Accompanying Persons Fee €299 plus 23% VAT

This fee includes:

  • Half day Historical Tour in Dublin city centre
  • Attendance at the Welcome Reception at Guinness Storehouse
  • Full day tour to Wicklow Mountains
  • Attendance at the Gala Banquet at Christchurch Viking Cathedral
  • Attendance at the social event on the final day of the convention

We have an exciting congress accompanying person programme which will provide the participants the opportunity to see a piece of Ireland, experience some of its best attractions. Please see below a detailed agenda for the Accompanying person programme.

Historical Walking Tour

Thursday 15th November
Time: 14:30 – 16:30
Start Point: Dublin Castle

Half day Historical Tour in Dublin city centre, Dublin has many landmarks and monuments dating back hundreds of years. This guided tour will give you an overall flavour of the historic and ancient city. You will see examples of Dublin’s superb architecture in the Georgian streets and squares. The tour starts at Dublin’s oldest and most prestigious University, Trinity College and goes through some of the most historical sites in the city such as National Gallery of Ireland, Natural History Museum, St Stephens Green park, and the Mansion House of Dublin where the Lord Mayor resides.

Welcome Reception

Thursday 15th November
Venue: Guinness Storehouse

Join your partner at the Welcome Reception. This will take place in The Guinness Storehouse on Thursday 15th November at 19:30 pm.

Wicklow Tour

Friday 16th November
09:00 – 16:00

Full day Tour in the Glendalough Valley is located in the Wicklow Mountains National Park and has many attractions to entice, entertain and enthral visitors, from its world famous Monastic Site with Round Tower to its scenic lakes and valleys, as well as a selection of walks and trails in the area including The Wicklow Way.

Gala Dinner

Friday 16th November
Venue: Christchurch Cathedral

EDA 2018 Gala dinner will take place at Christchurch Cathedral on 16th November 2018 at 19:30hrs. Delegates will be treated to a sumptuous meal, followed by entertainment which will prove to be a memorable experience for all.

Half Day Social Excursion

Saturday 17th November

Half day social excursion including lunch….more details to follow soon

Supporting Bodies

Important Dates

Congress Dates

14th - 17th November 2018


Opening of Registration

June 2018

End of Early Registration

28th September 2018