Art Schools in Leinster
Details of Best Arts Colleges, Courses, Curriculum, Contact Details

Leinster Art Schools

The province of Leinster (which includes the counties of Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow) still offers a useful selection of commercial and fine art courses, designed to furnish students with the necessary foundation or specialist skills to pursue a career as a solo artist (in painting, sculpture, printmaking, or applied art), or as a commercial or graphic designer, or in Ireland's visual arts industry. (See also: BEST ART SCHOOLS)

Best Art Schools in Ireland
National College of Art & Design - Dublin - Crawford College of Art & Design
Munster - Connacht - Ulster
Best Art Schools in UK
London - Scotland - England & Wales.

More Information About Third Level Art Courses

For details of necessary qualifications, syllabus, art facilities and future career potential, please contact the following institutions, or visit their websites.

County Carlow

Carlow Institute of Technology, Kilkenny Road, Carlow
Phone: 059-9170400; Website:
Provides a BA Degree course in Industrial Design.

County Kilkenny

Ormonde College, Ormonde Road, Kilkenny
Phone: 056-22108
Offers a Higher National Diploma in Fine Arts (with drawing, figure drawing and figure painting), plus post-leaving certificate foundation courses.

Kilkenny Collective for Arts Talent (KCAT), Callan, Co. Kilkenny
Phone: 056-7755115; Website:
Provides VEC Art courses for people with and without special needs as well as an artists studio for people with special needs.

County Louth

Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co Louth
Phone: 042-9370200; Website:
Offers BA Degree courses in Cultural Studies, and Video and Film.

County Wicklow

Bray Institute of Further Education (Bray Senior College), Co. Wicklow
Phone: 01-286-6233; Website:
The college provides post-leaving certificate courses in Portfolio Preparation, Fine Art, Ceramics, Graphic Art, plus a range of applied art courses in Computer Aided Design, TV/Film Production and Multimedia, Fashion Design, Furniture Design and Interior Design.

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