English in Ireland & Dublin

Ireland  is an island to the north-west of continental Europe.  It is the third-largest island in Europe.  To its east is Great Britain, to the west is The United States of America.

Politically, Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom. The population of Ireland is approximately 6.4 million. Just under 4.6 million live in the Republic of Ireland and just over 1.8 million live in Northern Ireland.

Ireland enjoys one of the cleanest environments in Europe with a mild and temperate climate.  Irish people maintain the traditional family values. We are a relaxed people, happy to share a drink, some conversation and invite you to join the “craic” (an Irish expression for having the time of your life).  George Bernard Shaw famously stated ” the best English is spoken in Ireland”.   To read more from Shaw click .   Thinking of learning English ?  Always consider English Dublin Ireland


Dublin began as a Viking trading post known as Dubh Linn over 1000 years ago.  It is now the capital city of Ireland and home to more than 1.1 million people. To the west of the city are hills and mountains, to the east, the sea with fishing harbours and beautiful beaches.

Dublin’s many attractions include the famous Guinness Brewery and The Temple Bar Cultural Area which is the centre for restaurants and nightlife. Street-side pubs and cafes are alive with buzz of conversations and traditional Irish entertainment.  Dublin is a now a thriving centre for culture, drawing on its great literary personalities of the past:  Shaw, Yeats, Joyce, Beckett, Heaney, Kavanagh & Swift.   It is also the source of musical talent ranging from the traditional celtic music of the Dubliners and the Chieftains to the more contemporary U2.

Dublin is a beautiful city with countless places of interest to explore.  A young city with a large student population, Dublin offers the perfect backdrop to your study experience.  Click here for general information on Dublin

Useful Websites


Lonely Planet

Discovering Ireland

Restaurants in Ireland