There are many reasons why you would choose to stay close to the airport before a flight. It may be for a fly in/ fly out meeting, an early flight or perhaps you live too far from the airport to make the journey the same day as your flight. Whatever your reason, DCU rooms can offer you top quality accommodation at a fraction of the cost of a hotel room. Our Location We are roughly half way between Dublin Airport and the city centre so you have the best of both worlds. Both a...

If you’re planning a weekend or extended trip to Dublin’s fair city, you will have read a couple of travel blogs, maybe a ‘Top 5 things to do..’ or the old reliable Lonely Planet to get some ideas and inspiration on what to do there. This is a blog about the lesser known, alternative side of Dublin… what the guidebooks won’t tell you. Listen to… Some of Dublin’s best Reggae and Ska bands perform on a Sunday night in The Foggy Dew pub, centrally based right beside Dublin’s ol...

Let’s face it, traveling is one of the best things in life, but also one of the most expensive!  We have spoken to some travel experts and they have shared some great tips on how to travel to Dublin on a budget.  Traveling around Dublin City LuasLuas's single tickets cost on average about €2.50. For an unlimited 1-day ticket the cost is €6.80, and for super savings you can purchase an unlimited 7-day pass ...

Croke Park is one of Europe’s largest sporting facility, and is in fact, the largest in Ireland. With the capacity to hold 82,300 people, it is host to many types of events including high profile sports and concerts, trade shows and banquets. As one of Dublin’s prime visitor attractions, Croke Park, along with all many other city destinations such as the historical tours, sightseeing exhibitions and exciting restaurants and bars, invites many travellers from abroad to one of the country’s mos...

Travelling to Dublin? We have the perfect recommendation for your overnight accommodation. Most people are unaware that DCU rents out their rooms over the summer for Dublin travellers. Not only are they cheaper than a hotel, they have great facilities, are located in extremely convenient locations right in the heart of the City, and offer self-catering options for visitors.Here are the top reasons why we believe our Dublin student accommodation would benefit you this summer over the st...