Plan Your visit

Bank and ATM
Banks are open weekdays between 09:00 and 17:00. The Euro is the official currency in Ireland. Foreign currency can be exchanged at the airports and at most hotels, banks and exchange offices throughout the city. There are ATMs on the campus. 


Climate
Ireland's climate is influenced most by the Atlantic Ocean. As a result, it doesn’t have the extreme temperatures that other countries at similar latitude would have. The average temperature is a mild 10°C (50°F). The warmest months, July and August, get about 18 hours of daylight and it gets dark only after 11pm. In August, highest temperatures hit between 18°C (64°F) and 20°C (68°F).


Currency
The Euro is the official currency in Ireland. Foreign currency can be exchanged at the airports and at most hotels, banks and exchange offices throughout the city. There are ATMs on the campus.


Electricity
Ireland operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz. The associated plug type is G, which is the plug that has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. You will need a voltage converter, and plug adapter in order to use U.S. or other foreign appliances.


Insurance
The congress fee does not include insurance. All participants should arrange for their own insurance. Health and accident insurance is recommended and has to be purchased in your country of origin.

Letter of Invitation
The congress office will be pleased to send a formal letter of invitation to registered delegates requesting an invitation letter for visa purposes. It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply a commitment from the NeuroGASTRO 2017 to provide any financial support. Please make sure that you apply for visa well in advance. Please note that it can take up to three months to process a visa application. Invitation letters can be requested in the online registration process until 15 June 2017. The letters will be sent as an email attachment. If express delivery is required, the delegate shall order a courier at his/her own expense. Please e-mail neurogastro2017@cpo-hanser.de for your official letter of invitation.

Time
The time in Ireland is GMT +1.

Visa travel requirements
The entry formalities for Ireland vary according to the country of origin. For citizens of the European Union Member Countries, a valid identity card is sufficient. Please address enquiries about entry and vaccination requirements to your travel agent or to the local Irish consulate. Further information are available here: http://www.ireland.com.