From O’Connell bridge in the heart of Dublin’s city centre, with O’Connell street behind you travel south onto D’Olier Street (one-way);
Following the flow of traffic right at the end of D’Olier Street onto College Green (Trinity College will be on your left hand side);
Veer left at the entrance to Trinity College towards Grafton Street (one of Dublin’s main pedestrian shopping streets);
Follow the flow of traffic left onto Nassau Street (one-way); proceed to the end of Nassau Street/South Leinster Street to the fork in the road;
At this fork/set of traffic lights take the right onto Clare Street; continue straight along Merrion Square; Mount Street; over the Canal onto Northumberland Road; onto Merrion Road (Ballsbridge).
The RDS Main Hall Complex is located on your right hand side (opposite the AIB Banking Centre) in Ballsbridge.
Traveling southbound/northbound on the M50 take the exit for Sandyford Industrial Estate;
Continue in the direction of the Sandyford Industrial Estate as far as the Leopardstown Roundabout; take the second exit onto Brewery Road;
Continue straight to the end of Brewery Road until you reach the N11; turn left onto the N11 (direction of the city centre);
Continue straight passing UCD (on your left hand side) and RTÉ (on your right hand side) until you reach Donnybrook (Donnybrook Dublin Bus Garage will be on your left hand side);
With Donnybrook Bus Garage on your left hand side & Donnybrook Church on your right hand side turn right onto Anglesea Road;
For the RDS Main Hall Complex continue along Anglesea Road; just before the end of Anglesea Road, with the entrance to the Herbert Park Hotel on your left hand side there is the Anglesea Road entrance to the RDS Main Hall Complex.
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge provided us with a promocode: “EVEN070223” which will offer a discounted rate for guests attending Gift & Home 2023.
To book online you will need to go onto the website www.claytonhotelballsbridge.com and choose event dates and input the promo code into the promo box or alternatively telephone the hotel on 01 668 11 11 or email the reservations team at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sandymount Hotel has offered a 5% off bed and breakfast rates.
To book online guests will need to go onto website www.sandymounthotel.ie and input the promo code into the promo box or alternatively telephone the hotel on (01) 614 2000