Residential Programme at Maynooth University
Key Facts
Location: Maynooth University
Age: 11 – 17
Dates: 20 June – 15 August 2021 (8 weeks)
Arrival/Departure Days: Sunday-Sunday
Accommodation Type: Campus Residence – Single Room En-Suite
Location
Dublin, Ireland’s capital city is best known for its friendly & talkative people, strong historical culture & compact and safe city centre. Maynooth, located 30 minutes from Dublin city centre and 45 minutes from Dublin Airport is a beautiful 18th century Irish town with a population of 8,500.

Maynooth benefits from being a lively and picturesque rural university town while at the same time being described as a suburb of Dublin. There are a wide range of activities available to visitors of Maynooth from equestiran activities, gliding, swimming and there are many cafes and restaurants in the town.
Award Winning Programme
Apollo is the only Irish language school to ever have won the Star Junior Programme for under 18s global industry Award at the Study Travel Star Awards voted for by agents sending students abroad. We have won this award for two years in a row in 2018 and 2019. It’s really an honour to have two Star Awards for our Apollo Junior Camps in Ireland and to be finalists in 2020’s Study Travel Star Awards in the categories: ‘Star Junior Programme for under 18s’ for the third time, ‘New Language School’ and ‘English Language School - Europe’.
Maynooth University
Maynooth University Campus, just 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre, consists of two connected campuses, an older south campus with 19th century buildings and a modern north campus occupying 100 acres, giving the university an impressive mix of old and new.
Facilities include an excellent sports complex with tennis courts, dance studios and extensive outdoor football/hockey pitches.
Accommodation and transport
Accommodation for Apollo students is located on the modern north campus in single bedrooms with a private en-suite bathroom for each student. The residential accommodation chosen by Apollo is the newest block of apartments at Maynooth University, completed in late 2016. We provide private transport to all half-day and full-day excursions.
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It's All included!
15 hours’ tuition
per week
15 hours’ tuition per week (1 hour = 60 minutes) following a zig-zag timetable of both morning and afternoon mixed nationality classes (max. 15 per class).
Apollo Focus
Apollo Focus: 5 hours’ optional extra tuition per week (instead of 2 activities) completely free of charge in addition to 15 hour programme. The focus of the lessons is on project work and communication. Students can choose the Apollo Focus option when with us at the school.
Residential
Accommodation
Residential Accommodation: on-campus single room with private bathroom in shared apartments.
All meals included
All meals in the university restaurant.
Superb facilities
Use of excellent sports complex with tennis courts, dance studios and extensive outdoor football/hockey pitches.
Activities, visits and trips
A wide variety of activities every afternoon & evening.
+ 2 half-day/city trips per week + additional city trip on Sundays.
+ Full day excursion on Saturdays.
Private transport
Private Transport: private bus transport provided to all half-day trips and full-day excursions.
Apollo Course Workbook
Apollo Course Workbook:
Each student will receive their very own course workbook filled with interesting topics & activities to follow during their course.
Parent updates
Parent Updates: daily updates, photos and videos provided securely online for parents.
WiFi
Free WIFI throughout University & accommodation.
Our Prices
Maynooth University - Dublin Residential Programme
Dates & Prices 2021
Programme dates: 20 June – 15 August 2021 (8 weeks)
Residential package price: €950 per week
Airport transfers: €70 each way to/from Dublin Airport
Minimum duration: 1 week
Arrival/Departure days: Sunday-Sunday
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Testimonials
  • I will miss the staff. I loved my apartment and the activities. The schedule was great, with the perfect amount of free time. It was a very cool trip at the best camp! The 2 weeks I spent were the most fun.
    Rocio, Spain.
  • The arrival and welcome were fantastic, I loved it. The staff and teachers are amazing. Best classes ever! My apartment was so clean and comfortable. It was a nice experience thanks to all staff and teachers. Everything is good.
    Mike, Greece.
  • This was the best experience of my life. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Lots of talking in the classes, they were very funny. Great teachers.
    Emiliano, Mexican.
  • I loved it so much! I had some of the most interesting lessons I’ve ever had. Everyone was kind and friendly. I am so glad to have had this experience and I think that this is the best place on earth. I want to stay here forever.
    Olga Gulynina, Russia.
  • Very friendly staff, keep it up! Apollo Focus is very interesting, there was a huge benefit from it. Each activity was better than the last. Good lessons and good teachers. Thank you for all, Apollo staff!
    Elia, French.
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