For students who decide to live off-campus, there are a number of rental properties available in the suburbs surrounding the University. Useful websites to source off-campus accommodation are:
http://www.spotahome.com/dublin (please note this company charges a fee for its services)
http://www.hostingpower.ie (please note this company charges a fee for its services)
There is also some purpose-built off-campus student accommodation in the locality.
Please note there are privately owned student accommodation in the local areas that are NOT affiliated in any way with Dublin City University.
When searching for accommodation, areas close to the University include:
Dublin 5: Artane, Killester, Raheny, Donnycarney
Dublin 7: Phibsboro
Dublin 9: Beaumont, Santry, Drumcondra, Whitehall
Dublin 11: Glasnevin, Finglas
Please be advised that Campus Residences DAC do not inspect or recommend off-campus accommodation and are not responsible for the accuracy of any information on the above-listed sites.
While searching, short term accommodation can be found at www.airbnb.ie/s/Dublin--Ireland