Campus Accommodation


First choice of accommodation for delegates attending the Summer School in Optical Fibre Sensors would be the University’s high quality, on campus accommodation, which is within a 7 minute walk of the meeting facilities for this event.

On site campus accommodation is set in the unique atmosphere of the University of Limerick. The University campus, set in 300 acres of beautiful riverside parkland, provides a relaxed, convenient, scenic and self-contained environment for delegates during their stay. This high standard accommodation is provided in en-suite apartments near the banks of the River Shannon.

Accommodation on-site consists of 6 bedroom apartments at Thomand Village. Thomond Village is located on the North Campus which is linked to the South Campus by means of a spectacular bridge across the river Shannon. Thomond Village offers apartments with stunning views of the river Shannon and the Errina Canal.

All 6 bedroom apartments offer the following at €49 B&B Per person, Per night:

  • En suite bathrooms
  • Rooms with double beds
  • A shared, comfortable living room
  • A kitchen
  • Cable television and card phones
  • Bed linen and towels
  • A daily cleaning service
  • Free adjacent parking
  • High Spreed Wireless internet access is provided in the bedrooms for guests and is also available at various convenient locations throughout the University campus.

The village has a reception, where delegates are welcomed on their arrival to the campus. Thomond Village shares communal facilities with neighbouring Dromroe Village, where you can avail of a convenience store and a village hall.

You will be able to reserve this 'on campus' accommodation at the time of online registration. 

Hotel Accommodations

There's a wide choice of hotels in Limerick City. Those closest to the University are in Castletroy, a suburb of Limerick about 5km from the city centre. The following two hotels are closest to the University, and will take 20 and 25 minutes respectively to walk to the UL campus.  This accommodation must be booked separately and directly with the hotels below.  It cannot be booked online at registration.

Castleroy Park Hotel

This Elegant 4 * hotel is centrally located adjacent to the University of Limerick and minutes from Limericks  centre of commerce, the locality offers an excellent starting place to explore Irelands Wild Atlantic Way or the Ancient East tourism trails. State of art conference and banqueting facilities, aqua club , gymnasium, beauty rooms Wifi and ample car parking combine to present the ideal hotel experience for you. Discover the elegance of Castletroy Park Hotel where contemporary chic meets the very best of original Irish hospitality. 


Kilmurry Lodge Hotel

A renowned family run Limerick hotel for the past 20 years, we pride ourselves on offering wonderful accommodation with a quality service in a warm, charming and homely environment to make your stay with us unique, comfortable and truly enjoyable. Our family run hotel is also located beside the University of Limerick Campus, about a 10-15 minute walk.