University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland’s Global University. It is the largest and most international university in Ireland with over 25,000 students of which over 5,000 are international (from 122 countries).
We are Ireland’s leader in undergraduate and postgraduate education and the national leader in research funding, attracting quality investment that has helped the university to establish a reputation as a world-class destination for leading researchers.
Located in the heart of South county Dublin, UCD Belfield provides a safe, modern campus with 24 hour security, at the same time offers extensive accommodation options and cutting-edge sports and campus facilities.
St Vincent’s University Hospital was founded by Mother Mary Aikenhead foundress of the Religious Sisters of Charity and established at St Stephen’s Green in 1834. The hospital was transferred to its present site in Elm Park in 1970.
St. Vincent’s University Hospital is a major academic teaching hospital, where front line emergency service and national/regional medical care at inpatient and outpatient level is provided. St. Vincent’s University Hospital provides in excess of forty medical specialities.
The hospital has 479 in-patient beds, incorporating 7-day, 5-day and day care options. St Vincent’s University Hospital is a health promoting hospital. Education and research are major components of the philosophy of St. Vincent’s University Hospital.
Facilities are provided for the academic and clinical training of medical students, nurses, laboratory technicians, research scientists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, radiographers, medical social workers, dieticians and speech therapists.
The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital is a level 4 teaching hospital based in Dublin’s north inner city. The hospital was opened in 1861 by the Sisters of Mercy.
The Mater Hospital provides a range of frontline and specialist services on a regional and national level. Education, training and research have always been at the core of the Mater Hospital. The hospital is committed to providing excellence in healthcare for all patients and in order to achieve this, current and future staff are supported and encouraged to learn, grow and innovate at all times.
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!