35EPS - European Peptide Symposium
Banks & Currency

The Euro (€) is the currency in use in Ireland.
Visa and Master Card are all widely accepted in pubs, shops and restaurants throughout the country.
Traveller’s cheques can be cashed at most hotels and banks.
Bank Opening Hours – Mon, Tues & Fri 10.00-16.00; Wed 10.30-16.00; Thurs 10.00-17.00hr
There is a Bank of Ireland within the DCU Campus with an ATM outside the bank. There are also ATM’s in the Spar and The Hub on campus.

Doctors & Pharmacy

Glasnevin Family Practice, 11 Finglas Road, Harts Corner
Opening Hours:
Mon to Fri 08:30 – 17:00
Out of Hours/Evening Surgery appointments available
Mon to Thurs 17:00 – 19:00
Fri 17:00 – 18:00
Tel: +353 1 850 0275

Emergency Night and Weekend Cover
DDOC/North Doc Medical Services
18:00 – 08:00 Monday to Friday
Open 24 hours Saturday, Sunday and all bank and public holidays.
Tel: 1850 22 44 77

There are a number of pharmacies located in the vicinity of DCU. Pharmhealth Pharmacy is located on the DCU campus, and is open at the following times:
Mon – Thurs 08:30 – 18:30
Friday 08:30 – 18:00
Sat – Sun Closed

Emergency Contact Details

During the meeting, in case of an emergency of any kind, please contact the Registration Desk. If you require medical services while resident in your hotel/accommodation, please contact your hotel/accommodation reception who will be able to arrange a doctor on call.
The Fire/Ambulance and Emergency Number in Ireland is 999 or 112.

Convenience Store

A Spar convenience store is located on campus, selling a selection of groceries, drinks, hot and cold deli foods, confectionary, tobacco, magazines and newspapers. There is also an ATM.
Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri 08:00 – 18:00


Electric Current: 240 Volts AV
Plug type: 3 large flat prong British type plug. BS1363 system.


The venue is fully accessible for delegates – If you have any particular requirements, please advise any of the staff who will be able to make appropriate arrangements should they be required.


All conference attendees are advised to arrange private travel insurance. The conference organisers and committee accept no liability for personal accidents or damage to property while in attendance at the conference. The Organising Committee of the 35th EPS Conference 2018 reserves the right to amend and alter the conference programme and events without prior notice and accepts no liability as a result of such actions.


General opening hours are Monday-Saturday from 09.00-18.00 with later opening hours on Thursday evenings. Most major stores/shops open on Sunday – some with reduced opening times from 10.30 to 18.00.


Smoking in Ireland is banned fully in the general workplace, enclosed public places, restaurants, bars, education facilities, healthcare facilities and public transport.


Tipping is a generally accepted practice in restaurants, bars, taxis and hotel porters. A service charge may be included in some restaurants and should be stated on the menu, but otherwise this is a discretionary item.