Booking lunch in Church House, Dublin:
If you intend to have lunch in Church House on the day of the meeting, please contact our reception (Tel: +353 1 497 8422 or e-mail) to book include the name and date of the committee attended, your name and lunch preference.
Please notify us of any special dietary requirements at the same time. Please pre–select a hot or cold option (generally salad, quiche, cold meats etc, menu available here), to facilitate the kitchen with numbers.
Agendas and other documents are available in alternative formats:
If you require this service, please contact Janet Maxwell, Head of Synod Services. Tel +353 1 4125 621 or e-mail.
Documents will be circulated by e–mail, where this is appropriate. Hard copies can be obtained at the venue on the day of the meeting if required.
Larger documents and those with multiple attachments will generally be sent by post, unless the committee requests otherwise.
Directions to Church House:
LUAS Green line: Nearest stop, Beechwood. Walk straight towards Rathmines, passing Mortons’ supermarket on the left hand side. Take the left hand (un–named) road at Holy Trinity Church (the church in the middle of the road). www.luas.ie
From Upper Rathmines Road, take the turning into Church Avenue and, using Holy Trinity Church as a roundabout, take the last exit. Church House is the building on the left at the end of this cul–de–sac.
Taxis are available from the main Dublin train stations and from Busáras.
A bus service, No 128, now runs from Connolly Station to Rathmines. Getting off at the Rathmines stop, walk up Rathmines Road to Upper Rathmines Road and follow directions as above. www.dublinbus.ie
The Teleconference facility is available for meetings. Please let the office know in advance if you wish to join the meeting using this facility.
At the time of the meeting, dial 0818 301 111 (from RoI)*, or 0845 351 2792 (from NI)* or +353 (0) 1 664 8888 (from the rest of the world).
You will be prompted to input the Participant Pin Number (as given with your meeting notification), followed by the # key.
You will be prompted to say your name, again followed by the # key.
You will hear music, if the meeting line has not yet opened, or alternatively, will join the meeting.
If things seem not to be working, dial the reception line for Church House – +353 (0)1 497 8422 for assistance.
*These lo–call numbers may incur a higher charge if you are using a mobile phone. If you are using a mobile, please dial 01 664 8888 from RoI or 028 95950070 from NI.
PLEASE NOTE: if no one has selected the teleconference option, the facility may be allocated to another meeting – it is important to reply to this option if you wish to use it. Teleconference expenses should be claimed via a committee expenses form.
Video Conference (GoToMeeting) facility:
Some smaller committees may avail of the GoToMeeting solution which will allow video and document sharing.
Video Conferencing hubs are available in Church House Dublin and Church House Belfast.
To request the GoToMeeting facility, please contact the member of Church House staff who is arranging the meeting.
You may test your system for GoToMeeting by clicking here.
Please click here to view some suggested accommodation options near Church House Dublin.
Committee expenses forms are available in the upper lobby of Church House, or may be downloaded in PDF format from the links below.
Committee expenses are paid by EFT transfer.
Where a committee member has submitted an email address, they will receive a remittance advice as a PDF via email from firstname.lastname@example.org
The subject line reads ‘Representative Church Body – EFT Remittance’, and the attached PDF will generally have the filename ‘su11rea_XX_XX.pdf’ – where ‘X’ is a unique digit identifier.