Venue & Hospitality
Finnstown Castle Hotel
Newcastlead, Lu Rocan, Co. Dublin Hotel: +353 (0)1 601 0700
Conference Dates: August 13-14 2018 Dublin, Ireland
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland and was briefly the second largest city in the British Empire. The name Dublin comes from the Irish word Dubhlinn, meaning "black, dark" "pool", referring to a dark tidal pool. Dublin is situated at the mouth of the River Liffey and the Liffey divides the city in two between the Northside and the Southside. The Northside was generally seen as working class; while the Southside was seen as middle to upper-middle class.
Dublin experiences a maritime climate with cool summers, mild winters, and a lack of temperature extremes. The sunniest months are May and June, while the wettest month is October, and the driest month is February. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.
Dublin has many landmarks and monuments dating back hundreds of years. There are many green-spaces around the city. The Dublin region is the economic centre of Ireland. The road network in Ireland is primarily focused on Dublin. Heuston and Connolly stations are the two main railway stations in Dublin. Dublin is the primary centre of education in Ireland, and is home to top universities. Dublin has a significant literary history, and produced many literary figures.
Dublin has a vibrant nightlife and is reputedly one of Europe's most youthful cities. There are many pubs across the city centre. Dublin city centre is a popular shopping destination for both locals and tourists. The city has numerous shopping districts, particularly around Grafton Street and Henry Street. The city centre is also the location of large department stores. Dublin is the centre of both media and communications in Ireland, with many newspapers, radio stations, television stations and telephone companies based there. Croke Park is the largest sport stadium in Ireland. Haute Cuisine in Dublin was dominated by French restaurants and chefs. Historically, Irish coffee house were associated with those working in media.