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Reconnect in Ireland

Stunning Locations to do business in Ireland

Ireland is a place where business is always a pleasure and pleasure is a serious business! The compact, casual, and can-do nature of Ireland’s cities, towns and countryside will provide any event with a backdrop that will exceed expectations every time, while the warmth of Ireland’s people ensures a welcome like no other for international delegates across the globe.

Dublin Convention Centre, Dublin CitySo, where are the top regions to do business in Ireland?

1)    Dublin - an extremely accessible city that offers a range of accommodation. Dublin boasts 20,000 hotel bedrooms across a wide variety of 3*, 4* and 5* properties. There is every style of comfort from which to choose. The city itself has two faces, you’ll find magnificently preserved examples of architecture and Georgian buildings all over and a more modern silicon docks quarter which is home to companies such as Facebook and Google. The docks also house Dublin’s Convention Centre, an auditorium that seats 2,000 delegates and a 4,500 square metre exhibition space.

2)    Cork - an exciting and inspirational city eager to extend a warm welcome to business tourists and delegates from across the globe. Cork delivers a breath of fresh air. In the historic, compact city centre there is a lot to see and do. Cork is widely regarded as being the Food Capital of Ireland. With three Michelin starred restaurants, one of the most highly regarded vegetarian restaurants in Europe, an indoor, permanent food market described by acclaimed chef Rick Stein as UCC, Co. Cork“the best covered market in the UK and Ireland”, and a thriving selection of cafés and coffee shops. Let’s not forget to mention the iconic UCC building, which houses a variety of rooms for events, including the 230-seat North wing room.

3)    Kerry - The Kingdom of Kerry, with its forty shades of green fields, the wild Atlantic Ocean and the highest mountains in Ireland, is eulogized in myth and song. Kerry has the highest concentration of 4 & 5* hotels in Ireland, offering unrivalled facilities in idyllic locations for business events groups. The 5* Europe Hotel in Killarney, a large town in the heart of Kerry, offers capacity for 600 delegates in addition to one of Ireland’s most luxurious spas. Kerry Convention Bureau has member properties in each of the five main destinations, all of which are MICE ready.

4)    Shannon - Carved by nature, the Shannon Region boasts spectacular scenery including the Cliffs of Moher; the Burren; Atlantic seascapes; miles of golden beaches and of course, Limerick City, one of Ireland’s oldest cities. The Shannon Region has superb facilities from luxury castles on Adare Manor, Co. Limericktheir own estates to purpose-built conference centres. Ideal for small or large conferences, meetings or team-building exercises.

5)    Galway - is filled with energy and creativity, with established links to universities, R&D institutions, a diverse commercial base, a creative economy with an international reputation and a distinct identity. Situated along the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’, this compact and engaging city is the gateway to the unspoiled wilderness of Connemara and several historic islands. Galway provides you with a memorable backdrop with crystal clear coastlines, mountainous surroundings, and a bohemian city centre at your doorstep. Just 40 minutes North of the city you’ll find the award-winning Ashford Castle resort, that offers a stunning historical setting for a reception of 120 delegates.

Ireland is very much the country of 100,000 welcomes. You can be assured that your delegates will be looked after when they come. Forbes cited Ireland as one of the best places in the world to do business and this is reflected with over 1,150 companies, from global giants to the hottest high growth brands having chosen Ireland for their strategic European base. So, hosting colleagues to Ireland offers you the opportunity to strengthen business networks here while at the same time have some fun.

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