Limerick is the capital city of the Mid West Region of Ireland. It is a buoyant modern city straddling the banks of the majestic Shannon River, the longest river in the British Isles.
Situated in the South West of Ireland, Limerick is an interesting and attractive place to study English. It is a compact and friendly city with a population of over 90,000. Griffith Institute of Language, Limerick, is located only a short walk away from the main shopping area and the city train and bus station.
Limerick's position in the mid-west region ensures that it is the best place from which to explore the many attractions of the West of Ireland. The Atlantic Ocean with its many beautiful beaches, the lake at Killaloe and the amazing Cliffs of Moher are all just a short drive from Limerick.
Visitors to Limerick City will certainly have no problems in finding things to see and do.
Here you will find traditional Irish pubs with music to suit all tastes, top quality restaurants and many attractions to interest the International student including cinemas, theatres, museums, concerts and a wide variety of sports amenities. Most importantly, the exceptional friendliness of the people ensures that students feel welcome and get maximum benefit from their course.
In recent years the focus of the ongoing development of the city has moved towards the riverside with many new high rise buildings filling the skyline, including the tallest hotel in Ireland. It has become one of Europe?s leading riverside cities. Yet
Limerick is also steeped in history and the imposing 13th Century King John?s Castle and the famous Treaty Stone are located just a few hundred metres from Griffith College.
Limerick is also the sports capital of Ireland. Known as the spiritual home of Irish rugby it is also renowned for his hurling, Gaelic football, rowing and just about every other sporting activity. The people of Limerick truly love their sport.
Shannon Airport International is less than twenty kilometres from Limerick City allowing for ease of access to and from the home countries of our multinational student population.
The city is a prosperous multi ethnic centre with all cultures welcomed and catered for in terms of integration, availability of ethnic food and facilities for religious observance across many creeds.
Student facilities in the city include accommodation, clubs, concert halls, theatres, bowling alleys, shops, restaurants sporting activities.