1. Unique ‘Irish Buddy’ system summer school programme

We offer 15 hours of English language tuition by professionally qualified and native English teachers who are committed to the best available instruction to their students.

Our unique ‘Buddy system’ where we match your students with irish teenagers. These students attend our conversation classes to encourage conversation at the table and during our 15 hours of games and activities each day.

What is included?

  • Full board residential or Host family accommodation
  • Airport transfers from Shannon Airport
  • 15 hours of English class per week
  • Irish student buddy system to practice their English with every day
  • Language assessment test on arrival and departure
  • All materials and books
  • Full afternoon activity programme with ‘Irish Buddy’
  • Evening activity programme both off and on site for residential students
  • One hour of supervised study and diary writing each evening with their buddy
  • Fully insured school
  • Certificates of attendance


We offer a wide variety of exciting and different games and activities each afternoon.

See *1 below for more details

Students are taken on various cultural excursions at the weekends

We are based on a small family farm with our own residence, classrooms and activity centre.

Our residence has a capacity of 25 beds and we also offer very friendly Irish host family accommodation in the locality to those who would prefer to stay with a family.We are fully insured.

We provide 4 differnent english teaching levels with all books etc. provided. Our 2, 3 and 4 week courses begin at the start of July every year and finish at the end of August.

*1 Activites include the following;

Canoeing, Raft building, Orienteering, Navigation Skills, Archery, Assault ropes course, Obstacle course, Human foozball, Airsoft, Fishing, cycling, Nature walk, Night walk, Kite flying, Irish Olympics,Hockey, Gaelic Football,Hurling, Rounders, Advanced Frisby, Water Volleyball, Soccer, Capture the flag, Long Puck, “Its a knockout competition”, Badminton,

Other activities include Arts and crafts, Irish music and Dancing, Irish Cooking ie Irish Stew, Baking Irish soda bread and scones Making home made jams from the fruits of our gardens.


The following activities are available off campus, Pitch and Putt, Bowling, Cinema, Horse riding, Watching and playing Football and Hurling – an Irish team game.

We visit Limerick city to view King John’s Castle, Local Shopping Centre, St Mary’s Cathedral Limerick, Galway city and the Burren region of Co. Clare to include the Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle, Lehinch Beach, and the beautiful village of Adare.Mucross House and lakes, Torc Water fall in Killarney.


Future developments include a zip line, Maze Labyrinth,

Looking forward to being in contact with you

Contact John Grisewood



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We offer english language programmes to international students in a student-friendly safe environment. We have been in existence since the early 1980’s and have vast experience in dealing with international students from a variety of countries.