09-11 October 2013
Dublin, Ireland

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Practical Information


eChallenges e2013 takes place in the Grand Hotel, Malahide, Dublin, Ireland.

Security, Health and Safety

Please wear your name badge for all eChallenges e2013 activities, as it is your identification and allows you access to the facilities on offer. Unfortunately, conferences provide a tempting target for thieves, so please take care of bags, personal computers and other personal belongings.

The organisers cannot accept any responsibility for losses incurred or for personal health and safety. Delegates should ensure they have personal health insurance and take the usual care when exploring the city of Dublin and village of Malahide. It is also necessary to have adequate insurance for laptops, mobile phones and other electronic equipment. Any special needs or requirements, should be dealt with by contacting the conference secretariat prior to the event.


Malahide is a pretty 12th century heritage town, located at the sea, 16 kms north of Dublin city centre. It is located close to the M50 and Dublin airport with good rail and bus links with Dublin city centre.

Click here to download a map of Malahide to see the location of the DART Station, local amenities and the Grand Hotel.

Local places to visit include Malahide Castle and Gardens, Avoca Shop and Café, Malahide Marina as well as a good mix of restaurants and pubs close to the hotel.

Click here to download a Fingal Tourist Map.

Public Transportation

It is possible to get either a taxi (c €15 and 20 mins) or bus 102 from the airport to Malahide.

From Dublin City Centre, it is possible to get the DART light rail to Malahide.