The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International


Congress will take place at The Convention Centre Dublin. Please read the following travel information to help ensure a safe trip.

Hotel Information

The contracted STTI room blocks are now sold out! For area recommendations, please visit For a complete listing of Dublin area hotels, download the hotel map (shown below), provided by The Convention Centre Dublin. We look forward to seeing you at congress!

Dublin Hotel Map
Key to Dublin Area Hotels

Travel Information

Please read the following travel information to help ensure a safe trip.


Airport: Visit the Dublin Airport site for information.

Transportation: There are many options available for transportation to and from the airport.

Event Attire

The attire for this event is business casual.

International Visitors

Passport and Visa Requirements: You must have a valid passport to enter Ireland, but US citizens can enter without a visa for tourism or business stays of up to 3 months.

There is no minimum passport validity for US citizens entering Ireland. We recommend that you have a passport that is valid for the duration of your stay, sufficient funds, and a return airline ticket.
Visit the US Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for more visa information.

Customs: Visit the Dublin Airport Customs and Immigration page.


In emergency situations, you can reach local police, ambulance service, fire department, and other emergency services by calling:

  • Emergency Garda (Police) assistance, Ambulance, Fire Brigade 999 or 112
  • Irish Tourist Assistance Service 1890 365 800
  • Store St. Garda (Police) Station, Dublin City Centre 00 1890 365 800

Time Zones

The time zone in Dublin, Ireland, is IST (Irish Standard Time): UTC/GMT + 1 hour.

Visiting Dublin

Things to do: To learn all there is to see and do while in Dublin, go to

Money and Tipping: The currency in Dublin, Ireland, is the euro. For tipping and etiquette guidelines, visit

Electricity and Voltage: The electrical supply in Ireland is 230v/50Hz. Plugs and sockets operate using three prongs, and plug adapters are widely available. Check that your appliances support dual voltage and frequency.

Traveling Abroad

Visit your country’s government website for information about and recommendations for traveling to Dublin. When traveling outside your home country, it is recommended that you notify your embassy’s or consulate’s office of your travel dates and destination.

Visa Letter Requests

Your request will be processed within 10 business days. Requests for confirmation letters must be submitted by 28 June 2017. Requests for mailed letters will be reviewed, and additional fees will apply.

The confirmation letter does not guarantee that you will receive a visa. Confirmation letters include only the event title, the dates, the location, the payment confirmation of registration fees, and verification that you are a presenter, if applicable.

If you are denied a visa, we will provide you with a full refund as long as we are notified before Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Attendees are advised to apply for a visa as early as possible.

Submit your Visa Letter Request Application using the button below.

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