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Inside the City

Live and study in Dún Laoghaire (pronounced "done leery"), an enchanting coastal town located 7 miles south of Dublin City. Explore the splendid harbor, hike the surrounding rolling hills, and experience the magnificent coastal views. Visit the National Maritime Museum, the James Joyce Tower and Museum, and take in the living history performances at Dalkey Castle. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the mountains or hop on the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) and within 20 minutes be in the heart of the thriving capital city. From the historic to the modern, Dún Laoghaire is your doorway into your new life in Eire. Together with the splendid harbor and surrounding rolling hills, Dún Laoghaire is the ideal place in which to spend your time in Ireland. Both a Victorian and a Modern town, Dún Laoghaire has played an important part in the development of Modern Ireland. The town, with its thriving commercial center, has the advantage of being beside the sea offering magnificent coastal views.

Center Description

Classes take place at the Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology. The campus has excellent facilities, including a restaurant, library, production studios and state of the art digital film equipment. The new National Film School has just been built on the IADT campus. Seven miles south of Dublin city center, Dún Laoghaire is a vibrant and picturesque coastal town, a lovely mix of old and new Ireland. Both a Victorian and modern town, Dún Laoghaire, with a thriving commercial center and beautiful sailing harbor, offers students great opportunities for a range of cultural, recreational and social activities. Ideally located, within 20 minutes you can be in central Dublin by DART (suburban rail), or just as easily enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Irish coast and countryside.