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23 & 24 April 2018 – National University of Ireland, Galway

Getting Here

touRRoir is taking place in the National University of Ireland Galway located in Ireland’s most westerly city of Galway. A tertiary-level teaching and research institution, it is ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world.

Founded in 1845, the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, has been inspiring students for 170 years. NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching.

The World renowned Shannon College of Hotel Management is part of the College of Business, Public Policy and Law in NUI Galway. This integration was formally marked in 2015.


NUI Galway is located in Galway city on the West Coast of Ireland. View on map >

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Getting to Galway

Galway city is served by an extensive public transport network linking Dublin, Shannon and Knock airports. This includes:

  • Irish Rail, offering 9 daily train transfers from Dublin City with travel time from 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Regular bus services operated by Bus ÉireannGo Bus and Citylink, with fully air-conditioned coaches equipped with free Wi-Fi. The motorway from Dublin Airport to Galway City allows for travel time from 2 hours 20 minutes, with direct bus services operating every half hour (Dublin Airport Terminal to Galway City Centre).  Knock and Shannon Airports are currently serviced by Bus Éireann, expanding services to accommodate the growing number of passengers to each airport.

For detailed information on travelling from Dublin, Shannon or Knock Airport by train, bus or taxi, or for information on car hire, please refer to our Getting to Galway Guide.

Should you wish to travel to Galway by car, please refer to the AA Road Maps & Route Planner

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Main venue

Bailey Allen Hall, NUI, Galway

Situated near the bustling city of Galway, the university is easily accessible by car and public transport.


National University of Ireland
University Road,
Galway, Ireland
H91 TK33

Contact for directions to Campus


+353 (0)91 495063