The Western Branch are delighted to be back meeting in person. There are some changes to the venues for our  meetings.  Please check below for details.




Our meetings take place in Galway city and currently our members come from Galway, Clare, Roscommon, Mayo, Westmeath, Sligo, Laois, Sweden and the USA

We are delighted to say that we are back meeting in person . However our usual venue is not currently available to us due to Covid 19 restrictions. Instead we will be meeting in the Connacht Hotel Dublin Road Galway on November 13th

At our November  meeting members can choose to make one from  6 mini workshops on a Christmas theme. Just make sure to have your own hand- sewing kit (Scissors, needles, thread pins).

In the afternoon we will be sewing together blocks for two charity quilts.

If you would like more information about  our meeting please contact our chairperson at

Our following two meetings will take place in

The Clayton Hotel, Monivea Road, Ballybrit, Galway 

Saturday December 11th 2021

Speaker :Sharon Hughes,.

We will have a Christmas decoration swap (make a small decoration and swap for another. 

As space is limited we won't have a shop but instead a Members fabric Swap. You never know, your unloved fabric could be someone else's heart's desire.

Saturday January 8th 2022

Happy New Year.

Get the year off to a good start by clearing out your UFO (Un-Finished Objects) meeting, or if you prefer your Phds  (Projects Half Done).

At this meeting you can bring along your pieces for advice and encouragement about finishing them. All orphan blocks welcome.

Please note the following:

  • Please do not attend if you have symptoms or have been a close contact of someone with Covid in the past week. 
  • Please wear a mask and if you can, bring your own small hand sanitiser.
  • ยทThe hotel requires everyone attending to bring evidence of Covid 19 Vaccination or Recovery and current photo ID and  there can be no admittance to the meeting without these documents.

The Irish Patchwork Society, P.O. Box 45, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
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