Travel & Accommodation


University College Cork is only a 10-minute walk from the centre of Cork city, so well-served by a range of hotels. Furthermore, there are numerous B&Bs situated on Western Road which runs adjacent to the UCC campus. As DHSI Atlantic will be taking place during the busy summer months, delegates are advised to book early.

A limited number of rooms, which will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis, have been held in UCC's student accommodation until early registration closes on April 3rd, as follows:

The Crow’s Nest

Guests have their own double-room ensuite in a 3 or 4-bedroom apartment. The cost per night is €45.00.

University Hall

Guests have their own small double-bedroom ensuite in a 3 or 4-bedroom apartment. The cost per night is €40.00.


Guests have their own bedroom but no ensuite. The cost per night is €35.00.

How to book

To avail of any of the above options for accommodation, delegates should contact and state their preference and that they are booking for DHSI Atlantic.

University College Cork

Set on 42 acres of wooded ground, only a 10-minute walk from centre of Cork city, University College Cork was established in 1845 after a long campaign for a higher education institution in Munster. UCC is proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world, and now has a student population of over 21,000.

Situated in the south of Ireland on the banks of the River Lee, Cork city was founded over 1,000 years ago by St Finbarr. Ireland’s second-largest city, the urban population stands at approximately 125,000 people. Home to a range of arts organisations and cultural institutions, Cork was chosen as the European Capital of Culture in 2005. Cork was also listed among the “best 10 places to visit” by Lonely Planet it 2009.

Discover UCC:

Additional Visitor & Service Maps:

Getting to Cork

Getting to Cork via Cork Airport (ORK)

Cork Airport (ORK) is Ireland’s second-largest international airport, with routes to over 50 destinations across the UK and Europe:

International visitors often arrive at Cork via transfer from one of the major UK or European hubs, such as Heathrow and Amsterdam.

Getting to UCC from Cork Airport:

Local bus routes to UCC:

Getting to Cork via Dublin

Dublin Airport (DUB) is Ireland’s largest international airport, with daily flights to a range of destinations worldwide:

Delegates should note that there is no connecting flight between Cork Airport and Dublin Airport, but travel between the two cities can be easily accomplished through one of the following means:

By Rail

Direct trains between Cork and Dublin are provided by Ireland’s national rail service, Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail):

The connection is between Heuston Station (Dublin) and Kent Station (Cork), both of which are centrally located in their respective cities. A number of trains run each day, and will cost in the region of €30-€70 per person return. The duration of the train journey between Cork and Dublin is approximately 2.5 – 3 hours. Passengers arriving at Dublin Airport can take a bus to Heuston Station.

By Bus

Several bus companies operate direct connections between Dublin and Cork, with journeys usually lasting approximately 4.5 – 5 hours.

Bus Éireann:
Air Coach:
Go Bus:

By Car

Cork and Dublin are also connected by an inter-urban motorway that extends the entire length of Ireland’s east coast. Driving the journey takes about 2.5 – 3 hours, with a number of rental providers based in both airports.


DHSI Atlantic

Institiúid Samhraidh do Dhaonnachtaí Digiteacha

Room 2.22, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Ireland,