The 8th EurOMA Summer School will be hosted by Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT), which is located in Letterkenny, County Donegal, a region in the North West of Ireland that is one of the most beautiful in the country and well serviced with transport links. The session will be delivered in the Colab building, situated on the main LYIT campus. Wherever you are traveling from, LYIT is easy to reach.
If you are flying to Ireland check out which of the airports suit you best. Each one will have connections to Letterkenny by bus or taxi. For international travellers, Dublin and Belfast International Airports would be best suited.
|City of Derry Airport||+44 (0)28 7181 0784
|Approx 45 kms, via the A2 and N13. Located 14 kms from Derry on the main A2 Derry to Coleraine road.
Taxi or bus connection from Derry Ulsterbus Depot (Foyle Street) to Letterkenny with Bus Eireann #480 or #64.
|Donegal Airport||+353 (0)74 9548284
|Located in An Charraig Fhinn (Carrickfinn), approx. 60 kms away. Taxi and car hire available (advance reservation necessary for both).|
|Belfast International Airport|| +44 (0)28 9448 4848
|Approx. 135 kms, via the A6 and N13. Bus connection to Derry Quayside Shopping Centre (Strand Road) with http://www.airporter.co.uk/ and bus connection from Derry Ulsterbus Depot (Foyle Street) to Letterkenny with Bus Eireann Expressway #480 or #64.|
|George Best Belfast City Airport||+44 (0)28 9093 9093
|Approx. 155 kms, via the A6 and N13. Bus connection to Derry Quayside Shopping Centre (Strand Road) with http://www.airporter.co.uk/ and bus connection from Derry Ulsterbus Depot (Foyle Street) to Letterkenny with Bus Eireann Expressway #480 or #64.|
|Ireland West Airport Knock||+353 (0)94 9368100
|Approx. 165 kms via the N17 and N4.
Direct bus connection to Letterkenny (Bus Eireann Expressway #64)
|Dublin Airport||+353 (0)1 814 1111
|Approx 230 kms via the M1, N2 and A5.
Direct bus connection to Letterkenny (Bus Eireann Expressway #32)
Driving time from Dublin, Athlone or Galway is three – four hours, depending on traffic and time of day. Derry is about thirty minutes’ drive and Belfast is approximately two hours away.
A variety of ferry services are available from Britain and continental Europe to Ireland. Ports in Ireland include Dublin Port, Dún Laoghaire Harbour and Rosslare Harbour. In Northern Ireland, the ports are Port of Belfast and Port of Larne. Some useful websites:
The Town Square on Main Street has a taxi rank but you can phone for a taxi from anywhere. Here are some useful taxi numbers for Letterkenny:
|Letterkenny Cabs||+353 (0)74 9127000 or 1800 272000|
|Swilly Cabs||+353 (0)74 9121666|
|Divers Taxis||+353 (0)74 9126888|
|High Road Cab||+353 (0)74 9127400|
|A Cabs||+353 (0)74 9122272|
|City Cabs||+353 (0)74 9178877|