About Limerick

Limerick, is a city of historical significance, vibrant culture, and modern innovation. Situated on the Shannon estuary, the city traces its roots to an 8th-century Viking stronghold. In modern times, Limerick, along with Shannon and Foynes, form an extensive port, pivotal to the economy of the region.
Limerick stands as a symbol of modern advancements, particularly in the domains of education, and technology. TUS (The Technological University of the Shannon), Mary Immaculate College, and the University of Limerick are esteemed local institutions that have greatly contributed to the city’s growth and reputation in these sectors.

TUS(website, location) will be our venue on the Saturday, beginning with a tour of the new multi-million euro Coonagh Technological Campus. TUS will be our gracious hosts in the afternoon for Workshops and other Conference activities.

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King John’s Castle

In the heart of the medieval city, King John’s Castle is a Norman fortress that stands as one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. The castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history, offering an amazing interactive exhibition, a medieval courtyard, and stunning views from over the city and the river. Join us on Sunday morning for a visit to King John’s Castle

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The EYE Gala dinner 2024

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The Gala Dinner will be hosted at the prestigious Strand Hotel Limerick.

And, of course, Saturday night offers an excellent opportunity to explore the local nightlife. Some popular spots include House, Nancy’s, … Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to check it out!

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Getting To and Travel Within Limerick

Getting to Limerick from Shannon Airport

Bus Eireann Expressway:

  • Route 51, direction of Limerick/Cork City (direct)
  • Route 343 (local bus)

Both leave from just outside the arrivals gates at Shannon Airport and drops off at a number of points in the city. The frequency is (Expressway route 51) hourly or (Route 343) half-hourly.

And the cost is: €6-7 one way and approx. €15 return.

Getting to Limerick from Dublin

Eireagle/ operates a service to/from Dublin Airport. This service departs 10 every 2 hrs from Arthurs’ Quay. The journey takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. The regular one-way adult ticket costs €25, based on website prices (€40 return). It is recommended to book your ticket in advance to ensure a seat on the bus.

Trains are also available from Dublin to Limerick. Tickets can be bought 90 days in advance on Irish rail, the company operator of the national railway network in Ireland.

Traveling within Limerick

Busses are available, for which the website gives you all timetables, in addition to the detailed bus services map.

Accommodation in Limerick

Shared accommodation

Would like to share an acommodation with other participants? Feel free to join the WhatsApp group!

The Strand Hotel, Limerick

The Strand Hotel Limerick (website) offers a unique blend of comfort and convenience, in the heart of Limerick city. Just a short stroll over Sarsfield Bridge, this hotel provides easy access to local attractions as well as premium facilities.

The hotel boasts a variety of accommodations to suit different needs. Whether you prefer a cozy single room or a spacious suite with its own living area, Strand Hotel Limerick City has got you covered. Each room is equipped with modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom.

One of the highlights of the hotel is its renowned restaurant, offering a wide range of dishes that reflect the rich culinary traditions of Limerick City. The restaurant also features a beautiful terrace where guests can enjoy their meals amidst breathtaking views of the city.

Strand Hotel Limerick City is committed to sustainability, using environmentally-friendly practices wherever possible, such as sourcing locally grown produce for their restaurant. They also encourage guests to participate in their recycling program.


More information will be announced soon!

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