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(Marriage Preparation Courses and Counselling)

Address: Pastoral Centre, Cathedral Grounds, Ballina, Co.Mayo
Tel: 096-21478


Website.: www.accord.ie
Opening Hours : 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday
Active Retirement Group
Meeting on Thursdays at 10.30 am in the Pastoral Centre, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Contact: Anthony (Tony) Battle   096-21014
Website:  www.fara.ie

Apostolic Work

Helps missionary priests and nuns with material requirements
Contact: Mrs Patricia Dodd, Castle Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Ballina Arch Club  

-Arch Club is a social club for people with special needs

-Activities and social outings include music, dancing, parties, art and crafts, bowling etc.

-Aim of club is to enhance and enrich the lives of people with special needs
Contact: Anne 096-70434 or Phil 096-70182
Website: www.archclubs.com
Bereavement Support Group (Ballina)


Meeting on the first Tuesday of every month at 8pm in the Pastoral Centre

The Cathedral,  Ballina, Co. Mayo


All who are grieving and friends are welcome

Contact: 096-70555

Knights of Columbanus

Grand Knight:   Mr. Augustine Desmennu
Secretary: Mr. Vincent Frawley   Tel.: 096-21795

Legion of Mary


c/o The Pastoral Centre, Cathedral Grounds, Ballina, Co. Mayo

Contact: 096-70555
Website: www.legionofmary.org
Mercy Associates  

A group of Sisters of Mercy and Lay People who wish to  deepen their Christian Call by sharing in Mercy Spirituality through prayer and reflection.

Meetings on the last Thursday of each month

Contact: Sr. Breda  096-23066
Website: www.sistersofmercy.ie

Order of Malta


Officer in charge:

Lieutenant Tara O'Neill
Contact: 087 - 7801989
Email: ballina@orderofmalta.ie
Website: www.orderofmalta.ie

Prayer Guidance / Spiritual Direction

Contact: Kathleen 096-22892

Pioneer Total Abstinence Association

Meet on First Friday of Month at 8 pm Winter - Summer at 8.30
Venue: Ballina Community Centre, Teeling St, Ballina
Contact: Ita Halloran Tel: 096 - 70379
Website: www.pioneertotal.ie

Scouting Ireland

Ballina Unit Leader: John Monaghan  Tel.: 096-33096
Website: www.scouts.ie
Irish Girl Guides  
Contact :

Karina Dingerkus, Regional Development Officer

Tel: 087-3283587
Email: guidesnw@gmail.com
Website: www.irishgirlguides.ie

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Address: Ozanam House, Teeling St., Ballina, Co. Mayo
Contact: Anne Keane/Gemma O’Malley
Tel: 096-72905
Email: vincentdepaulballina@eircom.net
Website: www.svp.ie
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