Dunaras Village

UPDATE on Academic Bookings – 26th August 2016:

  • Dunaras is fully booked; Please e-mail dunaras@winterspm.com if you wish to be added to the waiting list. 
  • Calls & Emails Queries – Dunaras is currently inundated with calls and emails, we will not have the opportunity to reply to all queries in as timely a manner as we would like so please bear with us.
  • Payment Queries – all payments must be made online through your student portal. Cash or cheque payments cannot be made the Dunaras reception. Click our student portal link on our website, you will need your application number and email address used at time of applying to access your portal. Log into your student Portal – Under “Financials” – payment online – make payment
  • Tips for Making Payment And / 0r If you receive error messages: 

    – You must use Google Chrome when accessing the student portal, other browsers will not work

– Ensure you have enough funds on your credit/debit card

– Your debit card may have a daily limit (sometimes €1,500). Please ask your bank to increase this limit OR you can pay over 2 days by typing in the amount available on your card. You will receive this message: Your Credit Card transaction  could not be processed. Returned: NOT AUTHORISED.

      – Error Message: Your Credit Card transaction could not be be processed. Returned : Transaction blocked by merchant configuration. Please contact the merchant. The error above corresponds to a transaction that has failed because it was not 3dsecure (i.e. verified by visa).  You must follow the steps to log in or create a password.  You will need your bank account details to complete this section.  This is an online security requirement of your bank and not a Dunars requirement.

      – Error MessageIf you receive the message “awaiting response” there is a possibility that we will still get the payment. Please allow for 24 hours for Dunaras to check our payment logs or alternatively you can check with your bank to see if payment will be processed. If payment has not been processed after 24 hours then you will need to try and make payment online again. At this stage the original payment will not go through.

Thank you for your Patience & Understanding



Dunaras is an attractive, village style complex in pleasantly landscaped surroundings, approximately 20 minutes walk from NUIG. Beautifully appointed self-catering accommodation, Dunaras is situated close to the heart of Galway City on Bishop O'Donnell Road. Dunaras is a secure gated community purpose built for students and, by providing quality residential accommodation our aim is to enhance the life of the student during his or her time at the National University of Ireland, Galway. The staff of Dunaras Residential Accommodation will endeavour to maintain the highest standards and with the cooperation of the residents, a safe and pleasant living environment will be maintained.


 Making Friends at Dunaras

Dunaras is a purpose built student complaex, which has become popular for students from around the globe and almost every county in Ireland. This year we played host to students from Brazil, The US, Canada, France, Italy, Malta and many more.

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Dunaras Student Village, Bishop O'Donell Road, Galway.

Phone: 353 (91) 381043 Email: dunaras@winterspm.com