International Guests

Information Page for International Guests attending the Inaugural African Health Summit

International guests attending the July 29th Inugural African Health Summit in Ireland - Theme: "Building Partnerships & Strengthening Networks for Change: African Nurses & the Irish Healthcare Systems" will find the following information helpful for their travel to Dublin, Ireland:

1. Visa Requirements:

▪️Check the website of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service for visa requirements:
▪️Contact the nearest Irish embassy or consulate in your country for specific visa information.

2: Flight Arrangements:

▪️Compare flight prices and book tickets to Dublin International Airport (DUB):
▪️Consider booking well in advance for better deals.
▪️Arrange travel insurance to cover any unexpected situations during your journey.

3: Accommodation:
▪️Explore accommodation options in Dublin on websites like or
▪️Look for hotels near the event venue (INMO Headquarters, Whitworth Building Dublin 7, Ireland) or with easy access to public transportation.

4. Transportation:
▪️Learn about Dublin's public transportation system, routes, and schedules:
▪️Inquire with the Summit organizers about any shuttle services between your choice of hotel and the event venue.
▪️Utilize taxis or ridesharing services or public buses for convenient travel in the city.

5. Climate and Clothing:

▪️Check the weather forecast for Dublin on and pack suitable clothing for the expected conditions.
▪️Carry a portable umbrella or raincoat, as rainfall is common in Ireland.

6: Currency and Payments:
▪️Familiarize yourself with the Euro (€), the currency used in Ireland.
▪️Get local currency from ATMs or exchange offices upon arrival. 
▪️Credit cards are widely accepted, but it's advisable to carry cash for smaller purchases.

7: Event Information:

▪️Stay updated with the Summit schedule and any instructions from the organizers.
▪️Keep your registration confirmation or ticket easily accessible.

8. Safety and Emergency Services:

▪️Dublin is generally safe, but it's important to exercise caution and be aware of your surroundings.
▪️Save emergency contact numbers, including local authorities and your embassy or consulate.
For more detailed information, refer to the official websites mentioned above and also feel free to reach out to the Summit organizers via email here
▪️Plan ahead to ensure a smooth and enjoyable trip to the Inugural African Health Summit in Dublin, Ireland this Summer.

~ Adebusola Owokole, Chairperson, Inaugural African Health Summit