2018 Spring Ireland Tour

Visiting Dingle, Killarney and Galway – Ireland’s Three Gems
May 15 – 25, 2018

Info Session: Sunday, November 19 at 1:00 pm – Mary Dooley Campus Center Room 207 at Elms College, 291 Springfield Street, Chicopee, MA.

The Irish Cultural Center’s Rose Baker and Pat Baker to host the trip. Please join us!
Download the Tour Itinerary and Reservation Application.

Irish Cultural Center Ireland Tour

Tour the wild and beautiful West Coast of Ireland! Embrace Ireland’s gems, Dingle, Killarney and Galway, on a leisurely paced spring time tour through gorgeous countryside, charming towns and bustling cities. Multiple night stays in Dingle, Killarney and Galway allow you to immerse yourself in the beauty, hospitality and culture of Ireland’s Historic West Coast Towns.

When
Departing Tuesday, May 15 – Returning Friday, May 25, 2018

9 Nights in Top-Rated Hotels
Dingle Skellig Hotel, Dingle, Co. Kerry: May 16 – May 19
Killarney International Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry: May 20 – May 21
Jury’s Inn Galway, Co. Galway: May 22 – May 24

Cost
$2,795 per person / double room occupancy
$3,195 single room occupancy (limited availability)

DingleIncludes
Round trip bus transportation from the Irish Cultural Center to Boston’s Logan Airport; round trip airfare from Boston to Shannon Airport; 9 nights in three Top Rated Hotels; full Irish breakfast daily (tea, coffee and soup/sandwiches at the Meadowlands Hotel in Tralee on day of arrival); 9 dinners; 1 lunch at Gus O’Connor’s Pub in Doolin; admission to Blarney Castle, Blasket Centre, Cliffs of Moher, Dingle Brewing Company, Corrib River and Lake Cruise, horse-drawn jaunting cart ride in Killarney, and Celtic Steps Irish Music/Dance Show; optional day trips (no extra cost) to Blarney, Slea Head Drive tour of Dingle Peninsula, Kilmalkedar Church, trip to Moycullen for shopping at Celtic Crystal and Connemara Marble; deluxe touring motor coach for all transportation and sightseeing with the services of a professional Irish driver/guide throughout; porterage of 1 suitcase per person; tips and taxes while in Ireland (note: gratuity to the driver/guide in Ireland is included).

Deposits, Payments and Application
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the Tour Itinerary and Reservation Application.
A $1,000 deposit, accompanied by a fully completed reservation application and copy of your passport reserves a seat. Tour is limited (46 passengers) and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Reserve your seat now! Final payment is due March 8, 2018. Balance due amount: $1,795 per person / double room occupancy; $2,195 single room. Travel Insurance information available upon request.

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For more information or to make reservations please contact:
Rose Baker at 413-519-2135 or email rbaker2811@yahoo.com
Pat Baker at 413-348-3263 or email pkbaker@verizon.net
The ICC office at 413-333-4951 or email irishcenterwne@gmail.com

 

Read what travelers had to say about the ICC’s previous spring tours.

I would recommend this trip with your organization to anyone. Thanks to all for a job well done. – Virginia D.

I never thought I would be able to go overseas! It was a dream come true to go to the land of my ancestors. The Skellig was like coming home! – Jane C.

The accommodations, meal choices, personnel in hotels and dining rooms, entertainment, etc. were top quality. – Helen H.

This trip was one of the best experiences ever for myself. Great time meeting many new people, seeing amazing landscapes and ocean views. It was a well planned and thought out trip that I will remember and talk about for many, many years. – Patrick B.

We wanted to thank you for organizing such a wonderful tour in Ireland. We had the time of our lives, and we haven’t stopped talking about it. Everything was perfect – the hotels, the food, the excursions. – Jim and Sue

This was our tenth trip to Europe and this trip was one of the most organized and accommodating we have had. Thank you Rose Baker – excellent job! – Danny and Marilyn K.

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