IMA Annual Conference

2022 Irish Museums Association Annual Conference

Part of the Solution. Supporting Environmental Sustainability in Museums

24 October, Dublin

The conference is being held at the President's Hall, Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7. This is accessed through the main entrance and turn right to the end of the corridor. 

Google maps link to location:

Disability Access for Blackhall Place


With awareness of escalating costs and budgetary constraints, the IMA conference has been scheduled to enable easy access to-and-from locations across Ireland within the day and minimise need for overnight accommodation. 


By bus:

Bus Eireann and Translink run regular services from main locations across Ireland to Dublin. Dublin Bus is Dublin’s local bus service and the conference location is serviced by several bus routes that stop on Burgh Quay: 37, 39 or 70. 

By train: 

For information on national train timetables and ticketing information visit the Iarnrod Eireann or Translink websites. The national network serves Heuston and Connolly Stations, which both have frequent transport services to the conference location. The nearest local light train/tram stop is served by the LUAS (Central Zone on the Red Line) near Smithfield and the National Museum of Ireland.

By car: 

Nearby parking can be found at Park Rite (Smithfield Square) 5 mins by foot, and Q Park (Four Courts) on Usher Quay, 10 mins by foot. Both can be booked online in advance. 

By air:

The nearest airport is Dublin Airport, located approximately 10km north of Dublin City Centre. There are public transport links to/from the airport by bus and taxi. Taxis are readily available for hire outside the airport (no need to prebook) and a journey to the city centre costs approximately €20/25. Public and private airport buses provide regular services to the City Centre (€2 - €7). 

By Ferry: 

Dublin Port is located approx. 3.5 Km from the city centre. Regular routes between Dublin and the following locations are available:  Holyhead (Stenaline and Irish Ferries); Cherbourg (Irish Ferries); and Liverpool (P&O Ferries)