Páirc Uí Chaoimh Conference Centre, Cork

Photonics Ireland 2018 will be held in the Conference Centre of the newly renovated Páirc Uí Chaoimh stadium, in Cork. The iconic stadium is home to Cork GAA, and was completely rebuilt and reopened in July 2017. The state-of-the-art conferencing facilities are situated on Level 2 of the South Stand – the Photonics Ireland conference will occupy the entire level.


The venue is situated just 5 minutes from Cork City centre, approx. 15 mins from Cork Airport and 5 mins from the bus and train stations.

  • GPS Coordinates: 51.8998281° N, -8.4352081° W
  • Address: Páirc Uí Chaoimh, The Marina, Cork, T12 PF30
  • Venue website: www.paircuichaoimh.ie


Páirc Uí Chaoimh conference centre can accommodate up to 200 cars. These spaces can only be accessed from The Marina entrance to the site by driving to the stadium via Centre Park road and onto the Marina. The entrance to the stadium is on your right immediately after the Lee Rowing Club.

When you enter the Páirc Uí Chaoimh site please pay attention to the signs directing you to the event parking area. There are wheelchair spaces reserved close to both entrances for those who require them.

Conference Layout

Further information on the conference layout will be available here closer to the event.