Visit the country of a hundred thousand welcomes and learn English in one of Europe’s most happening cities

Our CES Dublin school is right in the city centre, just a few minutes’ walk from major cultural and city landmarks like The Spire, Temple Bar, and Dublin Castle. With a solid reputation for wonderful teachers and a friendly atmosphere, you’ll love learning English in Ireland’s capital city.


Courses in Dublin


Known as one of the most reputable English language schools in Ireland, we pride ourselves on our facilities, staff, and friendly welcome.

  • 33 Classrooms
  • Rooftop Garden
  • Computer Room
  • Free WIFI
  • Cafe
  • Printing facilities
  • 24 Hour Telephone


  • Three centrally located teaching centres with 33 classrooms
  • Computer room, Free Wi-Fi and Internet access
  • Guided E-Learning pre / during and post course / CES online and on-the-go
  • Café and two rooftop gardens
  • Two year-round, private self-catering residences for CES students only
  • One year-round, city centre self-catering residence, only 20 minutes’ walk from the school
  • Two city centre, self-catering residences during the summer and fantastic homestay options
  • Caring administration staff and wonderful and experienced teaching team
  • 24-hour emergency help line
  • Official IELTS, OET, Cambridge and Trinity exams centre 


Homestays in Dublin

When you choose Homestay, you ‘ll learn so much more about English life and culture, as well as learning the language itself. All our homestays are located in the Dublin suburbs, with an average travel time to the city centre of 30-40 minutes by bus or train. Homestays are carefully selected and visited regularly to ensure high standards.

Residential in Dublin

Our residential accommodation offers you comfort and security away from home and gives you the opportunity to be part of an international student community. Set right in the heart of Dublin city, our residences offers super stylish student accommodation and are only a 20-minute walk from the year-round CES Dublin adult school.

See all Dublin Accommodation

Our Addresses

CES Main Campus

31 Dame St, Dublin 2, D02 CX73 - Ireland


[email protected]

+353 1 671 4233

By Train

CES is located in the centre of Dublin and served by all main train lines (DART/LUAS).




By Bus

Dublin is served by bus, by suburban train (DART) and by tramway (LUAS). We would advise you to buy a
Foreign Student Travel Ticket from Dublin Bus on O’Connell St or on the website.


By Bike

You can hire a Dublinbike by purchasing either a 1-day ticket, 3-day ticket or taking out an Annual subscription. Leap card is available to use for NOW dublinbikes.


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Social Programmes

At CES, we want you to learn about the culture and people you are living with while improving your English at the same time. Our team of 'Yellow Shirts' organise a whole range of activities, events, and excursions for you during your time here.

  • A FREE orientation tour on your first day
  • Visit museums and art galleries that are close to your learning centre
  • Visits to areas of historic or natural scenic beauty
  • Movie afternoons
  • History and nature walks
  • Quizzes and games
  • Enjoy sports afternoons, whether football, bowling, baseball or more.
  • Afternoon dance and singing lessons
  • Saturday or full weekend tours to the most popular historic or tourist sites in Ireland 

Please note:

Some social activities are free, such as tennis every Monday, movie nights / afternoons and trips to museums. Other activities may incur small expenses. For example, students should buy their own drinks during the pub nights. Most weekend excursions are not free and are not included in course fees (unless otherwise stipulated in group packages). and are pay-as-you-go.

Hear from our Students

“I want to express special thanks to Billy and Molly - you are the best teachers! Thank you for everything @cesschools and to my classmates from around the world!”

Dmitrii Iatsenko - Russia


“Thank you for giving me the magic of Dublin, with its fun teachers and staff in the centre of the city.
Merve and Romo are my besties.”

Fidel Deniz Basar - Turkey

Marina Moraes

“I spent more than 6 months in CES and from the beginning, I just felt like part of a big huge friendly family! I would recommend CES to everyone”

Marina Moraes - Brazil


“You can receive a unique English education with CES friendly staff and professional instructors. Thanks to Merve and Romo who tried to help us with every problem.”

Sefei Mete - Turkey

students at Powerscourt