Attendee Information








PEPAYS Ireland Annual Forum 2016
30TH May 2016, IT Tralee, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Attendee Information

Venue: IT Tralee – North Campus

There are two campuses at IT Tralee, the PEPAYS Annual Forum 2016 takes place on the North Campus, in the Solas Building (See below on Map, enter campus through main entrance, 2nd exit off roundabout and it's the 3rd building on the left).

Key Notes:
Informal Meeting Up Sunday 29th May from 7pm. Sean Ogs Bar and Music Venue

Breakfast Briefing for Policy Makers 8-9am 30th May.

PEPAYS Annual forum 9-5 30th May.
NOTE: You are heading for ITTralee North Campus. If driving, as you approach Tralee follow signs for Listowel on the new ring road system, turn off for IT Tralee North Campus you will see signage.


The Institute of Technology, Tralee campuses are set amid the beauty of Kerry, renowned for its culture, music, arts and heritage. ITT campus offers serenity and beauty, while the North Campus development provides state-of-the-art technology and resources. Our campus also features sporting facilities for among others Gaelic, soccer and athletics. Tourism is major industry in Kerry with over 2 million visitors per year sampling the many scenic attractions, coastline, countryside, international cuisine and booming social scene. Attractions include the National Park in Killarney with the historical Muckross House, Castlegregory beach where surfers can be found riding the waves year round, and closest to Tralee for a beach walk or tasty seafood visit Fenit. If theatre and concerts are your thing Siamsa Tire, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, the National Events Centre offers top plays, musicals and concerts in state of the art facilities. Don't take our word for it go out and discover the hidden gems in Kerry while you visit us for PEPAYS Annual Forum 2016.


Accommodation Options In town:
 The Rose Hotel In-house: Gym. Nearby: Tennis Courts/ Aquadome 

  • €65 single rate B&B

The Rose hotel is located in close proximity to IT Tralee and reduced rates have been negotiated for
delegates. Please ring hotel directly and quote PEPAYS 2016 (and the above rate).

 Manor West Hotel In-house Gym, Pool. Nearby: Manor West Shopping Centre Ballyseedy Woodland Walk.

  • €65 single rate B&B

Manor West is located in close proximity to IT Tralee and reduced rates have been negotiated for
delegates. Please ring hotel directly and quote PEPAYS 2016 (and the above rate).

By the Sea:
 The West End Fenit Pub & restaurant with accommodation. Coastal Village, Coastal Walks /Jog, Sea swimming, Sea Kayak, Motorised Sea Kayak Tours.

  • €35 single rate B&B

Budget accommodation:
 Sean Ogs

  • €35 single rate B&B

 Denny Street Hostel

  • €20

Restaurants of Choice: You are spoiled for choice, we recommend, Spa Seafood Book if planning to go on Sunday Night (066) 7136901.

Directions: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

By Air
Kerry International Airport is situated 20km from Tralee and has daily connections to Dublin (with Aer Arann) and London (with Ryanair from Stansted Airport, London and Frankfurt Hahn). A taxi from the airport to Tralee costs about €19.

By Train
The Institute is well served by a relatively inexpensive rail service. Tralee train station is a five minute taxi from ITT North Campus.

By Car
Please look up The road network has improved in nearly all directions.

Some good music or good company will have you in Tralee before you know it.

By Bus
ITT is well served by a range of relatively inexpensive bus services. Special provision is made at weekends with coaches covering many routes not normally serviced by scheduled bus services.

Other Transport: According to Google Maps cycling from Dublin will take 15 hours and 15 minutes, from Cork 6 hours and 15 minutes, Galway 9 hours and 15 minutes. Walking will take 59 hours from Dublin, 20 hours 51 minutes from Cork & 31 hours from Galway.

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