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Dublin City University


Silloge Park Golf Course






Dublin Airport


Dublin City University


About student living in Ballymun


Ballymun is an area to the north of Dublin city centre, located very close to Dublin Airport. It has very convenient transport links. Many bus routes run through the area, so you can get from student accommodation in Ballymun to Dublin City University in less than twenty-five minutes on public transport.


Ballymun student accommodation is very close to Silloge Park Golf Course, an extremely large and scenic expanse of green where you can go to tee off some holes and soak in your surroundings. You can also visit the distinctive and unusual Shamrock Maze in Ballymun.

Food and Drink

Although the area is a little further away from the city centre, there are still plenty of good options for food and drink near student houses in Ballymun. Grab a slice at Firehouse Pizza or pick up a fish and chips takeaway from Angelos. Grian Cafe is the perfect place for a coffee, while The Metzo Lounge is a great spot for a cocktail.


There’s lots to get stuck into near student accommodation in Ballymun. If you’re feeling active, get stuck into a match at Ballymun United Soccer Complex or go for a hole-in-one at Silloge Park Golf Course. Or, you can explore the gallery exhibitions or watch some live performances at Axis Art Centre and Theatre.


There are lots of shopping opportunities close to student houses in Ballymun. Pick up essentials for your university room at IKEA or Homebase, grab your groceries at Lidl, or explore the many stores at Gulliver’s Retail Park.

Student Housing

The wide range of student accommodation Ballymun has to offer means there is something for everyone. There are student lets in Ballymun to suit every taste and budget, from shared houses to purpose-built apartments. Have a browse of our student housing in Ballymun and find your next home, today.

FAQs about student accommodation in Ballymun

Is Ballymun a student area?

Ballymun is a popular student area as it’s so close to Dublin City University. Ballymun student accommodation is in high demand as a result.

Where is Ballymun in Dublin?

Ballymun is north of Dublin city centre, close to Dublin Airport and Santry.

Is Ballymun safe?

Ballymun does have a higher crime rate than a lot of other areas in Dublin. However, as long as you take sensible precautions like locking doors and windows when you leave and walking with friends at night, you should feel safe living in Ballymun student houses.

Where do students live in Dublin?

As there are four universities in Dublin, there isn’t one particular area where students live. They tend to be spread across the city depending on where they study and their accommodation preferences. However, generally, students will live in student houses in Ballymun, Drumcondra, Dublin city centre, Grangegorman, Stoneybatter, and The Liberties.

Does Dublin City University provide accommodation?

Dublin City University provides accommodation across three different campuses in Dublin. Typically, students studying here will live in these halls in their first year, before moving into private student accommodation in Ballymun and the surrounding areas for the rest of their time at university.

What is Ballymun like?

Ballymun is a great area with lots of shops and extremely convenient transport links.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many student houses in Ballymun are now advertised with bills included in the price. Where this is the case, your rental price could include electricity, gas, internet, TV licence and water bills and this is clearly stated on the listing. Properties without bills included are also available, giving you the flexibility to choose your own energy and water suppliers and internet service provider.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

It is normal for property managers to require you to pay a security deposit at the time of booking or before you move in. Where a deposit is required and you are signing a tenancy agreement, your property manager must protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. As long as you look after the property and have no deductions for damage or unpaid rent, your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement ends. Whilst tenancy deposits are legally capped at five weeks' rent per person, it is more common for student deposits to be in the lower £100-250 range.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

The majority of student accommodation in Ballymun can be rented for fixed contract lengths. For purpose built student accommodation, 43 and 51-week fixed-term contracts are the most common. For shared houses, 52-week contracts are the most common and generally start in July to September.

Do you offer student accommodation for short-term stays?

Short-term student rentals in Ballymun are becoming more popular every year. As a result, property managers are increasingly offering shorter tenancy lengths, whether for the summer period or for individual semesters and terms. This is more common in the purpose-built student accommodation sector than in shared student rental houses across Dublin.

Latest student property news in Dublin

UCD to Rent Privately to Provide Student Housing
UCD to Rent Privately to Provide Student Housing
UCD plans to lease numerous bedrooms from private landlords to provide off-campus housing for its students
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Aisling Murphy
24 Mar, 2023
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