DPCM 2016

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will take place in Clontarf Castle on Tuesday 25th October. Clontarf Castle is a unique 12th century castle hotel like no other, delegates will experience a combination of the rich Irish history & tradition of a 12th century castle, with all of the luxuries of the 21st century. It is a great opportunity for guests to eat, drink and connect with old friends and new.

VIP Guest Speaker: Prof Tom Collins chairs the Dublin Institute of Technology and the  Institute of Technology Blanchardstown. He is also Chair of the Public Water Forum established within the provisions of the Water Services Act 2014

Tuesday, 25th October
Time:Bus departs DCU at 19:00 and return at 23:00
Location: Clontarf Castle Hotel
Dress Code: Smart/Cocktail Dress
Price: €99 per person

Hop On / Hop Off Tour

Explore Dublin City with iconic red buses. Enjoy the open top “Hop On / Hop Off” bus tour of Dublin and stop at all of Dublin city’s great attractions, plus get great discounts at some of Dublin’s most loved sights, shops, pubs and cafés.

This fun and friendly 90-minute tour departs every 8 to 20 minutes throughout the day and stops along the primary tour route include Trinity College, the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Kilmainham Gaol and the Old Jameson Distillery.

There is multilingual commentary and live guides on buses. Two children go free with every adult ticket.

Each tour departs from 14 Upper O’Connell Street (Stop 1) or any of the 25 stops on the route. First tour departs at 9.15am.

Price: Adults-€19 / Student-€17

Glendalough & Wicklow Mountains Tour

The stunning scenery of the Wicklow Mountains tour route includes a stop at Glencree Valley, photo stops at the Guinness Lakes, the P.S. I Love you bridge, the bog lands and heather fields of the Sally Gap and Glendalough.

Situated in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains, the 10th century monastic round tower settlement in Glendalough is the jewel in the crown of the Wicklow Mountains Tour. Offering up leisurely (or more challenging) walkways to the lower and upper lakes, Glendalough is a must see for any visitor to Ireland. Make sure you have your camera at the ready!

For thousands of years people have been drawn to Glendalough for its spectacular scenery, rich history, archaeology and abundant wildlife, founded in the 6th century by St Kevin, Glendalough (meaning glen of two lakes) is simply breath-taking.

Pick Up Point: The Helix, DCU

Price: Adult-€40 / Student-€35 / Child-€25  

Malahide Castle & Coastal Tour  - (½ Day Tour)

Escape to the coast and spend a half day exploring Howth village and Malahide Castle.

Escape the city on one of the most popular half day tours from Dublin. Stopping first at the picturesque grounds of Malahide Castle, where you can enjoy a live-guided tour of the refurbished castle and wander the majestic castle grounds, one of Dublin’s best suburb attractions.

Visit the local craft shops or relax over a coffee & pastry. Then travel along the scenic coastal drive to the idyllic fishing village of Howth.  Take time to wander around this pretty village, before heading on to Howth Summit for a spectacular photo opportunity overlooking Dublin Bay.

Pick Up Point: The Helix, DCU

Price: Adults-€35 / Students- €30 / Child-€20