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ATEK Training Services
Unit 2, Enterprise Centre, Hill Road, Killaloe,
Co. Clare, Ireland.
T: +353 61 622426
F: +353 61 622426
E-mail: ATEKTRAINING

    

ATEK Location & Resources
Ballina/Killaloe is a tourist town located on Loughderg, one of the lakes on the Shannon. It is a central location in Ireland and is easily accessed locally by rail and bus. It is 110 miles from Dublin, 15 miles from Limerick, 55 miles from Galway and 75 miles from Cork. There are numerous restaurants, sources of accommodation, and various outdoor activities to facilitate and interest course participants including: Angling, Horse riding, Boating, Sailing, Water sports, Hill walking, Traditional music, Entertainment, Swimming pool, Outdoor pool and Tennis courts.


Map

ATEK Map

From Limerick Direction
Take the M7 toward Dublin. Continue forward and Exit at Junction 27, you will come to a roundabout, take the first exit. Continue straight until the next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto the R494 (signposted Ballina, Killaloe). Follow R494 road into the village of Ballina, you will come onto small roundabout at McKeoghs supermarket, take a left, when you drive across the bridge take a left, once you pass the AIB bank take the next right. Continue up Abbey Street and you will see Supervalu on your right, once you pass Supervalu take the second right opposite the Boys National School. Once you come to the end of the road take a left and an immediate right. Atek is the second building on the right hand side.

From Dublin Direction
Take the M7 to Limerick. Exit at Junction 27 signposted, Killaloe/Ballina/Birdhill. You will come to a roundabout, take the third exit onto flyover of the motorway, continue straight at the next roundabout. You will then come to a third roundabout, take the second exit onto the R494 (signposted Ballina, Killaloe). Follow R494 road into the village of Ballina, you will come onto small roundabout at McKeoghs supermarket, take a left, when you drive across the bridge take a left, once you pass the AIB bank take the next right. Continue up Abbey Street and you will see Supervalu on your right, once you pass Supervalu take the second right opposite the Boys National School. Once you come to the end of the road take a left and an immediate right. Atek is the second building on the right hand side.

Directions from Cork
Take the M20 toward Limerick. Follow the road all the way to Limerick until you come toward the end of the M20 follow signs for the M7 to Dublin. Exit the M7 at Junction 27 signposted, Killaloe/Ballina/Birdhill, you will come to a roundabout, take the first exit and continue straight until you come to the next roundabout. Take the 2nd exit onto the R494 (signposted Ballina, Killaloe). Follow R494 road into the village of Ballina, you will come onto small roundabout at McKeoghs supermarket, take a left, when you drive across the bridge take a left, once you pass the AIB bank take the next right. Continue up Abbey Street and you will see Supervalu on your right, once you pass Supervalu take the second right opposite the Boys National School. Once you come to the end of the road take a left and an immediate right. Atek is the second building on the right hand side.

From Shannon Airport
Follow signs for Galway, Limerick (N18) R472, at roundabout take 3rd exit N19, at next roundabout take 3rd exit to join N18 (signposted Limerick). Stay on the Dual carriageway and you will see bunratty castle on your left. At junction 4 continue forward onto the N18 -Toll (signposted Limerick East - Toll). Continue on the N18 Toll Plaza and enter Limerick Tunnel. Continue forward onto the M7 Motorway (signposted Dublin). Exit at Junction 27 signposted, Killaloe/Ballina/Birdhill. Take the first exit and continue straight until you come to another roundabout, take a left, when you drive across the bridge take a left, once you pass the AIB bank take the next right. Continue up Abbey Street and you will see Supervalu on your right, once you pass Supervalu take the second right opposite the Boys National School. Once you come to the end of the road take a left and an immediate right. Atek is the second building on the right hand side.

From Galway
Follow signs for N18 to Gort, continue forward on the N18. Just before Gort, enter the Motorway M18 (signposted Limerick). Continue forward onto the N18 -Toll (signposted Limerick East - Toll). Continue on the N18 Toll Plaza and enter Limerick Tunnel. Continue forward onto the M7 Motorway (signposted Dublin). Exit at Junction 27 signposted, Killaloe/Ballina/Birdhill. Take the first exit and continue straight until you come to another roundabout, take the second exit onto the R494 (signposted Ballina, Killaloe). Follow R494 road into the village of Ballina, you will come onto small roundabout at McKeoghs supermarket, take a left, when you drive across the bridge take a left, once you pass the AIB bank take the next right. Continue up Abbey Street and you will see Supervalu on your right, once you pass Supervalu take the second right opposite the Boys National School. Once you come to the end of the road take a left and an immediate right. Atek is the second building on the right hand side.

Accommodation
Visit the following link for popular local accommodation

Bus Timetable - www.buseireann.ie http://www.buseireann.ie

Go into the timetable search link and look for suitable schedules from your Location to either:

1. Ballina (North Tipperary) - Route 323

2. Killaloe - Route 345 (there is more frequent buses on this route and it drops you off on the Killaloe side of the Lake.)

3. Birdhill - Route 12 (This route has the most frequent buses as it is on the Limerick Dublin route, Birdhill is approximately 4 miles away from Ballina/Killaloe.
*A member of ATEK staff may be able to pick you up from the station & if this is not possible you can phone one of the local taxis.

Train Timetable - www.irishrail.ie

Go into the timetable section and look for suitable schedules to Birdhill Train station.
*A member of ATEK staff may be able to pick you up from the station & if this is not possible you can phone one of the local taxis.

Taxis

Josie Reddan Bridge St. Killaloe : 061-376146

Silver Cabs: 087-6111103
Brendan McNamara: 087-3147071

B&S Cabs: 061-374444
(Mobile:087-1352109)
Ward: 087-2644365
Shepherd: 061-375111