English Courses in Dublin

English Courses in Dublin

Kaplan offers a wide range of English courses in Dublin, in a magnificent Georgian building in the heart of the city’s fashionable Temple Bar area. Our English school in Dublin’s excellent location and busy social calendar make it a favorite of Kaplan students year-round. 

Kaplan's English School in Dublin

Our English school in Dublin is a large, well-equipped and modern school set in a beautiful historic building, and situated right in the heart of one of Dublin’s most desirable neighborhoods. The school’s location gives our students access to the trendy bars and cafes, markets and live music venues of the Temple Bar area.

Dublin is the home of Guinness and shamrocks, Irish dancing and sprawling green parks – a perfect place for students to mingle and enjoy a bustling city vibe. A busy social calendar means students at our English school in Dublin always have a day trip, barbecue or a night out planned.

Edinburgh is also an Exam Preparation Academy which means that they specialise in supporting students to achieve the highest possible IELTS result. IELTS preparation classes will be available in the morning and afternoon and you will have the option to take regular mock IELTS tests. You will be taught by teachers who have been trained to specialise in IELTS and will receive support throughout your course with tutorials and study plans focusing on maximising your IELTS score. 

Things to See and Do

  • Go on the famous Guinness Brewery Tour
  • Do tastings in historic alehouses and distilleries
  • Attend an Irish music and dancing festival
  • Spend the weekend at a large outdoor music festival
  • Visit art galleries near our English school in Dublin
  • Join the St Patrick's Day parade, Ireland's largest party
  • Watch the Six Nations Rugby Tournament
  • Join a local football league and play on Sundays

School Facilities

  • Large classrooms with high ceilings and interactive whiteboards
  • A student lounge with computers and a large-screen TV
  • Free wireless internet throughout the school
  • A self-study room with a library and computers


Student Residences

Kaplan International English offers students in Dublin apartment options. Apartments are ideal for students who want more independence and to live in a student-centered community.


Homestay accommodation is ideal for students who want to immerse themselves in Irish culture. Share meals with your hosts every day and speak English in relaxed, natural situations outside of your English course.

Homestays in Dublin are classed in two categories, Zone 1 and Zone 2. The classification is based on the motorway that runs around Dublin. Any host within the motorway is a Zone 1 host, outside the motorway is a zone 2 host. Travel times in Zone 1 and 2 vary depending on local transportation.

School Location

Kaplan International Dublin
The Presbytery Building 
7 Lower Exchange Street 
Temple Bar 
Dublin 8

Principal: Sarah Brown

Public Holidays

Please note this school will be closed on the following dates:
01 Jan 2015 - New Year
17 Mar 2015 - St Patrick's Day
03 Apr 2015 - Good Friday
06 Apr 2015 - Easter Monday
04 May 2015 - May Holiday
01 June 2015 - June Holiday
03 Aug 2015 - August Holiday
26 Oct 2015 – October Holiday
25 Dec 2015 - Christmas Day
28 Dec 2015 - St Stephen's Day
Christmas and New Year closures: Closed from 21st December 2015, open again on 4th January 2016.

Student Testimonial

"With this program I didn't have to go places by myself - I had a guide. Now I know more about world traditions, cultures and cuisines."
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Dublin School Testimonial
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