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Encyclopedia > List of universities in the Republic of Ireland

This is a list of colleges and universities in the Republic of Ireland, some colleges are constituent colleges of universities. It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ...

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Universities

(Recognised under the Universities Act, 1997 as amended.)

Dublin City University (DCU) is a university situated in Whitehall on the Northside of Dublin in Ireland. ... The National University of Ireland (NUI) is a federal university system of constituent universities, previously called constituent colleges, and recognised colleges set up under the Irish Universities Act, 1908, and significantly amended by the Universities Act, 1997. ... University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork - or more commonly University College Cork (UCC) - is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland and is located in Cork. ... University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin - more commonly University College Dublin (UCD) - is the Republic of Irelands largest university, with over 20,000 students. ... The National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI, Galway) (Irish Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh or OÉ, Gaillimh) can trace its existence to 1845 as Queens College, Galway and was known until recently as University College, Galway (UCG) (Irish: Coláiste na hOllscoile, Gaillimh or COG). ... The National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM) was founded in 1997 by the Universities Act, 1997 as a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. ... The University of Dublin, corporately designated the Chancellor, Doctors and Masters of the University of Dublin located in Dublin, Ireland, was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, making it Irelands oldest university. ... Trinity College, Dublin, corporately designated as the Provost, Fellows and Scholars of the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, and is the only constituent college of the University of Dublin, Irelands oldest university. ... The University of Limerick (UL) was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and became a university by statute in 1989 in accordance with the University of Limerick Act 1989. ...

Colleges of Education

St. ... Mary Immaculate College, Limerick (Mary I or MIC), established in 1898, is linked to the University of Limerick since 1991. ... Mater Dei Institute of Education is a linked college of Dublin City University since 1999, located in Drumcondra, Dublin City, Ireland. ... St Patricks College of Education is a linked college of Dublin City University since 1993, located in Drumcondra, Dublin City, Ireland. ...

Colleges of Further Education (FE)

  • Abbeyleix FE Centre
  • Ballsbridge College of FE
  • Ballyfermot College of FE
  • Ballyhaise College
  • Carlow Institute of FE
  • Cavan College
  • Cavan College of Further Studies
  • Cavan Institute
  • Cork College of Commerce
  • Bray Institute of FE
  • Castlebar College of FE
  • Central Technical Institute Clonmel
  • Central Technical Institute Waterford
  • Colaiste Dhulaigh College of FE
  • Colaiste Ide College of FE
  • Crumlin College of FE
  • Drogheda Institute of FE
  • Drumshanbo College of Further Education
  • Dundrum College of FE
  • Dun Laoghaire College of FE
  • Galway Technical Institute
  • Killester College of FE
  • Inchicore College of FE
  • Liberties College
  • Limerick Senior College
  • Monaghan Institute of FE & Training
  • O'Fiaich College
  • Pearse College of FE
  • Plunkett College
  • Rathmines College of FE
  • Ringsend Technical Institute
  • Roslyn Park College
  • Senior College Dun Laoghaire
  • Stillorgan College of FE
  • St. Johns College, Cork
  • St. Kevins College, Dublin
  • West Clare VTOS
  • Whitehall College of FE

Cavan Institute (formally Cavan College of Further Studies) is a third level college located in the town of Cavan in the Republic of Ireland. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Background Senior College Dún Laoghaire(SCD) - College of Further Education was established in 1982 under the statutory authority of the Dún Laoghaire Vocational Education Committee. ...

Independent/private colleges

All Hallows College is located in Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland and is linked to Dublin City University. ... Dublin Business School (DBS) is one of the leading independent business colleges in Ireland and provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, professional and executive education programms. ... The Gaiety School of Acting is probably Irelands best known drama school. ... Griffith College Cork is an independent education institution based in the former Skerry’s College Cork which it merged with Griffith College in 2005, where it runs courses in Business, Law, Secretarial, Media & Journalism, Design as well as evening courses in Psychology, Office Skills, Computing and development and training Courses. ... The college logo Griffith College Dublin (GCD) is a private college located on South Circular Road in Dublin, Ireland. ... The Kings Inns or formally the Honorable Society of Kings Inns (HSKI) is the institution which controls the entry of barristers_at_law into the justice system of the Republic of Ireland. ... Irish Bible Institute The IBI is an non-denominational Bible school located in the centre of Dublin city. ... Founded in 1988 and situated in Limerick City, Ireland, the Mid West Business Institute (MWBI) is a independent third level business and technology College. ... The National College of Art and Design is an art school in Dublin, Ireland. ... Dublins NCI at the IFSC National College of Ireland has been to the forefront of innovation in learning for over fifty years, transforming education in a way that is both simple and extraordinary. ... St Patricks College, Maynooth is the National Seminary for Ireland, a college and seminary often called Maynooth College located at Maynooth, Ireland - official established as the Roman Catholic College of St Patrick. ... St. ... The Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) is a linked college of Dublin City University located in Dublin, Ireland. ... The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) is a Dublin based private medical institution, situated on St. ... Turning Point (Institute of Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies) is an institute located in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland. ...

Institutes of Technology

(Recognised under the [http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1992_16.html Institutes of Technology Acts (1992-2006).)

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT Irish: Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Bhaile Átha Luain) formerly Regional Technical College, Athlone is one of the original network of Regional Technical Colleges; it was built in Athlone, Ireland. ... Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown (ITB) is the most recent Institute of Technology opened in Ireland. ... Institute of Technology, Carlow (ITC), originally Regional Technical College, Carlow, is one of the original Regional Technical Colleges, it is located to the south of Carlow, Ireland on Kilkenny Road, it was the first such college located and announced. ... Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), formerly Regional Technical College, Cork, is a college located in Cork, Ireland opened in 1973. ... The Cork School of Music is located in the centre of Cork city in Ireland. ... Crawford College of Art and Design is one of the leading colleges of art and design in Ireland. ... The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) is a joint project between Cork Institute of Technology and the Irish Naval Service and is located in Ringashity, County Cork, Ireland. ... Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (DLIADT) is located at Dún Laoghaire, Ireland and was created in the 1960s as an arts school of Dún Laoghaire Vocational Education Committee. ... Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT) formerly Regional Technical College, Dundalk is located in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. ... Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) formerly Regional Technical College, Galway is an Institute of Technology based in Galway, Ireland with centers throughout County Galway and County Mayo. ... Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) formerly Regional Technical College, Letterkenny is located in Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. ... LIT can also refer to Little Rock National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas. ... Institute of Technology, Sligo (ITS) formerly Regional Technical College, Sligo is a higher education institution located in Sligo Town, County Sligo in Ireland. ... Institute of Technology, Tallaght (ITT) formerly Regional Technical College, Tallaght, located in Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland. ... Institute of Technology, Tralee (ITT) is third-level educational institution located in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland. ... The crest of WIT Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is a state funded university-level educational institution situated in Waterford, Ireland. ...

National Institutions

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) (Institiúid Ard-Léinn Bhaile Átha Cliath in Irish) Dublin, Ireland was established in 1940 by the Taoiseach of the time, Eamon de Valera under the Institute For Advanced Studies Act, 1940. ... The Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) was established officially in 1992 under the Dublin Institute of Technology Act but had been previously set up in 1978 on an ad-hoc basis. ... Garda Síochána College (or Garda College) located at McCann Barracks, Templemore, County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland is the place at which members of An Garda Síochána (Irish police) receive formal education and training before commencing their duties as members of the force. ... The Irish Management Institute runs approximately 200 training courses annually at its 13 acre management training and conference facility at Sandyford, Dublin. ... The Curragh Camp is an army base and military college located in The Curragh, County Kildare, Ireland. ...

Defunct institutions

(This is a list of defunct institutions, due to closure or merger, as distinct from institutions which have been renamed)

Albert College is the oldest building on the campus of Dublin City University and contains the offices of the university president and other executive offices of the university; the building dates from 1851. ... The Catholic University of Ireland was created as a Roman Catholic university in Dublin, Ireland and was founded in 1851 in response to the Queens University of Ireland and its associated colleges which were considered godless colleges. On May 18 1854 the Catholic University of Ireland was formally established... Media Lab Europe (MLE) was a research institute in Dublin, Ireland based on the MIT Media Lab. ... Our Lady of Mercy College, Carysfort (Carysfort College) in Dublin was a important College of Education in Ireland for 150 years until its closure in 1988 and was located in Blackrock. ... The Queens University of Ireland was established formally by Royal Charter on September 3, 1850 as the degree awarding university of the Queens Colleges of Belfast, Cork, and Galway that were established in 1845 to afford a university education to members of all religious denominations in Ireland. ... The Royal University of Ireland was founded in accordance with the University Education (Ireland) Act 1879 as an examination and degree awarding university based on the model of the University of London. ... St. ... Thomond College of Education, Limerick (Coláiste Oideachais Thuamhurnhan, Luimneach in Irish) was established in 1973 in Limerick, Ireland as the National College of Physical Education to train physical education teachers. ...

Footnotes

Note DCU: College is linked to Dublin City University. Dublin City University (DCU) is a university situated in Whitehall on the Northside of Dublin in Ireland. ...


Note NUI: College is linked to National University of Ireland. The National University of Ireland (NUI) is a federal university system of constituent universities, previously called constituent colleges, and recognised colleges set up under the Irish Universities Act, 1908, and significantly amended by the Universities Act, 1997. ...


Note DU: College is linked to University of Dublin. The University of Dublin, corporately designated the Chancellor, Doctors and Masters of the University of Dublin located in Dublin, Ireland, was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, making it Irelands oldest university. ...


Note UL: College is linked to University of Limerick. The University of Limerick (UL) was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and became a university by statute in 1989 in accordance with the University of Limerick Act 1989. ...


See also

Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Ireland This page aims to list articles related to the island of Ireland. ... The Republic of Irelands education system is quite similar to that of most other western countries. ... The Central Applications Office (CAO) is the organisation responsible for overseeing most undergraduate applications in the Republic of Ireland, the Postgraduate Applications Centre is a related organisation that oversees some taught postgraduate courses. ... HEAnet (Irelands National Education & Research Network), provides high-speed Internet access to academic institutions in Ireland direct to European and USA networks. ... The Higher Education Authority (HEA) (Irish: An tÚdarás (um Ard-Oideachas)) is the authority in Ireland with responsibility for higher education since 1968 and placed on a statutory basis in 1971. ... The Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC) is the legal successor to the National Council for Educational Awards and awards higher education awards in Ireland in the extra-university system since 2001. ... The Further Education and Training Awards Council is the authority that grants extra-university further education awards in Ireland, these awards have not yet been finalised but are been so by the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland. ... ITnet (Institute of Technology Network) is an PoS based multi Mbit/s network created for the Institutes of Technology in the Republic of Ireland. ... The National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI) was set up under the Qualifications (Education & Training) Act, 1999 to promote a framework in the further and higher education system outside the university system in Ireland. ... Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) is an organisation that processes entry into certain taught postgraduate courses in the Republic of Ireland. ... The State Examinations Commission (Irish: Coimisiúin na Scrúduithe Stáit) is the organisation that replaced the Department of Education and Science, Examinations Branch by order of the Minister of Education. ... A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z The alphabetical listing is based on Christina DeMellos pages at http://www. ... This is a list of universities, university colleges and colleges in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. ...

External link

  • The Sunday Times, 2004

 
 

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