Get Ready for Maynooth Conference!

Maynooth University is delighted to assist in welcoming the Irish Systems & Signals conference to Maynooth.

Conference Venue

Maynooth University is located on a beautiful historic campus 25km from Dublin City Centre, in Maynooth (/məˈnuːθ/; Irish: Maigh Nuad), Ireland's only University town, . Situated in the heart of Co. Kildare, world renowned for both its equestrian industry and golfing (home of the 2006 Ryder Cup), the University is within easy reach of many local attractions and amenities. More information is available on the following links:


Co. Kildare

There are regular bus and train services to Maynooth from Dublin.

Details can be found on the Dublin Bus and Irish Rail websites.

Plenary and Parallel Sessions

The plenary and parallel sessions will be held in the Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. (This is identified as building 48 in the Maynooth University Basic Campus Map.)

Conference Banquet

The conference banquet will take be held at the GLENROYAL Hotel, Maynooth.

On Campus & Hotel Information

ISSC2019 conference rates for accommodation include accommodation on campus (various options), or alternatively in the Glenroyal hotel (banquet location).

Maynooth South Campus Accommodation

Single college rooms prices are €33.00 single occupancy and €27.00 per person sharing (private bedrooms with shared shower and toilet down the corridor). Classic Ensuite @ €53.00 single occupancy basis or €34.00 per person sharing. Superior Ensuite @ €68.00 single occupancy basis or €43.00 per person sharing. Suite @ €85.00 on a single occupancy basis or €55.00 per person sharing.

Breakfast is a continental breakfast and is an additional €8.00 per person per day.

Maynooth North Campus Apartments:

University Village/Rye Hall - single bedrooms within a 5-bedroom apartment with a fully fitted kitchen and living area at a daily rate of €35.00 per person per day.

River/Courtyard - single ensuite bedrooms within a 5-bedroom apartment with a fully fitted kitchen and living area at a daily rate of €42.00 per person per day.

Breakfast is served on the south campus and is an additional €8.00 per person per day.

To Book/Promotional Code for ISSC conference on campus rate:

1) Visit enter the arrival and departure dates and type in the e-voucher code ISSC_03/2019 in the voucher field. The live availability will be presented at the correct rate.

2) Alternatively call 01 7086400 and quote "ISSC Conference" when booking with our receptionist.

3) Email and quote "ISSC Conference" when enquiring about the availability.

Off Campus Accommodation:

Glenroyal Hotel €96.00 B&B per single room per night - to book please quote ISSC Conference Maynooth University email;

Travel Information

Travelling to Maynooth University

Dublin Airport is just 14 kilometres from the city centre, served by Dublin Bus Airport Express 747 bus service to the city centre with bus and rail stations links. A dedicated Airport Hopper service goes directly to Maynooth town from the airport.

Belfast International Airport, located approximately 100 miles to the north, provides connections to airports throughout Europe and further afield. Journey time to Dublin is approximately 2 hours by road.

Fast ferry services including Stena Line and Irish Ferries make multiple daily crossings from Ireland to the United Kingdom.

Dublin Port is located minutes away from Dublin city and its many bus and trains routes to Maynooth.

The following companies provide long-distance services to Dublin, including cross-channel routes and Belfast-Dublin:



25km from the centre of Dublin in North Kildare. Our beautiful campus (divided into North and South by the Kilcock Road) is closely integrated with the historic town of Maynooth. Details on how to get to Maynooth University can be found here.

Local bus services within Maynooth are provided by Dublin bus, the main routes being the 66 and 67. More details on bus service can be found here.

Maynooth Taxi companies: Maynooth Express Cabs and Manor Cabs Disclaimer: The ISSC2019 conference has no affiliation with any of these taxi services. Taxis are booked at your own risk.

Walking within Maynooth is no more than 20 minutes end to end! Directions from the Glen Royal Hotel can be found here, with main routes to get to the university and the conference location. Walks can also be found along the canal and into Carton House from Maynooth.

Parking at the University
The University has a number of large car parks that are free to use during the summer months (8 June 2019 to 23 September 2019). Parking locations/details can be found here.

Although the parking is free to use during the time of the conference, the assigned traffic management company will continue to patrol the campus for inappropriate parking as described in the traffic management and policy enforcement guide