18th Annual LRC Internationalisation & Localisation Conference

New Horizons

supported by CNGL
Sponsored by W3C

23-25 September 2013
Castletroy Park Hotel
Limerick, Ireland

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Carlton Castletroy Park Hotel

The venue for the 18th Annual LRC Internationalisation and Localisation Conference is, once again, the Carlton Castletroy Park hotel. This luxury hotel is ideally located in the heart of the west of Ireland. The hotel is just 3 miles from Limerick City, surrounded by superb amenities and is easily accessible via Shannon International Airport, just 25 minutes drive away. The Internationally acclaimed University Sports Arena and Concert Hall is adjacent to the hotel. 


The LRC has negotiated special rates for this event that wish to stay at the conference venue. The rates are:

All guests who overnight in the Hotel have complimentary use of the Health & Fitness Centre including 20m swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and fully equipped gymnasium.

To book a room call +353 61 335566 and to avail fo the special rates please be sure to tell them that you are attending the LRC Conference when making your booking.

Getting to the Limerick & the Conference

The Carlton Castletroy Park hotel is located just outside of Limerick City on a beautiful campus on Ireland’s largest river, the Shannon.

Travelling by Air

Shannon International Airport, located some 16 miles from the hotel, provides direct scheduled air services to Dublin and Belfast, London, Birmingham, Paris, Frankfurt, New York, Washington and Boston.

Buses and taxies link the airport to Limerick city centre. Taxi services from Shannon Airport cost on average €35. Car Hire services are also available from the airport.

Travelling by Train

Regular rail services connect Limerick with Dublin, Cork, Tralee, Killarney, and (via Dublin) with Belfast, Sligo and Westport.

Iarnród Eireann timetable

From Limerick City

Take the Dublin Road out of the city and travel approx two miles to the Parkway roundabout. Go straight through at this roundabout. At the next roundabout, turn left and the hotel is on the right hand side of the road.

Travelling by Bus from the City Centre

There is a regular bus service between the campus and the city centre. A bus ticket costs € 1.70. At the bus stop near the Centra shop in William St. take the bus for the University or Plassey (usually a no.308 or no.302 bus). Daily Bus Eireann Timetable servicing UL to City Centre, Raheen and Caherdavin.

From Dublin / Nenagh

After the village of Annacotty, turn right at the first roundabout you meet as you approach Limerick (sign for the National Technological Park). Follow the road straight on until you come up to the hotel on your left

From Cork / Kerry

Before Patrickswell, take the Limerick exit off the Croom Bypass. Follow the ring road and take the exit for Limerick City. Turn right at the T junction and follow the signs for Dublin. Take the Dublin Road out of the city and travel approx two miles to the Parkway roundabout. Go straight through at this roundabout. At the next roundabout, turn left and the hotel is on the right hand side of the road.

Parking is available at the hotel but must be arranged in advance or booked with a room

Taxis are available from the Train Station and City Centre to the hotel and cost on average €8/9.


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