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24th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress
8th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management
June 7th - 10th 2016 Dublin, Ireland

Official Airline Partnership

Emirates partnership

The 2016 IPVS-ESPHM Conference is delighted to announce that our Professional Conference Organising team, MCI Dublin, has secured an exclusive partnership with Emirates Airlines. With over 169,000 seats per day, Emirates Airlines is a front-runner in exceptional service, in-flight entertainment and innovative cabin design.

By booking through, each IPVS 2016 delegate will secure a 10% discount on business and economy flights into our conference destination, Dublin. This discount will be offered on all promotional fares.

Flights booked between now and the 10th of June will be eligible for the discounted fare. 

In order to avail of the discount, the dates of the flights purchased must fall between 27 May 2016 – 24 June 2016

For a step-by-step guide on how to avail of the promotion, please see below 

Emirates IPVS

Step-by-step Guide: click here

Emirates Current Route Map



To check flights into Dublin, please visit

Getting To and From the Airport


You can get a taxi directly outside Dublin Airport (both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2). Taxi’s to the city central take approximately 20 minutes and cost approximately €25.

Air Coach:

A bus service operates from Dublin Airport (both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) that will drop you directly into the city centre. You can see bus times here along with prices for travel.

Dublin Bus:

Dublin Bus operates a public bus service – number 747 – that operates frequently from Dublin Airport into the city centre. Single tickets can be purchased for €6 and return tickets are €10. For more information click here.

Around Dublin


Visitors to the capital are encouraged to use the DART, (Dublin Area Rapid Transport), to enjoy stunning views of Dublin Bay and travel out of the city to the numerous fishing villages and towns that are dotted along the coastline. The city centre DART stations are Connolly, Pearse and Tara. For more information please click here


Dublin now has its own state-of-the-art light rail system which services the city and its outskirts. This is a hassle-free way to travel to and from the city centre. For more information please click here.  


Dublin bus is the public bus service that takes passengers all over the city at a low fare.

You can access all these public bus service routes throughout the city by using just one prepaid ticket called the ‘Freedom Ticket’. For more information please click here.


This is a self-service bike rental system which has proven very popular with Dubliners. With 40 stations and 450 dbs (bikes), it enables you to travel through the city centre and get out and about to enjoy Dublin city at your leisure. All stations are equipped for 3 Day Ticket users. A 3 Day Ticket costs €2. The first 30 minutes of use is free on every Dublin bike. For more information please click here

Around Ireland

Irish Rail

Irish rail system is the best way to travel throughout Ireland and visit the country. Trains are usually comfortable and punctual by Irish standards. The rail network in Ireland is not very extensive, serving only the larger cities and most major towns. If you are thinking of travelling to the more remote scenic areas, you may have to use the local bus services to reach your destination. More info

Bus Eireann

Getting around Ireland has never been easier. For maximum choice and flexibility choose from Bus Eireann’s three different types of Tourist Travel Pass.

Open Road Pass

The Open Road bus pass allows you unlimited travel on all Bus Éireann scheduled services including Expressway, local, city and town services. These tickets are easy to use, you simply decide when you want to travel and then write the first and last dates of travel on the ticket. Buy Open Road Ticket

Irish Explorer Bus/Rail

Valid for travel on Intercity, DART, Suburban Rail Services (Iarnród Éireann) and all Bus Éireann scheduled services including Expressway, local, city and town services. It is not valid for travel on services in Northern Ireland.

For more information please click here. 

Paddywagon Tours

Paddywagon Tours are Ireland’s Number 1 Tour Company and lovingly operate the only All-Ireland hostel/B&B network, the sparkling Paddys Palaces. They offer a wide range of tours throughout Ireland and we are pretty sure they will meet all your Irish travel dreams and expectations. You can choose from one day tour to 10 days tour.

For more information please click here.