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Dublin Summer Centre

A purpose-built boarding school surrounded by 100 acres of wood on the banks of the River Liffey

Why choose our Dublin summer centre?

  • Heated indoor swimming pool
  • Extensive sports facillities include rugby, football, volleyball pitches, basketball and tennis courts, and a state-of-the-art indoor gymnasium
  • Threatre and music rooms 
  • Large enclosed grounds with plenty of green areas
  • Easy access to Dublin city centre 


Twin's Dublin Centre takes place at King's Hospital College, Palmerstown, Dublin. It is just off the main Dublin-Galway road, past Palmerstown and Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.

The school is a purpose-built boarding school and occupies a 100 acre wooded site on the banks of the River Liffey. The location is very quiet and safe while it is only 20 minutes from city centre and 15 minutes from Dublin airport.

Within a 10 minute walk from the school is one of Dublin’s best known shopping centres. Students can go shopping some evenings or weekends if accompanied by a group leader.

*Price refers to Bronze package. For all other package prices and additions please refer to the 2024 rate card, available here.

  • What's included
  • Centre details
  • Accommodation
  • Location
  • Programme
  • Gallery

This centre has Bronze and Platinum packages. The Bronze package price starts from £1016 p/w

See more about what packages include here

 The Bronze package includes:

  • Full board residential accommodation
  • Standard English course (15 lessons per week)
  • Placement test
  • Afternoon and evening social programme
  • Half-day to Dublin city centre and Malahide
  • Full-day to Glendalough
  • End of course certificate

The platinum package also includes:

  • Full-day excursion to Titanic Belfast
  • Half-day GPO Museum and EPIC museum 

The above include sample excursion locations and attractions, and are subject to change for other of similar value.

Centre details


  • Bright classrooms
  • Recreation rooms
  • Dining hall
  • Theatre hall
  • All-weather tennis courts
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Heated swimming pool 
  • Gym
  • Common areas
  • On-site cafeteria

Twin's English summer centre at our Dublin location, is located near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, and occupies a 100 acre wooded site on the banks of the River Liffey. 

The King's Hospital College is conveniently located close to Dublin city and its many attractions, only 15min from Dublin airport, and 10min walk from the Liffey Valley shopping centre. The sports facilities are first class with many professional sports teams using the training fields, gym and pool. 

The security system has coded access to the sleeping areas, so student can feel safe and secure. In the case of a fire, all security systems are automatically shut off and there is immediate access to exits.
The dining hall is large and airy and meals are prepared by a professional catering company. 



Our Dublin summer centre accommodation is made up of dormitories with shared en suite bathrooms . The rooms are bright and airy with views over either the grounds of the school or the internal courtyard.  

We try to room students of similar ages together and to keep the nationality mix as diverse as possible (while keeping the boys and girls separate).


What to pack
Some warm clothing (for colder days and nights) 

A waterproof jacket (for rainy days)

Comfortable shoes (for walking tours and visits to the coast)

An old pair of trousers and t-shirts (for the visit to Causey farm)

An adaptor (Europe to UK/Ireland) - for all their electronic/charging needs

Swimming costume, flip flops and towel for swimming pool

Location map

Notable cities nearby:
Galway - 2hrs 30 minutes
Kilkenny – 2 hrs

Nearest airports:
Dublin Airport - 15/20 mins
Belfast - 2hrs
Shannon - 2hrs 30 mins


Students at our Dublin Summer Centre can look forward to an engaging programme of both daytime and evening activities. There will also be two half-day excursions per week to various locations. These excursions enable students to explore and experience the Irish culture on a greater scale. We encourage students to practise their English by talking to the new friends they have made on the programme as well as staff and people they meet on their travels. 


Sample Programme

Day  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
 07:30-09:00  Arrivals       Breakfast
09:00-10:45     Lessons   Full-day excursion Glendalough      

       Activities on campus (Bronze package)

Full-day excursion (Platinum package)

10:45-11:00  Break    Break 
11:00-13:00  Lessons    Lessons 
13:00-14:00  Lunch    Lunch 
14:00-15:45    Half-day excursion  Campus activities   Half-day excursion    Half-day excursion
15:45-16:00   Break
16:00-18:00   Campus activities 
18:00-20:00         Dinner
20:00-22:00   Icebreaker  Picture hunt  Casino night   Building competition Disco   Film night   Scavenger hunt
 22:00-23:00        Get ready for bed

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1016€*  ⁄ wk

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Ages: 10- 17

Dates: 02/07-16/07

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