Day 1: Saturday, June 17, 2017 -Depart for Ireland! We take a private luxury coach from Baltimore to Dulles Airport. At 10:25 pm we'll board our Direct Non-stop Flight to Ireland at Dulles Airport. Our overnight destination is Dublin, Ireland.
When you see that little spot on the top of the Cliffs, you can visualize how Huge the Cliffs are!
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Wednesday night's entertainment
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The Pyramid in County Mayo
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Our answer to, "What is a
full Irish breakfast?"
A Free pint at Boland's
Day 3: Monday, -After a well needed sleep-in and a Full Irish Breakfast! We are off to Tour 'The Donegal Town'. We"ll stop for a tour tour and shop at the Belleek Pottery Factory. It's interesting to watch their master craftsmen produce this artwork. Belleek has a showroom where they offer their products at a discount. Then we are off to Donegal Town. We will Pub Hop & Shop on the Diamond in Donegal town. One of the finest clothing
stores in all of Ireland is Magee's. Magee's flagship is on the Diamond in Donegal Town. We'll return to Sligo for dinner at our hotel.
Day 4: Tuesday, -After a Full Irish Breakfast we will check out of our hotel. Our destination is Swinford in County Mayo. On the way will stop at the "Foxford Woolen Mills" for a bit of shopping. A must for those of us with an interest in Irish living conditions is ‘The Museum of Country Life’. It’s nearby in Castlebar. With exhibitions spread over four floors, you’ll see how the people of rural Ireland lived in the hundred years between the Great Famine and the end of the 1950s. Dinner tonight is at our hotel and is included. We will check into the Gateway Hotel. The Gateway is a small country bouquet hotel. It’s close to Westport, and Castlebar, and most importantly it around the corner from a real Irish pub, Boland’s Bar. Your tour guide will buy you your first pint at Boland’s.
This Tour includes:
Day 2: Sunday, -We'll arrive in Dublin we'll arrive at Dublin airport at 10:25 am local time. After collecting our luggage and clearing customs, we will board our 1st class coach and go to Newgrange. Newgrange is an monument that dates back 3,000 years before the Pyramids'. We will have Coffee and Breakfast at Newgrange. After our visit we will head west to Sligo. We will check into The Sligo City Hotel. Dinner tonight will be at our hotel.
Day five: Wednesday, -early this afternoon after a well needed sleep-in and a Full Irish Breakfast! We are going to the award winning town of Westport. We will stop in the picturequest town of Westport to explore! You will enjoy the many quaint shops and pubs. There are specialty shops on every street and down every alley! The pubs are meeting places that have inspired poets and musicians for centuries. A visit to Matt Molloy's Bar is a must! Matt Molloy won several 'Grammy's' playing the flute with the 'The Chieftains'. After We'll leave for Achill Island. We will enjoy a driven tour of Achill Island. We'll stop on Atlantic Drive for a photo opp. Then drive to Keel where we will enjoy Dinner at the Achill Cliff House. Dinner at the Achill Cliff House is Included.
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$3,197 Full Package Per person double occupancy
Full Package including Airfare from any East Coast City, $3,197. pp double occupancy.
Option Two (Land Only)
$2,486 Per person sharing, if you book your own Airfare.
Land only book your own airfare and meet the group in Ireland: $2,486. pps. Some people prefer to arrange their own flights. Either to extend their visit or to use frequent flyer miles. This option makes the tour flexible and manageable.
$554 Single Room
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1) Lunch is not included in this package. Many people find the full Irish breakfast so filling they eat little or no lunch. Golf and Horse Back Riding is not included, but can be arranged with advance notice.
2) Most Alcoholic Drinks are not included
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Tuesday night's entertainment
This Tour Also Includes:
Dinner on Achill Island at the 'Achill Cliff House'.
A visit to Cong, where they filmed 'The Quiet Man'.
Admission to the 'Guinness Storehouse', Dublin.
A Whiskey Tour of Jameson Distillery.
A Fun 'pub grub' meal at "Bad Bobs" in Temple Bar.
"Taylors 3 Rocks", Dinner and Irish Show.
"The Merry Ploughboy Pub" Hooley and Dinner.
Transportation to Dublin Airport.
We will stop and do a walking tour of Cong. Cong is the quaint little village where "The Quiet Man" was filmed.
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Annie Moore's Statue
Ballykissangel was filmed in Avoca, Ireland. We will be visiting Avoca. If you haven't seen the show check with your local PBS TV station and at least catch one episode before you trip to Ireland,
Day 6: Thursday, -after a full Irish breakfast we’ll check out of the Gateway Hotel and head south to Cong (We’ll Leave the hotel about 9:00am). In Neale you will view from the coach, Ireland’s only pyramid. It was built in the eighteenth century by the first Baron of Kilmaine, John Brown! It was built to remember his dog or his brother Sir. George (there is still speculation if he built it for his dog or his brother!). (We’ll arrive in Cong about 10:00am) Cong is the village where John Wayne starred in ‘The Quiet Man’. We’ll take about a half hour and do a walking tour of Cong. (We’ll leave Cong at 11:00am) Then it’s off to Galway. With Thursday’s traffic we’ll arrive in Galway about 12:30pm in time for a late lunch and some sightseeing by foot. (We’ll visit Galway for about an Hour and a half.) We’ll leave Galway about 2:00pm we will travel through Gort to avoid the traffic in the Burren. We’ll arrive at the ‘Cliffs of Moher’ between 3:30 and 4pm. With the proper mix of the wind and the sea, you will witness breath taking views of Mother Nature from 702 feet above the sea. Mother Nature will decide how long we stay at the cliffs! Today’s final destination is an hour away. We arrive at ‘The Radisson Blu Hotel’. You’ll have time to check-in and freshen up before the 7:00pm Dinner and a Show! Tonight you will go up the road to the ‘Bunratty Folk Park’. You will experience the magic of Irish traditional music, song and dance at the Traditional Irish Night in the Corn-Barn at Bunratty Folk Park. After dinner and the show it’s off to Durty Nelly’s it’s time to buy a pint for your guide. If each adult pitches in 5p it won’t hurt too much!
Day 7: Friday, -after a full Irish breakfast you will be free to enjoy all that Bunratty offers. Across from the Bunratty Castle is 'The Buttery' a nice pub to have lunch. Next to the Buttery is an outlet for the Blarney Woolen Mills (look but don’t buy, we are there Tomorrow!) and of course entrance to the Bunratty Folk Park is included
Round Trip Airfare from Dulles Airport to Ireland. (If the option is Elected)
All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person.
Sightseeing on a Luxury Coach with a Professional Driver.
A full Irish Breakfasts Every Morning.
Dinners every evening.
A driven tour of the beautiful Achill Island.
Admission to tour Newgrange.
Admission to ‘The Museum of Country Life'.
2 Nights at The Sligo City Hotel.
Entrance to Belleek Pottery Factory
A day trip to Donegal Town.
A stop at Yeat's Grave.
2 Nights in Swinford, County Mayo.
Shopping at the 'Foxford Woolen Mills'.
A free Pint at Boland's Bar.
Free time to explore the town of Westport.
A stop at 'Matt Molloy's Pub'.
2 Nights in Bunratty, County Clare.
Free time to roam about in Galway
Admission to 'The Cliffs of Moher'.
Visits to Durty Nelly's Pub.
Admission to The Rock of Cashel.
Admission to Bunratty Irish Night in the Corn-Barn.
Admission to the Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.
2 Nights in Blarney, County Cork.
Shopping at Blarney Woolen Mills.
A visit to historic Kinsale.
Admission to 'The Cobh Heritage Center'.
Admission to Kilmainham Jail.
Round Trip Train Tickets From Dublin to Bray.
3 Nights in Dublin.
Pearse Museum in St. Enda's Park
Tour of Smithwick's.
Shopping at 'Avoca Handweavers' establish 1723.
A stop in 'Avoca' where Ballykissangel was filmed.
Admission to Blarney Castle to 'Kiss the Blarney Stone'.
Irish Music and Dancers at the 'Blarney Castle Hotel'.
Matt Molloy is the musical master of Ireland. As the flautists with the Chieftains, I think he has won more 'Grammys than any other Irishman ever! We are going to stop in his Pub and have a "soft drink"! Matt will probably not be there, but his son will. He will let you and your children play with his grammys.
Day 9: Sunday, -after a full Irish breakfast, about 10am, we will board our coach and to visit Kinsale. The battle of Kinsale was the ultimate battle in England's conquest of Gaelic Ireland, commencing in October 1601, near the end of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, and at the climax of the Nine Years War campaign by the O’Neills and O’Donnells and other Irish lords against English rule. In this century the bloodshed is but a distance memory. The battle of Kinsale has been replaced with a pleasant harbor view with: Shops, Bistros and Pubs. We will enjoy a stroll in Kinsale and maybe stop for a pint of Murphy’s. Then it’s back on the coach, we’re going to Cobh. The Titanic’s last stop was Cobh! A statue of Annie Moore and her two brothers stand silently on the dock. An exact replica is in the New York Harbor. The song “Isle Of Hope Isle Of Tears” is about Annie Moore. Sample Annie Moore song and the history by playing the YouTube clip to the left. We will visit the 'The Cobh Heritage Center'. If your family emigrated from Ireland, they most likely left from Cobh. We will return to The Blarney Hotel Golf and Spa Resort for Dinner.
Day 10: Monday, -after a full Irish Breakfast we will check out of The Blarney Hotel Golf and Spa Resort and be off to Dublin. On the way we will stop in Kilkenny and tour the Smithwick’s Brewery, Ireland’s premier ale. Then we are off to Avoca. Avoca is home to the world renown Avoca Woolen Mills A.K.A. 'Avoca Handweavers' establish 1723. Some of our travelers have said Avoca is more stylish than other mills. Avoca is also where the BBC filmed Ballykissangel the popular PBS TV show about Irish life. While in Avoca you'll have time to be a patron at Fitzgerald's Pub. When we get to Dublin, We'll take a drive around the city center to see some of the important public buildings such as Trinity College, the General Post Office, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Dublin Castle. We will say goodbye to our coach and driver today. Tonight we stay at "The Gresham Hotel"! Our dinner tonight is in Temple Bar at a real urban Irish Pub. Tonight it's 'Pub Grub' at 'Bad Bobs' in Temple Bar.
Day 11: Tuesday, -after a full Irish Breakfast at The Gresham Hotel, You'll go to Jail! We will tour Kilmainham Gaol (Jail). After experiencing the Jail we'll Tour Guinness and have a free pint on the top floor of the Guinness Brewery. The rest of your day is free to explore this beautiful capital city. Tonight we will meet at our Hotel lobby, We are going to attend "Taylors 3 Rocks" the best Irish Show in Ireland. See a YouTube clip of the show by clicking on the image to the left. Dinner will be at 3 Rocks! (B,D)
Day 12: Wednesday, -after full Irish Breakfast at The Gresham Hotel, we will take the train south to Bray. The train licks the coast line and supports beautiful views of the Irish Sea. In Bray you can slip your shoes off and dip your toes in 'The Irish Sea'! We will stop in the Hibernian Pub and say hello to Philip the owner (Publican). We will return to (our 4 or 5 Star) hotel we’ll gather in the lobby. Tonight we are going to a Hooley and Dinner at ‘The Merry Ploughboy" famed as “The Only Pub Owned by Musicians in Ireland”
Day 13: Thursday, -after a full Irish Breakfast at The Gresham Hotel, You will have very little time for a bit of last minute shopping before heading to the airport. Our flight leaves Dublin at 12:25pm, we need to be checked in 2hr. before the flight. Our flight lands in Dulles at 3:20pm. We will supply you with transportation from the hotel to Dublin Airport. This afternoon we will fly home to the land of the free and the home of the brave. We will take with us a hundred thousand memories that will last a lifetime.
in your package. You could easily spend the day in the Park. Dinner tonight is at The Radisson Blu Hotel.
Day 8 Saturday, -after a full Irish breakfast we’ll check-out of the Radisson Hotel and be on the road by
10am. We will drive through Limerick and Tipperary on our way to Cashel! Saint Patrick crowned Brian Boru
the first High King of Ireland on the Rock of Cashel. After touring this Tenth Century castle we’ll Head south
to Blarney. We have time to wander the Castle gardens and Kiss the Blarney Stone. Tonight our hotel is The
Blarney Hotel Golf and Spa Resort . Dinner and Irish entertainment will be at the hotel.