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The campus maps are available HERE.

 

Security

G4S provide security for St Patrick's Campus Thurles. Contact them on 086 780 5027.

 

Main Reception

Main reception is the first point of contact for inquiries in the Main Building and can be contacted on 0504 - 20530. If you have any questions or want information on how to contact a staff member.

For more information on the Main Building, click here.

 

There are many student supports based in the Main Building, more information on how to access them here.

Room Numbers

Where the hell is room number...?

 

Rooms beginning with G

Ground Floor - Foundation Building

 

Rooms beginning with 1

First Floor - Foundation Building

 

Rooms beginning with 2

Second Floor - Foundation Building

 

Rooms beginning with 3

Third Floor - Foundation Building

 

Rooms beginning with R

Res Block - Foundation Building

 

Rooms beginning with C

Corridor by Church - Foundation Building

 

Rooms beginning with Q

The Quad

 

Rooms beginning with LG

Ground Floor - Library Building

 

Rooms beginning with L1

First Floor - Library Building

 

Rooms beginning with T.0

Ground Floor - TARA Building

 

Rooms beginning with T.1

First Floor - TARA Building

 

Rooms beginning with T.2

Second Floor - TARA Building

 

Rooms beginning with T.3

Third Floor - TARA Building

 

Rooms beginning with SG

Ground Floor - Summerville House

 

Rooms beginning with S1

First Floor - Summerville House

 

Rooms beginning with S2

Second Floor - Summerville House

 

Rooms beginning with TN

Tailteann Building (Gym)

 

Rooms beginning with N

Gerard House

(across the road from Main Gate)

 

Rooms beginning with JHN

John Henry Newman Campus

(across the road from Main Gate)

Welcome to Thurles! This town is steeped in history (the GAA was originally founded here) and with so much on offer to keep you busy, it is a great place to call home during your time as a student. From restaurants, pubs and clubs for nightlife and a variety of business, sports and leisure facilities to help you get away from your studies, this friendly and welcoming town willensure you make the most of your time as an MIC student!

 

Where to find...

• Banks

Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank are in Liberty Square, a 5 minute walk from campus.


• Bookshops

There is an Eason’s bookshop in the Thurles Shopping Centre a short distance from campus (Slievenamon Road) as well as Bookworms in Parnell Street, which has tourist information, a café and even sells musical instruments!

 

• Cinema

IMC Six Screen Cinema is also in Thurles Shopping Centre.

 

• Citizens Information

Located in Croke Street, they can advise you on your rights with public services and entitlements.

 

• Dentists

Local dentists include; Larry Burke, Cathedral Street (0504 21262), Liam Tuohy, The Mall (0504 21418), Cathal O’Donoghue, Liberty Square (0504 22028).

 

• Garda Station

Thurles Garda Station is on Slievenamon Rd, contact 0504 25100 for assistance.

 

• Hospitals

If you require urgent medical attention, the nearest hospitals are Clonmel, Accident & Emergency: 052 617 7000 (24 hour) and Nenagh, Accident & Emergency: 067 31491 (08.00-20.00)

 

• Leisure Centre

Thurles Leisure Centre is just next door to St Pat’s campus and has a special deal for MIC students for gym and pool membership. Find more details in the Sports and Fitness section of Thurles Campus life.

 

• Library

The public library is located within The Source Arts Centre, a two minute walk from campus.

 

• Nightlife

If you want to organise a class party or are looking for somewhere to go on a night out, the following bars and clubs are nearby:

The County Bar (find them on Facebook)
Lar Corbett’s @ Coppingers Nightclub (0504)58647or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Noel Ryan’s Bar (0504) 21625
Hayes’ Hotel Nightclub – (0504)22122
Larry’s Bar – (0504)22579


• Pharmacy

There are a number of pharmacies close by, such as Lloyd’s Pharmacy, Friar Street (0504 22271) and Boots in Thurles Shopping Centre (0504 24594).

 

• Post Office

The nearest post office to campus is in Liberty Square.

 

• Printing

Stakelum Office Supplies in Parnell Street is the place to go for printing and binding off campus (0504 21888).

 

• Restaurants

There are a variety of restaurants and takeaways around the town to suit a student budget; restaurants include The Arch Bar & Restaurant (0504 22250), The County Bar and Ivan's Cafe @ Thurles Shopping Centre (0504 28983) and the ol’ reliable takeaways such as Supermacs, Subway and Apache Pizza.

 

• The Source Arts Centre

This amazing facility is only a stone’s throw from campus with most productions offering student discounts. Special group rates are available if booking for more than 10 people, all you need to do is get in touch with them on 0504 90204, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or just pop into them.

 

• Train station

Located in the appropriately named Railway Road, Iarnród Éireann train services operate to locations around the country from here.

NOBODY PANIC, There is a Room Number for Everything! EVERYTHING!

 

Rooms beginning with PG
Ground Floor - Main Building

 

Rooms beginning with P1
First Floor - Main Building

 

Rooms beginning with P2
Second Floor - Main Building

 

Rooms beginning with MG
Ground Floor – Mercy Wing

 

Rooms beginning with M1
First Floor – Mercy Wing

 

Rooms beginning with M2
Second Floor – Mercy Wing

 

Rooms beginning with RG
Ground Floor – Residents’ Wing

 

Rooms beginning with R1
First Floor – Residents’ Wing

 

Rooms beginning with R2
Second Floor – Residents’ Wing

 

Rooms beginning with R3
Third Floor – Residents’ Wing

 

Lecture Rooms:

 

Main Building:

PG3
PG7
PG8
P101
P103
P201
P202
P206

 

Residents’ Wing:

RG5

 

Mercy Wing:

MG1
M101

 

Other Important Rooms:

PG1 - Chapel
PG6 - Reception
PG4 - Conference Room
PG9 - Canteen

P203 - Academic Support (Gaeilge)
P204 - Academic Support (Academic Writing)

P207 / P210 / P211 - Students’ Union

P226 / P227 - Computer and Print Room

M201 - Library

The Main Building is the hub of lectures, services and supports on campus. You will find the following in this building:

 

Canteen/Refectory:

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 2pm.

 

Computer Labs:

They are located next to the Library on the second floor in room P226.

Opening Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 12pm-3pm

 

Library:

Opening hours (in semester):

Mon – Fri: 9am – 9pm
Sat: 12pm – 3pm
Sun: CLOSED

In order to borrow from the library you will need a valid college ID card.

 

What's in it?

  • Books you need to reference for assignments
  • General interest books
  • Teaching resources (perfect for teaching practices)
  • Audio Visual (AV) materials section
 

Number of library books/items allowed

 

Borrower Type

 Number of Items

 Loan Period

Undergraduates

3 General Lending item
1 One day loan (DVDs)
2 Four hour loans

1 or 2 Weeks
1 Day
4 Hours

 

Keep in Mind
You’ll be landed with a fine if you take out books for longer than what it says on the labels at the side of the book.

General Lending (2 week loans): 20c per day late
4 Hour Loans: €1 per hour late
One Day Loans: €1 per day late

Make note because you can’t graduate with unpaid library fines!

 

Did you know?

• One of the services available to students is free, one-to-one tutorials on academic writing, referencing and plagiarism. These require prior booking. To find out more email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop in to the library.
• Students taking Education as a subject can also borrow 10 Primary School Textbooks from the Limerick Campus for 1 day. Other students can borrow 5 Primary School Textbooks for 1 day.
• All students can borrow in both MIC Limerick and MIC Thurles
• Periodicals, Theses and Reference books (blue dots on spine) cannot be borrowed.
• There is also a reciprocal borrowing arrangement with UL library

 

Still have questions about O’Dwyer Library?
Contact (0504)-20531 or email Librarian This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Numbers to know in the Main Building:

Main Reception (0504) 20530

G4S Security (086) 7805027

MISU Office (0504) 20598