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Directions to The Exam Centre

Southside Centre – Sandyford Dublin 18

By Luas

We’re on the Green Luas line, which runs from Broombridge to Sandyford.

The Exam Centre is located just off Corrig Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate,  5 minutes walk from Stillorgan Luas station. On exiting the Luas at the Stillorgan station, straight ahead you will see traffic lights. Cross here and this leads to the Ballymoss Road. Follow this road to the end and then take a right, at the traffic lights cross the road and head towards Corrig road (You will see Sandyford Business Centre in front of you) When on Corrig Road look out for ”Pizzicato” a restaurant on the corner and turn right here.  The Exam Centre entrance is located on a small plaza at the rear of the building.

By Bus

No. 11 bus from Wadelai Park (via O’Connell Street), Alight at stop no. 4847 Blackthorn Drive, Luas Car Park.

No. 75 bus from Tallaght/Dun Laoghaire. Alight at stop no. 449 Blackthorn Road, Corrig Road

By Car

Heading Southbound on M50 Junction

Exit at Junction 13 from M50

Stay in the right lane and take the 3rd exit from the roundabout (signposted for Sandyford).

Follow that road until you come to traffic lights and turn left there.

You will see the Beacon Hotel on your right, turn right at traffic lights, stay in the right lane.

Then take the first right.

Follow that road for about 250 meters and take the left turn (between a bus stop and traffic lights- You’ll see a sign for Centric health)

Follow the road until the first entrance to an underground car park.

Enter the car park and park your vehicle at any space labelled PUBLIC. You are entitled for 2h free parking.

Please do NOT park at numbered spaces or you will be clamped (these are designated to residents).

When you take the escalator exit out of the car park you will find yourself at the Plaza with Dunnes Stores on your right and on your left you will see Imaginosity (The Childrens Museum) and Starbucks ahead of you. Take a left at Starbucks keeping the Museum on your left and continue straight until you exit the Plaza and enter a small courtyard with The Exam Centre is on your left hand side.

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Heading Northbound on M50 Junction 13

Stay in the right lane, follow the roundabout and take the 3rd exit.

You will see the Beacon Hotel from your right, turn right at traffic lights, stay in the right lane.

Then take the first right.

Follow that road for about 250 meters and take the left turn (between a bus stop and traffic lights – You’ll see a sign for Centric Health)

Follow the road until the first entrance to an underground car park.

Enter the car park and park your vehicle at any space labelled PUBLIC. You are entitled for 2hr free parking.

Please do NOT park at numbered spaces or you will be clamped (these are designated to residents).

When you take the escalator exit out of the car park you will find yourself at the Plaza with Dunnes Stores on your right and on your left you will see Imaginosity (The Childrens Museum) and Starbucks ahead of you. Take a left at Starbucks keeping the Museum on your left and continue straight until you exit the Plaza and enter a small courtyard with The Exam Centre is on your left hand side.

Northside Centre – North Road, Dublin 11

By Car

Heading Southbound on M50 Junction 5

1. Exit at Junction 5

2.  With Charlestown Shopping Centre on your  left and Denis Mahony Motors on your right take the first right turn into North Park Business Park. J5 Plaza is on your right hand side.

3. Free Parking is available 600 metres away on the right hand side just before the Charlestown Shopping centre.

Heading Northbound on M50 Juntion 5

1. Exit at Junction 5

2. With Charlestown Shopping Centre on your  left and Denis Mahony Motors on your right take the first right turn into North Park Business Park. J5 Plaza is on your right hand side.

3. Free Parking is available 600 metres away on the right hand side just before the Charlestown Shopping centre.

By Bus

Currently the area is served by four bus routes, which terminate in close proximity to the site and Charlestown Shopping Centre. These are routes 9, 17A, 40C and 83 and three that stop directly at the Shopping Centre located 600 metres away.

  • 9 City Centre, Phibsboro, Ballymun Road, Glasnevin Avenue terminating at Charlestown Centre
  • 17a Finglas (Mellowes Rd.), Kilbarrack.
  • 40 City Centre (Parnell St.), now terminates at Charlestown Centre
  • 40a City Centre (Parnell St.), now terminates at Charlestown Centre
  • 40c City Centre (Parnell St.), Finglas (St. Margaret’s Road)
  • 83 Finglas (Mckelvey Ave.) Kimmage, (Stannaway Avenue)

Route 9 now operates every 10 minutes at peak time to the City Centre via Charlestown Shopping Centre and also provides the Lanesborough and Melville Estates with direct connections to Dublin City University (DCU).

Parking

There is Free parking Monday to Friday in the adjacent Charlestown Shopping Centre (500 mtrs away). Saturday and Sunday Exam takers can park for Free directly outside The Exam Centre at the J5 Plaza.