Play Therapy Ireland
Home Links Contact Us Site Map Search
Course Venue - Marino Conference Centre Dublin

Currently our accredited venue in Dublin, Republic of Ireland for courses in Certificate in Therapeutic Play and Diploma in Play Therapy. The courses will be held at the Marino Conference Centre.  Set in the grounds of Lord Charlemont's estate, Marino offers the convenience of the city with the peace and tranquillity of the countryside.

Situated on Griffith Avenue, just 3.5km north of Dublin city centre, Marino is well linked with the Airport, M50 and the 123 bus which stops at our door. One can escape the hustle and bustle of the city by taking a stroll along the tree-lined avenue to local shops and nearby parklands.


Click to Enlarge

Address: Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Tel: +353 (0)1 805 7760/1/3 for the venue itself or +44(0)1825 761143 for all enquiries and course bookings.

How to find the Marino Conference Centre

By Car

From M50:

After the West Link Toll on the M50 drive towards towards Dublin Airport

Take the exit towards the city centre at Junction 3 onto the M1

Drive the M1 to the N1 towards the city centre

After the Regency Hotel, turn left onto Griffith Avenue.

At the fourth set of traffic lights on Griffith Avenue, take a left into the Charlemont Estate, leading to the entrance for the Marino Institute of Education on your right.

From Dublin Airport:

Exit Airport

Take M1, which becomes the N1, southbound towards Dublin city centre

Turn left onto Griffith Avenue after the Regency Hotel

At the fourth set of traffic lights on Griffith Avenue, take a left into the Charlemont Estate, leading to the entrance for the Marino Institute of Education on your right.

From Dublin City Centre

From the top of O'Connell Street, drive past Parnell Square to the Drumcondra Road

Follow signs to the airport

After the Skylon Hotel, take a right at the next large crossroads onto Griffith Avenue

At the fourth set of traffic lights on Griffith Avenue, take a left into the Charlemont Estate, leading to the entrance for the Marino Institute of Education on your right.

Public Transport - to/from city centre

Bus 123

The 123 stops outside Penney's / Eason's Bookshop at the bottom of O’Connell Street (bridge end) The bus in this direction will say 'Marino' as the destination.

It drops outside the gates of the Marino Institute of Education.

From Heuston Station we would recommend taking the Luas to O'Connell Street and then the 123 bus as detailed above.

Buses 27c, 29a & 42a

These buses run regularly to and from Connolly Station.

These take you up the Malahide Road. It is short walk from the junction of the Malahide Road and Griffith Avenue down Griffith Avenue to the Marino Institute of Education.

Public Transport from Dublin Airport

Bus 41 & 41b

These buses head to the City Centre from the airport via the Swords Road.

Get off the bus at the Regency Airport Hotel. Walk down the Swords Road and turn left onto Griffith Avenue.

Continue until you reach the Charlemont Estate. Turn left into the estate and the Marino Institute of Education is on your right.

Taxis are available from Dublin Airport.

The journey time should be approximately 15 minutes depending on traffic.

Top of Page



Home | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Contacting PTIrl

Contents © 2006 - 2008 Play Therapy Ireland