Venue / Accommodation

About NUI Galway

Accommodation can be booked during the registration process.
Goldcrest Village -NUI Galway

Founded in 1845, NUI Galway is located in the West of Ireland, in Galway – the ‘City of the Tribes’. Uniquely located in a beautiful historic campus in the west coast of Ireland, on the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way coastline and only 2 hours drive from Dublin.

The conference will take place in the Arts Millennium Building on NUI Galway campus.

Galway is a place like no other. Set on the Wild Atlantic Way, on the broad sweep of Galway Bay, Galway is as distinctive as it is beautiful. From this position on the Atlantic edge of Europe, NUI Galway has a proud history of reaching out and connecting with the world. Galway casually combines the energy of a young and diverse population, with the authenticity of a place steeped in history and tradition. They are renowned as a place where arts and culture are celebrated, reinterpreted and shared with the world.

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State-of-the-art student residence, Goldcrest Village, is located on the NUI Galway campus (beside Corrib Village) and consists of 76 non-smoking apartments,pleasantly grouped around a beautifully landscaped courtyard.

The residence offers complimentary Wi-Fi and a complimentary shuttle bus service to/from Galway city centre.  Other facilities include a 24-hour reception, a self-service launderette and bicycle storage.

All of NUI Galway’s meeting facilities are within walking distance of Goldcrest Village. The nearest shop/café is less than a 1-minute walk away. Guests can also enjoy the ample choice of nearby restaurants, cafés, shops, sports facilities and visitor attractions on campus.

Salhill Hotel Galway 

The 4 star Salthill Hotel in Galway is situated on the spectacular Salthill promenade with panoramic views of Galway Bay and the Clare Hills

Here at the 4 star Salthill Hotel our rooms offer a sophisticated contemporary décor setting a refined and restful ambience for your stay. 

One of the only hotels in galway with a leisure centre and gym. Our leisure centre, Ocean Fitness, provides a 25 metre indoor swimming pool, an 18 metre hydrotherapy pool, whirlpool, sauna and steam room. We also boast a fully equipped, spacious gym with daily fitness classes, some of which are free for our guests.

The Galmount Hotel

Just 3 minutes walk for Eyre Square and overlooking Galway Bay,The Galmont stands in the heart of the city.

This hotel is home to the award winning Spirit One Spa & Energize Fitness & Leisure with an 18 metre swimming pool 

Car parking is available at a discounted rate in the The Galmont Car Park.

Driving from Dublin to The Galmont Hotel, estimated time: 2.5 Hours