Facilities & Services

Onsite Facilities

  • Convenience Store
  • Launderette – Discounted laundry rates at €10 per standard bag
  • FC’s Restaurant
  • Car Parking – Permits available – €10 to residents
  • Visitor Parking Permits available for your invited guests – prices will vary depending on length of stay – please check with reception
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Tennis / Soccer court
  • Secure Tessa Card Locking System
  • Full Waste Management
  • Security service
  • Glasán Creche 
  • NEW Security Hut and Entrance Gate 

Nearby Amenities

  • Supervalue Supermarket – 5 minswalk
  • Ballybane Pharmacy – 5 mins walk
  • City Bus stop with route to city centre http://www.buseireann.ie/inner.php?id=248##galway / city bus services – 2 mins walk
  • Pick up point for many private student bus services – at main Glasan entrance
  • AIB / Bank of Ireland in GMIT – 1 min walk
  • Eye Cinema www.eyecinema.ie – 20 mins walk
  • Student Doctor Clinic – walking distance from Glasan Village – on the main Ballybane Road


Permit Parking at Glasan Glasán operate a permit parking system onsite through a company called APCOA. Vehicles that park onsite that do not display a valid permit are at risk of being clamped.

Permit applications are to be made online; https://permits.apcoa.ie/.  You will require your car registration number, credit/laser cards details and CAO/Student ID number to complete your application.  Please ensure you apply for a Glasán permit and NOT a GMIT permit. Please also include your Glasán house/apartment number for your address and not your home address. 

You must ensure not to park in any commercial areas, the max stay is 60 minutes, even with a valid permit as you will be liable to be clamped if you exceed the 60 minute max stay.  The commercial areas are located in front of the office/shop units and outside the crèche unit.

Visitor Car Permits are also available from Reception only.  There is an added cost to obtain a Visitor Permit for your visitor’s car, please check with reception.

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