All Hallows College was founded by Fr. John Hand in 1842 when he acquired Drumcondra House with the support of the Lord Mayor of Dublin Daniel O'Connell and Archbishop Daniel Murray.  Over the next 174 years All Hallows educated over 7,000 students, first as a seminary and later as a third-level institute, to serve communities in every corner of the world and at home with it's values Justice, Service and Leadership central to its teaching. As a visitor to the campus you can track its history in the new Heritage Exhibition and relax in it's Reflective Garden side by side with the All Hallows Chapel which has always been a prominent landmark in the local area. 


In recent years All Hallows has joined Dublin City University (DCU) as one of three campus sites including Glasnevin and St. Patrick's campuses. Through the academic year high quality accommodation is provided for students of DCU and then in the summer months we have these rooms available as an affordable alternative to those wishing to stay in a central location in North Dublin.


All Hallows' educational facilities are highly regarded for their historic and state of the art facilities. All meeting rooms are steeped in history but include the most up to date technology and facilities. All Hallows can accommodate up to 300 delegates theatre style and boast many smaller plenary and breakout rooms. The very nature of the venue offers great flexibility and prestige to all our events.

Group Tours

At DCU All Hallows we are one of the best equipped locations to host large group tours both in terms of educational and accommodation facilities. We are the best hotel alternative for stays in Dublin due to our cheap rooms, fantastic location and our professional team who our on hand to assist you before and throughout your stay.