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PEG DOLANíS TOUR OF IRELAND SEPT. 25- OCT 4, 2014 $2,989 PER PERSON Thurs. Sept. 25 Depart JFK for overnight flight with meal service and in-flight entertainment. Fri. Sept. 26 After clearing Customs and Immigration at Shannon Airport you will be greeted by your guide who will escort you and your luggage to the motor coach. Our journey begins by heading up the coast to view the majestic Cliffs of Moher. This impressive wall of rock rises almost 700 feet above the Atlantic. We continue on to Galway to check into our hotel with the remainder of the afternoon to rest and relax at your lovely hotel overlooking Galway Bay. All refreshed you will meet your group for dinner in the hotel. Connemara Coast Hotel. Sat. Sept. 27 We start out today heading for the beautiful region of Connemara with itís sweeping views of boglands and misty mountains scattered with sheep. Weíll make a visit to the 19th century Neo-Gothic mansion of Kylemore Abbey where you will have time to walk the grounds and get some spectacular photos. We then return to Galway with the remainder of the afternoon free. Tonight you will have the option to see Irelandís Best Show, Trad on the Prom. Connemara Coast Hotel. Sun. Sept. 28 We say so long to Galway today and begin our journey south. We make our first stop at Rathbaun Farm for a great experience. Here you can feed the baby lambs, milk a cow and see what farm life is like in Ireland. You will then enjoy a lovely cup of tea and freshly baked homemade scone. We continue on down through Limerick City and the Thatched village of Adare to our final destination of Killarney. You will have the remainder of the afternoon to stroll around this busy little town before meeting in the hotel for dinner. Killarney Towers Hotel Mon. 29 Today we enjoy the magnificent drive around the famous Ring of Kerry with itís spectacular views. We will make a visit to Kissane Sheep Farm where you will see a great demonstration of a Shepherd rounding up his sheep with his dogs. Itís back to Killarney with the remainder of the afternoon and evening free to explore the many pubs on your own. Killarney Towers Hotel Tue. 30 We depart Killarney and enter into Co. Cork where we make a visit to the world famous ďBlarney Castle to Kiss the Blarney StoneĒ. Itís guaranteed to give you the gift of the gab. We continue on for a photo stop at the Rock of Cashel before our final destination of Kilkenny City. Our hotel is located directly across the river from Kilkenny Castle. You will have some free time before meeting your group for dinner in the hotel. River Court Hotel Kilkenny Wed. 1 We make the short drive today into Co. Wexford to visit the Dunbrody Famine Ship. Here you will witness some of the locals dressed in period costume re-enacting of how difficult life was trying to cross to America. We then make the short journey to Waterford to visit the world famous House of Waterford Crystal Here you will see demonstrations on how this beautiful crystal is made. Itís back to Kilkenny with the remainder of the day and night free to explore the Castle, pubs, shops, etc. River Court Hotel, Kilkenny Thurs. 2 On our way to Dublin today we will pay a visit to Glendalough, an ancient monastic site founded by St. Kevin in the 6th Century. For thousands of years people have been drawn to Ďthe valley of the two lakesĎ for its spectacular scenery, rich history & archaeology. We continue on to Irelandís capitol city of Dublin. We will take a panoramic drive around the city and point of places of interest and give you the remainder of the afternoon and evening to explore some of the great pubs and restaurants Ballsbridge Hotel. Fri. 3 Today is yours to do as you please and explore Dublin and all that it has to offer, or you will have the option to visit the ancient tomb at Newgrange. Newgrange is a prehistoric monument built about 3200 BC, during the Neolithic period, which makes it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. Our next visit is The Hill of Tara, an archaeological complex which contains a number of ancient monuments, and, according to tradition, was the seat of the High King of Ireland. Tonight we will enjoy a farewell dinner in our hotel. Ballsbridge Hotel Sat 4 Sadly today our time in Ireland has come to an end. We will transfer to Dublin Airport with plenty of time to check in and do some last minute duty free shopping. COST:_$2,989.00____per person based on a minimum of 20 people. If we do not reach the min. the tour may be cancelled or a price adjustment may be necessary. You will be notified 100 days prior to departure. SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: A single room is available for an additional_$477.00__(limited number available) TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE is available for an additional $171.00__per person and must be paid with initial deposit. PRICE INCLUDES: Round trip air from JFK to Ireland. 8 nights accommodations at 4 star hotels, transport by luxury motor coach for 9 days, 8 full breakfasts, 4 dinners. Visits and admissions to: Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey, Rathbaun Farm for tea & scones, Kissane Sheep Farm, Blarney Castle & Woollen Mills, Glendalough, Newgrange & Hill of Tara. NOT INCLUDED: Trip Insurance and Tip to the Driver (Recommended $10-$12 per day per person) DEPOSIT: A deposit of $500 per person is due to secure a space. Insurance premium is due with initial deposit: Deposit deadline is_May 15, 2014. $100 will become non-refundable after final payment is made unless the tour is cancelled by Peg Dolan or Tours Galore. CHECKS ONLY for deposit, however all major credit cards are accepted for FINAL PAYMENT. FINAL PAYMENT IS DUE NO LATER THAN July 15, 2014.___Please make check payable to: TOURS GALORE 8961 LAKE DRIVE #303 CAPE CANAVERAL,FL 32920 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: MARY NOLAN 321 212 8182 Airline taxes and surcharges are subject to change, which could affect the price of the tour. This itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions or the discretion of your driver. Tours Galore is a Licensed Seller of Travel in the State of Florida Reg. No. 21830