Ireland and the Human Rights Council Where to From Here? February 1, 2013
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Getting to the Conference Venue

By Bus:

Intercity bus services to Galway arrive at the city centre coach station.

The coach station is a 20 minute walk from the University.

When you come out of the station cross the road and turn immediately right. At the traffic lights turn left and follow the street to Eyre Square.  Cross the square to the corner diagonally opposite. Follow the road passing Brown Thomas Department Store on your left. Walk straight through the first small cross road. Continue to second cross road (at the top of the road on the other side of the junction you will see the Town Hall Theatre on your right and the Court House on your left). Cross at the lights and then turn left walking over the Salmon Weir Bridge in the direction of the Cathedral which is also clearly visible on your left. Pass the Irish Centre for Human Rights on your right (a two storey yellow building set slightly off the road opposite the Cathedral). Cross a second small bridge. Continue to the gates of the University on your right. Enter the campus. You will see the old Quadrangle on your left. Enter the Quadrangle through the arch. The Aula Maxima (conference venue) is directly opposite you on the other side of the Quadrangle. 

By Train:

There is a regular train service from Dublin to Galway. For the timetable please see:

http://www.irishrail.ie/

The train station is a 20 minute walk from the University.

When you come out of the station turn immediately left to Eyre Square. Cross the square to the corner diagonally opposite. Follow the road passing Brown Thomas Department Store on your left. Walk straight through the first small cross road. Continue to second cross road (at the top of the road on the other side of the junction you will see the Town Hall Theatre on your right and the Court House on your left). Cross at the lights and then turn left walking over the Salmon Weir Bridge in the direction of the Cathedral which is also clearly visible on your left. Pass the Irish Centre for Human Rights on your right (a two storey yellow building set slightly off the road opposite the Cathedral). Cross a second small bridge. Continue to the gates of the University on your right. Enter the campus. You will see the old Quadrangle on your left. Enter the Quadrangle through the arch. The Aula Maxima (conference venue) is directly opposite you on the other side of the Quadrangle. 

By Taxi:
There is a taxi rank outside both the train and bus station. If you wish to arrange a local taxi pick up in advance please call +353 91 39 5555.

By Car:
There is limited parking for conference delegates, on campus, Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 17.30 and it is recommended that you take a taxi to the venue if possible. There are a limited number of pay and display parking areas on campus please click here for a map of campus carparks.  There is also pay and display parking available across the road at the Cathedral. 

 Conference Location
Ground Floor, Aula Maxima, The Quadrangle, NUI Galway. For precise location please see the campus map at http://www.nuigalway.ie/conference/documents/nuig_campus_map_hi_res.pdf
The Aula Maxima is located in the old University Quadrangle at #1 on the map.