Directions to the Marine Institute Headquarters

The Marine Institute facility at Rinville, Oranmore is located approx. 10km from Galway City Centre. You must travel through the village of Oranmore to reach the building, whether travelling from:

  • East (Dublin N6 Route)
  • South (Cork/Limerick N18 Route)
  • Galway City/Connemara

Directions from Oranmore Village 

In Oranmore village, please follow the signs for Galway Bay Sailing Club.

  1. Exit the village by taking the Maree Road. After 3.5km you will see a signpost for left turn - Maree & Tawin - please ignore.
  2. Take the next right turn, which is signposted for the Marine Institute and Galway Bay sailing Club. You will pass in front of the sea by Rinville Park.
  3. Take the right turn away from the sea. It is sign posted again for the Marine Institute and the Golf & Country Club. This road takes you through woodland area for 0.75km. This looks like a private road and has lots of speed ramps to Marine Institute HQ.

If you encounter any difficulty in finding us, please call Marine Institute Reception at (091) 387200 or by email.

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