PARK & RIDE FACILITIES FOR COUNTY HURLING FINALS
TO PEARSE STADIUM, SALTHILL
County Galway G.A.A. in association with the the Galway/Mayo Institute of
Technology and Farrell Travel.ie have arranged another week-end Park and
Ride Facility for Hurling Supporters, attending the postponed County Hurling
Finals, in Pearse Stadium, Salthill, for the two Hurling Games on Monday next
October 28th. 2013.
Loughrea face Portumna in the County Senior Hurling Final at 2.45 p.m. and
this will be preceeded by the County Minor Hurling Final, between Liam
Mellows and Turloughmore at 1.00 p.m..
Galway G.A.A. have made arrangements with the Galway/Mayo Institute of
Technology to park 800 cars, on the Institute Car Park, on the northern side of
the Institute Campus, which is located on the left hand side of the Ballybane
Road, just 300 metres north of the old Corrib Great Southern Hotel.
The Car Park will open at 10 a.m. on Monday morning next the 28th. inst. and
close that evening at 6 p.m.. Farrell Travel will provide a shuttle bus service
commencing at 12 noon and departing every 15 minutes thereafter, along the
Bus Corridor to the Western Distributor Roundabout, within walking distance
of Pearse Stadium. Return buses will depart the Western Distributor
Roundabout at 4.15 p.m..
A modest charge of €5 per adult return, €3 per child return and €15 per family
return will obtain. Early Patrons should have their cars parked at 11.30 a.m. in
the G.M.I.T. Car Park in order to avail of the first departures for Pearse Stadium
at 12 noon.
“We believe that this special Park and Ride Facility will enhance the enjoyment
of this great Hurling Day for many G.A.A. Patrons, as they will not have to
worry about traffic congestion or car parking on the day. I would appeal to all
users of this facility to arrive early at the G.M.I.T. Car Park in order to avail of
the specially arranged bus departures from G.M.I.T.. I wish everybody a
wonderful occasion in what promises to be two hectic games” concluded
Galway County G.A.A. Chairman Noel Treacy.
24th. October, 2013.