A number of social events have been organised exclusively for OR 2016 delegates.
These can all be booked through the registration form.

Networking Reception

Monday 13th June 2016
A casual networking reception will take place in a local bar in Dublin city centre. This will give delegates the opportunity to network and reacquaint with their fellow colleagues, in a relaxed setting.
Cost included in registration fee

Welcome Reception

Tuesday 14th June 2016
The OR 2016 Welcome Reception will take place on the 14th June at Trinity College Dublin. Attendance to the Welcome Reception is included in the conference registration fee.
Cost included in registration fee

OR 2016 Gala Dinner

Wednesday 15th June 2016
The OR 2016 Gala Dinner will take place in the Round Room at the Mansion House. The Round Room was built in 1821 for the much anticipated visit of King George IV. For nearly 200 years the Round Room has continued making history and has been the venue of choice for historic events in Irish history – such as the proclamation of the Irish Declaration of Independence. On this night delegates will be treated to a sumptuous meal, followed by entertainment which will prove to be a memorable experience for all.
Tickets cost €85 per person. Tickets can be purchased on the registration form.

Optional Tours

Dublin City Sightseeing Tour

Explore Dublin City with iconic red buses -City Sightseeing Dublin. Enjoy our open top hop on hop off bus tour of Dublin and stop at all of Dublin city’s great Attractions. This fun and friendly 90-minute tour departs every 8 to 20 minutes throughout the day and stops along the primary tour route include Trinity College, the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Kilmainham Gaol and the Old Jameson Distillery, CrokePark and Glasnevin Cemetery.
Cost: €19 pp Tour runs daily and ticket is valid for 24hrs of first use

Grand Wicklow Tour

See Wicklow’s top natural beauty spots and experience the warmest of Irish hospitality on a day full of fun. The stunning scenery of the Wicklow Mountains tour route includes a stop at Glencree Valley, photo stops at the Guinness Lakes, the PS I Love you Bridge, the bog lands and heather fields of the Sally gap and Glendalough. Situated in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains, the 10th century monastic round tower settlement in Glendalough is the jewel in the crown of the Wicklow Mountains Tour. Offering up leisurely (or more challenging) walkways to the lower and upper lakes, Glendalough is a must see for any visitor to Ireland. For a lunch spot with a difference the Wicklow Mountains Tour stops at a Traditional Irish Pub in the Wicklow Mountains area.
Cost: €28 pp Tour runs daily

Newgrange Tour

This unique day tour attraction includes a guaranteed guided visit to Newgrange, the UNESCO World heritage site, dated 3,200BC and one of the oldest Neolithic burial chambers in Europe (predating the Egyptian pyramids!) The journey through ancient Ireland continues onto the Hill of Tara, seat of the Irish High Kings. Your last stop is at the small fishing village of Howth. At Howth Summit we save the best until last –with spectacular views looking out over Dublin Bay –before heading back to the city via the coastal route.
Cost: €36 pp Tour runs Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays