Metabolomics 2016

DATE: 26th & 30th June, please see below for further details

Coastal scenic Tour with Malahide Castle and Gardens  

Delegates will be brought along the North shore of Dublin, where a view of Howth Head, Bull Island Bird Sanctuary and other sights can be seen. Stopping in the picturesque village of Malahide, guests will have time to explore the village before. Malahide is a beautiful coastal town just north of Dublin City Centre. It is as famous for its excellent selection of restaurants and boutiques as its castle and gardens.

Malahide Castle and Gardens is one of the oldest castles in Ireland, set on 260 acres, this magnificent & historic 12th century castle has been home to the Talbot family for over 800 years. The castle is steeped in history and has many fascinating stories of the descendants who lived here. An interactive exhibition area is located on the ground floor of the castle, upon entering visitors will enjoy meandering their way around the caverned exhibition where the history of the Talbot Family is retold.

The ornamental gardens adjoining the castle cover an area of about 22 acres and were largely created by Lord Milo Talbot. He was an enthusiastic plant collector who brought specimens from around the world to create the gardens here. 

Before leaving you will take time to browse in Avoca retail store and foodhall offering visitors from home and abroad a huge range of world famous textiles, food, clothing, home wares & gifts to suit all budgets! 

Price per person: €50
Costs Include: Coach, entry into Malahide Castle & Gardens with guided tour.
Departure Date: Thursday, 30th June
Departure Time: 02:30pm
Estimated Return Time: 06:00pm

Walking Tour of Dublin  

Get to know Dublin city on foot! Your guide will walk you through Dublin, showing you the key sights and imparting their knowledge on the history of Ireland.
The tour will end up in the heart of Dublin’s Temple Bar area where you can finish your evening in one of the many historical pubs and restaurants.

Wear appropriate shoes (no heels) and ensure to have a rain mac or umbrella!

Cost: €20 per person.
Costs Include: Guided walking tour
Departure Date: Sunday, 26th June & Thursday, 30th June
Departure Time: 03:00pm
Estimated Return Time: 06:00pm