Mary Immacualte Disability Services:

Access & Disability Office



Mary Immaculate College is committed to widening participation and achieving equity of access to higher education for students from under-represented groups in third level, including socio-economically disadvantaged students, students with a disability, students from minority backgrounds and mature students.

Overview of Access Services:

  • Pre-Entry: Advice and Information for prospective students on Access issues.
  • Pre-Entry: Applying for a Language Exemption – please click here for further information.
  • Daily Drop-in Support: Personal support for students facilitated by an open door policy. Information, advice and advocacy assistance provided where appropriate. Provision of College-related practical supports.
  • Needs Assessments for Learners with disabilities, specific learning difficulties and long term medical conditions to determine the supports and assistance required to enable student(s) reach their academic potential.
  • Financial assistance: Information on the Student Assistance Fund and other sources of financial assistance available to eligible students to help with costs of attending college.

The Access & Disability Office is located in Room G01, situated on the ground floor of the Foundation Building, and is open from 9.30am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

We are currently working remotely. Please email: for assistance with your query.

MIC Thurles

Paula Hourigan, Senior Academic Administrator, is the first point of contact on the Thurles campus, and can be reached by email Her office is P122 on the first floor of the main building.

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