Local Information

Local Information

Local Information

General Information

Conference Venue

The conference will take place at University College Cork in Ireland.

Workshops on Thursday 5th of December 2019 will be held at various locations across the university. Please see the campus map.

The conference main event on Friday 6th of December will take place at the Western Gateway Building, University College Cork. Please refer to the campus map for the location of the Western Gateway Building. 


Refreshments and Lunch

Coffee and tea will be served during morning and afternoon breaks in the atrium. Lunch will be served during the lunch breaks. These refreshments are included in the conference fee. 


Public Transportation


Iarnród Éireann: www.irishrail.ie  Railway station, Cork city, approximately 2 km from UCC.


City Bus: Approximate bus fare to University from Railway station is €2. Bus No. 5 (marked Rossa Avenue) get off at College Road. From City centre, Bus No. 8 (marked Bishopstown) get off at Gaol Cross.

Bus Éireann: www.buseireann.ie. Bus Station, Cork city approximately 1.5 km from UCC.

AirCoach: www.aircoach.ie (Dublin airport - Dublin - Cork). Patrick’s Quay (behind Metropole Hotel), approximately 1.5 km from UCC.

CityLink: www.citylink.ie (Galway - Cork city/Cork Airport, Limerick-Cork city/Cork Airport). Patrick’s Quay (behind Metropole Hotel), approximately 1.5 km from UCC.

Eurolines: operated by Bus Éireann offers a direct bus daily from London to Cork - look for the ‘Tralee-London’ route.

Parking at UCC

There is limited public parking available on campus (see Maps section). UCC is well served by public transport. 

Cork Airport

Aiport code ORK - is the only airport in Cork, 8 km from the city centre and is serviced by taxis as well as regular bus service. Information on airlines and routes that fly into Cork can be viewed on the airport website: www.corkairport.com.

Bus Éireann provides a regular Air Coach service to and from Parnell Place Bus Station in the city centre throughout the week. Cost approximately €6 each way (www.buseireann.ie). 

Citylink also provides buses departing from Cork Airport every 30 mins, connecting with over 30 city hotels, guest houses and city-centre locations. Cost is approximately €6 each way. (www.citylink.ie). 


Approximate taxi fare to University from Railway Station: €10.

Approximate taxi fare to University from Airport: €15 

ABC Taxis, Pouladuff Road, 021 4961961

Premier Taxis, Douglas Street, 021 4847600

Shandon Taxis, 42 MacCurtain Street, 021 4502255 & 021 4505522 

Emergency Numbers

Emergency Police, Fire, Ambulance: 112 or 999

These numbers are free of charge but should only be used in cases of genuine emergency. On answer, state which service you require, wait to be connected to that service, then clearly state the location at which assistance is required. 


ATMs can be found at a number of locations on the UCC campus and are locally signposted.

Learning Connections

Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL), The West Lodge, University College Cork, Ireland , T12 YN60