Family Guesthouse/Host Family

Students of the Irish Studies and Ecology; Living Landscapes in the West of Ireland summer schools may choose to stay in  single or shared rooms in family owned guesthouses within walking distance of the University. A full Irish breakfast will be provided by the hosts as part of the overall cost.  

Student Residences

This type of housing provides students with single rooms in fully furnished, self-catering apartments. Laundry facilities are available on site. Bed linen, crockery, etc are provided in the apartments. Student residences are approximately a 10 minute walk to class.

Students of the Irish Studies and Ecology; Living Landscapes in the West of Ireland courses, will be housed in self-catering apartments at Corrib Village in Galway City.  

Download our advice sheet:  Corrib Village Summer School Accommodation 2017

Please see our accommodation map to view the location of summer school housing in Galway City.  

Students enrolled on the Irish Language Summer School will stay with Irish-speaking families in Carraroe, so that language skills can be practiced outside the classroom. All participants are required to stay in approved accommodation.

Field Schools

Students of the Achill Archaeological Field School on Achill Island will stay in accommodation in residential units in a modern self-catering block adjacent to the Field School. Accommodation costs are included in the course fee.

Students of the Burren Geology School will stay at Kilfenora Hostel in Kilfenora, Co Clare. Transport to and from the field school, is provided daily and is included in the course fee.

Students of the Caherconnell Archaeological Field School will stay at Kilfenora Hostel in Kilfenora, Co Clare. Accommodation costs and transport to and from the field school, is included in the course fee.  

Students of the Galway Archaeological Field School stay at Gort na Coiribe Student Residence in Galway City. The accommodation cost is included in the programme fee.

Students of the The Irish Fieldschool of Prehistoric Archaeology will stay in self-catered accommodation provided in the nearby village of Corofin. The accommodation cost is included in the course fee.