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Directions to The Exam Centre

Southside Centre – Leopardstown Dublin 18

By Luas

We’re on the Green Luas line, at the Leopardstown Valley stop.  See http://www.luas.ie/leopardstown-valley.html for more details.

By Bus

Take the 44 bus to Kilgobbin Road stop number 3471, from here travel along the Ballyogan Road to Leopardstown Shopping Centre.  Details of this route can be found here:http://www.dublinbus.ie/en/RTPI/Sources-of-Real-Time-Information/?searchtype=route&searchquery=44

By Car

Heading Southbound on M50 Junction 14

          1. Exit at Junction 14 from M50

          2. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit towards Stepaside/Carrickmines keeping to the left.

          3. Continue down Ballyogan road passing 5 sets of lights with the Luas line always on your left, at the sixth set of lights –

          4. Turn left onto Ballyogan Ave (Leopardstown Valley Shopping Centre & The Gallops Pub)

          5. Follow route into the Car Park (one-way system) We are Unit 5 above Team Hope.

Or

Heading Southbound on M50 Junction 15

          1. Exit at Junction 15 from M50

          2. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit toward M50/Cill Tiarnáin/Kilternan

          3. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Ballyogan Rd heading to Baile Uí Argáin/Ballyogan

          4. Continue down Ballyogan Rd passing 2 sets of lights with the Luas line always on your right, at the third set of lights –

          5. Turn right onto Ballyogan Ave (Leopardstown Valley Shopping Centre & The Gallops Pub)

          6.  Follow route into the Car Park (one-way system) We are Unit 5 above Team Hope.

Heading Northbound on M50

          1. Exit at Junction 15 from M50

          2. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Ballyogan Rd heading to Baile Uí Argáin/Ballyogan

          3. Continue down Ballyogan Rd passing 2 sets of lights with the Luas line always on your right, at the third set of lights –

          4. Turn right onto Ballyogan Ave (Leopardstown Valley Shopping Centre & The Gallops Pub). At the small roundabout turn left into the Car Park observing the one-way system and park.

          5. We are Unit 5 above Team Hope.

Parking

There is Free Parking in the adjoining Leopardstown Shopping Centre, Monday to Saturday directly outside The Exam Centre.

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.