St Patrick’s campus is home to the DCU Institute of Education. The faculty continues a long tradition of teacher education, which began in this historic location almost 150 years ago. Today, the campus boasts state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, such as the Cregan Library and the Lego Education Innovation Studio. Student facilities include the Java Student Hub, a gym, and an all-weather 3G GAA pitch. Located on the bustling Drumcondra Road, the campus has a great range of shops and cafes nearby. It is 15-20 minutes from Dublin city centre by bus, while Drumcondra train station is an 8 minute walk away.
DCU’s St Patrick’s Campus is located to the north of Dublin City, midway between Dublin City Centre and Dublin Airport, and near to both the M50 and M1 motorways. Secure cycle parking is available on all campuses and there are cycle lanes on the approach routes to the campus.
Below is a selection of nearby accommodation options, including hotels, B&Bs, and campus rooms. Click on each for more information.