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College Highlights

Historic University

Located in the heart of Dublin city centre, Trinity offers students the chance to study inside one of Dublin’s top tourist attractions. Founded in 1592, Trinity is one of the seven ancient universities of Britain and Ireland as well as Ireland’s oldest university.


The Library of Trinity College is the largest research library in Ireland. The library contains about five million books, with the Book of Kells being the Library’s most famous book by far. The Library also contains the Brian Boru harp, one of the three surviving medieval Gaelic harps and a national symbol of Ireland.

Diversity of Students

With 50% of students from outside Dublin, Trinity College is a melting pot of different thoughts, cultures and ways of life. Representing all socio-economic backgrounds, Trinity College comprises of students representing over 118 different nationalities.


Sports Centre

Comprising of a Swimming Pool, Fitness Theatre, Ancillary Hall, Climbing Wall, Treatment Rooms, Main Sports Hall, Studio Cycling and Keiser Resistance Training Room the Trinity Sports Centre has all bases covered.

Student Life

Trinity College has a vibrant student life, with many student clubs and societies. The college has a long sporting tradition, with the oldest clubs including the Dublin University Cricket Club, Boat Club and Football Club just to name a few. The College historical society has been addressed by orators including Winston Churchill and Ted Kennedy.

Students’ Union

The Students’ Union is run for students by students. It’s the place to go if you have a query or need some extra support, as well as having lots of extra information pertaining to education and welfare.

Public Transport

Dublin Bus

Buses are frequent to many areas, and most pass through the City Centre. Many routes pass Trinity College, and there are bus stops on Dame Street and Nassau Street for routes serving most parts of the city.


The LUAS is Dublin’s light rail tram system. There are two lines; the Red line operates from Tallaght to Connolly station in the North city centre; the Green line operates from Sandyford to St Stephens Green in the South city centre. Fares range in price depending on the distance of your journey


The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) is a suburban railway operating along the coast from Howth in North Dublin to Greystones in Co. Wicklow, stopping at three stations in the City Centre. Fares range in price depending on the distance of your journey.

Trinity College University of Dublin