2015 Global Intelligence Forum
The Dungarvan Conference
July 12th - 16th, 2015

Hotel & Travel



Hotel Reservations

The Tom Ridge School of Intelligence Studies and Information Science at Mercyhurst University (The Ridge School) has secured a limited number of guest rooms at the Park Hotel in Dungarvan, Ireland, at the exclusive Mercyhurst University Global Intelligence Forum rate of €70 per night, per person for a shared room and €95 per person for a single room.

These rooms will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. After completing the registration form, hotel bookings must be made directly with the Park Hotel by visiting the registration page, via e-mail at reservations@parkhoteldungarvan.com or by phone +353 58 42899 (reference the  Global Intelligence Forum or use discount code 33584 to receive this rate. During the online reservation, enter the code into the promotional code box.)  These blocked rooms are available until June 14, 2015.

                                                    Tour Information can be found here.

Travel (Shuttle Service)

Shuttle pick up at Dublin Airport: 

3 p.m. on Saturday

10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday

Shuttle pick up at Cork Airport Saturday and Sunday only: 

11 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

Shuttle will depart Dungarvan for Dublin Airport on Friday only: 

5 a.m. and Noon

Shuttle will depart Dungarvan for Cork Airport on Friday only: 

4 a.m. and 8 a.m.

 

No shuttle to/from Shannon airport.

If the attendee is unable to coordinate their incoming and outbound flights to match the shuttle service they are responsible for their own transportation.

Bus schedule link

http://www.buseireann.ie/

 

Train schedule link

http://www.irishrail.ie/

 

Taxi service

http://www.transportforireland.ie/taxi/

 

Additional Accommodations

Park Hotel Townhouses
Call or e-mail the Park Hotel for pricing.
Tel: +353 58 42899 | Email reservations
 

News & Announcements

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Posted on January 19th, 2015, 12:41 PM
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Posted on January 19th, 2015, 12:35 PM