Crumlin Road Gaol provides a unique yet functional setting for your conference requirements. From small meetings in the Governor’s Boardroom, to seminars and workshops in the Forbes Boardroom or the Scullery and large conferences in the Lanyon Suite, we will provide a memorable event for your guests.

What We Offer

Our largest individual room can accommodate up to 260 guests and you can avail of smaller breakout rooms for additional seminars and workshops.

With all room bookings you have complementary access to our customised AV equipment, free Wi-Fi and free, secure on-site car parking for your guests. You will also be assigned a designated Events Manager to ensure the smooth planning of your event and assist on the day of your event.

You can make the most of the authentic prison experience by including a private tour of the Gaol for your guests at a reduced group rate. During the guided tour you will experience what life was life for prisoners in ‘The Crum’. You can visit the underground tunnel that connects the Gaol to the Crumlin Road Courthouse, view the four wings from the Circle and pay a visit to the Condemned Man’s Cell before seeing the Execution Chamber. Shortened tours are available to suit your conference’s running order.

We recognise that wonderful food is an integral part of any successful conference or event. Working with experienced caterers, we have developed versatile menus consisting of the finest local produce that can be tailored to suit your needs. Full day conferences can take advantage of our great value Daily Delegate catering package.

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Helpful & Friendly Staff in A Delightful Venue

Please pass on our thanks to you and your team at the Gaol for helping to make our event such a success. The venue was delightful, all the staff were very helpful and friendly and the food was delicious. The Warden was a particular talking point!

Ulster University

Extremely Well Run Event

I attended the Crumlin Road Gaol for the Gala dinner of the Young Planners Conference. There was a great crowd there and the surroundings were perfect for the event. The food and service was excellent – it was an extremely well run event for such a large and boisterous crowd! Really well done to all involved.

Royal Town Planning Institute

We Were Certainly Impressed

Thank you for all your help with our event. It went really well, smoothly and we wanted to thank you for everything. Everyone commented on the fabulous venue and food, and we were certainly impressed!

Volunteer Now

Professional & Welcoming

Thanks very much for all your work before and during the event – it really was a success and all your staff involved were very professional and made us feel very welcome. Catering was perfect, and the tour our members were given was fascinating of course.

Department for Communities

The Facilities Were Excellent

Our day went very well and the facilities were excellent. Everyone really enjoyed the venue and the tour has whetted our appetite to come back for the full visit. Many thanks to yourself, Melissa, Eoghan and the hospitality team who were all very helpful and professional throughout the day.

Department for the Economy

Everything Was Excellent

Thank you to you and all of your staff for the very warm welcome we received – from the room set-up, the catering, the tour, the tour guide – everything was excellent.

Department of Education


Conferences & Events Manager

Eoin Caughey
Conference & Events Manager 

T: 028 9074 1500
E: Click to email the Conference & Events Manager

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