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Visitors to MIC

Every year, thousands of visitors come to both MIC campuses for College events like Open Days, Graduations, CPD training and conferences as well as a host of events run by outside parties, from summer camps to science fairs, evening classes to professional examination. Please find below helpful information on accessing our locations in Limerick and Thurles.

MIC student carrying a Follow Me sign leading a campus tour at college open day.

MIC Limerick

Mary Immaculate College, Limerick is located between the South Circular Road and the Dock Road in the leafy southern suburbs of Limerick City.

MIC is just a 15 minute walk from Limerick's main bus and rail terminus, Colbert Train & Bus Station (for local buses to MIC, see Bus Eireann route map). From there, regular Irish Rail and Bus Éireann services (including Expressway routes) conveniently connect Limerick to towns and cities throughout Ireland, including Dublin, Cork, Tralee, Killarney, Ennis, Tipperary, Waterford, Galway, Westport and (via Dublin) Belfast and Sligo. Shannon International Airport is a 20-minute drive away and provides direct scheduled flights to the UK, Europe, the USA and Canada. Buses and taxis link the airport to Limerick City centre. Taxis from the airport cost on average €45 and car hire services are also available at the airport.

Find the campus on Google Maps; via Loc-8 code or using Eircode, V94 VN26.

Travelling by Car

MIC Limerick is easily accessible from all major routes, being just minutes away from the Dock Road entrance to the Southern Link Road and Limerick Tunnel, which connect all national roads coming into Limerick (N18 Ennis Rd, N69 Foynes, N20/N21 Cork/Kerry, N24 Tipperary and N7 Dublin).

From Limerick City: Travel straight up O’Connell Street and O’Connell Avenue until you come to Punch’s Cross then turn right onto New Street. At the end of that road continue straight at the roundabout onto Courtbrack Avenue to enter the campus via an entrance on right.

More information on getting to MIC Limerick here

See a map of the MIC Limerick Campus here or you can explore the MIC Limerick campus in our interactive tour.

The Quad at MIC Limerick
The Quad at MIC Limerick
This central courtyard is nestled between the Foundation Building and the Chapel
MIC Thurles
MIC Thurles
The College is accessed via a long driveway but the entrance is one of Thurles' main streets

MIC Thurles

MIC, St Patrick's Campus, Thurles is located on Cathedral Street; the entrance is directly across from the Cathedral of the Assumption in the town. 

The College is just over 10 minutes walk from Thurles Train Station while regular buses stop in the town centre. See Irish Rail and Bus Éireann for details on services to towns and cities throughout Ireland. 

Both Shannon International Airport and Cork Airport  are both around an hour and 20 minutes drive from Thurles. Buses and trains link the airports to Limerick City and Cork city centres and there are rail and bus connections to from Colbert Station.

Find the campus on Google Maps or using Eircode, E41 C424.

Travelling by Car

The M8 motorway connects Thurles to Cork and Dublin (via the N75 and N62). The N62 also connects the town to the midlands and Limerick (via the R445 and M7). 

More information on getting to MIC Thurles here. 

See a map of the MIC Thurles Campus or you can explore the MIC Thurles campus in our interactive tour.

Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

South Circular Road



V94 VN26

+ 353 61 204300

MIC, St Patrick's Campus, Thurles

Cathedral Street,

Thurles, Co. Tipperary


E41 C424

+353 504 30213