Ireland Info
Ireland Info

Getting from the airport


There are many options to travel by bus from Dublin Airport to locations across Dublin, including the city centre. More information is available here. If you are travelling into Dublin City Centre, a good option is the Aircoach, which you can pre-book before you travel.


Taxis are available from the taxi stands outside Terminals 1 and 2.

Full List

For a full list of options for getting to and from Dublin Airport, visit the Dublin Airport website.

Getting to the conference venues

Technological University Dublin

Tuesday 20 & Wednesday 21 September: Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) Grangegorman, Dublin 7


For all transport options to TU Dublin visit here.

Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena

Thursday 22 SeptemberSport Ireland National Indoor Arena, Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Walk21 will organise a shuttle bus from Dublin City Centre to take delegates directly to the Arena.

The Arena is also accessible by buses 38 or 38A (run by Dublin Bus) from O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.

Getting around Dublin

Dublin is an easy city to navigate around with good public transport and walking networks.

Leap Visitor Card

If you are in Dublin for a few days, the best value across bus and rail options is the Leap Visitor Card, the most convenient public transport card available for tourists and visitors to Dublin. Get unlimited travel over your selected time period on Dublin Bus, Go-Ahead Ireland routes in Dublin, Luas, DART and Commuter Rail. More info here.

By Bus

Use the extensive public bus network (Dublin Bus) to travel the city and suburbs.

By Tram

The Luas tram system is a very easy way to get around the city. TU Dublin Grangegorman is accessible via the green line (get off at Broadstone) and the red line (get off at Smithfield or Grangegorman).

By Bike

Dublin Bike stands are located across the city centre. A 3-day ticket costs €5. Sign up here. There is a Dublin Bike stand directly outside TU Dublin Grangegorman.

By Train

Jump on the coastal train, the DART, to discover the beautiful towns and villages dotted along the coast.



There are plenty of options for private rooms and entire homes in Dublin and across Ireland via AirBnB Ireland

Hotels – Moderate

Ashling Hotel, 10-13 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8

A 4-star hotel close to the city centre, Heuston Station, the Phoenix Park and a 1.5km walk to TU Dublin Grangegorman.


The Hyatt Centric, Dean Street, The Liberties, Dublin 8

4-star hotel close to the city centre, Christchurch Cathedral, the Guinness Storehouse and a 2.3km walk to TU Dublin Grangegorman.

Hotels – Budget

Jury’s Inn – Christchurch, 8 Christchurch Place, Dublin 8

A 3-star hotel just 2km from TU Dublin Grangegorman.


The Hendrick – Smithfield, 6-11 Hendrick Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7

A 3-star hotel just 1km from to TU Dublin Grangegorman.


Keavan’s Port Hotel (Weatherspoons), Camden Street, Dublin 8

A city centre hotel close to the green Luas line and 4.5km from TU Dublin Grangegorman.

Travelling outside of Dublin

Discover Ireland

For more information about Getting Around Ireland, visit the Discover Ireland website.

Things to do in Ireland

For all the information needed for what to see and do in Dublin and across Ireland, check out the Fáilte Ireland or Discover Ireland websites.


Culture Night – Friday 23 September

Venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland open their doors for a celebration of arts, heritage and culture free to the public. Pre-booking required for some events. 


National Walking Day – Sunday 25 September

A national day that celebrates and promotes walking with events happening across the country.


Walk21 Network