Accommodation Information



Tel: 056 7753629   Email:   Website:

Birchfield is our newest development at Kilkenny located in the picturesque grounds of St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny. Birchfield accommodates up to 18 students offering individual accommodation with the option of ensuite or shared bathroom facilities, fully fitted kitchen/living room and a comfortable lounge area.

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Our residence offers:

  • Individual large study bedroom apartments with the option of ensuite or shared bathrooms facilities, fully fitted kitchen/living room and a comfortable lounge area
  • Heating
  • Television in communal space
  • High speed internet connection (wired)
  • Weekly refuse collection point
  • Shared Washing Machine Facilities
  • Cleaning Inspection
  • Regular security patrols at night

Please note: Birchfield is a non-smoking residence. 

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The table below outlines rental fees for a full academic year.

Period of Residence : September – May
 Table of Rental Fees per accommodation for the Full Academic Year 
 Individual Accommodation / Ensuite  €3,500.00
 Individual Accommodation / Shared Bathroom Facilities  €3,000.00
 Utilities / Damage Deposit (to be paid on application)  €800.00
A Booking Deposit of €500.00 must be paid with the Application Booking Form. A Utilities/Damage Deposit of €800 must be paid with the Accommodation Fees. Booking can be made by contacting Accommodation at St Kieran’s College, St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny, tel. 056 7753629, email: or online at Payments can be made by cheque or online at All cheques must be paid payable to Accommodation at St Kieran’s College.

To proceed with your booking, either download the Application/Booking Form and return it by post with your Deposit or fill in the Application/Booking Form online selecting your intended accommodation and your form of payment and submit this online. Acknowledgement of your application will be sent to you by email or post. Accommodation Applications are on a first come, first served basis. Download the Residence Handbook for full information on Accommodation at St Kieran’s College

Also full details for information, booking and contact details under the Accommodation menu on the website homepage.

For further information contact:

Accommodation at St Kieran’s College, St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny. Tel: 056 7753629

Email:  Website:

Key Dates

Monday 1st
School reopens for Leaving Cert Students
Friday 5th
St Kieran’s Day Mass
Wednesday 17th
School Closed (St Patrick’s Day)
Friday 26th (1.00 pm)
Easter Holidays begin
Monday 12th (8.50 am)
School Reopens after Easter Holidays
Thursday 22nd (7.00 pm)
3rd Year Parents Information Evening for TY
Monday 3rd
School Closed (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 4th
School Closed (Free Day)
Friday 28th
Last day of school for all students
Wednesday 9th
Leaving Cert Examinations Begin

Please note: It may be necessary to reschedule some of the above times and dates. Please check the school website throughout the year for confirmation of the most up to date information.

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