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Why Maynooth as place to study

Maynooth is Ireland’s only university town.

It is home to a vibrant community, rich in heritage and modern conveniences, with excellent transport links across Ireland. With its warm and friendly atmosphere and array of shops, businesses, restaurants and bars, it has something to offer everyone, whether you are looking for culture, nature, or adventure.

The historic town has at either end of the main street, Maynooth Castle and Carton House, two former seats of the Dukes of Leinster. The University campus and town complement each other to the point where one acts as an extension of the other.



Situated just 25km west of Dublin, you are right on the doorstep of Ireland’s capital city

If you live outside Ireland, check out our dedicated area for international students.

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