11 - 17
Duration of Stay
15 Days / 14 Nights
in most areas
In this Centre
Situated on the Shannon River Limerick is the third-largest city in the Republic of Ireland. It is rich in historical and archaeological sites and surrounded by a beautiful, quintessentially Irish landscape, with stunning scenery. Limerick is only two and a half hours from Dublin and in a great location to explore the west coast of the island.
The University of Limerick situated in a spectacular park that skirts the Shannon River is just a 10-minute bus stop from the city centre. The campus has a post office, bank, bookstore and restaurants. Students eat in the main restaurant on campus, conveniently located close to the classrooms.
The course includes twenty 45-minute lessons of General English per week in standard classes of max 15 students and lessons alternate between the morning and the afternoon. The classes combine with Project Work (1 per week) to stimulate students’ creative skills and resourcefulness. At the end of the activity, all groups will have to present their projects to the class.
Accommodation is in modern apartments consisting of 4- 6 single rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. Each apartment has a kitchen with a small living room that doubles as a common room for students. The use of the kitchen is at the discretion of the centre management and in cases where it is allowed can only be used by group leaders. On arrival, students must pay a security deposit required by the school of €50 the deposit will be returned at the time of departure unless the college needs to deduct payment for reasons stated in the school regulations. The college provides towels.
Multipurpose gym, sports fields and tennis courts.
Free Time and Activities
14 nights in Limerick
- full day excursions:
by private coach Dublin, Galway and the Cliffs of Moher, Cork and Blarney Castle.
- 3 half day excursions
by private coach: Limerick walking tour, Bunratty Castle, Thomond Park, Craggaunowen, St. John’s Castle.
12 nights in Limerick + 2 nights in Dublin
- 1 full day excursion by private coach:
The Cliffs of Moher and Galway;
- 3 half day excursions by private coach:
Limerick walking tour, Bunratty Castle, Thomond Park, Craggaunowen, St. John’s Castle.
Afternoon and evening activities.
This programme may change for organisational reasons.
Where is it?
PCTO "The World of Work"
(for students aged 16 and over)
The course includes 3 hours of “The world of work” per week with a combination of lectures, presentations and case studies. These hours are certified along with language proficiency at the end of the stay. Topics include:
- techniques for dealing with a job interview abroad;
- how to write a CV and a covering letter;
- how best to present yourself in the workplace;
- communication methods in the world of work.
Those attending the “World of Work” will receive an additional certificate that certifies participation and summarizes the details of the programme. This document is valid as recognition of the hours carried out for the learning and Working program (Alternanza Scuola Lavoro) ASL hours are certified along with language proficiency at the end of the stay.
Alternatively, students under the age of 16 can take part in a the optional Conversation Club course.
A 2-night stay that may take place at the beginning or end of the study holiday, depending on the availability of the host school. Students will stay in a standard single room at an ATC establishment. The stay in Dublin includes admission to attractions like Trinity College with the Book of Kells and a Dublin Bay Cruise.
Through access to this platform, all students can take an English course online for three months from the end of their stay in Ireland. In addition, parents can monitor their child’s activities and lessons during their stay abroad.
(these activities will only be carried out once during the stay)
- Influencer 101 – Vlogging
- ATC Photography Club “All about angles”
- ATC Gamezone.