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The 9th William Rowan Hamilton Geometry and Topology Workshop


Geometry and Groups after Thurston

August 27-31, 2013

The Hamilton Mathematics Institute, Trinity College Dublin

Travel Information

Some information on how to get to TCD.

For a map of the conference venue, start with this link to an interactive map of campus. The workshop is in the Hamilton Building.

Dubin is well served by air links from a large number of airports in the UK, Europe and the US. Several US carriers serve the US destinations, as well as the Irish airline Aer Lingus and many "national" carriers serve Dublin from Europe and the UK. There are in addition "low cost" airlines such as RyanAir and BMI Baby.

There are rail and bus links to Dublin also from almost all parts of Ireland, but locals will know about that. There are ferries as well from the UK and France.

There is information at about how to reach TCD once you are in Dublin. Or see below for a more condensed (possibly less accurate) version. If you want to know about parking near TCD, the answer is it is expensive.

Getting to TCD

From Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport is situated to the north of the City Centre (approximately 10km).
The airport is not served by train so the only way to get to Trinity College is via bus or taxi.
A taxi will cost approx €20 and takes about 30 minutes.

Aircoach (website: runs 24 hours, every day direct to the city centre. Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver and cost €7 single, €12 return. It stops at the main entrance to Trinity College.

Dublin Bus also run regular buses (Airlink, route 747) to the city centre, tickets cost €5 single fare. These buses go every 10 minutes during daytime and less frequently in the evenings and on Sundays.

Local buses also go to the city centre from the airport and cost approximately €1.60, though may take longer depending on their route.

From Dun Laoghaire ferry port

Stena Line and Irish Ferries sail between Dun Laoghaire and Holyhead in Wales, as well as between Rosslare, co. Wexford and Fishguard, South Wales and between Rosslare and France. Dun Laoghaire is 20 minutes from Dublin city centre by car or by the suburban train DART. Pearse station is just next to Trinity College.

From inside Ireland

Bus Éireann operates bus services between Dublin and the rest of Ireland. Busáras, the central bus station is located on Amiens Street.
Tel:+353 1 836 6111, Email:, Website:

Trains: Visitors travelling from the South and West by train will arrive at Heuston Station, a short hop from the centre by bus, tram or taxi. Those arriving from the North, North West and the South East arrive at Connolly Station, which is a short walk from O'Connell Street. From the South East (including Rosslare ferry port) you may also arrive at Pearse Station, which is on Westland Row next to Trinity College.
Tel: +353 1 836 6222, Website:

Taxis can be hailed or hired at taxi ranks or booked by telephone. Three of the main taxi ranks in the city centre are located on O'Connell Street, Dame Street and St. Stephen's Green

Interactive google map for workshop

Here is a link to a google map with workshop locations and information on local restaurants.

Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2. Tel: +353-1-608-1000.
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