Sports Facilities

Facilities that cater for GAA, rugby, soccer, athletics, indoor sports and more
GMIT Falcons students

GAA, rugby, soccer, athletics, indoor sports and more

In ATU we cater for a very diverse range of sports, and have facilities available to our students across our campuses.


Sports Hall - Galway

ATU Galway City Sports Hall offer the following facilities to students:

  • Full sized basketball court with electronic score board

  • Four badminton courts

  • Full sized volleyball court for games

  • Two volleyball training courts

  • Indoor cricket court

  • Indoor soccer

The sports hall also caters for other indoor sports including archery, table tennis, karate, boxing, gymnastics, air soft, and kickboxing.

ATU hosts many events in the sports hall, including wheelchair soccer, karate intervarsities, archery inter-varsities and bubble soccer.

GMIT Galway Sports Hall

Fitness Studio - Galway

ATU Galway City Fitness Studio caters for all our fitness class needs in ATU. The studio, which is located upstairs in the Sports Hall, is a fully equipped fitness studio that caters for classes such as yoga, kettlebells, circuits, Zumba, body pump, toning, boxercise, etc.

The strength and conditioning for all our sports teams is catered for in the fitness studio.

One-on-one personal training is also available in the studio.

Kingfisher Renmore

The Kingfisher fitness club is the official Gym. The Kingfisher Renmore offers its members fantastic facilities:

  • 25m Swimming Pool

  • Steam room, sauna & spa pool

  • State of the art 60 piece fitness gym facility

  • Fully equipped TRX and free weight area.

  • Studio incorporating full fitness class timetable

  • Cardio Vascular equipment

  • Free parking

Kingfisher Renmore is located at Renmore Avenue, Galway.

GAA - Galway

ATU Galway City has a GAA pitch at the Galway campus that caters for GAA training and games.  These grounds includes a full sized GAA pitch with dressing rooms.

ATU Galway City also has arrangements with many local GAA clubs for use of their facilities to cater for the needs of GMIT's very busy GAA schedule.

Galwegians RFC - Galway

ATU Galway Rugby Club has full use of the Galwegians grounds for training and matches. These grounds consist of:

  • Full sized fully flood lit rugby pitch

  • Fully flood lit training pitch

  • Dressing rooms

  • Club house

  • Gym

Galwegians RFC is located beside ATU Galway campus - Click for Map (Google Maps - External Link).

Mervue United AFC - Galway

All the needs of ATU's Ladies and Men’s soccer teams are met with the top of the range facilities at Mervue United FC.

Mervue United AFC and ATU have a sharing agreement which caters for all the training and game needs of both clubs.

Facilities available to ATU students here include:

  • Full sized 3G astro pitch approved by the FAI which caters for all competitive soccer games and is also used by our GAA teams for training

  • Three astro turf cages for training or recreation

  • FAI approved full sized grass pitch

  • Three training grass pitches

  • Clubhouse

  • Gym

The facilities are located at Mervue United AFC, Fahys Field, Mervue, Galway - Click for Map (Google Maps - external link)

Dangan NUIG – Galway

ATU Galway Athletics Club shares this facility at Dangan with NUIG.

Here, ATU students have use of the eight lane synthetic international standard track, with jumping and throwing facilities.

The track is located at Upper Newcastle Galway - Click for Map (Google Maps - external link)

ATU Galway campus

For enquiries relating to ATU Sports Hall and Fitness Studio, Galwegians RFC, Mervue United AFC and Dangan NUIG, please contact:

Molly Dunne
Sports Officer
GMIT Galway campus
Email: Molly Dunne
Tel: +353 91 742579

For enquiries relating to GAA, please contact:

Damian Curley
GMIT GAA Development Officer
GMIT Galway campus
Email: Damian Curley
Tel: + 353 91 742062