How to find The Alliance
South Lotts Road
- Directions from city centre
The Alliance can be reached in 15 minutes on foot from St Stephen’s Green. Walk up Merrion Row, Baggot St Lower, Baggot St Upper and cross the Grand Canal at Baggot St Bridge. Then take a left onto Haddington Road and continue straight until you come to a Y junction with Slattery’s Public House in front of you. Keep to the left of Slattery’s onto South Lotts Road and The Alliance is on your left.
From Nassau Street at Trinity College (city centre), travel along Merrion Square and Lower Mount Street. Cross the canal and continue along Northumberland Road to the first set of lights. Turn left onto Haddington Road. At the next junction, continue straight through and The Alliance is on your left.
The main Dublin Bus routes that serve The Alliance from the city centre are the 4, 7 and 8 from O’Connell Street and O’Connell Bridge.
Dublin’s local rail service (DART) stops at Grand Canal station with the exit onto Barrow Street. From Dublin city centre, visitors to The Alliance can take the DART southbound from Pearse Station, Tara St Station or Connolly Station. Connolly Station provides a link with the city’s light rail service, the LUAS.
- Directions from M50 motorway (ring road)
From the M50 motorway, take Exit No. 9 (N7 – Naas Road Exit/Dublin City Centre). Continue along the R110 onto the R810, and turn right onto R812 (Davitt Road). Follow the R812 until it meets the R111, then turn right and continue along R111 (Dolphin Road). Continue on R111 (The Grand Canal is on your left hand side). Travel alongside the canal to Baggot Street Bridge. Continue straight onto Haddington Road until you come to a Y junction with Slattery’s Public House in front of you. Keep to the left of Slattery’s onto South Lotts Road and The Alliance is on your left.
- Directions from Dublin Airport
Dublin Airport is 13.5km from The Alliance. The Air Coach provides a 24-hour coach service from Dublin Airport to the nearby D4 Inn (formerly Jury’s Hotel) on Lansdowne Road only a short walk away. Taxis are available outside the arrival hall at Dublin Airport. For those travelling by car from Dublin Airport, follow all directions for Dublin City as you exit Dublin Airport. Follow above directions by road.
Travelling by car from Dublin Airport:
Head southwest and turn left onto R132. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the M1 ramp to An Lár/City Centre. Merge onto M1 and continue onto M50. Continue straight onto East Wall Road/ R131, go through one roundabout and cross the river to the East Link toll bridge. At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Sean Moore Road/R131, keeping right to stay on this road. Take the 1st turn right onto Beach Road/R131/R802, then turn right onto Irishtown Road/R 802. Take a left turn onto South Lotts Road and continue straight ahead. The Alliance will be on your right.
- Approximate walking distances
5 mins or less
- Grand Canal Dock DART station
- AVIVA Stadium
- Dublin Bus (various routes)
- Go Car
- Dublin Bikes
10 mins or less
- Merrion Square
- International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)
- Bord Gais Energy Theatre
- Ballsbridge Village
- Herbert Park
15 mins or less
- St. Stephen’s Green
- Trinity College
- Grafton Street
- LUAS (Spencer Dock)