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How safe is Ireland for international students?

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    Trinity College Dublin

    Trinity College Dublin

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    So Ireland is a very safe and friendly country. In fact, Ireland is the 12th safest country in the world, and that's according to the Global Peace Index. And Trinity College is based in Dublin and that's the capital of Ireland. And Dublin is a very fun city with lots going on, lots to see and do, and somewhere where you will always feel safe and welcome.

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    Institute of Technology Carlow

    Institute of Technology Carlow

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    Ireland is being constantly run by the global peace index as one of the safest countries to live in. Having spent over two years here, there wasn't a single case that I've heard of that involves students. There's also a police station in Carlow that deals not only with crimes, but also it protects people. Their responsibilities all lies on ourselves. However, that feeling of being taken care of is making things so much safer and easier.

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    Institute of Technology Carlow

    Institute of Technology Carlow

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    Ireland prides itself on its reputation as a safe and welcoming environment to all international travelers and students and anyone that you've spoken to or can speak to who has studied here or has traveled here will hopefully attest to that. So Ireland will continue to promote itself on the basis of being a very friendly and a very safe environment for international students.

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    University of Limerick

    University of Limerick

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    So Ireland is an extremely safe country to study for international students. It's got a very low rate of covid-19. We've had quite a successful lockdown in response to that. But also it's a very welcoming country, very low. Low crime rates were consistently in the top 10 safest countries in the world. So it's a really very safe, very friendly place to to study and to live.

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    University College Dublin

    University College Dublin

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    Ireland is a very safe and welcoming country. Each year, we welcome thousands of international students to UCD and Dublin. Ireland also ranks 12th in the world in the global peace rankings.

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    Maynooth University

    Maynooth University

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    Ireland really is one of the safest places to study abroad, Maynooth University, in fact, was recently awarded and recognized as one of the top safest study abroad destinations in the world for international students, where an island very safe. Everybody looks after everybody. And Maynooth University were situated in a town where the only town university in Ireland. Everything is incredibly safe and secure.

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