IEEE 17th International Symposium on Electrets (ISE 2019) will be held at the University of Limerick, Ireland

The riverside city of Limerick is located in the heart of the Mid-West of Ireland on the picturesque River Shannon. Conquered by the Vikings in the 9th century, modern Limerick is a bustling and vibrant city with a historic city centre.  Ancient buildings such as King John’s Castle and St Mary’s Cathedral sit alongside beautiful Georgian architecture and are juxtaposed with modern architecture to provide a city of contrasts.

The city has a wide variety of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as museums, art galleries and theatres.  Limerick is known for its sporting prowess, and its passion for sports such as rugby and the traditional Irish game of Hurling (the fastest field game in the world).

Ireland is known for its warm and friendly welcome,and Limerick is no exception to this rule.

The conference will be held on the campus of theUniversity of Limerick, located on the outskirts of Limerick City. TheUniversity has a beautiful riverside Campus of over 133 hectares with themajestic River Shannon at its center.

Analog Devices Building, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

Arriving by Plane to Shannon Airport

The closest international airport to Limerick is Shannon International Airport. The airport code is SNN.

Airport Taxi from Shannon Airport

The airport cab desk, located in the arrivals hall, will organize an airport cab for you, where ever you need to go. It is open for all arriving flights.

If you wish to book in advance you can contact the desk directly: Tel: +353 (0)61 471538;  Email:  or visit the airport cab website.
Exact fares are subject to agreement between the customer and driver. It is recommended that this is done prior to the commencement of the journey. Taxis to the city or University cost about €50-60.   You can share a taxi with other delegates arriving.

Bus from Shannon Airport

You must take one bus to get from Shannon Airport to Limerick City Centre, and a further bus out to Castletroy.  The buses are run by Bus Eireann.
For travel to the venue,  you must take Bus 343 from “Shannon Airport Arrivals Terminal”.  This bus stops at Limerick City get off at the William Street stop, you should then get Bus 304 from “William St (Superdrug Pharmacy)” to  the relevant stop for your hotel.  Please ask your driver and they will let you know when you reach your stop. 

You can buy your ticket on the bus.

You can view the Timetable for Bus 343 here. Please look at ENNIS − SHANNON − LIMERICK for hours! You can view Timetable for Bus 304 here.

Arriving by Plane to Dublin Airport

You can also fly to Dublin Airport, which is approximately 200 kilometers from the University of Limerick. The airport code is DUB. You are responsible for your own travel from Dublin Airport to Limerick University.

Bus from Dublin Airport

There are a number of bus companies which travel directly to Limerick from Dublin airport.

Dublin Coach ( stops at the University of Limerick. This service operates to and from Dublin Airport 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, although services between the hours of midnight and 04.30 AM are infrequent. You can get a bus at Zone 2 in the airport for €5 then a quick and easy change at the Red Cow stop to the Dublin Coach service travelling to Limerick (€10). This bus stops at the University of Limerick (the stop is suitable for – Castletroy Park Hotel and Kilmurry Lodge Hotel). 

You can buy tickets online and see timetables here.  “Starting from…” Dublin – Dublin airport, “Going to…” Limerick – University of Limerick ”. You will take the N7 bus from Dublin Airport and then will have to change at the Red Cow (Luas) stop for the M7 Service to UL. The same bus company runs both busses, so they will wait for the arrivals before departing.

EirEagle Bus Service ( operating non-stop from Dublin Airport to Limerick offers the shortest available journey time of only 2 hours 30 minutes. You can buy tickets online and see timetables here. The Hurlers stop on the Dublin Road, Limerick is suitably located for passengers
staying at Kilmurry Lodge Hotel and Castletroy Park Hotel.

Sightseeing Tours in Limerick, Ireland

Find tours and activities around Limerick.  This site gives visitor attractions including King John’s Castle, the Hunt Museum, St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick City Gallery of Art and many others.

In terms of day trips from Limerick to the Ring of Kerry, Dingle etc.