Learn English in Ireland - Directory of Schools 2014

 
Learn English in Ireland - Directory of Schools 2014
Learn English in Ireland

        Directory of Schools 2014
Learn English in Ireland - Directory of Schools 2014
Learn the meaning of                                                                                                  Learn the meaning of                                         MEI Member Schools 2013

                           A very special place                                               MEI
                                                                                              Index of Abbreviations
                           to learn English...                                                Examinations                                                  Courses
                                                                                              TIE        Test of Interactive English                        GE    General English                EW      English + Work Experience
                           Dear Reader,                                                       TOEIC TOEIC                                                   BE    Business English               EL      English + Literature & Culture
                           Welcome to the Directory of the member schools of Marketing        TOEFL TOEFL                                                   EE    Executive English              EC      English + Computers
                           English in Ireland (MEI).                                          IELTS      IELTS                                              PT    Private Tuition                ESU     English + Surfing
                                                                                              PIT        Pitman                                             ESP   English for Special Purposes   EMA     English + Multi Activity
                           In these pages you will find schools from throughout the
                                                                                                                                                            AY    Academic Year                  MS      Mini-stay
                           island of Ireland: schools in cities; schools in suburbs;          OX         Oxford
                                                                                                                                                            FP    Foundation Programme           HT      Home Tuition
                           schools in small towns; old schools; new schools; big schools;     TCL        Trinity College London
                                                                                                                                                            J12   Juniors up to age of 12        OP      Other programmes,
                           small schools; schools attached to universities or third-level     CPET       Cambridge Preliminary English Test
                                                                                                                                                            T13   Teenagers aged 13 and over             please contact school directly
                           institutions; schools that prepare students for university...      CKET       Cambridge Key English Test
                                                                                                                                                            TT    Teacher Training (TEFL)                for details.
                           all the options you need in considering how to improve your        CFCE       Cambridge First Certificate Exam
                           English-language skills.                                                                                                         OTT   Overseas Teacher Training
                                                                                              CAE        Cambridge Advanced Exam                            HSP   High School Preparation
                           The member schools of MEI, through process of inspection           CPE        Cambridge Proficiency Exam                               and/or Placement
                           by Qualifications & Quality Ireland (QQI), are all accredited by   CBEC       Cambridge Business English Certificate             AP    AuPair
                           the Irish Government Department of Education & Skills. This
                                                                                              LCCB       London Chamber of Commerce for Business            EF    English + Fishing
                           process ensures that the facilities and the programmes on
                                                                                              LCCT       London Chamber of Commerce for Tourism             EG    English + Golf
                           offer are of a good quality.
                                                                                              OE         Other examinations,                                EH    English + Horse Riding
                           MEI schools also espouse Learner Protection, thereby                          please contact school directly for details.        ES    English + Sailing
                           being able to guarantee to students that they will be able to
                           complete all language courses for which they have enrolled.
                           Each year MEI schools welcome greater numbers of                    Index of Symbols Facilities
                           international students to Ireland and are confident that            Internet Facilities for Students        Airport Transfer               Audio Visual Facilities          Social Programme
                           2014 will be another good such year.
                                                                                               Language Laboratory                     Canteen/Restaurant             Student Recreation Room          Host Family Accommodation
ed·u·ca·tion- the result   David O’Grady
produced by instruction,                                                                       Library                                 Multi-media Room               Access for the Disabled          Residential Accommodation
training, or study.        CEO
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Learn English in Ireland - Directory of Schools 2014
MEI Member Schools 2014                                                                                                                                                               MEI Member Schools 2014

    Belfast, Carlow, Clare & Cork                                                                                                                                              Cork & Dublin
    International House Belfast                            109 – 111 University Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1HP                                                     University College Cork Language Centre                            The Language Centre, O’Rahilly Building, Room G36, Cork
                                                           International House Belfast, part of the prestigious International House World organization, is a                                                                                      The Language Centre, (English as a Foreign Language) UCC (UCC was awarded a 5 star University
                           Paul McMullan                   specialist language school set up by a group of language teaching professionals with over 30 years’                                                    Carolyn O’Brien                 2011), We pride ourselves in offering a Multicultural environment for our students. We provide full
                           T: +44 (0) 2890 330700          experience in the field. We aim to provide English language students from all over the world with a                                                    T: + 353 21 490 2898            time Intensive and part-time English language courses year round. Courses in English for General,
                           F: +44 (0) 2890 331800          comfortable, friendly and technologically-advanced environment in which they can develop their                                                         E: carolyn.obrien@ucc.ie        Academic and Professional purposes, Business English and Foundation Programmes. We also tailor make
                                                           language skills. Our main courses: General Intensive English, Intensive for Beginners, Intensive Plus,                                                                                 courses for groups or individual students. The courses place an emphasis on developing the learner’s
                           E: study@ihbelfast.com                                                                                                                                                                 W: www.ucc.ie/esol
                                                           Executive Immersion, English plus Work Placement, Private Tuition, Volunteering, Exam Preparation,                                                                                     communicative ability, and also equipping them with techniques to develop their learning outside the
                           W: www.ihbelfast.com            Business English, Summer Teenage Programmes, High School Programmes, Custom-Designed                                                                                                   classroom. Offering IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE, CELTA Teacher Training Programmes.
                                                           Programmes, Teacher Training (Cambridge CELTA).
                                                           Courses:      GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, FP, AYP, T13, TEFL, OTT, HSP, EWE.                                                                                                                  Courses:      GE, BE, EE, EC, PT, ESP, AY, FP, T13, TT, OTT, OP, AP, MS, EW, EL, HT.
    FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: CPET, CKET, CFCE, CPE, CAE.                                                                           FACILITIES:                                                        Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, IELTS, OE.

    English Language Ireland                               The Schoolhouse, O’Brien Road, Carlow                                                                               Active Language Learning                                           78/79 Upper George’s Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
                                                           English Language Ireland, established in 2000, is a family-run school delivering quality programmes                                                                                    Founded in 1989, Active Language Learning (ALL) offers high quality programmes in a friendly and
                           Ruth / Terry Coffey             through customised innovative living language experiences. Our dedicated learning centre, ’The                                                         Kay/Kieron Mahon                welcoming atmosphere. ALL is family owned, which enables us to offer a personalised and customer-
                           T: + 353 59 914 0227            Schoolhouse’ is centrally located on the O’Brien Road, Carlow and is convenient to our Summer                                                          T: + 353 1 284 3420             oriented approach to our business. Our centre, Mellifont, comprises of two interconnecting period
                           F: + 353 59 914 4539            Campus at Presentation College Carlow. We offer the full range of courses including Intensive 1:1, 2:1                                                 F: + 353 1 284 6642             buildings with modern extension, with wireless internet access available throughout. Teachers
                                                           Courses. Junior 4:1.. We also offer English with Specialised Sport and Family Programmes, Intensive                                                                                    focus on the students’ needs, interests and aims. We also offer summer junior language & activity
                           E: info@englishlanguage.ie                                                                                                                                                             E: marketing@all.ie
                                                           Business Week-End Courses and Teacher Refresher and Teacher Training Courses.                                                                                                          programmes and winter junior mini stay programmes. ALL offers host family, B/B, hostel and hotel
                           W: www.englishlanguage.ie                                                                                                                                                              W: www.all.ie                   accommodation.
                                                           Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AYP, FP, T13, TT, OTT, HSP, EF, EG, EH, EW, MS, HT OP.                                                                                          Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AYP, T13, HSP, EG, ES, EW, MS, HT.
                                                           Examinations: IELTS. CPET, CKET, CFCE, CELT.                                                                        FACILITIES:                                                        Examinations: TIE, CPET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, TOEIC, IELTS, TCL.
    FACILITIES:

    Clare Language Centre                                  Erasmus Smith House, College Road, Ennis, Clare                                                                     Alpha College of English                                           4 North Great George’s St, Dublin 1
                                                           We a small professional language school located in a pretty town in a scenic part of the West of                                                                                       Alpha College was established in 1989. It is a full member of EAQUALS and IALC. Alpha offers year-
                           Muireann Neylon                 Ireland. Our teachers have been working with our school for many years and are all highly experienced                                                  Marie/Stephen Shortt            round quality language programmes for adults in its city centre college and summer junior residential
                           T: + 353 65 684 1681            professionals. We offer English language training to adults in small classes and on a one-to-one                                                       T: + 353 1 874 7024/5           and non-residential programmes in the Dublin suburbs. General English classes are offered at all levels
                           E: info@clarelc.ie;             basis. We also provide courses for parents and children at Easter and in the summer. We are a CELT                                                                                     from beginner to advanced on a group or 1-1 basis and in 20, 25 or 30 lesson formats. Alpha also
                                                           training centre recognised by Quality and Qualifications Ireland and we provide in-service courses                                                     F: + 353 1 874 7031
                           clarelanguagecentre@gmail.com                                                                                                                                                                                          offers General Business English, ESP and Executive English programmes, English and Professional Work
                                                           for international teachers. Our junior home stay English and Activities Courses with options of Arts,                                                  E: admin@alphacollege.com       Experience (Internship) programmes (EU students only), Examination Preparation Classes, Academic
                           W: www.clarelc.ie               Sports, Golf, Surfing and Horse riding for teenagers are available from June to August each year.                                                      W: www.alphacollege.com         English, programmes for groups and Overseas Teachers Courses.
                                                           Courses:          BE, EE, PT, ESP, J12, T13, TT, OTT, EG, EH, AY, EW, EL, MS, HT, ESU.                                                                                                 Courses:           GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, T13, TT, OTT, EG, EW.
    FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: TOEFL, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, TOIEC, IELTS.                                                            FACILITIES:                                                        Examinations: TIE, CFCE, TOEIC, IELTS, TCL.

    ACET                                                   Wellington House, Wellington Road, Cork                                                                             ATC Language Schools                                               34/35 South William Street, Dublin 2
                                                           ACET is a family run school with 39 years experience. Our centre is located in two elegant & stylish buildings                                                                         ATC opened its second year round school in January 2013, located just a short walk from Grafton Street
                                                           in the heart of Cork city centre. Our boutique school boasts a Georgian chic interior with excellent facilities                                                                        and many of Dublin’s top attractions. Our school offers 16 modern classrooms all of which have been
                           Joëlle Coade                    & technology to enhance learning. The ACET service is focused on maximum flexibility, competitive prices                                               Ugo Greevy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  furnished to the highest standard and are fitted with interactive whiteboards. The spacious student area
                           T: + 353 21 455 1661            with excellent commission rates. As the only EAQUALS and IALC school in Cork, we have firmly established                                               T: + 353 1 284 5512             is a large, light, open plan space with 17 PCs, comfortable sofas and a canteen. Wi-fi is free throughout
                           F: + 353 21 455 1662            a reputation of professionalism and excellence based on understanding the needs of agents and clients                                                  F: + 353 1 280 7525             the school. Accommodation is offered in carefully selected Irish host families and a range of self catering
                           E: info@acetireland.ie          thanks to our innovative, progressive and enthusiastic attitude. We offer a wide range of programmes. New                                                                              apartments within easy reach of the school. ATC also offer one of the most comprehensive ranges of junior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  E: info@atcireland.ie
                                                           for 2014, are our exciting junior and family programmes. Clients can sit the TOEIC examination at our centre,                                                                          summer residential programmes in Ireland, which take place in 8 locations throughout the country. Our
                           W: www.acetireland.ie           and we are also the only test centre in Ireland offering all components of the TOEIC test.                                        Language Schools     W: www.atcireland.ie            mission is to help students improve their knowledge of English in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere.
                                                           Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, FP, TT, OTT, HSP, EW, MS, CLIL, TKT, EG, EH, EL, OP.                                                                                        Courses:           GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, T13, TT, OTT, HSP, EG, EH, EW, MS.
    FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: TIE, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, CPET, CKET, BULATS, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS.                                   FACILITIES:                                                        Examinations: CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, TCL, TIE.

    Atlantic School of English and Active Leisure          Main Street, Schull, Co. Cork                                                                                       Atlas Language School                                              Portobello House, 34 South Richmond Street, Dublin 2
                                                           Atlantic S.E.A.L is located in the beautiful harbour side village of Schull beside the Atlantic ocean in                                                                               Atlas Language School is located in Portobello House, a beautiful landmark building overlooking the
                           Barbara Connelly                magical West Cork. We specialise in micro-group (average 4 students) &’One to One’ General/Specialist                                                Nico Dowling                      Grand Canal in central Dublin. Our school has 25 classrooms, a student cafe/restaurant, library, meditation
                           T: + 353 28 28943/              & Executive Business English programmes for adults in our year round centre. Our idyllic location                                                    T: + 353 1 478 2845               room, computer lab, and large student recreational areas. We offer full social and activity programme
                               + 353 87 228 3672           means that these can be combined with an exciting and stimulating leisure programme to explore                                                                                         that runs every day throughout the year. All of our trainers are fully qualified University graduates; they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                E: info@atlaslanguageschool.com
                                                           landsports, watersports & cultural/creative activities. Junior Programmes are held at Easter & Summer                                                                                  teach students from all over the world across a range of courses and programmes, including University
                           F: + 353 28 28946               time and year round by special arrangement. Family programmes are our speciality at holiday time.                                                    W: www.atlaslanguageschool.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pathway, Teacher Training, Exam Preparation, Executive English and Group Programmes. In addition we
                           E: info@atlantic-english.com    Now even a fun Summer Camp for 3-8 year olds!. Also English Teacher Training Centre (approved by                                                                                       run highly regarded Junior Programmes in Ireland, Bristol in the UK and Santa Barbara in the US.
                           W: www.atlantic-english.com     Trinity College London). and Specilalist World Class ‘English & Sailing’ programmes.
                                                           Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, FP, AYP, J12, T13, TEFL, OTT, HSP, EF, EG, EH, ES, EW, EL, EC, MS, HT, OP.                                                                      Courses:           GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, T13, TT, OTT, EW.
    FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: CPET, TOEFL, CKET, TOEIC, CFCE, IELTS, PE, OX, CBEC.                                                  FACILITIES:                                                        Examinations: TIE, CAE, CFCE, TOEIC, IELTS, TCL.

    Cork English College                                   Saint Patrick’s Bridge, Cork                                                                                        Centre of English Studies                                           31 Dame Street, Dublin 2
                                                           CEC - Cork English College is a Quality English school, founded by Valery Cullen in 1978 and is still family                                                                           Centre of English Studies (CES) was established in 1979. CES is located in the very heart of Dublin
                           Marc Cullen                     run today. Internationally known for excellent teaching and friendly efficient service, we offer personal                                                                              on the same street as Dublin Castle and Trinity College. CES has 23 classrooms, a student cafe, self-access
                                                           attention to each student through our guarantee of small class size and 60 minute tuition hour. Our                                                    Justin Quinn
                           T: + 353 21 455 1522                                                                                                                                                                                                   centre, internet café, free Wi-Fi, guided eLearning and 2 roof gardens. All of our trainers are highly qualified
                                                           Adult Campus, located in the city centre, provides state of the art facilities designed to complement                                                  T: + 353 1 671 4233
                           F: + 353 21 455 1508            our quality general and specialist language courses. We specialise in Aviation and Military English                                                                                    University graduates. We offer the complete range of English language courses and programmes for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  F: + 353 1 671 4425             the adult and junior student. CES has have a large variety of accommodation options – homestay, CES
                           E: info@corkenglishcollege.ie   along with a full range of University Foundation Programmes. Our exciting junior summer language
                                                           and sporting programmes include English plus Munster Rugby, Multi-activity, Golf, Horse-Riding and                                                     E: info@ces-schools.com         residence (year round), hotel and hostel. We have a large social and activity programme. We welcome
                           W: www.corkenglishcollege.ie    Soccer. We also offer High School programmes and a full range of Winter junior programmes in both                                                      W: www.ces-schools.com          individuals and groups throughout the year and we also operate 4 International Junior Summer Schools.
                                                           homestay and residential centres.                                                                                                                                                      CES is the ‘official’ IELTS test centre for Dublin city centre and is a full EAQUALS and IALC member school.
                                                           Courses:         GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, FP, T13, OTT, EG, EH, ES, EW, EC, MS, EL, HT, HSP, EMA, OP.                                                                                   Courses:      GE, BE, PT , EE, ES, ESP, AY, J12, T13, TT, OTT, HSP, HT, EG, EH, EL, EW, J12, OP.
    FACILITIES:                                            Exams:           TIE, CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, LCCB, TOEFL, TOIEC, IELTS, OE.                              FACILITIES:                                                         Examinations: TIE, CFCE, CAE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, PIT, TCL, CPET, CKET, CPE, CBEC, LCCB

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Learn English in Ireland - Directory of Schools 2014
MEI Member Schools 2014                                                                                                                                                   MEI Member Schools 2014

    Dublin                                                                                                                                                                Dublin
    DCU Language Sevices                              Dublin City University, Dublin 9                                                                                   Dublin School of English                            Dollard House, 2-5 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
                                                      DCU Language Services is the English Language Training Centre of Dublin City University and is located                                                                 The Dublin School of English was founded and recognised by the Department of Education in 1968
                            Niamh O’Mahony            on the state of the art DCU campus. We have a wide range of English courses available including                                       Ernie Crossen                    and is one of the leading English Language Schools in Ireland. Our new modern campus is situated in
                            T: + 353 1 700 5475       General English, Business English, Exam Preparation Classes, Teacher Development, University Group                                    T: + 353 1 677 3322              the centre of Dublin, in the Temple Bar area. The school overlooks the river Liffey on Wellington Quay
                            F: + 353 1 700 5011       Programmes and Academic Year Programmes. Our students have access to the excellent facilities on                                                                       and is located next door to U2’s famous Clarence Hotel. During the summer months other locations
                                                      campus including the university library, restaurants, student centre and sports centre (fees apply).                                  F: + 353 1 679 5454
                            E: english@dcu.ie                                                                                                                                                                                are used both in the city centre and in modern colleges in the suburbs. When you book a course with
                                                      We offer free WiFi and internet access. Homestay accommodation is available all year round and our                                    E: admin@dse.ie
                            W: www.english.dcu.ie                                                                                                                                                                            us everything is included in the price you pay, such as our activity programme of tours (including
                                                      campus apartments are on offer during the summer months. Check out our website for further details.                                   W: www.dse.ie                    admission fees), textbooks, etc.
                                                      Courses:         GE, BE,
                                                                           PT, T13,
                                                                               PT, ESP,
                                                                                    AY, AYP,
                                                                                        OTT,TEFL,
                                                                                             EE, FP,EG,
                                                                                                     ESP,
                                                                                                        EC,TT,
                                                                                                            FETAC.
                                                                                                               BE, ES, EW, EL, MS.                                                                                           Courses:         GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, FP, J12, T13, TT, OTT, HSP, AP, EF, EG, EH, ES, EW, EL, EC, MS, HT.
    FACILITIES:                                       Examinations: TIE,
                                                                    CFCE,PET,
                                                                           CAE,
                                                                              KET,CBEC,
                                                                                   IELTS,CPE,
                                                                                          OP. CPET, CKET, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS.                                           FACILITIES:                                         Examinations: TIE, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, CPET, CKET, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, TCL.

    Dublin Cultural Institute Limited                 34A Bachelors Walk Dublin 1                                                                                        EF International Language Centres                  29/30 Fitzwilliam Square South, Dublin 2
                                                      The Dublin Cultural Institute Limited has an established reputation as a quality provider of English
                                                      language courses with students from all over the world contributing to the friendly and dynamic                                                                       EF is one of the oldest and largest language schools in the world, and with nearly 50 years of
                            Felicity Duncan                                                                                                                                                  Michelle Tedford
                                                      atmosphere of its classes. The Institute offers courses at all levels and its teachers are committed                                                                  experience, we can boast excellence in what we offer. Our mission is to break down the barriers of
                            T: + 353 1 872 8470                                                                                                                                              T: + 353 1 611 4220            language, culture, and geography and so far we have helped over 15 million people learn a language
                                                      to giving focused and engaging lessons. Courses range from general English to Exam preparation
                            F: + 353 1 872 8471       courses for Cambridge and IELTS examinations. The city centre location makes the Dublin Cultural                                       E: michelle.tedford@ef.com     and discover the world. Here in Dublin, we have a highly skilled and experienced teaching staff, a
                            E: info@dublinci.com      Institute Limited very accessible and it prides itself on the welcoming and helpful professionalism of its                             W: www.ef.com                  friendly and dedicated administration team, and together we pride ourselves on making our school
                                                      staff. Students can enjoy the modern classrooms and high standards of teaching, with professionally-                                                                  a home away from home for our students – judging from our student satisfaction rates, it certainly
                            W: www.dublinci.com
                                                      trained and qualified teachers who care about their students’ progress and welfare.                                                                                   proves effective.

                                                       Courses:      GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, EW, MS.                                                                                                                           Courses:         GE, BE, PT, ESP, AY, T13, EG, EH, EW, EL.
    FACILITIES:                                        Examinations: TIE, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, IELTS.                                                                   FACILITIES:                                        Examinations: CPET, CFCE, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS.

    Delfin English School                             2 Parnell Square East, Dublin                                                                                      ELTA (English Language Tutorial Academy)           11 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ELTA is primarily a school of Spoken English and it is the only accredited Callan Method school in
                                                      Delfin is a well established school located in the heart of Dublin, right beside O’Connell St. We offer a full                                                        Ireland. It is one of only three schools in the English-speaking world accredited by the Callan
                            Gareth Butler             range of English language courses including General English, Business English and Exam preparation                                     Monique Walsh                  Method Organisation, and it is also the only Callan Method School that is recognised by the National
                            T: + 353 1 872 2037       during the day and in the evenings with great native teachers at competitive prices. Our school is                                     T: +353 1 679 9715             Qualifications Authority of Ireland. At ELTA two hours per day are devoted to Spoken English and two
                            F: + 353 1 874 6417       based in a lovely Georgian building with large, bright and modern classrooms. We have an excellent                                     E: hello@elta.ie               hours are devoted to General English (including exam preparation). The Intensive Course consists of
                            E: info@delfin.ie         student recreation room, a student library and free internet access to all students. The best thing about                                                             four hours of Spoken English and two hours of General English. ELTA is also a Teacher Training School
                                                      Delfin is the great teachers and atmosphere in the school.                                                                             W: www.elta.ie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for Non-Native Speakers of English. Our TESOL course focuses on: Preparation for Cambridge TESOL
                            W: www.delfinschool.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            qualifications, Teaching Through Speaking, Teaching Pronunciation, Teaching Young Learners.
                                                       Courses:         GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, T13, AP.                                                                                                                   Courses:      GE, AY, TT, OTT.
    FACILITIES:                                        Examinations: TIE, CFCE, TOEIC, IELTS, TCL, CPET, CAE, TOEFL.                                                     FACILITIES:                                        Examinations: CPET, CKET, CFCE, IELTS, CTKT.

    Dorset College                                    58 Great Charles Street, Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1                                                                 Emerald Cultural Institute                         10 Palmerston Park, Rathgar, Dublin 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Founded in 1986 the Emerald Cultural Institute provides quality language and professional-
                                                      Founded in 1983, Dorset College Dublin is a well established educational provider with our English                                     Mauro Biondi                   development programmes to groups and individuals from over 50 different countries. We offer General
                         Hugh Hughes                  language school located in the heart of Dublin city. Situated beside the beautiful Mountjoy Square                                                                    and Specialised programmes in our two year-round Dublin centres, Palmerston Park and Milltown Park.
                                                                                                                                                                                             T: + 353 1 497 3361
                         T: + 353 1 830 6129          Park the school is only 10 minutes walk from Dublin’s capital street, O’Connell Street. Dorset College                                                                We operate multi-activity and English Plus Courses in our five international junior summer centres. Our
                                                      offers a range of high quality English Language Programmes for individual adult students and adult                                     F: + 353 1 497 5008            English Plus options include AC Milan, Leinster Rugby, Golf, Horse-riding and Tennis. We also organise
                         F: + 353 1 830 8079
                                                      and short stay groups. Courses include General English, Business English, Examination Preparation,                                     E: emerald@eci.ie              Ministays and High School Programmes for junior students. In co-operation with the 3U Partnership
                         E: dci@dorset-college.ie     Specialist, Teacher Refresher for Non Native English Speakers (including Comenius students) and                                                                       of the Royal College of Surgeons, NUI Maynooth and Dublin City University, ECI also offers a University
                                                                                                                                                                                             W: www.eci.ie
                         W: www.coursesinenglish.ie   the International Foundation programmes for Irish Universities.                                                                                                       Pathway Programme in our Milltown Park campus. We are EAQUALS accredited and members of both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            IALC and Quality English.
                                                      Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, J12, TTR, AY, TT, FP, HSP, EC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Courses:      GE, BE, EE, EG, EH, MS, PT, ESP, AY, J12, T13, OTT, HSP, EW, MS, OP.
    FACILITIES:                                       Examinations: TIE, CKET, CFCE, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, CFCE, CPET, CAE, CPE, CBEC, PIT.                               FACILITIES:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Examinations: TIE, CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, LCCB, LCCT, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, PIT.

    Dublin International Foundation College           Room D119, Griffith Campus, South Circular Road, Dublin 8                                                          ELA -English Language Academy                      Zhivago Building, 73 Capel Street, Dublin 1
                                                      Dublin International Foundation College is an independent University Foundation College. Located                                                                      English Language Academy (ELA) is ACELS accredited and recognised by the Dept. of Education for
                            David Moroney                                                                                                                                                    Therese Fagan                  the teaching of English as a foreign language. We are located right in the heart of Dublin city centre
                                                      in Dublin City Center DIFC can offer students the complete package including English courses,
                            T: + 353 (0) 45 866671    assistance with study visas, secure on-campus accommodation and a guaranteed place at an Irish or                                      T: + 353 1 804 4116            in a bright, modern building which is wheelchair accessible. All our teachers are native speakers
                                                      UK university upon successful completion of the NCUK foundation course.                                                                F: + 353 1 874 8795            of English. We run courses in General English, Business English. Medical English and IELTS FCEand
                            F: + 353 (0)45 866655
                                                                                                                                                                                             E: info@elaireland.com         CAE Exam Preparation Courses. ELA is also FETAC accredited and offers courses in Business Studies,
                            E: info@difc.ie                                                                                                                                                                                 Tourism and Travel Studies and Nursing Studies. We can also design Courses for clients on a 1-1 and
                            W: www.difc.ie                                                                                                                                                   W: www.elaireland.com          group basis. We look forward to welcoming you to English Language Academy (ELA).
                                                       Courses:          GE, ESP, HSP BE, FP, AY.                                                                                                                           Courses:         GE, TT, OTT, AP, EC, MS, HT BE, EE, PT, ESP, FP, AY, T13, HSP, EF, EG, EH, ES, EL.
    FACILITIES:                                        Examinations: IELTS.*                                                                                             FACILITIES:                                        Examinations: CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, TIE, TCL, IELTS.

    Dublin International Study Centre                 19/20 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2                                                                                Grafton College                                    7 Gardiner Row, Dublin 1
                                                      Situated within close proximity of St Stephen’s Green in the welcoming heart of Dublin’s city centre, the Dublin
                            Aiveen Ryan               International Study Centre provides the official university preparation foundation programmes for prospective                          Nicholas Kelly                 Whether you want to learn a language, earn a diploma or degree, enhance your career prospects
                                                      international undergraduate students to University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin. The state-of-the-                                                       or just study for pleasure, Grafton College of Management Sciences is the destination for you.
                            T: + 353 (0) 487 0460                                                                                                                                            T: + 353 1 872 6597 /          Based in the heart of Dublin’s city centre, we offer a wide range of English language programmes,
                                                      art learning environment at the ISC was refurbished in 2011, to provide the perfect nurturing surroundings for
                            E: aryan@studygroup.com   international students who want to realise their full potential by pursuing a degree at one of Ireland’s top two                           + 353 1 872 6599           including General English, Business English and Exam Preparation Courses. Our highly qualified and
                            W: ww.dublinisc.com       universities, both ranked in the top 1 % of universities in the world. Students who need some help to achieve                          F: + 353 1 872 6591            experienced teachers are committed to ensuring you will make steady progress and our English
                                                      the required level of English language and academic skills to gain entry to their chosen undergraduate degree,                         E: english@graftoncollege.ie   language department is small and friendly. Grafton College offers competitive fees so
                                                      benefit from the expert teaching and guidance, as well as an invaluable introduction to student life overseas                                                         students benefit from high-quality teaching at a reasonable cost.
                                                      offered at the ISC.
                                                                                                                                                                                             W: www.graftoncollege.ie
                                                      Courses:           FP                                                                                                                                                 Courses:         GE, BE, AYP, EE, PT, FP, OTT, MS EC.
    FACILITIES:                                       Examinations: IELTS                                                                                                FACILITIES:                                        Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CPE, TOEFL, TIE, TOEIC, IELTS.

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MEI Member Schools 2014                                                                                                                                          MEI Member Schools 2014

    Dublin                                                                                                                                                        Dublin
    Griffith Institute of Language                    Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8                                                      The International School of English                    15/16 Main Street, Lucan, Co. Dublin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Just 12km outside Dublin City centre, our family run school has been welcoming adult and juniors for
                                                      Griffith Institute of Language (GIL) is situated on the city centre campus of Griffith College Dublin
                         Richard McHugh                                                                                                                                                                                 15 years where they enjoy excellent English tuition and have fun.
                                                      (GCD). GCD was established in 1974 and has become Ireland’s largest independent university-level                                  Peter Lawless
                         T: + 353 1 416 3360                                                                                                                                                                            • Adult General English & Cambridge Exams
                                                      college with over 8,000 full-time and part-time students, including 1,000 international students                                  T: +353 1 621 9039              • Visa Students, host accommodation and IELTS for University
                         F: + 353 1 454 9265          from 75 countries. The College is approved by the Irish Government to provide undergraduate and
                                                                                                                                                                                        F: +353 1 621 9096              • Junior summer English camps
                         E: richard.mchugh@gcd.ie /   postgraduate degree courses and focuses on the disciplines of Business, Law, Computing, Media
                                                                                                                                                                                        E: info@iseireland.com          • Executive business English, Championship Golf and Luxury accommodation.
                                                      and Design. GIL provides a wide range of general and exam focused preparatory English language
                             gil@gcd.ie                                                                                                                                                                                 • Closed groups and bespoke corporate English programs
                                                      courses as well as tailored courses for individuals and groups.                                                                   W: www.iseireland.com/
                         W: www.gcd.ie/gil                                                                                                                                                  www.active-english.com      See us on Facebook.com/iseireland
                                                      Courses:        GE, BE, ESP, AYP.                                                                                                                                  Courses:          GE, BE, EE ESP, FP, AP, EG, EH.
    FACILITIES:                                       Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CBEC, IELTS.                                                                       FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CBEC, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, TIE.

                                                                                                                                                                  Irish College of English                               6 Church Road, Malahide, Co. Dublin/
    HSI - High Schools International                  3rd floor, Castleriver House, 14/15 Parliament St, Dublin 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         27 Town Centre Mall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin
                                                      Since 1988 HSI has been providing a comprehensive range of Academic High School Programmes                                                                        The Irish College of English runs two very popular English Language Schools in Dublin. Established
                         Declan Millar                                                                                                                                                  Susan Mc Elhinney
                                                      for 13 to 18 yr olds from 1 term upwards. We offer Public & Private Day schools (with host families),                                                             in 1992, we have many years’ experience running high quality English Language Programmes. We
                         T: + 353 1 678 4800          and Residential Schools (5 & 7 day boarding) throughout Ireland. A wide selection of services such                                T: + 353 1 845 3744             offer year round courses for adults and juniors, catering for both groups and individuals. The schools
                         F: + 353 1 678 4802          as guardianship, assisted transfers, monthly reporting are included within our package programmes.                                F: + 353 1 845 3733             are located in Malahide and Swords, they are close to Dublin airport and within easy reach of the city
                         E: dmillar@hsinet.org        During the month of July we also operate a residential summer program for juniors (11 to 17 years) in                             E: info@iceireland.com          centre. Our schools offer students the unique experience of living in a small town environment with
                                                      Newtown (Waterford, SE Ireland). Finally in cooperation with our partners at DIFC we offer University                                                             the big plus of easy access to our capital. The schools offer host family accommodation, all within
                         W: www.hsinet.org                                                                                                                                              W: www.iceireland.com
                                                      Foundation access to a range of UK & Irish universities.                                                                                                          walking distance of the school. Our student feedback attests to the quality of service we provide.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, T13, AP, EG, EH, ES, EL, AY, MS, OP.
                                                      Courses:         FP, AY,EG, EH , T13, HSP.                                                                  FACILITIES:                                           Examinations: CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, IELTS, TIE.
    FACILITIES:

    The Horner School of English                      40 Fitzwilliam Street Upper, Dublin 2                                                                       Kaplan International Colleges, Dublin                 The Presbytery Building, 7 Lower Exchange Street, Dublin 8
                                                      The Horner School of English, established in 1993 is a family run school located in the centre of Dublin.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kaplan International College Dublin is part of the Kaplan Inc worldwide group which has colleges
                                                      Facilities include 21 modern classrooms, interactive whiteboards, wi-fi internet access, bright and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Emer Tynan                       in 20 countries and nearly 40 years of teaching experience. Our Dublin College has a friendly
                        David/Janice/Trevor Horner    comfortable coffee shop, city garden, computer room and study library. A wide range of English courses
                                                                                                                                                                                       T: + 353 1 672 7122              atmosphere and prides itself on its all round customer service. In addition to general English, we
                        T: + 353 1 662 2911           including general, business and exam preparation. Key points include our beautiful historical buildings,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        offer English for Business, IELTS preparation, CELTA teacher training course and free University
                                                      smaller class groups and excellent international mix of nationalities. Quality is assured. Accommodation                         F: + 353 1 672 7125
                        F: + 353 1 662 2929                                                                                                                                                                             Placement Service. The college is located in attractive city centre premises by the banks of the river
                                                      options include: Horner School City Residence and city apartments (available all year), warm and                                 E: dublin@Kaplan.com
                        E: admin@hornerschool.com                                                                                                                                                                       Liffey in the fashionable Temple Bar district. Residential accommodation is within walking distance.
                                                      welcoming host family and summer university residence. Our excellent social programme includes full
                                                                                                                                                                                       W: www.kaplaninternational.com   We receive great feedback from our students and they return year after year.
                        W: www.hornerschool.com       day coach tours, afternoon cultural visits and evening social activities, throughout the year.
                                                      Courses:         GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, OTT, EF, EG, EH, ES, EW, EL, ESU, MS, OP.                                                                               Courses:      GE, BE, PT, AY, FP, TT, T13, OTT.
                                                      Examinations:    TIE, TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CBEC.                                     FACILITIES:                                           Examinations: CFCE.
    FACILITIES:

    Infinity Business College                         33 Dawson Street, Dublin 2                                                                                  Kenilworth Language Institute                         4 Kenilworth Square, Rathgar, Dublin 6
                                                      Infinity Business College is located on Dawson Street in a beautiful Georgian building adjacent                                                                   Kenilworth has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1996. Each of our two centres
                                                      to Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street in the heart of Dublin City. All major tourist and shopping                                Colm Maguire                     benefit from a different experience of Dublin. One in the quiet suburb of Dublin 6 and the other
                        Thomas Horgan                                                                                                                                                                                   in the heart of Dublin’s city centre. Both centres are fully equipped with spacious classrooms, wifi
                                                      attractions are easily accessible providing a unique sample of Irish society and culture. Infinity
                        T: + 353 1 679 7086                                                                                                                                            T: +353 1 497 1499               internet access, student common room, self-access study library and games room. We provide high
                                                      Business College English courses include General English, Intensive, Intermediate English, Advanced
                        F: + 353 1 696 1081           English and Exam Preparation. Our excellent facilities include an extensive lending library, students’                           F: +353 1 497 1499               quality English programmes, with international students meeting and studying together in a cross-
                        E: thomas@ibcollege.com       room, fully equiped computer room and free WiFi access throughout the building. Accommodation                                    E: info@kenilworthinstitute.ie   cultural environment. Kenilworth also offers a varied and exciting programme of extracurricular
                                                      is arranged as required in host families and in university residences.                                                           W: www.kenilworthinstitute.ie    social and cultural activities. We have built an international reputation for quality courses and staff
                        W: www.ibcollege.com                                                                                                                                                                            friendliness.
                                                      Courses:         GE, AY, U16, MS, PT, OTT, GE, BE, EE, EW, ESP, AP, OP.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Courses:      GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, FP, AY, T13, OTT, EC.
                                                      Examinations: CFCE, CAE, IELTS, CPET, CKET, TOEFL, TOEIC, TIE, TCL, OL.
    FACILITIES:                                                                                                                                                   FACILITIES:                                           Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CPE, TOEIC, IELTS, TCL, TIE.

    International House Dublin                        60-63 Dawson Street, Dublin 2                                                                               Language in Dublin                                    1 Clarinda Park North, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Language in Dublin is part of Language in Group, which has two more schools in London and Totnes.
                                                      IH Dublin is an affiliated member of the IH World Organisation, a network of over 150 schools                                                                     Our educational aim is to help those who study with us to achieve their goals by focusing on the
                         Aoife Govern                 worldwide. We are an authorised Cambridge Exam Centre and are accredited by EAQUALS. IH Dublin                                   Kevin Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        changing needs of language learners. Our Dublin school has a friendly atmosphere and prides itself
                         T: +353 (0)1 635 5840        is located right beside Trinity College and Grafton Street on the campus of Independent Colleges                                 T: +353 1230 11 00               on its newly upgraded premises and all year round customer service. The school offers homestay,
                         F: +353 (0)1-6351120         on Dawson Street. We offer superior quality Junior Summer Programmes in Dublin & Cork providing                                  E: info@languageindublin.com     shared house and residence accommodation. In addition to General English, we offer Intensive
                                                      full package programmes with residential & host family accommodation as well as a High School                                                                     Express courses, English for Work, Dublin Cultural Experience courses, Cambridge Exam preparation
                         E: marketing@ihdublin.com                                                                                                                                     W: www.languageingroup.com
                                                      Programme for the whole academic year or single semesters in public and private schools all around                                                                lessons, Work Experience programs and methodology courses for teachers. The school is based in
                         W: www.ihdublin.com          Ireland.                                                                                                                                                          Dun Laoghaire, a small seaside town located 20 minutes from Dublin city centre by train.
                                                      Courses:         GE, PT, T13, TT, OTT, HSP, EW, MS, BE, EE, J12, EG, EH.                                                                                          Courses:      GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, FP, AY, T13, TT, OTT, AP, MS, HSP, EF, EG, EH, ES, EW, EL, EC, HT.
    FACILITIES:                                       Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CPET, CKET, IELTS, CPE.                                                            FACILITIES:                                           Examinations: CPET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, TOEIC, IELTS, TIE, CKET, CBEC, LCCB, LCCT, TOEFL, PE, OX, TCL.

    ISI                                                 4 Meetinghouse Lane, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin 1                                                               Linguaviva Centre Limited                             45 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
                                                       ISI has been providing English language tuition and High School programmes to students from all                                                                  Proudly celebrating 37 years in business! Linguaviva is one of Ireland’s most reputable language
                         Brian Burns                   over the world since 2001. Teachers and staff are young, enthusiastic and friendly and our unique                               Gráinne Barton                   schools and boasts an excellent mix of nationalities. Located in the heart of Georgian Dublin,
                                                       building, located in the city centre, provides students with a bright, colourful and inspirational                                                               students receive first-class tuition in a very friendly environment. Teacher training and exam
                         T: + 353 1 872 7888           space for their studies. At ISI, we have created a unique student community, by offering our clients                            T: + 353 1 661 2106
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        preparation courses are also provided. Single room accommodation is arranged in carefully selected
                         F: + 353 1 878 8538           a range of activities and events throughout the year including student parties, talent competitions,                            F: + 353 1 676 5687              host families or student residence available all year round. The bus stop outside the school makes
                         E: info@isi-ireland.ie        arts and crafts evenings, photography competitions and international food evenings. In this way,                                E: info@linguaviva.com           commuting very easy, Luas stop is just a few minutes’ walk away.As the longest standing member
                         W: www.studyinireland.ie      we provide the perfect international atmosphere, where students can really experience the                                       W: www.linguaviva.com            school of “Quality English” based in Dublin City Centre, we guarantee exceptional customer care,
                                                       English language on a daily basis.                                                                                                                               quality services and competitive prices.
                                                        Courses:         GE, BE, EE, PT, EW, OTT, EL, ESP, FP, AYP, T13, HSP, MS.                                                                                       Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, T13, J12, EG, OTT, AP, AYP, EW, EC, MS.
    FACILITIES:                                         Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CPE, TIE.                                                                        FACILITIES:                                           Examinations: TIE, CPET, CFCE, CAE, CFCE, CPE, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, CKET, PE, OX.

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MEI Member Schools 2014                                                                                                                                                 MEI Member Schools 2014

 Dublin, Donegal & Galway                                                                                                                                               Galway, Kerry, Kilkenny & Limerick
     MLI International Schools                             13 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2                                                                             Galway Cultural Institute                               GCI House, Salthill, Galway

                          Therese Dillon / Brendan Kelly   MLI International Schools is a leading provider of Junior Residential & Homestay programmes in                                                                      Choose to study at Galway Cultural Institute and prepare for an unforgettable experience – this is a
                                                           Ireland. We offer five centres in Dublin and over eight centres around the country, including: Galway.                           Celestine Rowland                  place you will call home, make lifelong friends and achieve the results in English language fluency
                          T: + 353 1 662 7677              For all our junior students we combine a first class programme of teaching and a fully supervised                                T: + 353 91 863 100                that you need for your future success.
                          F: + 353 1 662 7678              as well as a well-designed sports and social programme. Excursions are an important part of every                                F: + 353 91 863 111                Since 1989, GCI has provided English language programmes to students from all over the world.
                          E: tdillon@mli-group.com /       MLI course and gives the students the opportunity to visit places of historical and cultural interest in                                                            Our reputation has been built on cutting edge facilities, innovative language learning techniques,
                                                           Ireland. MLI also specialise in providing short stay courses as well as PON’s in Dublin all year round.                          E: info@gci.ie
                             bkelly@mli-group.com                                                                                                                                                                              unparalleled student support & successful exam results.
                                                           MLI also offer High School Programmes (HSP) in Ireland                                                                           W: www.gci.ie
                          W: www.mli-group.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Courses:          GE, BE, EE, EW, PT, ESP, AY, FP, OTT, EF, EG, EH, EL, EC, OP, ES.
                                                           Courses: GE, J12, T13, MS, TT, HSP.
     FACILITIES:                                                                                                                                                       FACILITIES:                                             Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS, CKET, CPET, TOEIC.

     Swan Training Institute                               9 – 11 Grafton Street, Dublin 2                                                                             The Asana School of English                            O’Connell Centre / Cahersiveen / County Kerry
                                                           With over 25 years experience, Swan Training Institute is one of the best and most well-known
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Asana is a family-run school located in Cahersiveen, on the stunning south-west coast of Ireland.
                                                           English language schools in Ireland. Our main adult school is located in the heart of Dublin on the
                          Danielle Flanagan                                                                                                                                               Colm Breathnach                     At Asana we use holistic methodology where the focus is on teaching and developing the whole
                                                           very famous Grafton Street. We are surrounded by all the best shops and restaurants and within easy
                                                           reach of all the main tourist attractions. Accredited by EAQUALS, the Irish Department of Education                            T: +353 87 2136259                  person through self-expression. Language and culture are assimilated through the media of drama,
                          T: + 353 1 677 5252
                                                           and as members of MEI, we pride ourselves on the high standard and quality of the courses we offer.                                                                literature, history, music and dance. Cahersiveen is famous for its wonderful mountain and coastal
                          F: + 353 1 677 5254                                                                                                                                             F: + 353 66 9472290
                                                           All of our classrooms are fitted with the latest technology 65’ interactive smart-boards. We offer a                                                               scenery, and our programmes of boat-trips, adventure walks and archaeological explorations make
                          E: sales@selt.ie                                                                                                                                                E: info@asanaireland.com            the most of this. Course directors Adi and Colm give their personal guarantee that you will feel
                                                           fun filled and exciting social programme for our students for all background, ages and interests. We
                          W: www.sti.ie                    can arrange host family, residential, guest house or hotel accommodation to suit our clients needs.                            W: www.asanaireland.com             welcome and at home for the duration of your visit.
                                                           Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, FP, J12, MS, OT, EC.                                                                                                        Courses:         GE, T13, EG, EH, ES, EW, EF, MS, EMA, J12.

     FACILITIES:                                           Examinations: TIE, CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, TCL, TOEFL, CBEC, LCCB, LCCT.                                FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: TIE.

     UCD Applied Language Centre                             Daedalus Building, Belfield, Dublin 4                                                                     Celtic School of English                               8 Greenview Terrace, Tralee, Co. Kerry
                                                             UCD is Ireland’s largest university. The UCD Applied Language Centre offers general/specialist English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Located in the heart of one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland, Celtic School of English
                          Hugo O’Donnell                     language courses, EAP and English courses for teachers. The ALC offers courses for students who wish                         Anne O’Keeffe                       provides a unique experience to every student. With small group classes, individual attention before,
                                                             to improve their English before commencing study in an Irish University. These courses aim to improve
                          T: + 353 1 716 7900                                                                                                                                             T: +353 66 7180088                  during and after your course, we want each student to become part of our international family. We
                                                             language proficiency, develop study and communication skills for effective learning through English,
                          F: + 353 1 716 1188                                                                                                                                             M: +353 87 2275677                  provide courses of the highest standards and our record of repeat students speaks for itself. General
                                                             build confidence and prepare students for independent learning, and provide an introduction to Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              English and bespoke courses are our specialities. Our adult social calendar and Teenage Activity &
                          E: courses@ alc.ucd.ie             culture and university life. A social programme is also organized. Our accommodation arrangements                            E: info@celticschoolofenglish.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cultural programmes involve teachers and students and community integration. We want students
                          W: www.ucd.ie/alc                  are of exceptionally high quality: self-catering apartments on campus, or accommodation on a part-                           W: www.celticschoolofenglish.com    to feel a balance between study and enjoyment.
                                                             board basis with an Irish family. Wi-Fi is available across UCD’s Belfield campus.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Courses:         TIE, GE, BE, PT, T13, EW, EL, MS, ES, EH, AY, AP, EF, EG, EC.
                                                             Courses:      GE, BE, ESP, AY, FP, TT, OTT.
                                                             Examinations: CKET, CPET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, IELTS.                                                    FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: CPET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, IELTS.
     FACILITIES:

     ULearn                                                  97 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2                                                                           Mackdonald Language Academy                            Emoclew, Ballyellen, Goresbridge R702, Co. Kilkenny (office address)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              We are a family-run, year-round English language school for juniors and adults. We are located in
                                                             ULearn English School is a family-run boutique school in Dublin city centre. ULearn has been
                          Ciaran McMahon                                                                                                                                                  Isha McDonald &                     Kilkenny, the medieval capital of Ireland, just an hour´s drive from Dublin. We offer year round courses
                                                             teaching English since 1988. We provide a personal, comfortable, and relaxed environment to                                                                      for kids, (8-12) teenagers (13-18) and adults (19+), catering for both, individual and group travel. Our
                          T: + 353 1 878 7339                help students improve their English. ULearn offers students General English, exam prep, Individual                           Alexander Mack
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              school in Kilkenny includes a student library, recreation room, study centre, computer room and simply
                          E: info@ulearn.ie                  courses, executive English. We provide courses and accommodation for individual students, adult                              T: + 353 1 442 9255                 superb sport facilities. Many Language Plus activities, e.g. Tennis, Golf, Badminton and Horse Riding are
                                                             groups, and junior groups. ULearn can cater for all student levels.                                                              087 939 5106                    available. We offer host family accommodation in Kilkenny. During the summer, we also offer residential
                          W: www.ulearn.ie
                                                             Live, Learn, Enjoy.                                                                                                                                              accommodation in two additional junior course locations, in Dublin and Waterford.
                                                                                                                                                                                          E: office@mackdonald.com
                                                             Come to ULearn.
                                                                                                                                                                                          W: www.mackdonald.com
                                                             Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, J12, T13, OTT, AP, MS, HT.                                                                                                Courses:      GE, BE, PT, EFP, T13, HSPP, EG, EH, MS, MT.
     FACILITIES:                                             Examinations: CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, IELTS.                                                                FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: TIE.

     Donegal English Language School                         West End, Bundoran, Co. Donegal                                                                           Limerick Language Centre                               16 Mallow Street, Limerick
                                                            Established in 1989, Donegal English Language School has built a reputation in providing quality                                                                  Situated on Ireland’s west coast, Limerick is a friendly place to study. It is Ireland’s third largest city
                      Gina Geagan                           English language courses on the beautiful west coast of Ireland. We offer a wide range of Junior and                          Alan Brennan                        (85,000 inhabitants!): big enough to keep students happy and small enough to make them feel at
                      T: +353 71 98 41288                   Adult courses including General English, Exam Preparation, English and Surfing, English and Horse                             T: + 353 61 415 292                 home. The school is located in a lovely Georgian building just a 3 minute walk from the main shopping
                                                            Riding, English and Hill Walking and English and Multi Activity programmes. This family run business                          F: + 353 61 418 662                 area. We are a medium sized school and so we can – and do – take an interest in each one of our
                      E: info@donegallanguageschool.com                                                                                                                                                                       students. They come to us from many different places: we currently have approximately 70 students
                                                            promises a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere for all students. D.E.L.S is accredited by                                 E: langctr@iol.ie
                      W: www.donegallanguageschool.com      ACELS (QQI) and the Department of Skills for the teaching of English as a Foreign Language.                                                                       from 4 continents representing 36 different nationalities.
                                                                                                                                                                                          W: www.english-in-limerick.com

                                                            Courses:           GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, EH, ER, ES, ESU, J12, T13, EF, EG, EH, AY, HSP, MS, EMA.                                                                  Courses:         GE, PT.
                                                            Examinations: CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, IELTS, TCL.                                                FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: CPET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC.
     FACILITIES:

     Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre                     The Bridge Mills, Galway                                                                                  University of Limerick Language Centre                 University of Limerick, Limerick
                                                             We are a family-run, year-round English language school for adults (16+). Founded in 1987 by                                                                      The Language Centre is part of a young, vibrant, internationally focused university. Situated on
                          Patrick Creed                      teachers, we are located in a beautiful, renovated 18th century mill overlooking the River Corrib                              Debbie Thompson                    the banks of the longest river in Ireland, on 133 hectares of parkland just outside Limerick City, this
                          T: + 353 91 566 468                in the centre of Galway city. You will study in groups of no more than 10 students with our                                    T: + 353 61 202777                 magnificent campus has to be seen to be believed. Now an official Cambridge Exam Centre we offer
                          F: + 353 91 564 122                team of senior teachers and partake in an active social programme with an international mix of                                 F: + 353 61 202753                 a professional yet friendly atmosphere. Exceptional teachers and state of the art language learning
                                                             students. In this vibrant, friendly atmosphere, you can prepare for examinations or simply enjoy                                                                  facilities. Superb recreational/world class sports facilities. Excellent local host families and on/off
                          E: info@galwaylanguage.com                                                                                                                                        E: language.centre@ul.ie           campus student villages. Easy access via Shannon International Airport.
                                                             improving your English for personal or professional use. The school is an Authorised Cambridge
                          W: www.galwaylanguage.com          Examinations Centre, TIE Examinations and TOEIC Examinations Centre.                                                           W: www.ul.ie/languagecentre
                                                             Courses:           GE, BE, EE, PT, AP, MS, ESP, TT, OP, OTT, EG, EH.                                                                                             Courses:          GE, BE, EE, ES, ESP, AY, FP, OTT, EC, PT, TEFL, EW.
     FACILITIES:                                             Examinations: TIE, OE, CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS.                             FACILITIES:                                            Examinations: TOEIC, CFCE, CAE, CPET, CKET, CPE, TOEFL, IELTS, TIE, PET.

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MEI Member Schools 2014                             MEI Member Schools 2014

     Waterford, Wexford & Wicklow
     Waterford Academy of Education                                   Administration Centre, SEBIC, IDA Business Park, Cork Road, Waterford
                                                                      Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland and is a centre for culture, heritage and commerce. It is located
                                      Dr. Venie Martin or             in the South East of the country in an area of great natural beauty, near the coast and mountains.
                                      Mr Ken McCormick                Our school works in partnership with Waterford Institute of Technology to provide Junior programmes
                                      T: +353 51 38 4195              in English and activities during the Summer months. Programmes are available for all ages - nursery,
                                                                      children 6-12, teenagers and undergraduates. There are general English courses, English with themes
                                      E: waterfordacademy@gmail.com   such as drama, social media and biodiversity, examination classes and conversation classes. We use on-
                                      W: www.wae.ie and               line technologies extensively to support our learners.
                                           www.helloireland.ie
                                                                      Courses:           GE, BE, EE, ESP, FP, HSP, AP, EG, EH, ES, EW, EL, EC.
     FACILITIES:                                                      Examinations: TIE, IELTS.

     Waterford English Language Centres                               Washington Lodge, Sweetbrier Park, Newtown, Waterford
                                                                      Waterford’s oldest government-recognised year round language school. We have recently moved to
                                       Bridget Behal                  a beautiful Georgian building which has been refurbished to incorporate bright, spacious, modern
                                       T: +353 51 877 288
                                                                      classrooms in a peaceful location only five-minutes walk from the city centre. Our highly-qualified and       Learn the meaning of
                                                                      enthusiastic staff welcome adult and junior learners and we have unrivalled experience at organising
                                       F: +353 51 854 603             quality accommodation for our students either in vetted host families or well-located self-catering
                                       E: welc@iol.ie                 apartments. Our action-packed Summer School is held in the safe, tranquil and spacious environs of
                                                                      the Ursuline School and we have spent many years developing our Academic Year Programme which
                                       W: www.welc.ie                 allows international students to completely embrace Irish educational, sporting, family and cultural life
                                                                      for periods from 3 months to several years, fully supported by a dedicated pastoral care team.
                                                                      Courses:      GE, BE, EE, ES, PT, ESP, AY, J12, T13, HSP, EF, EG, EH, HT.
     FACILITIES:                                                      Examinations: TIE, CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, OX.

     The Slaney Language Centre                                       Kinshella Castle, Slaney Manor, Ferrycarrig, Wexford
                                                                      The Slaney Language Centre provides quality tuition for adult language learners, professionals and
                                       Lisa Bartsch                   families throughout the world. We are a small school where personal attention is given to each student.
                                       T: +353 53 9120881             We pride ourselves on our low student-tutor ratio. The maximum number of students in any one level
                                                                      group is only eight (ten in July and August). We are located in a castle building with beautiful views over
                                       F: +353 53 9120881             the countryside.We have five bright classrooms, a common room where students and teachers enjoy
                                       E: info@wexford-language.com   a chat at breaktime and a self-study room. Specialised courses include English courses for families, a
                                       W: www.wexford-language.com    Celtic Culture Course for people over 50 and a Study during the Wexford Festival Opera Course.
                                                                      Courses:          GE, BE, EE, HT, OP, PT, EF, ESP, EW, EL, MS, HSP, AY.
     FACILITIES:                                                      Examinations: TIE, CFCE, CAE, CPE, CBEC, TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS.

     ATC Language Schools                                             Dunluice House, Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
                                                                      ATC is located on the seafront in Bray, just south of Dublin city centre. We offer year round courses for
                                       Ugo Greevy                     adults and juniors (closed groups) in 20 modern classrooms. Additional facilities include a student
                                                                      library, recreation room, study centre and a computer room with 25 PCs. We offer host family and
                                       T: +353 1 2845512              residential accommodation in ATC owned student apartments and residence within walking distance
                                       F: +353 1 2807525              of the school. ATC also offer one of the most comprehensive ranges of junior summer residential
                                       E: info@atcireland.ie          programmes in Ireland, which take place in 8 locations throughout the country. Our mission is to
                   Language Schools
                                       W: www.atcireland.ie           help students improve their knowledge of English in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere.
                                                                      Courses:          GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, AY, J12, T13, TT, OTT, HSP, EG, EH, EW, MS.
     FACILITIES:                                                      Examinations: TIE, CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, TOEIC, IELTS, TOEFL, TCL.

     PACE Language Institute                                          29/30 Dublin Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
                                                                      We are an owner managed school with over 24 years experience and are long standing members of
                                                                      IALC (International Association of Language Centres). We offer adult English courses and intensive
                                       Evin Delaney                   or long term Cambridge & IELTS exam courses. PACE is situated in the beautiful seaside town of
                                       T: +353 1 276 0922             Bray, just south of Dublin city offering learners the best of both worlds, small town with easy access
                                       F: +353 1 276 0936             to a capital city. Our location also offers a fantastic destination for mini-stay groups, all year round.
                                       E: info@paceinstitute.ie       We operate two summer schools, one in Bray and the other in Dublin which specialises in English
                                                                      language, Professional Sport (Golf, Rugby, Soccer, Basketball, Tennis and Horse Riding), Music and
                                       W: www.paceinstitute.ie        Dance. Both centres offer home-stay and residence.
                                                                      Courses:      GE, BE, EE, PT, ESP, FP, T13, ES, EC HSP, AP, EG, EH, EW, EL, MS, HT, AY, EF, OTT, OP.
     FACILITIES:                                                      Examinations: CPET, CKET, CFCE, CAE, CPE, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, TCL, CBEC, TIE, IELTS.

                                                                                                                                                                                                           mod·ern - characteristic
                                                                                                                                                                                                           of present and recent
                                                                                                                                                                                                           time; contemporary; not
                                                                                                                                                                                                           antiquated or obsolete.
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MEI Member Schools 2014

                                                                                                                                              Index of Member Schools 2014

                                                                                                                                              Belfast
                                                                                                                                                      Irish College of English                                                                                           9

                                                                                                                                              International House Belfast                                  4       Kaplan International College, Dublin                  9
              Schools                                                                                                                                                                                              Kenilworth Language Institute                         9
              Belfast       1                                                                                                                 Carlow
                                                                                                                                                     Language in Dublin                                                                                                  9
              Bray          2                                                                                                                 English Language Ireland                                     4       Linguaviva Centre Limited                             9
              Cahirseveen   1                                                                                                                                                                                      MLI International Schools                            10
              Carlow        1
                                                                                                                                              Clare                                                                Swan Training Institute                              10
              Cork          4                                                                                                                                                                                      UCD Applied Language Centre                          10
                                                                                                                                              Clare Language Centre                                        4
              Donegal       1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   U Learn                                              10
              Dublin        35
              Ennis         1                                                                                                                 Cork
              Galway        2                                                                                                                 ACET/Cork Language Centre International                      4       Donegal
              Kilkenny      1                                                                                                                 Atlantic School of English and Active Leisure                4       Donegal Language School                              10
              Limerick      2                                                                                                                 Cork English College                                         4
              Tralee        1                                                                                                                 University College Cork Language Centre                      5       Galway
              Waterford     2                                                                                                                                                                                      Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre                  10
              Wexford       1                                                      1
                                                                     Donegal                                                                  Dublin                                                               Galway Cultural Institute                            11
                                                                                                                                   1
                                                                                                                                              Active Language Learning                                     5
                                                                                                                        Belfast               Alpha College of English                                     5       Kerry
                                                                                                                                              ATC Language & Travel                                        5       Celtic School of English                             11

                                                                                                                                              Atlas Language School                                        5       Asana School of English                              11

Malahidelow                                                                                                                                   Centre of English Studies                                    5
                                                                                                                                              DCU Language Services                                        6       Kilkenny
                                                                                                                                              Dublin Cultural Institute Limited                            6       Mackdonald Language Academy                          11
                                                                                                                              33              Delfin English School                                        6
                                                                       2                                                           Dublin                                                                          Limerick
                                                                                                                                              Dorset College                                               6
                                                                           Galway                                                  2                                                                               Limerick Language Centre                             11
                                                                                                                                              Dublin International Foundation College                      6
                                                                                                                                       Bray                                                                        University of Limerick Language Centre               11
                                                                                                                                              Dublin International Study Centre                            6
                                                                                                                    1
                                                                             1                             Carlow                             Dublin School of English                                     7
                                                                     Ennis
                                                                                   2
                                                                                                                                              EF Language Centres                                          7       Waterford
                                                                                                       1
                                                                                                                                              ELTA                                                         7       Waterford Academy of Education                       12
                                                                           Limerick         Kilkenny
e1                                                                                                                        1
                                                                                                                                              Emerald Cultural Institute                                   7       Waterford English Language Centres                   12
                                                                                                 1
                                                                                                             1                Wexford
                                                        1                                                                                     English Language Academy                                     7
                                                                                              Waterford                                       Grafton College                                              7       Wexford
                                               1            Tralee                      3
                                                                                                                                              Griffith Institute of Language                               8       The Slaney Language Centre                           12
                                 Cahirseveen
                                                                                 Cork
                                                                                                                                              HSI - High Schools International                             8
                                                            1                                                                                 The Horner School of English.                                8       Wicklow
                                                                                                                                              Infinity Business College                                    8       PACE Language Institute Ltd.                         12
                                               Schull
                                                                                                                                              International House Dublin                                   8       ATC Language & Travel                                12

                                                                                                                                              ISI                                                          8
                                                                                                                                              The International School of English                          9

                                                                                                                                              Selected photography courtesy of Failte Ireland and Dublin Tourism
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Directory of Schools 2014

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