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EJC 2014 Millstreet, Ireland - 19th to the 27th of July, 2014.

What to pack?

What to pack for an EJC?Never been to an EJC before? Currently worrying about what you should bring? Fear not, gentle juggler, for your EJC 2014 crew have compiled a checklist of useful items for you to bring

Essentials:

  1. Juggling Props
  2. Tent (i.e. don't rely on a hammock or the kindness of strangers!)
  3. Sleeping Bag
  4. Camping Roll or Foam Mat or Foam Tiles or Air Mattress or Camping Bed
  5. Torch (preferably a Head Torch, but be mindful not to shine it in people's eyes)
  6. Pillow (or something which can be used as a pillow)
  7. Towels
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Get 20% off Irish Rail journeys with our EJC discount code!

Irish Rail Discount CodeGreat news for our EJC attendees! We have negotiated a whopping 20% discount with Irish Rail, Ireland's national railway provider. This promotion is valid on the 4th of July only. Help us plan our event by booking your train tickets early, and by purchasing your train tickets in advance – you can avail of the best on-line web fares.

Avail of this great offer on July 4th for 24 hours only by entering the special EJC discount code into the "Promotional Code Box" before placing an order on the "Step 4: Place an Order" page of www.irishrail.com

Promotion now over.

20% Off: EJC2743

This discount code is valid for tickets from anywhere in Ireland to and from Millstreet for any date. The special online discount code is valid for use for one day only - on Friday, 4th July 2014. Normal Web Fares will apply at other times.

For those hoping to arrive and depart by train, advanced booking is essential. We strongly recommend that all attendees leaving by train have a ticket purchased in advance. You can book tickets through the Irish rail website www.irishrail.ie

Book a transfer

European Juggling Convention Millstreet - The Worlds Largest Circus and Juggling FestivalYou can now book a bus transfer from Dublin or Cork Airport directly to the site at Green Glens Arena Millstreet for European Juggling Convention 2014. You can also book your journey from Millstreet back to Cork or Dublin Airport.

All tickets are one-way so if you want a return journey you must book two tickets.

 

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15% Off Stenaline Fares

EJC2014 have secured a 15% discount on StenaLine ferries to IrelandMore good news everyone! Following our announcement of a €9.99 Seat Sale from Irish Rail recently we have also secured a huge 15% discount from StenaLine Ferries. To avail of this discount, you must first enter the promotion code and your name in the StenaLine website Special Event Booking section, then you can book as normal.

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€9.99 Irish Rail Promotion

Irish Rail Seat Sale €9.99 One-wayGreat news! We spoke with the Irish National railway system operators, Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) who will offer a significant discount on all routes covering the period of EJC2014.

Single (one-way) journeys* booked between the 18th April, 2014 and May 31st, 2014 will cost just €9.99, Note that seats can only be booked online a maximum of 60 days in advance** so set a reminder to book your seats from the end of May onwards.

Watch out on the Irish Rail website, Official Twitter and their Facebook page for the announcement.

* Some peak services may not be available at the discounted price, when booking the price will be presented.

** The online booking system is restricted to only allow bookings 60 days in advance.

For those hoping to arrive and depart by train, advanced booking is essential. We strongly recommend that all attendees leaving by train have a ticket purchased in advance. You can book tickets through the Irish rail website www.irishrail.ie

Getting to EJC 2014 Overview

Getting to IrelandAddress: Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, Cork, Ireland.  Use the Station Road entrance. Note that Ireland does not have a nationwide postcode system, so the co-ordinates of the site entrance are 52.062907,-9.062499.

Where is Millstreet?

Millstreet is a small town in the southwest of Ireland [Google Maps]. If you are not living on the island of Ireland (Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland), then you will either have to fly or get a ferry (boat) to Ireland to get to the EJC 2014!  Millstreet has a train station - this is 1.9 km (1.2 miles) from the registration desk.

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Getting to Ireland: By Sea

Getting to Ireland by SeaThere are lots of ferry services between Ireland and the UK.

From England: Ferries from Liverpool go to Dublin port.

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Getting to Ireland: By Plane

There are 7 airports which provides flights into Ireland. The larger airports such as Cork, Shannon, Dublin & Belfast tend to have more services running from more destinations. Remember, there may be more services running in the summer months than at other times of the year. Smaller airports tend to run short-haul flights from a smaller number of destinations such as London, Paris and Amsterdam. Cork and Kerry airports are both very convenient for Millstreet.

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Getting to Millstreet: From Cork City Centre

Getting to Millstreet from Cork CityIf travelling by bus, you are likely to need to change in Macroom, while if travelling by train, you will probably have to change in Mallow.  Pre-booking a seat on the bus is not required, but is recommended on the train if possible (via http://www.irishrail.com).  If travelling by train, make your way to Cork city's Kent train station. Buses towards Millstreet leave from the Bus Station on St. Patrick’s Quay.

 

Getting to Millstreet: From Cork Airport

Getting to Millstreet from Cork AirportCork airport lies to the south west of the city of Cork and is approximately 60 km (37 miles) from Millstreet.  To get from Cork airport to the site by public transport, you will need to get a bus (number 226) from Cork airport to Cork city centre, then either a bus or a train to Millstreet.  If you get the bus all the way to the site (Bus Éireann: use the travel planner – this gives more choice than the online ticket purchase option) then you make your connection within Cork Bus Station (otherwise stay on the 226 bus to Cork Kent Train Station).

Getting to Millstreet: From Dublin city centre

Trains in IrelandThe most convenient route, if traveling by public transport, is to travel by train from Dublin’s Heuston station.  This is accessible by tram (the Red Line Luas) or by local city bus.  You can pre-book your train tickets from Irish Rail.

There are very few direct trains from Dublin to Millstreet, most will be the Dublin – Cork train service with a change in Mallow where you will catch the train towards Tralee (this also serves Killarney).  We strongly advise that you book your train trip before arrival in Ireland to ensure that you have a seat!

 

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Getting to Millstreet: From Shannon Airport

Getting to Millstreet from Shannon AirportShannon airport lies to the north west of the city of Limerick and is approximately 120 km (75 miles) from Millstreet.  However, there is no easy transport connections to Millstreet, and you should expect that the journey will take 5 hours by bus! Plan your journey using the Bus Éireann journey planner.

Also consider getting the bus to Mallow and then catching the train from there.  There is a direct bus from Shannon airport towards Cork (bus number 51) that stops in Mallow.  Once there, do some grocery shopping and then make the onward connection by train to Millstreet.  You may opt to get to Limerick city and then make your way by train from there, but this will increase the number of connections that you will need to make!

Getting to Millstreet: From Kerry Airport

Getting to Millstreet from Kerry AirportKerry airport is at the edge of the village of Farranfore in county Kerry and is approximate 50km (30 miles) from the site.  You can walk to the train station (1.3km) and get a direct train to Millstreet from the village train station.  These trains are infrequent and it is a small station so check your connections in both directions! Details about the facilities at this station are available here.

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