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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
South Circular Road
+ 353 61 204300
MIC, St Patrick's Campus, Thurles
Thurles, Co. Tipperary
+353 504 30213