Social Events

Discover Dublin – Orienteering Ice Breaker Event

Sight Walking

Friday, July 10, 2015

Event Cost: €15.00

Event sign-in: 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Conference Information Desk, Convention Center Dublin (Entrance Lobby)

Event begins: 7:00 p.m. Convention Center Dublin (Entrance Lobby)
 (approximately 90 minutes in length)

Auld Dubliner

Dress code: Walking or hiking shoes, appropriate outdoor gear for the weather.

The annual orienteering ice breaker will provide delegates with a fun-filled 90 minutes exploring one of Europe’s most beautiful cities and provides a chance to meet friends – new and old! Gain an insight into and knowledge of Dublin’s famous landmarks and hotspots and interact with Dublin’s locals – famed for their friendly and warm welcome. Ready, steady, go.

Directions, maps and images within booklets will lead participants to Dublin’s most famous and interesting landmarks such as Dublin’s Castle, Trinity College, Government buildings, the Temple Bar cultural quarter, U2 sites, James Joyce sites and more.

At each of the landmarks groups will learn a fun historical anecdote and will be instructed to carry out a task or a challenge. Examples of the tasks/challenges are:

Concert Hall

Conference Reception at the Guinness Storehouse

Monday, July 13                7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Location: Guinness Storehouse
St. James’s Gate, Dublin 8, IrelandGuinness Storehouse
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*Cost: €25.00   Includes entrance, light reception style dinner and one complimentary pint of world famous Guinness (or wine or soft drink).

Please note transportation is not provided to attend this event. The walk time from the Convention Centre Dublin is approximately 30-35 minutes. Other options include public transit or taxi.

Join conference attendees at the Historic Guinness Storehouse. Constructed between 1902 and 1904 by Arthur Guinness Son & Co. Ltd for use as a fermentation house. Standing 125 feet high, 170 feet long and 151 feet wide it is reputedly the first steel framed building in the British Isles to be built in the Chicago style. Now a Dublin landmark capturing the history of the Guinness and one of the best views in Dublin from the Gravity Bar.

*Ticket purchase available until June 26 (close of on-line registration) at:

Learn more about the historic Guinness Storehouse at

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