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The Teacher Training Centre and Trainers in Dublin (Temple Bar)

The training centre offers a wide range of courses in Dublin, in a magnificent Georgian building in the heart of the city’s fashionable Temple Bar area, it is next to the Porterhouse Temple Bar and close to The Olympia Theatre and City Hall. Bus stop: Essex Quay.

The centre is a large, well-equipped and modern school set in a beautiful historic building, and situated right in the heart of one of Dublin’s most desirable neighbourhoods. The school’s location gives our students access to the trendy bars and cafes, markets and live music venues of the Temple Bar area (Dublin 8).

The centre is committed to implementing high standards of quality and innovation in education and training and is accredited by University of Cambridge ESOL to run the CELTA.

The Trainers (Temple Bar)

All trainers at the training centre in Dublin have been accepted by UCLES after having undergone an extensive trainer-in-training programme. Tutors are all practising teachers of English who divide their time between teaching and teacher training. They are highly qualified and experienced both as teachers and trainers and themselves take part in ongoing training programmes, such as attending conferences and in-house development sessions, in order to keep abreast of the cutting edge of the ELT profession.

The tutors have worked internationally and bring a wide range of key experience, qualifications and knowledge to the course. All trainers undergo a rigorous selection and training process that is monitored by Cambridge University.

The Teacher Training Centre in Dublin (Dame Street)

The teacher training centre in Dame Street was establish in 1979 and is the oldest language school in the city. Over the past 40 years the centre has gained an international reputation as one of the leading English language schools in Ireland.

The training centre offers:

  • A library of dedicated books for all CELTA students
  • Modern amenities and WiFi
  • aaccess to free tea and coffee making facilities and can use the fridges, microwaves and toaster in the staff room
  • Printing and reprographics facilities
  • A central location with excellent transport links
  • Assistance with employment after completing a course
  • The school has two multimedia centres
  • Student cafe and lounge
  • Two rooftop gardens
  • Self-access centre with teacher assistance
  • Access to our e-learning platform

Located close to Dublin’s cultural quarter Temple Bar and the school is surrounded by all of the best shops, restaurants and cultural attractions.


Find a TEFL Job Post CELTA

As a StudyCELTA trainee, you will be able to sign up for free to our TEFL jobs website www.teflwork.com. TEFLwork is a platform only for qualified English teachers and will allow you to find work both at home and abroad with your newly gained CELTA certificate.

Accommodation in Dublin

Dublin Temple Bar Accommodation Options:


Prices per week
Private Room - Full BoardFrom €220

Student House

Prices per week
Private Room - Self CateringFrom €295

Shared Apartment

Prices per week
2/3 bedroom w ensuite - Self-cateringFrom €270

How to Book Accommodation

Upon application, check the box in the form asking for accommodation assistance. Your choice of accommodation will be arranged during application.

Dublin Dame Street Accommodation Options:


Binary Hub

Set right in the heart of Dublin city, Binary Hub offers super stylish student accommodation.

This fantastic new residence is only a 20 minute walk from the year-round Dublin Dame Street school, as well as from Dublin Castle, Trinity College and Temple Bar. The National College of Art and Design is an even speedier 6 minute walk. If you fancy the extra half an hour in bed, just hop on one of the many city centre bound buses from right outside your front door on Thomas Street.

The classic en-suite rooms boast a small double bed, a modern en-suite shower room, plenty of storage and a well-equipped, shared lounge/kitchen/diner. There are 5 rooms per apartment.


Price Includes:

  • A fully-furnished room with study space and clean linen
  • A shared, well equipped kitchen fitted with all the essentials
  • A landscaped garden
  • A shared, common room area
  • Super-fast broadband and WiFi
  • Onsite gym
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bike storage
  • Round-the-clock 24-hour maintenance, support and security

Crestfield and Auburn House

Dame Street CELTA centre boasts two self-catering student residences, available all year. The residences are both located approximately 4kms from the school and city centre. The residences are in Whitehall, a suburb of Dublin. They are very close to Dublin City University and Glasnevin Village. Both Crestfield and Auburn House are situated on a direct bus route to the airport and city centre. All rooms have a double bed/ twin beds, a modern en-suite shower room/ private bathroom, WiFi, flat screen TV with satellite channels, study desk and plenty of storage. Both residences have a shared, fully-equipped kitchen and living room.

Prices Include:

  • A fully-furnished room with a TV, study space and clean bed linen
  • A shared, well-equipped kitchen fitted with all the essentials
  • A shared, common room area with TV and DVD player
  • A garden with patio
  • WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Weekly room cleaning including fresh bed linen and towels

A refundable deposit of €250 (to cover any possible damage to the property) will be taken on students’ arrival at the school. The security deposit will be refunded on departure, subject to the property being clean, tidy and in good order. The accommodation must be left in the same condition as found on arrival.

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