Meet the Team

Welcome to City Language School!

Finola Dunne

College Manager

A warm welcome to City Language School (CLS) Dame Street Dublin, I am the College Manager and Student Support Officer; my role is to ensure that your experience with us is both enjoyable and of course, meets your educational needs. I have worked in the City Education Group for the last 5 years, as part of this group, CLS provides high standards for you including modern state-of-the-art facilities and a superb Bookings and Accommodation Team on hand to provide first-class customer service.
I look forward to meeting you in person

Message from the Director of Studies

As Director of Studies, it is my job to help you achieve your goal of improving your communication though English in social, academic, and professional contexts. At City Language School, we are committed to providing courses that not only increase language proficiency, but develop skills which you will need in your everyday interactions as you live and work in Dublin.

Our teachers are all highly qualified with many years’ experience in teaching students from all over the world, with a wide range of interests and needs. Our integrated skills lessons are designed to explore a broad range of engaging material in dynamic and student-centred group classes. Our Academic Team actively monitor learners’ progress and provide personal feedback and support.

I’m really looking forward to welcoming you to our team.

Aoife Harrington


Our experienced and qualified teachers provide a dynamic, innovative programme enhanced by the latest digital learning technology. All permanent classrooms are fully equipped with Interactive Whiteboards*, giving instant access to up-to-the-minute multimedia materials to enrich your lessons. Our teachers will get you talking and interacting in no time.

Roisin Foley

Assistant Director of Studies

Stuart Dawson


Padraig O'Beirne


Ivan Zivkovic

Booking & Accommodation Officer

Marijana Groznica

Reception Admin


Richard O’Brien

Head of Student Recruitment

Lucy Greaves

head of business development
europe, mena & asia

Student Experience Team

Our Student Experience Officers Team will be there to make your stay pleasant, safe and rewarding and we have great ideas about how you can spend your time and enjoy the atmosphere of our vibrant city and rural locations.

We aim at providing you with the resources and information you need during your study and experience abroad.  Our Student Experience Officers are always available to assist with any issues that may arise during your time at City Language School as well as to help you adjust to life in a foreign country on your first days after arrival.  You are  welcomed to join our free Orientation Tour, Seminars or arrange a counseling session with our SEOT team if necessary.

We will provide you with useful information on how to settle in school and in the city while feeling welcomed and comfortable. We will advise on:

  • the transport options
  • how to open an Irish bank account
  • how to get a student discount card
  • how to use City Language School Online Academy System
  • what is happening socially in school and in the city
  • where and how to socialise and meet people
  • what to do to maximise your immersion in to English language