Pre-Congress Workshop Location


The UCD O’Brien Centre for Science is intended to be a transformational resource for Irish Science. The Centre is a highly visible, high quality and inspiring showpiece and resource at a University, National and International level.

Getting here

Pictured below is a map to the O’Brien Centre for Science, from the entrance of UCD. The entrance to UCD is easily accessible by using a range of Dublin Bus routes or Taxi’s. We have a range of travel information and the related sites available below.


By Dart


Visitors to the capital are encouraged to use the DART, (Dublin Area Rapid Transport), to enjoy stunning views of Dublin Bay and travel out of the city to the numerous fishing villages and towns that are dotted along the coastline. The city center DART stations are Connolly, Pearse and Tara.

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By Irish Rail


Irish rail system is the best way to travel throughout Ireland and visit the country. Trains are usually comfortable and punctual by Irish standards. The rail network in Ireland is not very extensive, serving only the larger cities and most major towns. If you are thinking of travelling to the more remote scenic areas, you may have to use the local bus services to reach your destination.

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By Luas


Dublin now has its own state-of-the-art light rail system which services the city and its outskirts. This is a hassle-free way to travel to and from the city center.

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By Bus Eireann


Getting around Ireland has never been easier. For maximum choice and flexibility choose from Bus Eireann’s three different types of Tourist Travel Pass.

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By Dublin Bus


Dublin bus is the public bus service that takes passengers all over the city at a low fare.
Or you can access all these public bus service routes throughout the city by using just one prepaid ticket called the ‘Freedom Ticket’.

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The Visitor Leap Card (Dublin city wide travel card)


The Leap Visitor Card is the convenient public transport ticket for tourists and visitors to Dublin. It takes you anywhere you want to go in the city and suburbs for the following time periods; 24 hours, 3 days, 7 days.

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