We can meet all your English language group residential requirements.

We can meet all your English language group residential requirements


Our mini-stay programmes offer groups of students and their teachers a unique opportunity to experience Ireland while staying on the beautiful Gormanston Park residential campus. These programmes are available from September to June. We can tailor the programme to meet your specific group needs.

All our courses take place in well-equipped classrooms on-site. Our experienced teachers will help your students have a memorable learning experience.

We are the only campus with 465 beds available for 12 months of the year. We are able to facilitate all your group sizes, both large and small. We have an excellent team who work hard to ensure your students have a memorable experience at Gormanston Park School of English.

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Irish Life & Culture

This course will allow your group to focus on Irish culture while exploring daily life in Ireland. It will give your students an understanding of the Irish identity and help them discover similarities and contrasts with their own culture.

Hospitality & Tourism

This course develops the language and skills necessary to work in a tourism or hospitality environment. There is a strong focus on effective communication and interesting project work in this exciting area.

Exam Preparation

Groups can choose to prepare for a recognised English examination as part of their mini-stay programme. First Certificate Preparation (FCE) and IELTS are popular. If you have a specific exam your group wish to prepare for, we can design a tailor-made syllabus for you.

General English

Choose a General English option which will focus on the 4 key skills; reading, writing, listening and speaking. Let us know in advance if your group wishes to focus on a certain area of English language and our academic team will ensure this is the focus of your course.

Course Details

Here is a quick overview of the course details.

Residential Accommodation

We have 400 en-suite beds with a further 60 beds with shared bathrooms. Our facilities are recently refurbished and offer our students a very comfortable living experience. Students share in bedrooms with 4-6 students per room.


Our restaurant seats 250 students and is run by our head chef Eddie. Eddie loves food and works hard to make sure all our students enjoy their meals. His staff are very friendly and make the daily experience even more enjoyable.


We have a full range of activities available in the mornings, evenings and weekends. In the afternoon visit Dublin to see Trinity College or the Guinness Storehouse. You can choose to stay more local and visit the historical sight of Newgrange, a prehistoric monument that is older than the Pyramids of Egypt.

At the weekends you can take a full day excursion to different parts of Ireland including Glendalough, Kilkenny Castle and Belfast.

We have a range of free activities available in the afternoons and evenings on Gormanston Park campus. Even if your budget is tight we will ensure your group has a memorable experience with us.


Every group will have a group co-ordinator who will be available to your group leaders during their stay to assist with all enquiries and accompany them on their chosen activities.

Typical Mini-Stay Programme

  • 15 hours English language lessons
  • All course materials included
  • End-of-course certificate
  • Residential en-suite accommodation
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in our restaurant
  • 5 afternoon activities (including a FREE trip to Dublin City Centre by private coach)
  • 3 evening activities
  • 1 full day weekend excursion
  • I school staff member accompanies each activity

Return airport transfers by private coach

Sample 7-Day Mini-Stay programme

Enquiries & Quotes

Please email us at enquiries@gpse.ie for further details or complete our contact form. We would be very happy to provide you with a tailor-made quote for your group.

We look forward to hearing from you.