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Searching for private accommodation in Dublin

by Adam Crowther | Aug 15, 2022


Searching for private accommodation in Dublin

Below is a list of online databases where accommodation across Dublin are listed. Remember to be vigilant when searching for accommodation online.

Please read the guide available at this link about how to securely search online databases:

Fraud Alert

Please be cautious when sourcing accommodation from private landlords, and do not hand over your deposit without viewing the property in person. In particular, do not use Facebook when sourcing accommodation, instead use the sites recommended on this page.

Please follow the following advice when sourcing your accommodation:

  • Do not pay anything without viewing

  • View all accommodations with a friend

  • Do not make any online payments

  • Use a credit card for payments if possible

  • Be sure that all banks/online companies are legitimate

  • Do not make any payments if the bank account given is not an Irish Bank Account.

  • Do not pay a deposit until you have personally viewed the property

  • Contact a member of our Student Services to help advise you if an accommodation source looks suspicious

  • Alert the local authorities of your suspicion - (Gardaì - 01 666 9063).


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