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Seagriculture 2018

7th International Seaweed Conference

6-7 November, Galway, Ireland

Venue & travel

Conference hotel:

Clayton Hotel Galway ****

Monivea Road,
Ballybrit, Galway, H91 D526, Ireland

T: +353 91 721 900

Route description

Why stay at a conference hotel?

  • You’ll be in the center of conference activity, that’s why!
  • You’ll be able to network easily with other conference attendees.
  • You’ll have a better conference experience overall. 

The Seagriculture 2018 conference delegates are eligable for at special room rate:

€ 89 per single room per night (include Bed & Breakfast, excluding taxes)

€ 99 per double/twin rooms per night (include Bed & Breakfast, excluding taxes)

Book your hotel via or call +353 91 721900

About Galway

The West of Ireland and in particular County Galway is one of the most unique parts of Ireland for visitors to explore. With barren fields, rugged coastline, stone-walled fields, stark mountain ranges, and vast boglands, the West has some of the richest scenic beauty and natural attractions in Ireland.

With Galway City, a true Renaissance city as its hub, the West offers a diverse set of experiences for every visitor. From the sunsets over Galway Bay to the rocky shores of the Aran Islands, and the enchanting locales of "Quiet Man" country. Follow the trails of Connemara National Park, tour the great museums, watch craftspeople make hand-knit sweaters and other traditional crafts, sip a cup of tea beside a turf fire, or listen to the Irish language being spoken and sung. Galway provides glimpses of Ireland as it used to be, while also having a thriving urban centre at its heart.  More information

Travel to Galway

 Galway City is served by an extensive public transport network linking Dublin, Shannon and Knock airports including:

  • Frequent cost effective bus services operated by Bus Eireann , GoBus and Citylink, with fully air-conditioned coaches, enabled with free Wi-Fi.
  • Irish Rail, offering 9 daily train transfers from Dublin City (not airport) with travel time from 2 hrs 10 min. to Galway.
  • Regular bus services operated by Bus Éireann, Go Bus and Citylink, with fully air-conditioned coaches equipped with free Wi-Fi. The recent opening of a motorway from Dublin Airport to Galway City allows travel time from 2 hours 20 minutes.
    Go Bus and Citylink provide direct runs from Dublin airport to Galway every hour from 06.30 - 00.00 to Galway's coach station, located in the city centre, close to Eyre Square.

Transport options to Galway are more limited from Shannon & Knock airport. This airport is suitable for delegates who are considering car rental as means of transport to Galway.

Visa Guidelines
Attendees from countries that require visas are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa may take several months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early. Visa applications should be submitted for processing as early as possible no later than 90 days prior to travel.

Please note that the Seagriculture 2018 organizers do not have any influence over the issuance of a visa. The determination is at the sole discretion of the Embassy/Consulate. Should your application be denied, the Seagriculture 2018 organizers cannot change the decision of the governmental agency. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Isa Putman at