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Crescent College Comprehensive SJ

Crescent College Comprehensive, SJ, Dooradoyle, Limerick. V94 W6W8, Limerick City, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: V94 W6W8

About Crescent College Comprehensive

Crescent College Comprehensive SJ On-going Education Department has being organising night classes In Limerick for decades.  We are located on the Dooradoyle road (v94 W6W8) across from the Garryowen RFC and a few hundred yards from the Crescent Shopping Centre.  A range of courses are organised twice yearly for Spring term (January-April) and Autumn term (September-December).  Classes can be taken in a wide range of hobby and leisure activities as well as personal and social development classes.

A sample of our courses

We offer a wide range of language classes including English as a Foreign Language, French, Irish, Japanese, German and Spanish.  Hands-on classes are offered in Gardening, Art/Painting, Drama, Digital Photography, Flower Arranging, Baking, Cooking, Sewing,  Woodwork, Woodcarving, Dog Grooming, Calligraphy, Creative Writing, Computers, Bridge and  Personal development classes of  Pilates, Yoga and Mindfulness/Life Coaching are very popular.  Music classes in Tin whistle, Ukulele, Dancing and Guitar are in high demand.  Courses leading to a QQI qualification are offered.

And new courses are being added all the time! Whether you want to learn a new skill or hobby or meet new people in a relaxed and fun atmosphere we have the class for you! Limited free parking is available on site.


Unlock your creativity and explore the captivating world of Fine Art Printmaking in this course designed for beginners.  Delve into the rich tradition of printmaking as you learn fundamental techniques, experiment with various mediums and create your own stunning prints.

Bridge for beginners course

An introduction to the wonderful world of bridge through play and demonstration with this Bridge for beginners course

Creative Writing

This Creative Writing course is an introductory programme for aspiring writers who wish to develop skills, confidence and creativity in fiction, poetry or memoir writing through guided group and individual work.  

Flower Arranging

Flower Arranging Course Learn the skills of flower arranging in a relaxing atmosphere. You must bring your own flowers so that you can leave each night with a beautiful flower arrangement. Details of materials required will be advised before each class.   

French Beginners class

This course in spoken French, will give you a good grounding in the basics and enable visitors to France to communicate more effectively.   Taught by a native speaker.

Gardening course

Learn the secrets to successful gardening.  See how to grow fruit and veg in your garden all year round in this Gardening course in Limerick .  The most common gardening mistakes will be  explained and solutions given.  A introduction to basic landscape design techniques will also be covered.  All resources are supplied for this course.

Guitar - Beginners

This course is suitable for individuals who have no knowledge of playing the guitar and who wish to play simple tunes.  

Ukulele for beginners course

Learn how to play ukulele in a step by step method based on songs you want to play with this Ukulele for beginners course. The session is easy going, creative, fun and social.

Painting - Wednesday

Discover painting and develop your artistic side in a relaxed, helpful and supportive atmosphere. Materials not supplied, please bring brushes, paint and canvas.  

Digital Photography-An Introduction

An introduction to Digital Photography suitable for those who have no previous knowledge of photography.  This course will cover camera exposure settings applicable to any brand of digital camera. (DSLR or mirrorless). Camera not necessary but individuals may bring their own camera if they wish.

Sewing Beginners course

Learn to use your sewing machine, make small items and learn useful sewing techniques.  You’ll need to provide your own sewing machine, scissors, cotton fabric and sewing thread. Maximum 12 places.

Spanish course (Continuation)

This Spanish course is suitable for individuals who have completed a beginner’s course or who have studied Spanish in the past but are a little rusty.

Spanish course for beginners

Spanish course based on oral and written communication with lots of opportunity to practice for holidays or work. This course is suitable for complete beginners or those with a very elementary knowledge of Spanish.


Develop the basic skills of woodcarving and tool care in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Tools can be provided.

Woodwork -Beginners Tuesday

These classes are Woodwork and Joinery for beginners and will see participants successfully craft a solid wood piece of furniture using traditional jointing skills and finishing techniques such as oils, stains and varnishes. No prior knowledge or skillset is required to produce a project you can use in your home. Materials not included.  

Woodwork Course - Project Class Wednesday

Handy craft a solid wood piece of furniture using traditional jointing skills and finishing techniques such as oils, stains and varnishes. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OF WORKING WITH WOOD IS REQUIRED.  Materials NOT included.  Note: this Woodwork Course is not suitable for beginners.  

Yoga For All

Each class consists of breathing techniques (pranayama), physical postures (asana) and a deep relaxation (yoga nidra). This course is suitable for complete beginners and for those who enjoy a gentle class. Triona is a Satyananda teacher. Satyananda yoga teachers are trained to the highest standard with over 500 training hours and with regular in-service training…

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Crescent College Comprehensive SJ
Crescent College Comprehensive, SJ, Dooradoyle, Limerick. V94 W6W8
Limerick City, Limerick
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