Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Study in Ireland

Whether you choose to indulge in the scenic spectacle of Emerald Isle, spend a night at the local Castle (don’t forget to kiss the Blarney stone) or go on a fishing trip with one of the locals, everything in Ireland carries a piece of the Celtic atmosphere. Spending time with the locals is amongst the favourite memories of Ireland for all students. Pub sessions, live music, and mini-festivals light up the corner of every city. Despite being an island nation, Ireland is jam-packed with things that make it a popular destination for students studying abroad. The Irish place a strong value on education, which is reflected in the country’s outstanding colleges and universities and its reputation for academic excellence. Ireland has produced four Nobel Laureates in Literature, and its remarkable history is evident and celebrated throughout the country. Dublin, the country’s capital, is lively and vibrant and is at the center of the Irish economy. Ireland is of course famous for its pubs, which are popular with students, but there are many other hidden treasures to surprise and delight you.

Here are some of the reasons you should study in Ireland!-

Friendly Country-

Irish people are among the most enriching reasons to study in Ireland. We are renowned for our friendliness and hospitality which greatly contributes to the ease with which overseas students adapt to student life in Ireland. We are naturally curious and genuinely interested in others. A strong sense of community abounds.

English Speaking-

Ireland is an English speaking country. Some of the great writers in English literature have come from Ireland. These include Jonathan Swift, James Joyce, William Butler Yeats, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw and Samuel Beckett.


Ireland has a reputation for being a safe and welcoming country to live in ranking 12th in the 2009 Global Peace Index

Education System

Ireland has one of the best education systems in the world according to the independent IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2009 (ranks 8th)


Irish education is of the highest international quality. The quality of the Irish education system is a major contributing factor to the rapid rate of economic growth Ireland has experienced over the last few decades.

Open Economy

Ireland's small open economy has achieved deep integration within the world economy. Among the key factors contributing to this has been the Irish education system in general, and the higher education system in particular. Almost one thousand overseas companies use Ireland as their European base including Google, Intel, Yahoo, Adobe, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Apple and Amazon.com to name but a few!


Irish higher education institutions are widely recognised for excellence in many disciplines.

Quality Research

Ireland is recognised as an international location for high quality scientific research.

Young Population

Ireland has a young vibrant population, with 36% of the population under the age of 25, Ireland is one of the most exciting places in the world to be a student.


Ireland is beautiful - much of the countryside remains unspoilt providing an excellent natural habitat for a flourishing flora and fauna. Ireland's landscape provides a rich environment for the many outdoor leisure pursuits for which it is famous. Watersports, hill walking, rocking climbing and caving are just a few of the many activities which can be enjoyed when taking a break from study

Rich Cultural Heritage

Ireland has a rich cultural heritage with its own distinctive language (Gaelic) music, culture and sports.