GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Climate

Mild and temperate (showers can occur any time of the year.)

Electricity

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

Insurance

All conference attendees are advised to arrange private travel insurance. The conference organisers and committee accept no liability forpersonal accidents or damage to property while in attendance at the conference. The Organising Committee of AMPT 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.

Shopping

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

Smoking

Smoking is prohibited in public areas within Ireland including all bars, nightclubs and restaurants. If required you should enquire whether your accommodation bedroom is a smoking or non-smoking room. Please use the smoking areas designated outside venues.

Tipping

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.