Rathmines College is located in a very vibrant suburb of Dublin with plenty of accommodation available in the vicinity.
It is an area characterised by young dynamic people from all over the world who are either working or studying in the area. As well as the college library and study facilities students can access the excellent Rathmines Public Library to assist them with research and study. For the student of Rathmines College there is always somewhere close at hand to meet friends for coffee and Rathmines is a very lively venue by night and at the weekends.
Accessing the college by public transport is made easy with the Luas (Green Line) around the corner and Dublin Bus routes 14s, 15s, 18, 65 and 83. The 83 bus and 142 (direct from Portmarknock) routes bring many students from the other side of the city.
The Student Council of Rathmines College are involved in fund-raising for local and national charities and local venues host pub-quiz and disco evenings. The college with its location in the Town Hall, under the impressive clock tower is an integral part of life in Rathmines. The college is open for classes both day and night and is always a major centre of activity in the community.