St Patrick’s College, Dublin

The Centre

GCD enjoys a strong national and international reputation built on over 30 years of experience, located in the former Griffith College Barracks in Dublin city centre.

The main building accommodates all classrooms, theatres and halls for classes and activities, and also the restaurant and central games room for student use.

Accommodation is located on-site based on single rooms with shower and toilet facilities for every four students. Each accommodation house has a common room on the ground floor with a TV for all students to use between activities and at the end of the night to relax.

The City

Dublin has a rich literary history and has produced many great writers and playwrights, including George Bernard Shaw, Samuel Beckett, Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift, who wrote Gulliver’s Travels. There are various memorials to these famous figures all around the city of Dublin, with Samuel Beckett having his very own bridge, the Samuel Beckett Bridge.

St. Patrick’s College is located on one of the main roads into Dublin city centre with a number of bus routes serving the college with a regular service.

The various transport links give students a great opportunity to visit the tourist hotspots around the city.