Updated: 20th February 2020


Now Accepting Applications

Applications for Gort na Coiribe for the Academic Year 20/21 are now open. 

Please click on the below link to complete your application. An amount of €0.00 will show at the end, this is normal as we are not accepting deposit payments at present. Please click confirm/pay now, an error message will appear but your application will still come through. There is no need to make contact with the office to confirm we have received your application.

GNC Apply now

Please note: Making an application as soon as applications open DOES NOT increase your chance of being offered a room. Applications will not close until THURSDAY, 5 MARCH – you have until then to apply!

Applications will remain open for a period of 2 weeks until the 5th March. After this, rooms will be offered by a computer-generated random lottery (not on a first come first served basis)

Important Dates:

  • Thursday, 20 February 2020:  Applications open
  • Thursday, 5 March 2020:  Applications close
  • Wednesday, 18 March 2020:  First round of offers
  • Tuesday, 24 March 2020:  Second round of offers



Gort na Coiribe is a purpose built student accommodation complex, affiliated with NUIG. The Village comprises of 660 beds spaces, has an staffed reception and a launderette on site. Its unrivalled location just 15 mins walk to NUIG and to Galway city makes it the perfect choice for student accommodation in Galway.

Other Services include

  • All Inclusive Letting package to include Wi-Fi, Refuse collection service, multi-channel TV & TV license, Bill management,
  • Per Bed Space Letting, option to share with friends (subject to availability)
  • Security Service outside office hours
  • In House Maintenance service
  • Professional management team
  • Managed Services to include Lift and Fire Safety equipment maintenance
  • Well manicured gardens and maintained grounds