Clare Language Centre was founded 24 years ago and has been recognised by the Irish government Department of Education as a school for teaching English as a foreign language since 1994. Our school is located in Erasmus Smith House, a historic building near the centre of the town of Ennis. We have spacious classrooms, a computer room, a kitchen where we provide free tea and coffee and a good library.
Our host families are excellent and the feedback on our host families from students so far in 2016 has been 64% excellent 36% very good. Student can also choose to stay in our residence which is provided by the Rowan Tree Holiday Hostel just five minutes from the school. Facilities: 15 hours of small group classes with a maximum of 5 students and an average of 3 students in classes,
Ennis is an attractive and lively town located between the cities of Limerick and Galway in the West of Ireland. There are excellent transport connections to Limerick, Galway, Cork and Dublin and Ennis is just 20 minutes from Shannon Airport which are very good connections to UK airports. Ennis is famous for its typical traditional pubs as it is one of the principal centres for Irish music. People from the West of Ireland are friendly and like meeting new people so students can chat with local people and develop their listening and speaking skills in a social context.
Clare is a beautiful county and it is very popular with visitors as our coastline with the famous Cliffs of Moher and the Wild Atlantic Way are considered essential places to see in Ireland.