Galway Cathedral. Both are a 4 minute walk from Nun's Island. The Mill Street car park is €2 per hour, and The Galway Cathedral car park is €5 per day. Both are open 08:30-18:30 Monday to Saturday and 13:00-18:00 Sunday.

Public Bus

Galway city bus route 414 stops on Dominick Street, a 4 minute walk to Nun's Island Theatre.


Nun's Island is located in Galway's West End and is a 7 minute walk from the Town Hall Theatre and an 8 minute walk from the Spanish Arch.


A visual story of the venue is available here.