National University of Ireland, Galway Established in 1845, the University is located in the fourth largest city in the Republic of Ireland. Galway is a vibrant cosmopolitan city with a thriving cultural and commercial community. Traces of Galway's rich medieval past are evident on all sides. Because of its dynamic and pioneering role in theater, arts and culture, Galway has earned the title "Cultural Capital of Ireland."
The University of Limerick Established in 1972, the University is located in Limerick, the third largest city in Ireland. Founded as a Viking fortress over 1,000 years ago, Limerick today contains many architectural reminders of the city's past and offers a variety of cultural, artistic and theatrical events for students. Galway, Clare, Cork, Tipperary and Kerry are all within a day's excursion from Limerick.
National University of Ireland, Maynooth Established in 1795, with a student body of about 6,000, is located in a quiet area of Maynooth, a suburb fifteen miles form the Dublin city center conveniently accessed by train. The town offers a variety of shops. Traditional Irish pubs, and other student attractions and excursions to limerick, Galway, Belfast, and other Irish towns are within three hours travel by train.
Ireland Program Comparison