5th International George Moore Conference, June 3-6, 2011

The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa

The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Galway overlooks Galway Bay and is just 200 metres from Eyre Square. It has an award-winning restaurant and the Spirit One Spa.

Large rooms at the Radisson Galway all feature a wall-mounted LCD TV and free Wi-Fi. Large luxurious beds have Egyptian cotton sheets and goose feather pillows.

The spa centre has a pool and jacuzzi whilst the outdoor hot tub has views over Lough Atalia. Spa treatments including Ole Henriksen and Elemis are available and there is also a gym.

The Restaurant Marinas serves international cuisine and local sea food specials. Le Marché has a wide lunchtime menu whilst The Atrium Bar & Lounge has a heated waterfront terrace.

Galway Airport is 5 miles from the hotel whilst Galway Racecourse is just a 10-minute drive. Galway city centre is 5-minute walk from The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Galway.


Jury’s Inn

Overlooking Galway Bay and situated on Quay Street, Jury’s Inn Galway is a 10-minute riverside walk to NUI Galway. It offers air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant and a 24-hour reception.

Galway Cathedral and Galway Train Station are both within a 5-minute walk from the hotel. Jurys Inn Galway overlooks the Spanish Arch, and Eyre Square and Galway’s shopping district are both within a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Rooms at Jury’s Galway feature flat-screen TVs, telephones and wired internet access. They also include shower rooms, hairdryers and tea/coffee making facilities.

Breakfasts are served in the contemporary restaurant which also offers an international dinner menu. The bar serves lunch, snacks, and coffee, and Il Barista Coffee Bar serves coffees and fresh pastries.

Jury's are offering a special conference rate of €115 per room per night. The rate is based on a stay of 5 nights and may change if fewer nights are taken. Jury's will hold the rooms until the 21st April. After this date all rooms are subject to availability. Please direct all bookings/ enquiries to Kerstin Ripka (Revenue Manager) kirsten_ripka@jurysinns.com 



The Westwood Hotel

Combining the warmth and elegance of the finest country house with all the facilities of a modern four star hotel, this hotel is situated on the Moycullen side of NUI Galway, a five-minute walk from the conference and circa €8 taxi from city centre.

Location on the main Galway to Clifden road on the West-Side of Galway City ensures our guests are well placed to experience both the vibrancy of the city and the stunning natural beauty of Connemara. We are the most closely located hotel for University College Hospital Galway and the National University of Ireland, Galway.

With just fifty-eight guest bedrooms this luxury hotel in Galway city places an emphasis on personal service & a friendly attention to detail. After a day spent shopping in the city or exploring the ruggedness of Connemara you can choose to relax in one of our spacious conservatories, dine fireside in the intimate Meridian Restaurant or enjoy a relaxing drink in the split-level Westwood Bar. Guests of the Westwood Hotel Galway can avail of the extensive leisure facilities at the nearby Kingfisher Health & Leisure Club which is located on the campus of NUI.

The Westwood have an NUI Galway rate of €85 pps B&B


Desota House

Newcastle Rd, Galway (Cooke's Corner)

 Just 5 minutes' walk from the very heart of Galway's city centre, Desota House offers free Wi-Fi, free on-site parking and comfortable en suite rooms with flat-screen TVs with cable channels. They have a number of double/twin rooms held for the conference @ €89 per room B&B. Contact Ray at http://galwaybandb.ie/

Corrib Village

This cheaper option is situated in the grounds of the university, with a free daily shuttle to the city centre. Corrib Village offers shared self catering apartments. Corrib Village is usually student accommodation, but is open to guests during the holidays. Bed linen and towels are included. Delegates of previous conferences have expressed satisfaction with accommodation/facilities at Corrib Village.

There is an outdoor children’s play area, a barbecue and picnic area, and a tennis court.

On-site parking spaces are limited, but there is a free car park close by.

Hotel Rooms: 650. Hotel Chain: Mercer Accomodation Group

Corrib Village are offering a conference rate of €49/79 for single/double ensuite bedrooms.

Contact: máire@corribvillage.com Ref: 25255