Training School on Reinforcement of Timber Structures

Training School on Reinforcement of Timber Structures


Training School on Reinforcement of Timber Structures


College of Engineering and Informatics,

National University of Ireland, Galway

December 8-11 2014


How to get to Galway

  1. By plane to Dublin International Airport
  2. Then by direct coach from Dublin International Airport to the Coach Station Galway;
  3. journey time is between 2.5 and 3 hours
  4. there are frequent coach services (WiFi & toilet onboard)including:CityLinkandGoBus,
  5. coaches depart approximately every 30 min from 6:15 to 00:30 every day; timetables are available on:
  6. tickets may be purchasedfrom a driver on a coach or booked on the service providers’ websites (links above).

-In addition, Shannon AirportandIreland West Airport Knockare both approximatelyone hour's drive from Galway, however bus services from both are not so frequent and have many stops in comparison with connections with Dublin International Airport. The following link may be helpful in searching for connections from these airports:

-Additional information:

How to get to the University

National University of Ireland, Galway campus is in walking distance from the city centre. However, you can take a taxi to the university, or take the Bus (Route 404 at bus stop No. 5, Note: No Sunday service) in the direction of Newcastle. All buses may be found in Eyre Square, near the train and Galway Coach Station, which is the normal drop-off point for buses arriving from Dublin Airport. You may also purchase your ticket from the driver on the bus.

Bus Route- Bus travels towards Woodquay,turns left to pass the Cathedral and then travels past NUIG's main campus entranceand on to the IDA Galway Business Park. It is possible to exit the bus at the main campus entrance (Bus Stop No.1) and follow the campus map attached or continue on and exit at a stop closer to the north campus (Bus Stop No.2).


The Training School will be held in the New Engineering Building (on Google Maps)on the campus of the National University of Ireland, Galway. The campus itself is situated on the banks of the RiverCorrib, close to the centre of Galway. The New Engineering Building is number 21 on thecampus map.



List of the hotels with prices up to €100 for single occupancy for NUIG visitors is attached(Compiled February 2014). Please state that you are an NUI Galway visitor when booking.

Bed &Breakfast:

Estimated Cost: €40 to €45 per night

Ms. Darry Ryan
'The Ivies'
1 Montpelier Terrace, Sea Road, Galway
Tel: 353-91-583257
Ms. Carmel Glynn
'Anbelle Lodge', Lower Salthill
Tel: 353-91-527144

Amber hill B&B
2 CuanGlas, Bishop O'Donnell Road, Galway

Tel: 353-91-582088

Lynfield Guest House
9 College Road, Galway
Tel: 353-91-5894444
Mobile: 353-86-8033700

Amber Lodge
26A College Road, Galway
Tel: 353-91566986

Mrs. Mary Grealish
5 Headford Road, Woodquay, Galway
Tel: 353 91 564934


Sleepzone Galway City

BotharnamBan, Galway

Telephone: +353 91 566999

Fax: +353 91 566996



Snoozles Hostel Galway

Forster St., Galway

Telephone: +353 91-530064



Barnacles Quay Street House

10 Quay Street, Galway

Tel: +353 91 568644



Kinlay House Galway

Eyre Square, Galway

Tel: +353 91 565244



Arch View Hostel

1 Dominick Street Upper, Galway

Tel: +353 91 586661

Salmon Weir Hostel

Woodquay, Headford Road, Galway

Tel: +353 91 562030

Training School Dinner:

Tuesday at 19.30 in Kirby’s Restaurant, Cross St (see map).

Local Attractions:

Galway Christmas Market, Eyre Square