The Local Area

Finding what you need in the local area

Within 10 minutes walking from DCU (down the avenue), you will find the following:

A Centra
A Spar (With a Subway & Costa Coffee counter)
The Slipper-Pub
The Aberdeen-Chinese Takeaway
Dry cleaners (for presentation day :-))

Within 20 minutes walking from DCU, you can reach the Omni Shopping Centre. Here you will find
Penney's, Boots, Lidl, Tesco, IMC Cinema, H&M, Lidl, McDonalds & more.


The 17a will bring you to Aldi on Santry Avenue. You will find the bus stop on Glasnevin Avenue (about a 10 minute walk)

The 13 bus will bring you to IKEA, you will find the bus stop on the other side of the Ballymun Road. 

Buses to and from the City Centre run regularly from the bus stop at the end of the avenue. Depending on traffic the journey can take 15 minutes to a half hour. 

Please don't hesitate to come to reception for advice on the local area.