Hotel & travel
The conference fee does not include hotel accomodation.
The conference will take place in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, a well-equipped and modern conference center in the city center. Besides being a conference centre the venue offers hotel rooms.
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Dublin 8 Ireland
Attendees can book the Radisson for €190 per night. Any bookings for the block would have to be booked via email to the Radisson Blu Reservations team (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via telephone on 01 898 2929 and quote the MB2016 group reference.
Please keep in mind that due to a series of concerts in the weekend of 27-29th of May hotels in Dublin are filling up fast. Make sure to arrange your booking in time. We can advise the following websites:
Getting Around: Transport
Busses & trains
- Dublin Bus operates the city's bus routes. Depending on the location, buses run from 06.30-23.30. A late service called Nitelink operates after these hours Monday-Saturday on certain routes. Dublin Bus operates an exact fare policy so it is advisable to have correct change ready when boarding the bus. Fares are dependent on age and destination. For details on all routes, timetables and special value tickets available, enquire at any Dublin Tourism Office or directly at Dublin Bus, 59 Upper O'Connell Street, Dublin 1 or www.dublinbus.ie.
- Bus Éireann is Ireland's national bus company. It provides bus services throughout the country with the exception of Dublin City. The majority of buses depart Dublin from the central bus station (Busáras) on Store Street in the city centre. For more information, timetables and services see www.buseireann.ie.
- <Train Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) operates the nationwide rail network. The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is Dublin's main train service and stretches the full length of Dublin Bay, from Malahide in North County Dublin to Greystones in County Wicklow. Suburban Rail covers commuter routes to and from Dublin and InterCity trains service major cities and towns around the country. Details on all routes, timetables and special value tickets are available at www.irishrail.ie.
- The Dublin tram system is called the LUAS. It is a state of the art light rail transit system with high capacity, high frequency and high speed services. The Luas runs on two tramlines: - The Green Line - connecting Sandyford to St. Stephen's Green - journey time approximately twenty-two minutes. - The Red Line - connecting Tallaght to Connolly train station - journey time approximately forty-six minutes. The two lines do not connect. Details on routes, timetables and tickets are available at www.luas.ie.
Dublin taxis have no distinctive colour but are easily identified by their official roof signs. Three of the main taxi ranks in the city centre are located on O'Connell Street, College Green and at St. Stephen's Green. It is also possible to hail taxis on the street and numerous private taxi companies also operate throughout Dublin City and County.
We recommend installing and configuring the Hailo app, which can be used to seek and pay for taxis in Dublin.
There is a wide choice of Irish and international car rental companies represented in Dublin. Bookings can be made online before arrival at visitdublin.com. Driving is on the left side of the road; Ireland uses the metric system. Safety belts must be worn at all times by front and back seat passengers.
Older road signs give distances in miles but newer signs use kilometres. Speed limits are as follows:
- Motorways - 120km/h
- National roads (primary and secondary) - 100km/h
- Non-national roads (regional and local) - 80km/h
- Built-up areas - 50km/h