PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
7/8 OCTOBER 2017 AUTUMN TOUR TO LIMERICK & ENVIRONS
The IHAI Autumn Tour is to Limerick & Environs, including extended visits to the Shannon Hydro-Electric Scheme at Ardnacrusha and the Flying Boat Museum at Foynes. Our event base will be Pery’s Hotel in Glentworth Street in Limerick and transport will be provided by tour coach from Heuston Station (Dublin) (see below) and from and to Colbert Station, Limerick. REGISTRATION FORM BELOW.
Saturday 7th October 2017
Assemble at Colbert Train Station, Limerick at 10.15 am.
N.B. As the 8.00am train from Dublin will not run on Saturday (7th) due to track renewals, the tour coach will depart Heuston Station, Dublin at 07.45am for Colbert Station, Limerick. There will be no extra charge for this facility.
Limerick Clothing Factory
Old Bacon Factory
Milk Market / Coffee Break
Limerick Bridges: Thomond /Sarsfield / Matthews
Parteen Weir & Fisheries
Ardnacrusha Power Station
Cleeves Old Toffee Factory, Nth Circular Rd.
Return to Pery’s Hotel, Glenworth Street, Limerick.
Dinner in Pery’s Hotel at 7.30pm (€25 for 3 Course Meal)
Sunday 8th October 2017.
Departure from Pery’s Hotel at 10.00 am & pick up at Colbert Train station at 10.15pm
Adare Heritage Centre
Askeaton Train Station
Foynes Harbour (tour by coach)
Foynes Flying Boat Museum
Return to Colbert Train Station approx.15.15pm
The tour coach will then return to Heuston Station, Dublin, arriving approx. 18.00.
The above programme may be subject to minor changes, depending on time constraints, etc. Some sites may be viewed from the coach only.
Light lunches on both days are included in the tour fee.
A dinner for members and guests will be organised in Pery’s Hotel on Saturday evening. Please advise on the registration form of any special dietary requirements.
There is a wide range of accommodation in Limerick city to suit all budgets.
Special rates at Pery’s Hotel, Glentworth Street, Limerick T: +353 (0) 61 413822 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.perys.ie have been arranged as follows, based on early booking and availability: €45.00 bed & breakfast per person sharing in double & twin bedded rooms or €65.00 bed & breakfast for single occupancy. Mention IHAI when booking.
The cost of the tour is: IHAI members – €60/£55; Non-members – €65/£60. This includes museum entrance charges, coach hire, gratuities, two lunches, and tour notes. There are two payment options:
Cheque made out to ‘The Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland’ or BACS/ SEPA on-line to Account 72915218; Sort Code 90-10-95; BIC BOFIIE2D; IBAN IE03 BOFI 9010 9572 9152 18. If paying online, please reference your payment with ‘Tour18’ followed by your name, eg Tour18 W Dargan (16 characters max).
Please complete the registration form below and post it to Dr Ron Cox, Dept Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering, Museum Building, Trinity College, Dublin 2. Alternatively, email it to him at
IHAI Autumn Tour 2017 Registration Form
Tel: Landline _______________ Mobile _______________ Email: ______________________
Please reserve places for: ___ IHAI members @ €60/£55; ___ non-members @ €65/£60 each
Total payable: _______ Method of payment (please circle one): Cheque / BACS/SEPA
Special dietary requirements? ______________________________________________________