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Living in Rathmines

By Viviana Lletget (Visiting Student, Study Abroad Blogger)

When I first arrived in Ireland I did not know exactly where I was going to live. The process for looking for student housing in Dublin is a grueling process that takes up a lot of your time. It can be a scary thing to wonder if you will find proper housing in a city so far away from home. The good thing is that Dublin is saturated with other international students who either go to Trinity, UCD, or have come to Ireland to study English, and so student housing (in other words temporary housing) is nothing new for landlords. So, finding accommodation is definitely possible no matter how long you are staying, but finding a good fit is the harder battle with so many factors to consider like: mode of transportation to school, safety, and scenery. Finding a place to live in Dublin caused my anxiety to increase, but I want to let you know to not worry because you will find something. You would think that finding a place before moving to Dublin is a smarter choice than to just arrive to the city and stay at a hostel until you find accommodation, but you do not know exactly where you are moving to until you see it, until you experience it. So, though you may go through some panicky moments when trying to get established in a new city, do not fret. I recommend doing the hostel thing until you pick a good spot that is right for you.

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Five Reasons to Study Abroad at Trinity College Dublin

  1. City Centre Location:
    • Trinity College Dublin can be found in the very centre of Dublin. An oasis of learning in the midst of a vibrant city. It is an excellent centre point from which to access cultural hotspots both North and South of the River Liffey. Well connected with public transport, you can easily travel throughout the greater Dublin area and beyond Dublin. Take a virtual tour of Trinity: www.tcd.ie/virtualtour

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