Rush village, known as Ros-Eo in Irish, is located in the beautiful Fingal region of Dublin . Rush is traditionally a horticultural village; its many fields and glasshouses produce fresh vegetables and flowers for the Dublin markets, earning Rush the reputation as “ the market garden of Dublin ”. This picturesque seaside village boasts two long sandy beaches; the North Beach and the South Beach and two Harbours, Rogerstown Harbour and Rush Harbour.
Rush is a tight knit community and the sort of village where ‘everyone knows everyone’. Students who attend Dalmac courses benefit from being involved in a true Irish community, studying and living in the same village ensures that they quickly adapt to Irish life and become involved in the local community. Visitors to the area always remark upon the genuine warmth and hospitality of the Rush community . Rush is a safe and ideal location for adult and junior students alike.
Rush village is only a short journey away from Ireland ’s capital city, Dublin . Students can travel the 18 mile trip to Dublin city centre by train in only 35 minutes enabling them to enjoy the best of both worlds; the quiet tranquillity of Rush Village and the vibrancy of city life. Dublin Airport is located just north of the city centre and is a mere 15 minutes drive from Rush.
Rush community has much to offer its foreign visitors including a variety of clubs and societies. Rush is home to the Fingal Arts Centre , which is based in the old St. Maur’s Chapel, one of the earliest examples of a Penal Catholic Church in the Fingal area. The Fingal Arts Centre holds art exhibitions, monthly craft/county fairs, regular performing arts events and the local tourist information office. The local Millbank Theatre , home to Rush Dramatic Society, which just celebrated its 75 th anniversary, is well respected within the Irish Drama industry for its quality production of plays and dramas. This intimate theatre has recently been refurbished and now, companies and musical artists. Rush village also offers pubs, which cater for both young and old, eateries, sports clubs, a beautiful “Rush Sailing Club” and a 9 hole golf links in the renowned “Rush Golf Club”.
The continued hospitality and warmth shown by Dalmac´s local host families and the clarity of English spoken in the Fingal area makes Rush the perfect location for language learning for our foreign visitors.