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Prices of courses for Adult Learners in Kilkenny

inclusive services All our adult courses are based on modules (A-D).

inclusive services Prices are in € Euro, including all taxes and fees.

inclusive services English lessons take place from Monday to Friday.

inclusive services Accommodation is usually from Sunday to Sunday.

inclusive services Group rates are available upon request.

inclusive services We will send out all payment details after we have received your registration.

inclusive services Before registering for for a course, please read our Terms & Conditions.



A. English Tuition (45 minutes per lesson)

a) Group lessons (max. 6 students per class)

Duration General Course (20 lessons) Intensive Course (30 lessons)
per week € 300,- € 450,-

b) Mini Group lessons (max. 3 students per class)

Duration General Course (20 lessons) Intensive Course (30 lessons)
per week € 400,- € 550,-

c) Additional lessons

Additional lessons Price
Private English 1 on 1 (1 student per class) € 50,- Euro
Special interest (e.g. Business English) € 40,- Euro
Exam preparation (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL) € 40,- Euro


B. Accommodation Options

  Host Family
(single room)
Bed & Breakfast
(upon request)
Self-catering Apartment
(upon request)
per week € 350,- (full board) from € 250,- from € 200,- (sharing) 
from € 250,- (single)
additional nights € 50,- (full board) from € 40,- from € 30,- (sharing) 
from € 35,- (single)


C. Afternoon / Evening Programme & Excursions

The school organizes a leisure programme. Excursions take place around 1-2 times/week. There is an afternoon / evening programme almost every day. All excursions and activities are organised and accompanied by our staff. Each student is notified about the upcoming activities arranged by the school. Participation is voluntary.

Social Programme / Excursions
Cultural and social activities in Kilkenny
(e.g. Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House, St.Canice’s Cathedral, Medieval Mile, Smithwick's XP etc.)
Full day-trips
(e.g. Dublin City, Irish Coast, Glendalough and Avoca etc.)


D. Airport Transfers (per person)

Airport transfer Price
Dublin (DUB) - one way € 200,-
Cork (ORK) - one way € 280,-
Collective transfer for groups upon request 


Application to your 'Irish Experience'

We make the application process for your Academic Year in Ireland as simple as possible.
All you need to do, is to complete our application form to participate in our high school programme. We use this to apply to whatever number of schools you have a preference for and that we think will be interested in you.
We have years of experience in placing students in high schools in Ireland in a professional and efficient manner. And we will give you all the material, information and support you need for a successful application.
There are 4 steps of your application to our programme 'Irish Experience':
Step 1 - to apply, you will need:
  • Completed form "Irish Experience -
    First info" (non-binding)
  • Most recent report card


Step 2 - when you have been accepted:
  • Completed form "Irish Experience -
    Complete application"
  • Copy of your passport
  • Completed medical report
  • Payment of a 20% deposit
Step 3 - before travelling to Ireland:
  • Health insurance card
  • Payment of balance of fees
  • Download Mobile App
Step 4 - what you should bring with you:
  • English dictionary
  • Pocket money 
  • A positive and open-minded attitude
  • A small present for your host family
You will receive all relevant information before your arrival to Ireland. Information includes practical advice and information on living in Ireland - electricity, weather, local travel, programme guidelines and rules, anticipated extra expenses etc.
Also, all accepted students receive the login details to our Mobile App for their smartphone. Now, all relevant information regarding their academic high school stay with us in Ireland is at their fingertips:
  • General information
  • Your personal details
  • Your booking details
  • Your accommodation details
  • Student handbook incl. essential pre-arrival information
  • Relevant documents (if applicable)
We will give you any advice on whatever else you may need for your time in Ireland. Useful information including all application forms can be found in our download section
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