Opening Hours Office hours - Our office is open 9.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday. All our courses are online at or please phone us +353 91 566468 or in case of emergency, out of hours, on 00353 (0) 86 1678503.

ERASMUS - ERASMUS 2023 open and closed group teacher refresher courses throughout the year. Please contact us for more details if you want to book your course with us - Open enrolment in July and August each year (Closed groups accepted throughout the year).

SQTTEFL - TEFL training course for State Qualified (or pending qualifications) Primary and Secondary teachers - 1 week full time course- June/July 2023. - Employment opportunities in Ireland teaching Juniors available with this course.

English Part Time - Special Evening English Language class -Starts January 2023 - Tuesdays and Thursdays 18.30 - 20.00 or 20.15 - 21.45 - €198 for 6 weeks - Start any Tuesday.

Foreign Languages - Italian, Spanish, German, Polish, Portuguese. - Foreign Languages programme - €160. Next term starts September 2021.

IELTS - NEW IELTS morning or afternoon classes now booking
DELTA - Module 1 and Module 2- Introduction Tutorial February 2023

Cambridge Preparation courses FCE/CAE - Cambridge Examination Preparation courses (4 weeks) - Starting February, May, July, August and November for exams in 2023. Examinations at the school. Now booking.

Teacher Training: QQI TESOL (Formerly CELT) TEFL - Face to Face - TEFL courses - Dates throughout 2023 - Now booking.

General English: Full time 8 months- General English courses from - €2550.



Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre is a family-run adult English language school, established in 1987. Our school is located in a beautiful, renovated 18th century mill overlooking the River Corrib in the centre of Galway City, the cultural capital of the West Coast of Ireland.

In this friendly and vibrant atmosphere, you will study English with our team of experienced senior teachers. We have a wide range of courses, including:

  • General English – Full-time & Part-time
  • Cambridge Examination Preparation (all levels)
  • TOEIC, TOEFL & IELTS Preparation
  • English for Business & Professional Use
  • English for Specialist Subjects
  • Part-time Courses
  • TEFL Teacher Training Courses

We can offer host family accommodation where you will live as a guest with an Irish family. Getting to know Irish culture and way of life will be an enriching part of your English language experience here in Galway.


Our school is accredited by many different organisations including MEI, ACELS (Irish Department of Education), Quality English, Cambridge Examinations, ALTO and Eaquals.

Quality is an important aspect to everything we do and as a member of Eaquals our Quality is assured. We strive to do our best and meet the standards of quality set by Eaquals (

EAQUALS – aims

  • To improve the experience of language learners by developing quality standards for the teaching of modern languages
  • To deliver accreditation against these standards for providers of language education
  • To develop practical resources, and offer training and support for those working in the field of modern languages

Eaquals – Values

  • To serve the interests of language learners worldwide
  • To promote all languages and cultures
  • To foster international cooperation and understanding
  • To encourage personal and professional development
  • To uphold openness and transparency
  • To support fair dealing and professional service

Facilities Include:

  • Student Library
  • Student Common Room
  • Restaurant in building
  • Computer room with Free internet access
  • Free Wi fi in each classroom
  • Listening Lab
  • Free Social Activities
  • Coffee shop in building
  • Free Student Card with local discounts
Emergency Numbers: 00353 86 167 8503

Mission Statement:
Our goal is to be a leading language solutions provider and promote excellence in language education.We aim to provide the highest quality of language learning and to promote innovation and standard setting in language teaching, learning and teacher training.