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Dublin Phrases - Dub = Noun. A person from Dublin, Real Dub = Noun. A person who demonstrates obvious signs of being from Dublin (and proud of it)

IETM Spring Plenary Meeting. Dublin, 11.04.13 - 14.04.13.

Dublin – Practical Info The average temperature in Dublin in April is 6-12°C/43-54°F and the weather is VERY changeable - having the four seasons in one day is common! Ireland’s timezone is GMT +0. The international calling code for Ireland is +353 Standard voltage is 230volt AC (50hz). We use 13 amp plugs with three square pins (the same as the UK). Ireland’s currency is the euro. Visa and MasterCard are more widely accepted in Dublin than Amex or Diners Club, which are often not accepted in smaller establishments. You can also use credit cards to withdraw cash at ATMs. Price Index: Coffee: €2 - €4 Pint of beer: €4.50 - €5.50 Sandwich: €2.50 - €7 (depending on your taste) Cigarettes (pack of 20): €8.50 - €10 A normal tip for good service in Dublin restaurants and is between 10%-15%. Service charge is sometimes automatically included for groups of six or more. Rounding up to the nearest denomination for taxi fares is common. Smoking is prohibited in all indoor public spaces and on public transport throughout the country.

Other Practical Things Forty Shades of Green Before fifty shades of grey, there were Forty Shades of Green, which Johnny Cash claimed to count in the Irish landscape on a trip to the Emerald Isle in 1961. IETM Dublin aims to be a green meeting. Please separate your rubbish, recycling what you can in the bins provided. Tap water is free and drinkable in Ireland, so keep your bottle and refill! WiFi There is free WiFi at Project Arts Centre and other venues – but, as we all know, high demand can mean slow service. We recommend you leave your work at home and enjoy the meeting! Dublin City Council has recently launched a number of free WiFi hotspots across the city centre. Visit dublingowexfreewifi.ie for location and access information. Where Am I Staying? If you booked you accommodation through the IETM website, for all questions contact Louise Crawford at Keynote PCO / ietmdublin@keynotepco.ie / +353 (0)1 400 3626 Don’t Forget to Tweet! #ietmdub Contribute to the online conversation, keep up to date with what’s happening in other sessions and let IETM members who can’t make it to Dublin know what they’re missing! Is there a doctor in the house? Office hours medical service Temple Bar Medical Centre, 26 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Tel: +353 (0)1 6707255. Out of hours: +353 (0)1 830 0244 The centre is open during working hours. Appointments must be booked in advance. Out of hours medical service D-Doc. Tel: 1850 22 44 77 (low-cost, from Irish phones only) Your call will be answered by clinical staff who will either arrange for you to be seen by a relevant practitioner at the closest available treatment centre or offer medical advice over the phone. Pharmacies Temple Bar Pharmacy, 21 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Tel: +353 (0)1 670 9751 Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 9:30-19:00; Thu-Fri 9:30-20:00; Sat 10:00-20:00; Sun 13:00 – 17:00 Hickey’s Pharmacy, 55 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin 1. Tel: +353 (0)1 873 0427 Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-22:00; Sat 8:30-22:00; Sun 10:00-22:00 Police Pearse Street Garda Station, Pearse Street, Dublin 2. Tel: +353 (0)1 666 9000 Emergencies Dial 112 (Police, ambulance, fire service)

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IETM Dublin 2013 Programme of Events  

This April over 600 performing arts professionals from around the world will descend on Dublin for four days of creative thinking and networ...

IETM Dublin 2013 Programme of Events  

This April over 600 performing arts professionals from around the world will descend on Dublin for four days of creative thinking and networ...

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