English Language School Dublin

Adult, Junior & Group English Courses

The Irish College of English is an Award-Winning English language school established in 1992, located on Dublin’s coastline in beautiful Malahide, Dublin. We are recognised by ACELS and members of MEI, a body promoting Quality Education in Ireland and providing learner protection. Our mission is to provide Quality Education with a Focus on English Fluency Training. We are delighted to welcome students from over 30 countries to our adult and junior programmes every year.

Book with Confidence

Our ‘Book with Confidence Guarantee’ allows individuals and groups booked on courses at ICE to cancel free of charge until 7 days before arrival. If you need to cancel within 7 days of arrival we will offer a free postponement of courses – Terms and Conditions

Award-Winning English School in Ireland

We were delighted to be awarded Best Language School 2024 at The Education Awards.

We were also voted Best Language School in Ireland 2019 by the Education Stars Award based on Google and Facebook reviews.  

We were a finalist in the Fingal Business Excellence Awards for Business of the Year 2023, as well as a finalist in The Education Awards in 2023, 2022 and 2021 for ‘Best Language School’.

The Irish College of English is Recognised by ACELS, a Service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English Language Education.

Why Study With Us?

‘Dublin Seaside Location’

Experience The Best Of Dublin & Ireland From Our Ideal Locations

Our school is located in Malahide, a beautiful affluent town on Dublin’s coastline. Malahide is an ideal choice of location for any Dublin Stay. Malahide is just 22 minutes by Dart to Dublin City Centre and 10 minutes from Dublin Airport. Uniquely our school offers students the opportunity to experience the best of Dublin while living with host families within walking distance or a very short bus journey away. Malahide is one of Dublin’s most sought after areas to live in, we received the most nominations in ‘The Best Place to Live in Ireland 2021’ competition, and is also loved by tourists and students alike.



New Brochure for 2024 Out Now!

Discover the new 2024 International Junior Summer Camp brochure. Full of vibrant photos, exciting activities and programme details, it's ideal for an unforgettable summer educational experience for your 11-17 year old. Book a place early - we're already enrolling!

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Clongowes Wood College - Residential Summer Camp

We are looking forward to welcoming students to our amazing summer camp at this historic campus.
Clongowes Wood is Ireland's most famous boarding school and we can't wait to be back in July 2024!

Group English School Stays Dublin

Mini Stays & School Groups

Our Ministay Short Stay Programmes run from September to June and attract school and tour groups from all over the world.We work closely with teachers and leaders pre-arrival for groups and have developed our programme to offer the best possible experience.

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Adult English Classes

Join our in-person adult classes and improve your English fluency! Our highly experienced teachers deliver fun and engaging lessons. We have classes suitable for all levels and courses from 1-25 weeks. Try our level test below and we'll suggest the best course option for you.

International Junior Summer Camps

Exceptional Junior Experiences

We run our International Junior Summer Camps, with Homestay Options in Malahide and Residential Options in two of Ireland’s most famous boarding Schools – Clongowes Wood College and Glenstal Abbey

Virtual English Fluency

Junior Online English Course

English Immersion Programme from home 1 evening per week for 6 weeks. It’s a way for students to grow their fluency by interacting online with our engaging teachers, interacting with Irish teens.

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Evening English Courses Dublin

2 Evenings Per Week – Tuesday & Thursday (7.00pm – 9.00pm) We are open and have enhanced safety and cleaning protocols in place to ensure we follow all guidelines. Try a free English Class!

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Adult Online English Classes

Join our weekly online classes from home! All our teachers are experienced coaches/teachers have been trained by us to deliver engaging and focused lessons to groups of 2 – 15 participants.

Check Out Our Testimonials

A positive student experience is at the forefront of our school’s ethos.

Thais Hermes


I really enjoy our classes, with an excellent and funny teacher, interesting topics, great classmates and really good support from staff members whenever necessary. I really recommend​ this school to everybody.

Antonietta Mazza

Leader Group

Beautiful location in the center of Malahide, the school is very welcoming. The faculty team is really professional and friendly as well as all the school staff. Thanks again ICE and I hope to see you again!

Alma Cruz

Junior student

My host family was excellent. All the teachers and the staff were very professional and friendly. Malahide it’s a great place to walk around and meet your friends after your daily activities. I spent my best summer there!

Contact Us

6 Church Road, Malahide, Co. Dublin, K36 KF21

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