Before mass started, the First Lady toured the school and saw her former class room and the dormitory where she used to sleep.
The great hall was divided into three parts, with one outside aisle used as a dormitory , another for schooling and eating and the centre aisle given over to a workroom.
House prices in Dublin have spiralled beyond the reach of most workers, forcing the thousands attracted home by the boom to set up home in dormitory towns 40 or 50 miles from where they work.
All our small towns would be turned into dormitory towns of Dublin.
a dormitory town
Couples with families might see more benefit in suburbs, or dormitory towns.
Both involved derailments, and both brought carnage to dormitory towns close to London.
The university is proposing to build a new dormitory .
I look beyond the uniformly built post war housing that lines the streets between one dormitory town and the next.
It is becoming a dormitory town for people with high paid jobs elsewhere.