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Dublin Airport
Delegates should ensure when booking flights to Ireland that they book to arrive in Dublin Airport. For information about Dublin airport, please visit http://www.dublinairport.com.
Dublin Airport Information – Tel + 353 (0) 1 814 1111.

For flight information at Dublin Airport visit http://www.dublinairport.com/gns/flight-information/overview.aspx.

 

Visa and PassportsTrinty College
European Union citizens do not require a passport or visa to enter Ireland, but most carriers by air or sea require some form of identification with photograph (usually either a passport or National Identity Card). Visitors are advised to check what form of ID is required with the individual airline, tour operator or travel agent before traveling.

 

Visitors from other countries do require a passport, and it is wise to check with your travel operator whether your originating country requires a visa. Please contact us if you require a letter of invitation for a visa application.
For further details, please visit Department of Foreign Affairs website (http://www.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=8777).

 

Travel to Conference Venue and throughout the City and Country

The conference venue, The Burlington Hotel, is located a short distance south of the city centre.Aircoach operates a service from Dublin Airport to Leopardstown / Sandyford / Stillorgan, which stops outside the hotel.

Further details or to purchase your ticket visit http://www.aircoach.ie 

 

Bus – Dublin Bus

 Dublin Bus offers a high frequency, accessible and easy to use service from all over Dublin City Centre and the surrounding area. These services include city bus services, Railink, Airlink, Nitelink and DART with feeder buses.  Visit Dublin Bus for routes and timetables.

 

Dublin Bus numbers 11, 116, 145, 46a, 7b and 7d all provide services to the Burlington Hotel, Sussex Road stop (Stop 848). Routes 11, 116 and 46a can be boarded at O’Connell Street. Route 145 can be boarded at Bachelors Walk at O’Connell Bridge. For timetable information, please visit the Dublin Bus website and search for "Sussex Road”.

 

Rail

Dublin is served by two main railway stations: Connolly Station and Heuston Stations. It is a short walk from Connolly Station to O’Connell Street, where the Dublin Bus numbers 11, 116 and 46A can be boarded for The Burlington Hotel. The route 145 provides a direct route from Heuston Station to The Burlington Hotel via the city centre.

HowthFor further information please visit Iarnróad Eireann (Irish Rail).

 

DART: The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is the suburban rail line running along the coast of Dublin, from Malahide and Howth southwards as far as Greystones, Co Wicklow. You can connect to the regular train service for communities north of Dublin, right up to Belfast. 

 

Irish Rail: Irish Rail is responsible for operating rail services in Ireland, providing rail links between Ireland’s main towns and cities. The Dart and The Luas are light rail networks which provide transport within the Dublin city and suburban areas.  Irish Rail provides travellers the opportunity to go to the north, west and south of the Capital. Visit Irish Rail for information on destinations. Heuston Station is the main point for connecting with these routes.

 

Luas: Dublin Light rail tram system operates throughout the Dublin City centre. The Luas doesn’t transfer you to The Burlington Hotel, but can be used when traveling within the city centre. Visit Luas to see the timetables and stops through out the city centre.

 

Bicycles

Dublin is one of many European cities that offer a bike sharing scheme for its many visitors and residents. For information on how to hire, visit Dublin Bikes.

 

Car Hire
    Hertz Car Hire: www.hertz.ie

    Avis Car Hire: www.avis.ie


Taxi

There are a large number of taxi services available in the city centre. Taxis from the airport to the city centre/The Burlington Hotel are readily available outside the arrivals hall. There is also a taxi rank located outside The Burlington Hotel. Ensure to only travel in a registered taxi - they will have their taxi license displayed on the dashboard. Taxis are readily available all over the city with listed taxi ranks in most main tourism areas.

 

General Information

Banks & Currency
The Euro (€) is the currency in use in Ireland.James Gate

 

Visa and Master Card are all widely accepted in pubs, shops and restaurants throughout the country.

 

Traveller’s cheques can be cashed at most hotels and banks.

 

Bank Opening Hours – Mon., Tues. and Fri. 10.00-16.00; Wed. 10.30-16.00; Thurs. 10.00-17.00

 

Climate
 Mild and temperate; showers can occur any time of the year. October temperatures range from 9 – 16 degrees C.

 

Electricity
Electric Current: 240 Volts AV
Plug type: 3 large flat prong British type plug. BS1363 system.

 

Insurance
All conference attendees are advised to arrange private travel insurance. The conference organisers and committee accept no liability for personal accidents or damage to property while in attendance at the conference. The Organising Committee of ISPCAN reserves the right to amend and alter the conference programme and events without prior notice and accepts no liability as a result of such actions.

 

Shopping
General opening hours are Monday-Saturday from 10.00-18.00 with later opening hours on Thursday evenings. Some shops may be open on Sunday from 13.00 to 18.00.

 

Smoking
Ireland has introduced a ban on smoking. Smoking is prohibited in public areas within Ireland including all bars, nightclubs and restaurants. If required, you should enquire whether your accommodation bedroom is a smoking or non-smoking room. Please use the smoking areas designated outside venues.

 

Tipping
Tipping is a generally accepted practice in restaurants, bars, taxis and with hotel porters. A service charge may be included in some restaurants and should be stated on the menu, but otherwise this is a discretionary item.

 

Telecommunications / Cell Phones
For international delegates, only digital phones with GSM subscriptions and a roaming agreement will work on the island of Ireland. Visitors should consult with their supplier before departure.
Networks widely available are O2, Vodaf.

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