Travelling to and staying in Cork

PASCAL 2019 Conference

There are three principal international airports in Ireland: Cork,, Dublin, and Shannon From Amsterdam, Paris or London, there are a number of direct connections to Cork Airport. It is the principal international gateway to the South of Ireland and is conveniently located just 8 kilometres from Cork City Centre. A taxi journey, with little traffic, takes approximately 20 minutes from Cork airport to the Cork City Centre and costs about €20. From Dublin airport or Shannon airport,(where all transatlantic flights arrive) there are frequent connections by train or bus: Bus Eireann, Aircoach and GoBus all operate a direct service from Dublin airport to Cork City centre. The journey from Dublin airport to Cork City takes approximately three and a half hours. Regular bus services connect Shannon airport to Limerick, from where you may take a bus or a train to Cork: the journey takes less than two hours.

Cork’s Kent station is the main train station in the city. From here, services to all over Ireland can be reached. Intercity trains depart hourly from Cork to Dublin, making connectivity between the two cities easy and offering passengers a great amount of flexibility. To get the train from Dublin to Cork you need to go to Heuston Station, Dublin. Trains to Cork leave every hour and details of schedules and fares are available at the Irish Rail website, It may be considerably cheaper to book train tickets online rather than at the ticket office in the train station. The journey will take approximately three hours. The journey will take approximately three hours.  Conference delegates who wish to return to Dublin or Shannon after conference close on day 3 will be transferred by bus to Killarney train station  or bus station,   for onward journeys to Dublin and Limerick respectively. 

How do I get to the conference venue in Cork City?
The venue for the launch of the conference on Wednesday 16th October, 2019 is the Council Chamber, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork, Day 1 of the Conference will take place in the Triskel Christchurch. The conference venues are within walking distance from the hotels listed below. For further on Cork please click on the following link 

Accommodation Cork City
The Maldron Hotel, Tel 00353 21 203 7000
The Imperial Hotel, Tel 00353 21 427 4040
The Clayton Hotel, Tel 00353 21 422 4900
The Metropole Hotel, Tel 00353 21 464 3700
Hotel Issacs, Tel 00353 21 450 0011
The River Lee Hotel, Tel 00353 21 425 2700
Lancaster Lodge, Tel 00353 21 425 1125
Jury’s Inn, Tel 00353 21 494 3000
Garnish House Guesthouse, Tel 00353 21 4275 111
Sheila’s Hostel, wellington Road Cork City, Tel, 00 353 21 450 5562

Adult Continuing Education

Aosoideachas Leanúnach

The Laurels, University College Cork , Western Road, Cork