Location

The Irish Traveller Ethnicity Celebration 2018 will take place in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, on Thursday, March the 15th.

 

Access to the Royal Hospital

By bus: To Heuston Station (five minutes walk via Military Road): 26 from Wellington Quay; 51, 79 from Aston Quay; 90 Dart Feeder Bus from Connolly and Tara Street stations. To James Street (5 minutes walk via steps to Bow Lane onto Irwin Street and Military Road): 123 from O’Connell Street/Dame Street; 51B, 78A from Aston Quay.

By car: 10 minute drive from city centre. Pay and display car parking is available on the grounds. 

By foot: Approximately 30 minutes from the city centre.

By train: Five minute walk from Heuston Station; from Connolly and Tara Street Stations by 90 bus to Heuston Station.

By Luas: Red line to Heuston Station, five minute walk to Museum entrance on Military Road.

From the West: Follow the M4 and N4 towards the City Centre. When you get to the roundabout for Kilmainham (the last one before Heuston Station) take the right turn off, then take the immediate left turn, another left at the crossroads with the Patriot Inn on the left and the Hilton Kilmainham on the right. Travel down this narrow road, taking a left at the end and then 2nd left in through the double wrought iron gates.

From the South: Follow the M7 and N7 towards City Centre. Take the M50 (northbound) turn off. Continue forward on the M50 and take the N4/City Centre exit (keep to the right for City Centre). Continue straight towards City centre. When you get to the roundabout for Kilmainham (the last one before Heuston Station) take the right turn off, then take the immediate left turn, another left at the crossroads with the Patriot Inn on the left and the Hilton Kilmainham on the right. Travel down this narrow road, taking a left at the end and then 2nd left in through the double wrought iron gates.

 

Food

There are plenty of food options in the area, including Itsa café on site, located downstairs. Check out their menu by clicking here

There are also several local options for you to choose from;

Brambles Café – located in the Kilmainham Gaol

The Lime Tree Café – located opposte Kilmainahm Gaol

Union 8 Café – located on South Circular Road

The Patriots Inn –  located on South Circular Road