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ECEG 2010
17-18 June, Limerick, Ireland
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Venue and other Useful Information


Registered participants will receive specific joining instructions approximately two weeks before the conference. In the meantime, we hope the following, general information will be helpful.





Platinum Sponsor




Limerick river view


Kemmy Business School



distinctive 25m flag poles


River Shannon from campus

Conference location

University of Limerick

National Centre for Taxation Studies

National Technological Park

Limerick

Ireland

 

Conference Office

Yvonne.clarke@ul.ie +353 61 234271

Dolores.hanly@ul.ie + 353 61 202064


Click here for the conference key locations on Googlemap. Or type ECEG 2010 Limerick into Google Maps. Click here for a useful map of the Limerick campus

University information

The University of Limerick (UL) is an independent, internationally focused university with over 10,600 students and 1,286 staff.  It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship.  The University is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 132 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point.  The campus offers fishing and attractive riverside walks through spectacular scenery.  The recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and working environment.  The University of Limerick campus is located 5km from Limerick City and 20km from Shannon International Airport. 


Adjacent to the University is the National Technological Park (NTP), Ireland’s first science/technology park (263 hectares), which is home to over 80 companies employing over 4,000 people.  There is a close interaction between these companies and the  University.  The NTP has been designed to meet the needs of high-technology and knowledge based businesses by providing low density development in a high quality parkland environment.


A thriving music and dance community on campus include the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and the renowned Daghda Dance Company.


You can find further information on the University website at http://www.ul.ie/experience/

Conference accommodation

The conference accommodation is provided by the University of Limerick. Breakfast is included. For further details on how the double accommodation works please contact the Registrar Charl Walters .


To reserve campus accommodation at the conference rates, see the registration page


We have negotiated special rates at the Limerick Strand Hotel (4 star hotel in the city centre), the Carlton Castletroy Park Hotel (4 star hotel opposite the entrance to the University) and Kilmurry Lodge Hotel (3 star hotel about 2 km from University of Limerick) In order to get the ECEG-2010 attendee rate it is necessary to book directly with the hotels. Click here for more details.

 

Conference dinner venue

The dinner venue for ECEG 2010 is the landmark Bunratty Castle located in Co.Clare just a short distance from the conference location. Should you wish to bring a guest with you to the conference dinner, please consult the Registration page for details.

 

General information

Limerick city is a vibrant sporting city only 5kms from the campus with interesting museums and galleries, local theatre, lively pubs and restaurants.


The Shannon Region is one of outstanding natural beauty and is an excellent base for exploring many of the well-known sights of the west of Ireland. 

The region offers some of the best golf courses in Ireland.  Horse riding, water sports and hiking are easily accessible. www.visitlimerick.com

Limerick is situated in Munster, the southernmost province in the Republic of Ireland

Getting to Limerick

Shannon International Airport is just 30kms from the University

www.shannonairport.com


Regular bus transfers to/from Shannon www.jjkavanagh.ie with a bus stop on campus


Our local Taxi Service is Plassey Cabs www.plasseycabs.ie. The cost of a taxi from the airport to the University is approximately €30.

 

Newspaper

To learn more about local happenings click on the Limerick Leader or the Limerick Post

Climate in conference month

The average temperature range in June is 12-20C  For average conditions click here

To find current weather information in Limerick click here

Currency and exchange rates

Click here for up to date currency exchange rates

Time zone

Standard time zone: UTC/GMT

In June Daylight Saving Time (DST) is in operation, local time is UTC +1 hour

 

Dialling codes

Click here to find the International Dialling Code

Arriving by air?

 

Regular bus transfers to/from Shannon www.jjkavanagh.ie with bus stop on campus


Our local Taxi Service is Plassey Cabs www.plasseycabs.ie

 

Other useful links

Please note: ACL are not responsible for the content on external sites.

To find your way to some of the major tourist sites click here.

 

Click here to learn more about Limerick here.

Airport parking and airport hotels - car parking at Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Manchester and all major UK airports

 

 

 

Updated 21 June 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

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