Education & Training

It is Council policy to work in conjunction with third and fourth level institutions in the creation and fostering of enterprise through research, innovation and development activities and the commercialisation of such activities.

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown has a highly educated labour force, with almost 30% of the population having a third level degree qualification. The county boasts some of the country’s finest educational and training institutions.

Major Educational Institutions

  • University College Dublin (UCD)
  • Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT)
  • Irish Management Institute (IMI – part of UCC)
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Smurfit Business School
  • Senior College Dún Laoghaire
  • Sallynoggin College of Further Education
  • Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education
  • Loughlinstown Training Centre