Frequently Asked Questions

Continuing education

Childcare Services: Créche and pre-school start Monday 26th August 2019.

Open weeks for enrolment start: Monday 2nd September 2019 from 10am to 1pm daily and continue until end Sept.

Courses commence: The week starting Monday 23rd 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 28th October and we will re-open Monday 4th November 2019.

Christmas break: Closed Friday 20th December 2019 after classes and re-opening Monday 6th January 2020.

St. Patrick's Day:  Closed Tuesday 17th March 2020.

Easter break: We close after day-time classes on Holy Thursday 9th April 2020 and re-open Monday 20th April 2020.

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 Rose 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 29a to the Raheny Rd./Tesco Shopping Centre stop     or 

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