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Hartstown Community School

Hartstown Road, Clonsilla, Clonsilla, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Hartstown Community School is located in the centre of the parishes of Hartstown and Huntstown and runs adult education courses and evening classes in Dublin 15.

Hartstown Community School was established in 1992 and the building was opened officially in 1996. It is a modern facility with general and fully equipped specialist classrooms.

The Community Education Programme at Hartstown Community School has been running since Sept 1994 catering for adults in the Greater Blanchardstown Area and beyond and we currently offer in excess of 100 evening classes over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 7 10pm. While most of our classes are of the hobby/leisure type we do offer some accredited courses in conjunction with the universities and colleges of further education.

Courses offered include languages, cookery, dance, computers, wood-turning, yoga, start-your-own-business, pilates, yoga, golf, childcare, floristry, photography, photoshop, art, cake decoration, craftwork, jewellery making, web design, and many more! Courses at Hartstown Community School are offered over two 10 week terms Autumn (Sept Dec) and Spring (Jan Apr). Enrolment may be done by post or phone with credit/laser card details or online through our website Payment is also accepted by cheque or postal/money order. Open evenings are also held in the school from 7 9pm or you may call to the adult education office from 10am 3pm at the beginning of each term.

For more information about adult education, evening classes and courses at Hartstown Community School, please view our courses in the Course Finder.

Aerobics - Khai Bo

Aerobic workout with non-contact punches and kicks and toning


Have you ever wanted to learn how to communicate with your angels, perhaps you have felt their presence. Learn how to meet your very own Guardian Angel and have a greater understanding of Archangels. Learn how to make an angel alter, read angel cards, how meditation and crystals can help you, plus a section using…

Barbering - Level 2

Advanced course to include modern cutting and styling, razor fading and blending. Ideal for hairdressers looking to upskill to gents’ styling.

Barbering: An Introduction for Beginners

Level 1 introduction course to include basic cutting, blending, razor work and beard styling.

Body Conditioning and Toning

This toning, circuit class focuses on the lower part of the body, in particular, the stomach, bottom, hips and thighs. Get that firmer, fitter body in no time! A short guided relaxation session is included at the end of the class

Computers - Internet Skills (Beginners)

Introduction to the Internet for total beginners. This course will cover email, banking, social media , booking and buying online, sending photos etc. (Subsidised course for 5 weeks)

Computers - Internet Skills (Improvers)

This follow-on course will cover more on email, online shopping, banking, communications e.g. Skype/Viber, etc. (Subsidised course. 5 weeks)

Core Yoga

Build inner strength and peace as you activate your core, tone and stretch your muscles and articulate your spine. This Yoga practice includes centring, core poses, yoga wisdom and relaxation.

Fashion Design, Sewiung and Dressmaking

Learn how to take body measurements and follow patterns, alter garments and soft furnishings, as well as acquiring sewing and embroidery skills. (Basic sewing machine skills necessary)

Fix Your Finances

This course aims to make all things to do with money, simple. Take control of your finances. Learn simple money saving strategies and how to understand financial statements, bills and loans. Get your money working for you!

Floristry for Christmas

A fun ten week course on Christmas arrangement, table spray and door wreaths. Also, hand tie bouquet, bows and more.


Basic introduction to hairdressing to include cutting, perming, colouring and upstyles. Course is also provided at Improver level.

Hill Walking and Mountain Navigation

This Hill Walking and Mountain Navigation course will include 4 in school classes learning the skills necessary to read Hill walking maps, use navigation, compass,respect the environment,wear the correct boots,rain wear etc. For the other 6 classes,this will be relatively easy. Saturday morning walk in the Wicklow Mountains which will include navigating challenges prepared in the…

Introduction to Anthropology

Anthropology is distinguished from the rest of the social sciences by the importance of fi eld work. Anthropologists work in many areas – hospitals, corporations retail, I.T. etc. and they help us to understand the diverse lives and cultures which make up the world as we know it today.

Irish Oral - Leaving Certificate

Aimed at students preparing for the Leaving Certifi cate Oral examinations. (8 Weeks) Max no. of 12 per class

Italian Cooking

Finally, you can learn to prepare “Classic Italian Dishes” in this easy step by step class. Impress your friends and family with your “Italian Specialities”.

Luv Your Tablet/Smartphone

Want to get more from your Tablet/Smartphone? Learn tips and tricks which will surprise you. All Tablet models accepted. For Apple devices see Monday.

Meditation & Relaxation

The course offers practical ways to relax, meditate and become still. It is designed for people who want to develop inner stillness, awareness and peace.

Mindfulness for Personal Enrichment

Mindfulness meditation teaches you to stay in the present moment and live a more joyful and happier life. Meditation tools and techniques are used to help you worry less, become more balanced and discover the joy and happiness within.

Personal Development

Takinf effective control of your life. Course covers self-esteem, assertiveness, communication and goal-setting. It incorporates a hlistic and reflective outlook on life.

Piano, Keyboard and Music Lessons

This is your chance! Fulfill your dreams! Learn to play a piano! Our professional piano and keyboard teacher, with over 20 years experience, will provide piano and music lessons for both beginners and amateurs wishing to improve their skills.

Self Defence For All

Want to learn self-defence without getting hurt in the process? Want to get fi tter and more fl exible without sweating through lung bursting drills? We train WITHOUT causing pain. Relax, have fun! Course caters for men and women of all sizes and shapes!

Self Development (through the four agreements)

In this workshop explore and experience powerful possibilities for personal transformation. Discover the source of our self limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering in our life. The hidden power of the Four Agreements can shift our perception and can transform our lives and create freedom, true happiness and love.

Sign Language-Level 2

For those with basic sign language skills. Develop your skills further with this follow-on class.

Stained Glass

Let your artistic side shine through with this Stained Glass evening course at Hartstown Community School. This Stained Glass workshop involves using the Tiffany Style (Copper Foil) technique, learn how to create light catchers, mirrors and lampshades. Mosaics will also be covered. All materials included.


Ancient Chinese art of exercise and meditation through gentle movement. Build natural strengths to handle everyday stresses.

Threading/Hair Removal

Threading courses is the Asian way to remove unwanted hair from the face, eye-brows and lips. Learn the techniques of plucking hairs from an expert, using only cotton thread with a threading course. Threading is fast becoming the most popular method for facial hair removal, particularly for those with sensitive skin. (6 Weeks)

Top to Toe Beauty

Enhance your appearance with professional advice and tips on make-up, skincare, hair and nails from a qualified MAC make-up artist. Get that salon look for less!

Web Design and Blogging for Beginners

Create a simple Website, Blog, sell products, write good content for SEO. Connect with Social Media and Analytics, learn the latest Digital Marketing techniques and practice. Learn to Blog for business or fun. Taught by a professional web designer. €40 extra required for Domain name.


Bringing balance and harmony to body and mind, this Ancient Indian discipline will help you to relax,


Latin-inspired fitness programme that is exhilarating, effective and calorie-burning. Come to the party!