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Conference Venue

The conference will be held at the Acton's Hotel, Kinsale, Co. Cork Ireland.

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The 2018 EFB Microbial Stress conference will be held in the picturesque town of Kinsale in Co. Cork Ireland. Kinsale is a traditional sailing and fishing town located on the south coast of Ireland. The town is 30km from the University City of Cork, and just 20km from Cork International Airport. Kinsale has a rich military, maritime and social history, and is one of Ireland's premier tourism destinations. It is served by many restaurants and hostelries and is considered the gourmet capital of Ireland. It is also the starting point of the famous Wild Atlantic Way driving route that takes in the spectacular Irish Atlantic coastline. Registration costs will include three nights 4-star accommodation in Acton’s Hotel, or in the Trident Hotel located 350m along the waterfront.

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How to reach the conference venue in Kinsale


Kinsale is located 25km south of Cork City and is easily reached by public transport from Cork or from Cork airport. The venue is located on the Pier Road in the town.

    By air

Cork International Airport is located only 20km from Kinsale. It operates direct flights to and from the following international destinations:

  • UK (Aer Lingus, Ryanair)
  • France (Aer Lingus, Ryanair)
  • Spain (Aer Lingus, Ryanair)
  • Italy (Ryanair)
  • Netherlands (Aer Lingus)
  • Poland (Ryanair)
  • Czech Republic (Czech Airlines)
  • Belgium (Aer Lingus)
  • Portugal (Ryanair)

  • Dublin International Airport and Shannon Airport offer flights to and from many more destinations, including the USA. Dublin Airport is located three hours from Cork by train or bus, while Shannon Airport is two and a half hours' travel time by bus.

      Public transport

    Bus Eireann runs a frequent return bus service from Cork railway station to Kinsale, stopping at Cork City Centre and Cork International Airport. The bus route is 226/226A and the timetable may be viewed here http://www.buseireann.ie/timetables/1474644447-226.pdf

      By car

    If you are travelling using satnav, you may use the GPS coordinates: 51.7033° N, 8.5210° W. This will take you directly to Acton’s Hotel, Kinsale.

    The map below shows the location of the conference site