The Helix is based in the heart of the campus of Dublin City University in Glasnevin, north Dublin, just 3 miles from the City Centre and minutes from the M50 motorway.
* From M50 Northbound:
Leave the M50 at the Ballymun exit. Drive through Ballymun. Continue straight through the roundabout in Ballymun (2nd exit) take the 2nd turn on the left on to Collins Avenue (at the traffic lights). At the second set of traffic lights turn right in to the entrance for DCU.
* From City Centre:
Drive towards Drumcondra along the N1, towards the M1. Continue past the junction for Griffith Avenue until you reach the junction at Whitehall. At this crossroads turn left onto Collins Avenue. Continue along Collins Avenue until you pass St. Aidans CBS on your left hand side. Just after the school turn left in to the entrance for DCU.
The Helix has parking for 850 cars. The car park is located on the Collins Avenue side of the DCU campus. The car park has an underground walkway to take you directly to the front door. Parking costs €4 for the day but will be reimbursed for the price of a coffee at the Helix Café. Access to the campus by car is by the Collins Avenue entrance.
The following buses will take you to, or within walking distance of DCU: 11, 13a, 16, 16a, 19a, 103, 46x, 58x, 116
The Helix offers easy access throughout the building and adapted toilets are available on each level of the building. Wheelchair spaces are available within Mahony Hall, the Theatre and the Space. For customers who have hearing impairments we offer an infra-red loop system and receivers can be booked in advance through the box office or requested at the time of performance subject to availability. A deposit is required.
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