Ireland (AMSI) - Trinity College Dublin
Anaesthesia - Dermatology - Emergency Medicine - Gynaecology/Obstetrics - Infectious Diseases - Internal Medicine-Cardiology - Internal Medicine-Endocrinology - Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine-General - Internal Medicine-Nephrology - Internal Medicine-Rheumatology - Neurology - Oncology - Otorhinolaryngology - Pharmacology - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Psychiatry - Radiology - Respiratory Medicine - Surgery-Cardiothoracic Surgery - Surgery-General - Surgery-Maxillo-facial Surgery - Surgery-Orthopedics - Surgery-Plastic Surgery - Surgery-Vascular Sugery - Urology - Medicine for the Elderly Disciplines Remarks *For electives in Psychiatry and Gynaecology, it is a requirement that you provide proof that you have already completed your core rotations in these specialities in your home university by the time of your proposed elective start date.
In individual student rental accomodation
Same as NMO exchange conditions
Hongying Chen
Leon Seow
Welcome to Dublin, the capital city of the Republic of Ireland! Dublin is a vibrnt city with a population of just over 1 million. Some of the noticeable features of Dublin city include monuments such as Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, the imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191 and of course Trinity College Dublin founded in 1592. It is a historical city with lots to entice any suspecting visitors. 

Transport are as follows 

There are three main forms of public transport in Dublin – Dublin Bus, the DART and the LUAS.

Dublin Bus

Buses are frequent to many areas, and most pass through the City Centre. All buses have an exact fare system, and you must have the correct amount of money for the fare when you enter the bus. If you do not, you will be able to get change in the form of a voucher which you can exchange for cash at the Dublin Bus office on O’Connell Street. Fares range from €1.05 to €4.30 on most urban routes. Bus services stop around 11:30pm on most routes. 


The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) is a suburban railway operating along the coast from Howth in North Dublin to Greystones in Co. Wicklow, stopping at three stations in the City Centre. Fares range in price depending on the distance of your journey. 


The LUAS is Dublin’s light rail tram system. There are two lines; the Red line operates from Tallaght to Connolly station in the North city centre; the Green line operates from Sandyford to St Stephens Green in the South city centre. Fares range in price depending on the distance of your journey. Tickets can be bought at vending machines at the stations or from certain outlets.
Trinity College Dublin has 2 main teaching hospitals; Adelaide and Meath hospital, Tallaght and St James Hospital. You will be placed in one of these hospitals. If you have a preference please specify on your application form. It is advisable to get in your application in as fast as possible as Trinity has a very active summer elective programme and spots can go quite quickly.
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one meal will be provided (lunch), but if food isnt provided, pocket money will be given for one meal a day at a fixed location
In individual student rental accommodation that will be located as much as possible in areas near to where hospitals will be located.
The LC will provide a transport (leap) card for incoming students if they want. This requires a €5 refundable deposit. Students can top up this card with credit and use it to travel on all types of public transport within the wider Dublin area.  

Dublin airport is 30km to the north of Dublin city centre. The 747 airport express bus to Dublin City costs 6 euro one way and 10 euro return.
LC will provide an activity schedule with plenty of suggested activities. Some of the potential activities include weekend tours around some of the famous sites and tourist attractions around. As well as that potential activites include hill walking, pot locks and potential weekend trips at another medical based univiersity. It must be noted that some activities will have to be covered by the incoming student.
Trinity College Dublin - A beautuiful campus located right in the centre of Dublin City, Trinity College was bulit around 1592 and founded by Queen Elizabeth. From its enticing exterior at Trinity's front gates, it welcomes you into a new sense of adventure. It contains many historical sites such as the Trinity college Long Library where the world renowned Book of Kells is held, which college students have the privellage of free access for themselves and 3 guests. 

Guinness Storehouse - This has been voted as Ireland's number one tourists attraction over the years and it gives an individual not only to learn about the process of making guinness and learn how to pull your own perfect pint of guinness, but the oppurtunity to taste dthe world famous pint of guiness at the place it all began all the way back in 1759. 
St Stephens Green & Merrion Sq - Two small beautiful parks in the centre of the city where the simple aspects of life can be enjoyed. Whether it be the enjoyment one gets from the ever blooming garden or the comoany the friendly neighbourhood ducks give you.

Temple Bar - This is historical pub district is full of life especially in the evening. This is the place to be if you want live music, singing and a friendly international atmosphere. It is not to be missed!

Croke Park- This is the home of Irish sport, Gealic football and Hurling. It has a capacity of just over €80,000 making it one of Europes largest stadiums, and without doubt it when packed on All-Ireland Sunday, there is no atmosphere like it! It has wonderul student tour deals so definately have it on your radar.

The Burren- Outside of Dublin in in the region of County Clare, the Burren is one of Ireland's scenic views.  It’s a karst landscape of bedrock incorporating a vast cracked pavement of glacial-era limestone, with cliffs and caves, fossils, rock formations and archaeological sites. On the Atlantic coast, the precipitous Cliffs of Moher are home to thousands of seabirds, including puffins. If you are looking for nature, you have got it right here!