Parochial Hall


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St. Patrick's Parochial Hall

St. Patrick's Parochial Hall was built in 1940; it is located across the street from St. Patrick's Church and is the local community centre for the town and parish of Ballyhaunis.

It can accommodate a wide variety of activities and events of an entertainment, social and educational nature.

The main hall and balcony can seat approx 250 people and is suitable for stage performances such as drama productions,  musicals, concerts, recitals, bingo, table quizzes, choir practice, community celebrations and such.  The main hall can also cater for exercise and fitness activities, dancing, public exhibitions and displays, sale of work, craft fairs and events of similar nature.

There are three meeting rooms of various sizes that can accommodate meetings, classes, talks, etc.

The Parochial Hall is extensively used by several voluntary organisations;  Foroige Youth Club and the local Parent & Toddler Group have their weekly activities in the main hall, there are also weekly aerobics and fitness classes and choir practice.

The meeting rooms host a variety of activities such as art classes,Weightwatchers, voluntary group meetings such as Legion of Mary, Community Council, Tidy Towns, P.T.A.A., Parish Council, politicians' clinics, to name but a few.

The hall has just had a huge makeover and is looking better than ever.


The Parochial Hall is available for bookings by contacting the caretaker Pat Devine at 087-7924439.