Frequently Asked Questions

Continuing education

Enrolment:  If you are interested in improving your reading or writing, joining a spelling group, getting to grips with maths or getting up to speed with computers, please call Leah in the Literacy Office on 01 8036238.

Hobby / Continuing Education Classes

Registration begins on Monday 6th Sept. - 9.45am to 13.15pm daily and continues as below:

Monday 6th September:

Pilates / Weaving Wellbeing

English Literature & Culture / European Art & Artists

Tuesday 7th September and Wednesday 8th September:


Thursday 9th September:

Painting & Drawing 1/ Painting & Drawing 2/ Art for Everyone

Current Affairs / Understanding History

Friday 10th September:

Understanding the Landscape / The Arctic, Past Present & Future


Monday 13th September:

Spanish / Enjoying Theatre / Baby Massage

Courses commence: The week starting Monday 19th September generally but check your particular courses when you enrol.

Class times: Confirm at enrolment with individual tutors.

Halloween break: We are closed from Monday 31st October and we will re-open Monday 7th November.

Christmas break: We are closed from Tuesday 20th December and we will re-open Thursday 5th January 2023

St. Brigid's Day:  Closed Monday 6th February.

St. Patrick's Day:  Closed Friday 17th March.

Easter break: Closed from Good Friday 7th April 2022 and re-opening Monday 17th April.

End of Term: end of May / beginning of June.

Summer Closure: Closed Bank Holiday Monday 7th August to Monday 14th August and re-opening Tuesday 15th August.

Classes are 1.5 hours duration.

Students in the literacy service can avail of tuition of up to 6 hours a week, over 2 to 3 mornings/afternoons, Monday to Friday.

Thursday evening students can avail of 3 hours tuition.

Courses are free within the Reading and Writing Service. (See our Literacy pages)

For information on fees for Hobby & Interest courses, go to our Hobby & Interest pages.

Our Literacy Service provides courses that will improve your Reading, Writing, Numeracy and IT skills for everyday living and employability skills.

We also offer a range of part-time hobby classes such as Pilates, Yoga, Painting & Drawing, Bridge, and Continuing Education classes such as French, Spanish, Irish and many more. Listings, descriptions, times and fees can be found on Hobby & Interest courses.

All KLEAR tutors, both 1-1 and group, are specifically trained to support adult learning. Time is given to students to acquire skills, and tutors are aware that progress is often made in small stages.

All are welcome to drop into the centre 9am - 4pm. 

For information on Hobby & Interest Courses - call the office on 01 8671845 or go to our Hobby & Interest page.

For information about Adult Basic Education and help with reading and writing, contact Sian on 01 8036238 or go to our Adult Basic Education page.

You may qualify if you wish to improve your basic skills for everyday living and further education


you are unemployed and wish to improve your employability skills


you are employed on a CE scheme

Take the Dart to Kilbarrack Dart Station      or

Take the H1 (old 29a) to the Raheny Rd./Tesco Shopping Centre stop     or 

Take the 17a to the Kilbarrack Rd./Railway Bridge stop.