Thank You!

A big thank you to all involved in the Friends Ireland Music & Comedy Evening next Saturday, March 11th in the Ard Ri Hotel, Tuam! 

Stay Present.

Friends Ireland are pleased to announce that our very popular Mindfulness classes will return next week, starting Tuesday the 7th of March. mindfulness

Classes will run for 4 weeks, every Tuesday from 2.30-3.30pm.

Cost of the course is €20 and all proceeds will help support the work of the Friends Ireland charity.

Both beginners and experienced practitioners are welcome.

As places are limited we can only secure bookings and payments by calling directly to our centre in Tuam, Co. Galway.

Thank you for all your kind support and help! 🙂

Friends Ireland Music and Comedy Night!


Friends Ireland have put together what promises to be a fun-filled night of music and comedy featuring artists and musicians from the local community.

Our Night of Music and Comedy will be held at the Ard Rí House Hotel in Tuam, Co. Galway, on Saturday March the 11th from 9pm.

All are welcome to come and experience a night brimming with laughter, joy, and spent in the company of old and new friends.

Proceeds from the night’s events will go towards supporting Friends Ireland in their vision of tackling social isolation and the very real plight of loneliness in our communities.

Tickets for the event cost €10 and can be purchased from Friends Charity Shop and Centre, High Street Tuam and other supporting outlets. Alternatively, you can contact us via our webiste or Facebook page to reserve and purchase tickets.

As always, thank you sincerely for your continued support for our community organisation and the work we are doing! 😊

Sewing machine classes and weekly bargains

Sewing machine classes

Sewing machine

Sewing machine classes starting Wednesday 8th February from 1.30-3pm at Friends.

Learn how to do alterations on your clothes and other items.

It’s a 4 week course, the cost is 30 euro.

Bring your clothes! 🙂 They will be altered and you’ll be able to practise doing it yourself.

Payment at Friends charity shop secures a place.


Remember, our Friendly end-of the-week bargains:

  • Five for a Fiver Friday on all children’s and adults books and children’s toys.
    Mix ‘n’ Match if you like.
  • Lots of bargains and lovely new stock in.
  • 50/50 raffle every Friday, with the chance to win half of the pot

Quilling Crafts classes

Quilled flowers sample quilling picture

Among the great initiatives in programme for this 2017
Friends Ireland is organising quilling classes
to let your creativity loose 🙂

On Wednesdays 11.30-12.30

Contact us through our website or Facebook for more information and booking.

The cost is 15 Euros altogether.

Limited places available.



Check out the photos from our last class: