Private Schools in Ireland

There are around 50 fee paying secondary  Private schools in Ireland – with about 25000 pupils attending them. The state in Ireland provides a subsidy to all fee-paying schools – around €100 Million Euro a year in total. The state subsidy allows the schools to keep fees low in comparison to the UK (for example). […]

Boarding Schools in Ireland

This is a list  of  some of the Irish schools that take boarders –   showing the fees for 7 day boarders Most expensive shown first St Columba’s , Dublin 16: €22,797 Clongowes Wood College, Co Kildare: €19,500 Glenstal Abbey, Co Limerick: €19,300 Rathdown School, Co Dublin: €19,275 Blackrock College, Co Dublin: €18,950 Alexandra College, Dublin […]

University Fees Ireland

University Fees Ireland

With the large increases in English university tuition fees – there may well be more English students appplying for university places in Ireland in the next few years. Brexit might reduce the numbers from 2019 onwards . Unlike the UK – where university tuition fees can be as much as £9250 a year – Ireland […]

Learning to Drive in Ireland

Learning to Drive in Ireland

Learning to Drive in Ireland can be an expensive lesson .To legally drive a car in  Ireland you need a Drivers Permit. The first step is to pass a  Driver Theory Test . This costs €45 for a car  and you have to be at least 17 years old before you can take the test. […]