LIT Clonmel is a young, vibrant campus situated in the town of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. It is located on the ring road to the north of the town. It delivers programmes in Business, Marketing, Creative Multimedia, Digital Animation Production and Game Art and Design. The smallest of LIT’s campuses, it provides a relaxed yet creative learning space. Excellent access to teaching staff, learning resources and the creative media and animation studios create a friendly and familiar environment.
The LIT Clonmel campus is home to the following programmes:
Clonmel is the county town of South Tipperary. It is the largest town in the county, serving a population of about 18,000. The town lies mainly on the northern bank of the river Suir with a smaller section south of the river. For students that enjoy outdoor activities, Clonmel is ideally situated as it is surrounded by mountains. It lies in a valley, surrounded by mountains and hills. The Comeragh Mountains lie to the south, while northeast of the town is the famous Slievenamon, so within a short drive from Clonmel you’ll find acres of lush, green forests and mountain walks with plenty of treks for leisurely strolls or more strenuous hikes for those that enjoy a challenge.
Clonmel has always been a thriving business town. The inland waterway of the river Suir gave Clonmel its own quays that resulted in substantial trade and commerce in the past. Charles Bianconi was once Mayor of Clonmel and is responsible for initiating Ireland’s first overland public transport system. In recent times, Clonmel has become home to many large multi-national companies, particularly in the pharmaceutical area. You certainly won’t be short of things to do in Clonmel as the town boasts a plentiful supply of lively pubs, trendy cafés and a good nightclub scene to tempt students to an occasional night on the town!
Getting to Clonmel:
While Clonmel has a limited train service, it is well serviced by Bus Éireann on a daily basis and is situated on the main N24 Limerick to Waterford route. A number of private operators also provide services to and from Clonmel. Bus Eireann run daily buses to/from Clonmel from Limerick, Waterford, Kilkenny, Cork, Dublin. Irish Rail runs daily trains to/from Clonmel from Waterford and Limerick Junction (change for Limerick, Dublin, Cork).
Clonmel is approximately 80km from Limerick city, 50km from Waterford City and Kilkenny City, 95km from Cork City and 195km from Dublin City.
For assistance with student accommodation please contact the Students Union on 0504 28082 and/or daft.ie.
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