Further Information

Travel / Location

The University of Limerick is located 25 km from Shannon International Airport. The cost of hiring a taxi from Shannon Airport to University of Limerick is approximately 35euros. For those who are not arriving into Shannon Airport, a taxi to the University from Limerick City (~5km from the City Centre) will cost approximately 8euros.

From Shannon you can travel by bus to Limerick. Journey time from Shannon to Limerick, a distance of 15 miles, is about forty minutes on the bus while the journey time from Limerick to the University is about twenty minutes on the bus. There is a regular bus service between the campus and the city centre. A bus ticket costs 1.30euros From the bus stop near the Centra shop in William St. take the bus for the University or Plassey (usually a no.308 or no.302 bus).

Accommodation

There is a wide range of Accommodation available for both guests and speakers attending SkyCon.

Hotels

  1. The Kilmurry Lodge Hotel is a three star hotel, set in 4 acres of gardens and is located on the main Dublin Road (N7). It has 100 bedrooms and each room is equipped with cable TV, tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial phone and trouser press. Website
  2. The Jurys Inn Hotel offers excellent value-for-money and is located in the heart of Limerick City along the banks of the Shannon. It is centrally placed to all amenities, and only 20 minutes from the University of Limerick by bus or car. Website

Bed & Breakfast (B&B)

  1. Annville B&B, Castletroy, Limerick, Tel. +353-61-30023
  2. Blackberry Way B&B, Castletroy, Limerick, Tel. +353-61-336262
  3. Castle Lodge B&B, Castletroy, Limerick, Tel. +353-61-331167
  4. Castlemoor, Rivers, Castletroy, Limerick, Ph: +353-61-330789
  5. Castletroy Inn B&B, Dublin Road, Castletroy, Limerick, Tel +353-61-38385
  6. Cregans B&B, Dublin Road, Castletroy, Limerick Tel. +353-61-331347
  7. TwinOaks, Dublin Rd., Casteltroy, Limerick, Ph: +353-61-311663

Campus Map / Talks Location

All talks and registration were held in the Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) Building on the UL Campus. It is marked (8), and circled in red, on the campus map below (click on the map below for a larger version).

There is free car parking in designated areas at the rear of the Foundation Building, and a pay car-park annotated by the Blue Polygon on the map below.

UL Campus Map

UL Campus Map

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