Christmas Outing 3rd December 2023

Our annual Christmas outing took place in the Connacht Hotel. Our older friends and our volunteers enjoyed a lovely meal followed by musical entertainment provided by Bel Canto and Paul Fahy. We were delighted to see everyone enjoy the day. We would like to thank the Community Gardai and Ability West for the use of their buses on the day which helped transport our older friends to and from the event. Our own bus, driven by Linda, also helped on the day.

Summer Outing 16th July 2023

The Menlo Park Hotel played host to our Summer Outing 2023 and it was a wonderful day. Our older friends and volunteers enjoyed a lovely meal followed by music and dancing. Thanks to Ability West for the use of two of their buses, the Red Cross and the Community Gardai for supporting the event. Paul Fahy provided the musical entertainment along with some of our older guests who sang us a few songs. Here are some photos of the day.

40th Anniversary Celebration 20th November 2022

We had a wonderful day in the Connacht Hotel attended by our volunteers and older friends where we enjoyed music, comedy, dancing and wonderful food mixed in with great company. It was a long overdue celebration of Galway Contact's 40 years serving our older people in Galway.

Window Box delivery 3rd June 2021

John Cunningham, our Chairperson, and Linda Welby, our bus driver, spent a busy day delivering window boxes to 40 of our older friends who live around Galway city. Here are some photos of them going about their deliveries.

Christmas Party 8th December 2019

We had a lovely day in the Clybaun Hotel and a great turnout despite Storm Atiyah!! Bel Canto entertained us beautifully during the meal and this was followed by Carmel & Frank's music and craic. We discovered we had many great dancers and singers in our midst! Santa popped in and brought presents for all. We wish everyone a very happy and peaceful Christmas.

Summer Party 21st July 2019

The Connemara Coast Hotel proved to be a lovely venue for our annual Summer party with beautiful views of Galway Bay, wonderful food, a spot of dancing and great company. The heavy rain failed to dampen the spirits!

Christmas Party 9th Dec 2018

We had a lovely day out in the Clybaun Hotel on 9th December. Bel Canto and Carmel & Frank entertained everyone with their wonderful music and song, we had a lovely meal and Santa arrived with lots of presents. Happy Christmas everyone!

Summer Outing July 22nd 2018

We had a lovely day out in the Menlo Park Hotel on Sunday 22nd July. A 3-course meal was followed by wonderful music and craic from the O'Connor's. There were some great displays of dancing on the dancefloor and it was wonderful to see everyone together again. Here are some photos of the day which you might enjoy.

Christmas Party Dec 3rd 2017

A very successful Christmas Party was held for the friends that we visit, in the Clybaun Hotel on last Sunday Dec 3rd. Guests really enjoyed their meal and the singing of the Bel Canto Singers. Santa arrived and gave out presents to all and then the dancing took over with music from the Fahys. Some of our friends even gave performances of singing and harmonica playing. 

Hopefully, our photographer got you all in one of the pics.


Volunteer Fair

A very successful Volunteer Recruitment Fair took place in the Clybawn Hotel, Knocknacarra, on Sunday 29th Jan 2017. Many people showed interest in the work we do and contact details were given by over 30 people who may be interested in volunteering. Our office staff are currently following up with these potential volunteers.

Christmas Dinner Party, 

Westwood Hotel, Galway _Dec 4th 2016

Summer Outing.

Summer Outing, July 2016, Salthill Hotel

May 2016 Retreat to Croi Nua

Christmas Outing 2015

Summer Outing July 2015 Salthill Hotel