How to Get There
The conference is being held in the Croke Park Conference Centre, Hogan Suite. The entrance is on Jones Road opposite the Croke Park Hotel.
By Foot: From O'Connell Street, the walk to Croke Park will take approximately 20 minutes.
By Dublin Bikes: The closest stations are located on Mountjoy Square West and Gardiner Street Upper (at the intersection of Sherrard Street Upper). To consult the map of available stations and for all other details on Dublin Bikes, please refer to Dublin Bikes.
By DART: The closest DART station is Connolly Station, which is within walking distance of Croke Park. Please see the map for directions on how to reach Croke Park by foot from the station. For further information go to DART.
By Bus: From the city centre, lines 11 and 16 provide access from Westmoreland and O'Connell Street, while line 41 can be taken from Abbey Street. Disembark at Stop 17 on Drumcondra Road and then head East on either Clonliffe Road or Fitzroy Avenue, which both lead to Jones' Road, where Croke Park is located. For further details go to Dublin Bus.
By Car: For Hogan Stand events, parking is available in the Canal Car Park. This is located off the North Circular Road and accessed via St. Margaret's Avenue (first left after Gills Pub on the corner of North Circular Road and Russell Street). Pedestrian access is from the car park onto Jones' Road to the main entrance for the Hogan Stand. View conference centre parking map.
Croke Park - Greener. On and off the pitch.
Croke Park is proud to be the first stadium to be awarded the BS 8901 accreditation for Sustainable Event Management.
Since the start of their sustainability journey in 2008, Croke Park has reduced gas consumption by 29%, electricity by 31% and water consumption by 28%. 62% of their waste is now recycled or composted. They have systems such as PIR sensors (Passive Infrared Lighting) in place to ensure that electricity is correctly regulated (lights go off automatically when rooms are not in use). Solenoid valves are used to ensure that water usage is controlled and all waste produced is correctly segregated.
Croke Park is proud to have achieved a number of international standards and awards including ISO 14001 (Environmental Management), BS 8901:2009 (Sustainable Event Management) and the Best Conference Events Venue 2011. The venue has an Environmental and Sustainability Management Group (ESMG) in place to monitor and drive sustainability initiatives.