APOLLO Maynooth University

  • ALTO
  • Summer English School
  • Mariavilla, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
  • From 11 To 17 age



Maynooth, located 30 minutes from Dublin city centre is a lively and picturesque Irish university town with a population of 8,500. Maynooth University, just 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre, consists of two very different campuses giving the university an impressive mix of old and new. Facilities include an excellent sports complex with tennis courts, dance studios and extensive outdoor football/hockey pitches.

Why choose this school

  • University academic environment and multinational contingent

  • Communicative methodology

  • Attention to sports development of students

  • Location near Dublin centre

  • 5 hours’ optional extra tuition per week (instead of 2 activities) completely free of charge

  • Daily updates, photos and videos provided securely online for parents

School infrastructure

  • Classrooms

  • Computer class

  • Rich library

  • Language lab

  • Opem pitches

  • Dining room

  • Cafeteria

  • WiFi


Sport infrastructure

  • Tennis courts

  • Dance studios

  • Extensive outdoor football/hockey pitches

Hobbies and clubs

  • Irish dance

  • Irish music

  • Karaoke

  • Films

  • Trips

Program description and what is included

  • 15 hours’ tuition per week following a zig zag timetable of both morning and afternoon mixed nationality classes
  • Residential Accommodation: on-campus single room with en-suite bathroom in shared apartments
  • All meals in the university restaurant
  • A wide variety of activities every afternoon & evening
  • Full day excursion on Saturdays
  • 2 half-day/city trips per week + additional city trip on Sundays, always with private transport
  • Free WIFI throughout University & accommodation
  • Travel & Medical Insurance included for all Apollo Junior


morning day evening
Day 1 Arrivals / Departures Arrivals / Departures Getting to know games
Day 2 Lessons Walking tour of Maynooth & Campus Obstacle Course
Day 3 lessons Trip to City center including walking tour Cluedo Games Night
Day 4 Lessons Sports / Apollo Arts / Apollo Focus UV Lights Disco
Day 5 Lessons Trip to Croke Park GAA Stadium Table Quiz
Day 6 Lessons Sports / Apollo Arts / Apollo Focus Certificate Ceremony & Karaoke
Day 7 Belfast including Titanic Experience Belfast including Titanic Experience Movie Night
Day 8 Bray Cliff Walk City Trip Games Night
Day 9 Photo Scavenger Hunt & Gaelic Sports Lessons Roller Disco
Day 10 Epic Ireland Museum Lessons Irish Quiz
Day 11 Sports/Apollo Focus lesson Lessons Black & White Disco
Day 12 National Museum Lessons Apollo’s Got Talent
Day 13 Sports/Apollo Focus lesson Lessons Certificate Ceremony & Party
Day 14 Glendalough & Wicklow Gaol Glendalough & Wicklow Gaol Music Video Awards