Social Programme

These details will be updated closer to the time of the Conference. Options can be selected on the Registration form.

Welcome Reception

The Long Room, the Library of Trinity College Dublin

Join us for an evening of drinks and nibbles including an exclusive tour of the Old Library, Long Room and Book of Kells.

Sponsored by EDP Sciences

Date: Thursday, June 27
Location: Dining Hall, Trinity College Campus
Start time: 18:45
Price: Included in Registration
Dress code: Smart/Casual

(Image of the Long Room by Rafesmar [CC BY-SA 4.0 ], from Wikimedia Commons.)

Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner for LIBER 2019 will take place at the Round Room in the Mansion House, a venue rich in political history and still home to the first citizen of Dublin, the Lord Mayor. Join us for an evening of dinner and entertainment with your fellow conference delegates.

Date: Wednesday, June 26
Location: The Round Room, Mansion House
Start time: 19:00
Price: €75.00
Dress code: Smart/Casual

(Image of the Mansion House by Pastor Sam [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons.)

Library Tours

Delegates will have the option of joining one of a number of walking tours of Dublin’s finest academic and heritage libraries.

Details of tours.

Tours will depart on foot from the front square of Trinity College Dublin led by local guides on Friday afternoon, 13:45 – 16:30.

Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough tour – Saturday Excursion


On our tour through South Dublin to Wicklow’s top natural beauty spots you will experience the warmest of Irish hospitality on a day full of fun. Easily one of the best day tours from Dublin.

The tour includes:
– A visit to Lough Tay, known as the Guinness Lake, because of its dark waters and white beach, which holds a striking similarity to one of Ireland’s most famous exports, Guinness!
– A 90-minute tour of Glendalough Lake and Valley, an area which is renowned for its magnificent scenery and rich heritage in terms of history and archaeology.
– Avoca Village – Ireland’s hidden gem.
– A lunch spot with a difference, stopping at a traditional Irish pub in the Wicklow Mountains.

Date: Saturday, June 29
Start time: 9:00am
Location: Departing from Trinity
Price: €55.00
Dress code: It may be summer, but Ireland’s weather can be playful. Dress for the outdoors and pack a raincoat.

(Image of Lough Tay by Michal Osmenda [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.)

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