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Mary Immaculate College

Limerick, Ireland
Campus setting Suburban
Living cost RM 4,679 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 3%
Institution type Public

About Mary Immaculate College

Mary Immaculate College is a College of Education and Liberal Arts It had  founded in 1898. It is located on South Circular Road in Limerick. It became academically linked to the University of Limerick in 1991. The college has approximately 3,500 students and 300 staff. Mary Immaculate College was established as a dedicated primary teacher training college in 1898 by Bishop Edward Thomas O'Dwyer, Roman Catholic Bishop of Limerick and the Sisters of Mercy. The role of the College was became important in 1992 to offer a Liberal Arts programme, while continuing to run both undergraduate and, more recently, postgraduate courses leading to primary education practice. The college also offers an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) degree. The College's flagship programme is the Bachelor of Education

Campus information

The campus of Mary Immaculate College include many convenient facilities including the College Restaurant, shop, (An Siopa) and bank, you can visit some of the College’s listed buildings of historical interest, such as the Foundation Building and Summerville House. You may also wish to have a look at the College’s Art Gallery or follow the Sculpture Trail around the College grounds.

  • Mary Immaculate College is located between the South Circular Road and the Dock Road in the leafy southern suburbs of Limerick City, within fifteen minutes walk of the city centre and close to the many social and cultural amenities of this historic city.

Travelling by Train/Bus

  • Mary Immaculate College is just a fifteen minute walk from Limerick’s Train and Bus Station, Colbert Station. From there, regular Irish Rail and Bus Éireann services conveniently connect Limerick to towns and cities throughout Ireland, including Dublin, Cork, Tralee, Killarney, Ennis, Tipperary, Waterford, Galway, Westport and (via Dublin) Belfast and Sligo.

Travelling by Air

  • Shannon International Airport is just a twenty-minute drive away and provides direct scheduled flights to Dublin, Belfast, the UK, Paris, New York, Washington and Boston.
  • Buses and taxis link the airport to Limerick City centre. Taxis from the airport cost on average €45 and car hire services are also available at the airport.


On-Campus Accommodation

Facilities Include:

  • Facilities Include 68 single rooms 
  • Bathrooms, shower rooms and toilets at end of each corridor
  • Small kitchen at end of every corridor with tea/coffee making facilities, fridge, microwave, toaster, delph and cutlery
  • Small T.V. room adjoining kitchen
  • Laundry facilities (coin operated) 
  • Lift to all floors
  • 24 hour security

Off-Campus Accommodation

Facilities Include:

  • Reception and Tourist Information
  • Fully equipped self-catering kitchen
  • T.V. Room
  • Public telephone
  • Self-service launderette
  • Housekeeping service
  • Nightly security/security cameras
  • Private Parking
  • Nearby shops and Bar
  • Tennis Court
  • Internet Room


Courses available 10

Applied, Pure Sciences 1 Education and Teaching 1 English Language 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 7 Mass Communication & Media 1


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