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Griffith College Halls of Residence

griffith college Ireland participants attending Dublin Business School may live in student apartments at Griffith College, which also houses Irish and other international students. These apartments provide students with an independent living arrangement in multi-bedroom apartments located only a 20-minute walk from DBS and the heart of the city center.

The Portobello Area

Griffith College, a modern urban campus, is located in the Portobello area of Dublin and sits alongside Dublin’s Grand Canal on the grounds of a former army barracks dating back to the 1830s. The student residence is located on the south side of Dublin, on the edge of the city center, providing students with a relaxed environment, yet also the convenience of the city at their doorstep.

Students have access to all of the facilities and amenities available at Griffith College during their stay, including the library, on campus shop and restaurant, game room, sports facilities, and more.

Griffith College Features Include:
  • Double rooms within 4-person apartments 
  • Each bedroom has 2 of the following: single beds, desks, chairs, lockers, and wardrobes
  • 2 bathrooms per apartment: 1 main bathroom, and 1 en-suite. Both bathrooms have a shower, toilet and sink
  • Fully equipped kitchen in each apartment, with a fridge/freezer, electric stove top, microwave, electric kettle, and storage cabinets
  • A common dining and living area with a table, sofas, dining set, and TV in each apartment
  • Laundry facilities in the basement 
  • Wireless Internet access in each apartment
  • Swipe card key system and CCTV cameras

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Students gain access to their apartment blocks and rooms via an electronic key. Access to campus (after 11pm) is by way of hand recognition through a security gate. CCTV in resident corridors and on campus grounds is in operation, and campus patrols are conducted 24/7.

Electricity & Waste

Electricity is included for each apartment. Recycling stations are located on campus for glass and aluminium cans. Students are reminded to be conscious of the amount of electricity being used and to always recycle where possible to help the environment.


Students have access to both washers and dryers that are located in the basement. One wash cycle costs €3.00, and drying costs €1.50 per load. Local laundrettes are available but tend to be more expensive. The laundry room is also equipped with Wi-Fi, and an online system for checking availability of machines as well as alerts when cycles are complete.

Mail & Packages

Each apartment has a mail box located outside the main door of their block. Registered post and parcels is delivered to the accommodation office. Students are notified by e-mail when a package arrives. Please use the following mailing address:

Name of Student
Apt (number) Block (1A/2A or 1B/2B)
Griffith Halls of Residence
South Circular Road
Dublin 8, Ireland