Residential Programme at Maynooth University
Key Facts

Location: Maynooth University
Age: 11 – 17
Programme Dates: 16 June – 11 August 2024 (8 weeks)

Fixed Arrival Dates: 16 June | 30 June | 14 July | 28 July 2024
Accommodation Type: Campus Residence – Single Room En-Suite


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 equestrian activities, gliding, swimming and there are many cafes and restaurants in the town.

Award Winning Programme

Apollo is the proud winner of eight Study Travel Star Awards!

Apollo is the first language school in Ireland to be inducted into the StudyTravel Super Star Hall of Fame after winning the ‘Star Junior Programme for under 18s’ award for five years in a row in 2018, 2019, 2020/2021, 2022 and again in 2023. We also won the ‘Star New School’ Award in 2019 as well as winning in the ‘English Language School – Europe’ category twice in 2022 and 2023.

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.
Read more about your accommodation here.

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: 9 hours’ optional extra tuition per week (over 3 days) completely free of charge in addition to 15 hour programme. The focus of the lessons is on project work and communication and students can choose the Apollo Focus option when with us at the school instead of regular activities.


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 full day trips per week on Wednesdays & Saturdays
+ Dublin City Trip on Sundays


Transport is provided for all trips.

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.

Apollo Student App

Access your programme, time-table, excursion information & more via the Apollo app.


Free WIFI throughout University & accommodation.

Our Prices


Maynooth University – Dublin Residential Programme
Dates & Prices 2024
Programme dates: 16 June – 11 August 2024 (8 weeks)
Residential package price: €1275
(per week)
Airport transfers: €80 each way to/from Dublin Airport
Fixed Start Dates: 16 June | 30 June | 14 July | 28 July 2024
Duration: 1 week: 16 June or 28 July only 2024

2 weeks: all start dates as above

View/download Summer programmes brochure here.
  • 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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