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Venue and Accommodation

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The conference will be held in the Recently Opened Blackstone LaunchPad, in the Boole Library Creative Zone, University College Cork.

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There is plenty of accommodation near to the University, the higher-end options are listed here

We can also recommend the B&Bs on Western Road, including Garnish House, The Blarney Stone Guesthouse, Achill House, Audley House B&B, Shandon Bells and Fenroyd House. There is hostel accommodation close to the university at Cork International Hostel, and there are many hostels in the city itself, which is a 20 minute walk from the campus.

Travel to the Conference Venue


Cork airport is a 20 minute taxi ride from the main campus at UCC (taxis will cost between 15 and 20 Euro). The airport bus drops in the city centre, a 20 minute walk from the University.

Cork has limited flights for those arriving from outside the UK, and flying to Dublin can be a good option. There is a regular and direct aircoach service from Dublin airport to Cork, which takes 3 hours.

The campus is a 30 minute walk from the aircoach stop in Cork.