66th Annual & Scientific Meeting 2018 - Travel & Accommodation

Conference Hotel

Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan. H14 FE03.

The IGS conference allocation of rooms has been fully subscribed. Please see below for alternative accommodation.

Tel: +353 49 9526444 , Web: www.slieverussell.ie                                                                                                                                                      
Set in 300 acres, including 50 acres of lakes, the Slieve Russell Hotel hotel has an 18 hole golf course, a spa and leisure centre.   
A number of rooms have been held for conference attendees at a special rate for bed and breakfast. Bookings at preferential rates must be made by telephone at +353 49 952 6444. 

Please quote the code IGS18 when making your booking.  

Accommodation Rates

27th September: 

Single:             €95 per room per night Bed and Breakfast  

Twin/Double:   €130 per room per night Bed and Breakfast

28th – 30th September:

Single:             €110 per room per night Bed and Breakfast  

Twin/Double:   €160 per room per night Bed and Breakfast

All bookings must be made by delegates directly with the hotel and any changes or cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.

 

Alternative Accommodation

The Keepers Arms has a limited number of rooms on hold for IGS.  This guest house is approximately 10 minutes by car from the conference hotel.
 
The rate is €35 single, €70 twin per night (Bed and Breakfast)
 
Their phone number is  049 952 3318

The Hotel Kilmore has a limited number of rooms on hold for IGS.  This hotel is approximately 30 minutes by car from the conference hotel.

The rate is €145 (Bed and Breakfast) single or double occupancy
 
Their phone number is  049 433 2288

Please quote the code IGS18 when making your booking.  

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You can view or download a comprehensive list of local B & B's at the end of this page.

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Travelto the Conference Hotel: 

From Dublin:  Follow the N3 through Navan, towards Cavan. At the roundabout at Cavan town, take the N3 to Enniskillen and at the roundabout after Belturbet take the left (A509) for Ballyconnell town. The Slieve Russell Hotel is situated approximately 5 miles from Belturbet on the left hand side.

From Belfast:  Follow the M1, leading to the A4, through Fivemiletown, Maguiresbridge, Lisnaskea, Derrylin and Ballyconnell. The Slieve Russell Hotel is situated 1 mile past Ballyconnell on the right hand side.

From Galway:  From Galway there are a number of possible routes to take to the Slieve Russell Hotel– the N6 towards Athlone and on to Cavan or the N17 towards Tuam then Carrick-on-Shannon and on to Cavan.

GPS Coordinates: 54°05'48.50"N 7°33'25.19"W

 

Parking: 

There is complimentary parking available onsite at the conference hotel. 

Local Taxis:

  • Floods Taxi Service 049-4361525 and 049-4331172.
  • Cavan Cabs 049-437 1155  
  • Vincent Connolly 087-7956679