Dublin Irish Culture


Dublin Irish Culture

From 2100 CHF

Course start dates

10.07 / 17.07 / 24.07 / 31.07.2022

Key points

● 15 hours of English lessons

● Irish history & culture

● Full excursion and activity programme

● Evening programme 7 nights a week


Levels: A1-Beginner to C2-Proficient

Accommodation: Residence , Host family - shared room, Executive Host Family

Irish culture: is incorporated into the classes and programme

Very small classes: 10 pupils in each group




Disabled Access



Age range: 11 - 17 Years

Language Study Holiday for children and teenagers (from 11 to 17) in Dublin

In the north part of Dublin and next to the city center, the Marino institute welcomes during the whole year hundreds of students (300 of them can live on the campus) in buildings that are at the same time ancient for their architecture and modern as for its facilities: a fitness room, a space for Visual Arts, 20 computers available for student who might need to use one…

This summer, friLingue and its partner school invite students from all around the world in this institute, to take part to a language study holiday that will help them to improve their English skills but also to discover the Irish culture and history and have a very active vacation!

In the morning, participants take a 3 hours English class in small groups (10 students for one teacher on average). In the afternoon, they play sports or go on an excursion in the city with their professors. And in the evening, other activities are organized, often related to the local culture: they’ll be initiated to the traditional Irish dances! The rest of the time, students will unwind at the LaserTag, show their talents for bowling or karaoke, go to hunt treasures…

This program is for two weeks minimum.






Course duration:
1 - 9 Weeks
A1-Beginner to C2-Proficient
Age group:
Start dates:

10.07 / 17.07 / 24.07 / 31.07.2022

Language Courses:
About this course:

English classes

15 hours a week
10 pupils maximum in each class


every afternoon and every evening
One all-day excursion every week-end


In the school's residence - full board

Program of two weeks minimum

Please note that there will be no classe on the first Monday of August.


Weeks Price
2 Weeks 2630 CHF Book now
3 Weeks 3800 CHF Book now
4 Weeks 4920 CHF Book now
Language Courses:
About this course:

English classes

15 hours a week
10 pupils maximum in each class


every afternoon and 2 evenings a week (during the other evenings, participants will be with their host-family)
One all-day excursion every week-end


By a host-family - full board

Program of two weeks minimum

Please note that there will be no class on the first Monday of August.


Weeks Price
2 Weeks 2100 CHF Book now

School's residence

Full board accommodation is provided in The Marino Institute campus which is located in the North of Dublin, convenient for reaching both the airport and Dublin city center. Architecturally, the campus has modern and classically designed buildings, including the residence, which can accommodate upto 300 students in single en suite bedrooms grouped into 4-bedded room apartments.

Accommoation facilities include:
- 24-hour supervision by our Residential Managers and Supervisors
- Secure key card access to each apartment
- Full-board accommodation with on-campus restaurant
- Laundry facilities

Campus facilities:

  • 30 unique classrooms and conference rooms
  • Lecture theatres
  • Full-service restaurant
  • Costa Coffee shop
  • Reading and study rooms
  • WiFi access
  • 2 Courtyard gardens and spacious grounds
  • Residential accommodation in single ensuite rooms
  • Extensive outdoor playing fields

Host families (for teenagers older than 14)

A host family is the best way to immerse yourself in the language and practise English outside of the classroom as you'll become a part of a real Irish family. Juniors are accommodated in shared rooms in our parnter school's host families and students travelling together or in groups will be accommoated in the same family. Those who require a bit more privacy and comfort canse choose the Executive Host Family option, that includes a private bathroom.  

The host family provides full board accommodation that includes breakfast and dinner with the family and a packed lunch to take to school. Students who wish to have a hot lunch can eat in the chool cantine for a surcharge of  €50 per week.

Accommodation Description Price Gallery
Residence Full board. Single en suite rooms on campus. No Fee
Host family - shared room Full board accommodation in a real irish host family No Fee
Executive Host Family Full board and with a bathroom reserved for the participant 60 CHF / per week
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8.00-9.00 Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
9.00-10.30 Level Test & Orientation Grammar & Use of English Grammar & Use of English Grammar & Use of English Grammar & Use of English    
10.30-10.45 Break Break Break Break Break
10.45-12.15 Listening & Fluency - Geography & Facts Listening & Fluency - Irish Writers Listening & Fluency - Pre-Christian Ireland/ The Celts Listening & Fluency - Irish Traditional Music Listening &
Fluency -
12.15-13.15 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13.15-17.00 City Centre Orientation Introduction to Gaelic Sports 

Visit to trinity College & Book of Kells

Irish dancing Workshop


Vist to GAA Museum & Croke Park Stadium

18.00-19.00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
Evening Treasure Hunt Irish Music Magic Show Themed
Movie Night Challenge / 
Games night


Wide range of activities in the mornings, afternoons and evenings, including "Chat Zone"

All students receive a "Project Book & Journal" allowing them to record every aspect of their stay, including the lessons, activities, cultural visits and weekend excursions

One full-day excursion each week to places of cultural interest

2 evening activities per week (homestay programme)

7 evening activities per week (residential programme)

Homestay and residential accommodation options available

Arrivals are on Sundays with departures on Saturday. For the airport transfers students can arrive and depart at any time on those days.

Airport transfers to and from Dublin airport are provided by the school - the cost of this service can be found in the extras section below.

Participants traveling on their own by plane may reserve an "Unaccompanied minor service" provided by the airplane company. For the school, it also means that a member of the staff, whose identity is known by you in advance, has to pick up the child in the passport control zone at the moment of the arrival, and stay with him until the take-off for the departure This service is an extra cost for the school, that's why it is charged to the participant: 100€ at the arrival, 100€ at departure.

For more information on the Unaccompanied Minor Service, click here.


5 reasons to choose friLingue

Language Camps

15 Years

Nationality mix

friLingue is hugely popular in the domestic market as well as internationally, providing international and local Swiss students the opportunity to mix and exchange languages within the camp.


We place emphasis on a young, creative and motivated teaching body and an international atmosphere with volunteers from all over the world


Our camps are held in some of Switzerland's most stunning and unique locations - expect Alpine mountains and freshwater lakes that will take your breath away!


Our young, creative and diverse group of teachers are encouraged to use more fun and interactive methods, making the language more accessible to each student.

Small class sizes

Our classes are held in small classes of around 6 students, providing more teacher-student contact that allows the teacher to focus upon the specific learning needs of each student. Average number of students per class in 2020: 5.

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