The Irish Institute of Music and Song (IIMS) is a cutting-edge educational facility based in Balbriggan, County Dublin.

The campus boasts luxury guest house style accommodation dating from the 18th century, as well as pod-style hostel accommodation, rehearsal spaces, classrooms and a performance centre.

IMS proudly welcomes performers and students from all over the world to the beautiful sandy shores of Fingal, offering educational courses, performance opportunities and residential packages to musical ensembles, workplace teams and community groups.

The IIMS is superbly located 20 minutes from Dublin airport by car and 5 minutes from Balbriggan Train station on foot.


Just a stone's throw from both Balbriggan village and the sandy beach, the Irish Institute of Music & Song (IIMS) campus is the idea location for residential courses, retreats, conferences and workshops.

The IIMS founding Directors are Michael T. Dawson & Dónal Kearney.



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