The people of Ireland are some of the best talkers in the world. We even have a phrase for it – "the gift of the gab". It’s no wonder then that Ireland is such a popular place to learn English
A trip to the island of Ireland will improve both your English language skills and your zest for life. Combine our esteemed literary heritage, excellent language schools and great transport links with a vibrant cultural life and it’s easy to see why Ireland is the perfect place to perfect your English.
There are courses available to suit everyone from Business English to School Groups. Each course can be tailored to give you the ideal experience in Ireland. Sure, where else can you listen to the heart-thumping rhythms of the bodhrán (a Celtic drum), tuck into a hearty Ulster fry or watch a goat being crowned king as part of an ancient festival?
Our education standards are excellent, Ireland’s universities are amongst the most esteemed in the world. The locals are famous for their warm welcome, and there’s a real sense of safety and security. With stunning countryside and buzzing cities to choose from, Ireland is more than just a place to study – it’s a place you’ll never forget.
A few more facts about Ireland
Ireland has a young and vibrant population – 40% are under 25 years old, so it’s a very exciting place to be a student.
Companies that require a skilled, educated and capable workforce choose Ireland to locate their European headquarters. Think Google, Facebook, Pfizer, Microsoft, Apple and Intel...they’re all here.
Ireland is an English-speaking country with close ties to the rest of the English-speaking world, including Great Britain, Australia and the US.
Ireland is recognised as an international location for high quality scientific research, joining countries such as Finland, Germany and the US in the scientific output stakes.
Ireland is a friendly and safe country – and that’s not just us saying it! Lonely Planet voted us the world’s friendliest country in 2008 and 2010.