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Carlow College on-campus accommodation – Lennon House – is reserved for International and Erasmus students. The College does not provide on-campus accommodation for Irish students.


Private accommodation

The most popular way to find accommodation is through accommodation websites. Accommodation may also be found through local auctioneers and in local newspapers. The following is a list of websites that you may find helpful:

For advice in making your renting experience a positive one and tips on how to avoid internet fraud, please refer to the following consumer help:

Disclaimer: By providing links to other sites, Carlow College, St. Patrick’s does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products and services available on these sites.


On-Campus Accommodation – Lennon House

Accommodation is available at Lennon House, situated within a short distance from the main College building and within easy walking distance of Carlow town centre. In addition to housing during the academic term, Lennon House is also available for short-term summer groups.

*Accommodation not open in September 2021 due to COVID 19

Originally built in the 1950s, Lennon House has recently undergone significant refurbishment including preservation of the parquet wooden floors and a modernisation of apartment layouts. Lennon House is comprised of seven apartments: Glendalough, St. Mullins, Leighlin, Killeshin and Brownshill.

Features of Lennon House include both faculty apartments and student apartments. Each student apartment include three single/double bedrooms as well as self-catering kitchens and bathroom facilities. Each bedroom is fitted with a single bed, beside table and lamp, study desk and chair, armchair, bookshelf, closet and sink.

Kitchens are fully fitted and contain cabinet storage, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, oven, hob, sink and dishes/cutlery. In accordance with Irish law Lennon House is a smoke-free facility.

Lennon House offers students many amenities conducive to modern student living and study. These amenities include:

  • Wifi
  • O’Neill Student Lounge
    • TV
    • Furniture
  • Self-service laundry rooms (coin operated)
  • Bed linen rental (optional)
    • Pillows
    • Duvet
    • 2 Sets of Bed Linen
    • 2 Sets of Towels
  • Daily refuse (garbage) collections
  • Full maintenance service
  • Weekly cleaning service for communal areas
  • Running track / Sports field
  • On Campus Security

Lennon House is conveniently located in the centre of Carlow Town with ease of access to buses, trains, supermarket/shopping, bank, post office, restaurants, pharmacy, cinema and theatre. Also conveniently located, within a 5 minute walk, is a leisure centre with a swimming pool and gym where learner discounts available on a short-term basis. In fact, the campus invites a sense of community where young and old enjoy the spacious grounds for picnics, athletics and visits to the Visual and Performing Arts Centre with an adjoining restaurant.


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