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Getting Here

How to get here

Students and visitors coming to Mary Immaculate College from overseas can fly into the nearest international airport, Shannon Airport, which is under 30 minutes' drive from Limerick City. Limerick City is also easily accessible from Cork and Dublin Airports. For MIC, St Patrick's Campus, Thurles, Shannon and Cork Airports are the closest airports while Dublin is also an option. 
Getting here Directly

Reduced Travel Cost for Students

An International Student Identity Card (ISIC), Union of Students in Ireland (USI) card or regular college identification card entitles you to reduced fares on buses and trains.

Useful Transport links include


Directions to 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.

Travelling by car

From Limerick City: Travel straight up O’Connell St. 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. The entrance to the College will be on your right.

From M7/N18 Motorway: The College is located on the South Circular Road just off the main M7/N18 Limerick/Dublin motorway. Take exit 2 off the N18 (M7) towards Dock Road / City Centre. Turn right off Dock Road at James Barry Motors onto Courtbrack Avenue. The entrance to the College will be on your left.

Travelling by Train/Bus

Mary Immaculate College is just a 15 minute walk from Limerick’s Train and Bus Station, Colbert Station. From there, regular Irish Rail and Bus Éireann services 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.

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

Directions to 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.

Travelling by Car

From M8: Take junction 6 and first exit onto N62, turn right, turn left onto Mill Road and at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Kickham Street. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Cathedral Street. Turn left into MIC, St Patrick's Campus, Thurles.

From M7: Take junction 25, take the R498 exit to Nenagh/Thurles. At Tipperary Institute Roundabout, take the second exit onto Castlemeadows/R498 and continue onto Parnell Street/N62. Continue onto Liberty Square/N75 and turn right into MIC Thurles.

Travelling by Train/Bus

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. 

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

  • How to get here
  • Directions to MIC Limerick
  • Directions to MIC Thurles