RDS plays host to the 18th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, IUFoST

The RDS is the largest conference and Events Centre in Ireland with over 22,000 sq metres of floor space.
There are 13 large halls and 15 breakout rooms to cater for larger conferences with multiple syndicate room requirements.

Ballsbridge is steeped in heritage, with beautiful Georgian architecture, natural parks and the Grand Canal just a short stroll away. At night the variety of pubs, cafes and restaurants are a buzzing hive of activity for locals and visitors. The RDS is also ideally positioned to benefit from an excellent public transport infrastructure.

Lansdowne DART station is within a 5-minute walk and offers direct access to the city centre. Numerous bus routes serving the city and the surrounding suburbs are available in the immediate area as well as the Air Coach services that runs directly to and from Dublin Airport.


By Dart

Visitors to the capital are encouraged to use the DART, (Dublin Area Rapid Transport), to enjoy stunning views of Dublin Bay and travel out of the city to the numerous fishing villages and towns that are dotted along the coastline. The city center DART stations are Connolly, Pearse and Tara.


By Luas

Dublin now has its own state-of-the-art light rail system which services the city and its outskirts. This is a hassle-free way to travel to and from the city center.


By Dublin Bus

Dublin bus is the public bus service that takes passengers all over the city at a low fare.
Or you can access all these public bus service routes throughout the city by using just one prepaid ticket called the ‘Freedom Ticket’.


By Dublin Bike

This is a self-service bike rental system which has proven very popular with Dubliners. With 40 stations and 450 dbs (bikes), it enables you to travel through the city center and get out and about to enjoy Dublin city at your leisure. All stations are equipped for 3 Day Ticket users. A 3 Day Ticket costs €2. The first 30 minutes of use is free on every Dublin bike.


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Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland