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Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

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2013 is especially a very special time to visit Ireland for the year of the Gathering Ireland 2013 – contact our knowledgeable team to arrange your Ireland chauffeur tour, join an Ireland Escorted tour, or drive the roads of Ireland by yourself!

Ireland Escorted Tours

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

There is no better time to travel to the Emerald Isle!

4 out of every 5 people asked say that Ireland is in their list of top 5 places to visit. Wild & beautiful, inspiring & exciting, Ireland’s energy and romance will win you over in an instant. And with some of the friendliest people in the world, this perfectly-sized and surprisingly-diverse island will keep you coming back for more. The Island of Ireland is closer than ever, approximately six hours from the US and with 5 airlines now flying directly to Ireland – getting there has never been easier.

Book by May 31st and receive a $100.00 Per Person Discount on our Ireland Escorted Tours.

Superior accommodations, exceptional service, transport in a luxury touring coach, and some of the world’s most breath-taking surroundings are at the frontier of a Fully Inclusive Escorted Tour of Ireland.

Call 1-800-66-IRISH to book your Escorted Tour of Ireland.

March Madness Savings to Ireland

Friday, March 8th, 2013

In honor of all things Irish this month, we are offering $100.00 off any of our Deluxe Chauffeur Driven Tours of Ireland, including the 5* Castles of Ireland Tour with stays at Dromoland Castle & Ashford Castle! Also save on a number the 2013 Ireland Escorted Tours listed below.

Call 1-800-66 IRISH & mention ‘March100′- Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Escorted Tours on Sale:

Irish Gold – 8 or 9 Day Coach Tour
From $1198. Now from $1098 – Save $200 per couple! ($100 per person)
Book by March 18, 2013 and use code 031813GOA100
Highlights: Taylor’s Three Rock Pub, Clonmacnoise Monastic Site, Killary Fjord Catamaran Cruise, Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry, Jaunting Car Ride and more!

Irish Legends – 9 Day Coach Tour
Unique Experience Featuring the Aran Islands
From $1258. Now from $1158 – Save $200 per couple! ($100 per person)
Book by March 18, 2013 and use code 031813LE100
Highlights: Taylor’s Three Rock Pub Dinner/Show, Dingle Peninsula & Brewery, Jerpoint Farm & Lost Medieval Village, Titanic Walking Tour, Aran Islands Tour, Dunboyne Castle Farewell Dinner and more!

Irish Explorer – 9 Day Coach Tour
From $1246. Now from $1146 – Save $200 per couple! ($100 per person)
Book by March 18, 2013 and use code 031813EXP100
Highlights: Dinner & Traditional Show in Dublin, 5,000-year-old Boyne Valley Neolithic Tombs, Slieve League – Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs, Ring of Kerry Tour, Clontarf Castle Hotel Overnight Stay and more!

Irish Tradition – 12 Day Coach Tour
From $1898. Now from $1798 – Save $200 per couple! ($100 per person)
Book by March 18, 2013 and use code 031813TRA100
Highlights: Brazen Head Pub, Giant’s Causeway, Titanic Belfats, Clonmacnoise Monastic Site, Bunratty Castle Farewell Banquet and more!

Knitting Tour of Ireland

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Knitting has been part of Irish life since it was introduced in the 1600s. Knitting schools were established throughout the country, and knitting became an industry and a source of income for many households in the 18th century. An abundance of sheep and a surfeit of time on our hands have led us to produce an abundance of woolly goods. Knitting is one of the world’s greatest stress relievers and a personal and creative way to make a gift. Aran sweaters, with their detailed patterns, are a symbol of Irishness around the world and continue to inspire contemporary fabric designs.

Join us for our upcoming woolly tour that will get your needles clacking………….

The Wild & Woolly Knitting Tour of Ireland – a 9 Day Fully Escorted Tour from $1899.00
For more information, click here: Tour Details

The Olympic Torch comes to Ireland!

Monday, June 4th, 2012

A five day relay of the Olympic torch in Northern Ireland kicked off in Belfast on Sunday June 3rd, amid thousands of cheering spectators, visiting areas such as Belfast & Portrush

Martin McGuinness said: “I think people are exhilarated to be part of an event that’s one of the greatest competitions in the world and to be part of a little bit of history.”

The tour finishes in Dublin on Wednesday, June 6th.

Traveling to London for the Olympics? Ireland is just an hour’s flight away and should be a must-visit too! Contact us to book your dream Ireland vacation this summer.

Exclusive Irish Luxury with stays at Ashford & Dromoland Castle

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Every month, enjoy a special limited time offer to get the best deal to Ireland!

For MAY 2012 – Call 1-800-66 IRISH & Book by June 11th, 2012

Exclusive Irish Luxury – Travel with 26 Persons or Less

12 Days / 11 Nights / 21 Meals
From $3,798 land (after $300 discount)
Departing weekly through November

Experience prize-winning Ashford Castle, Dromoland Castle, Killarney Park Hotel and more, and enjoy special dining. Visit the Rock of Cashel, Slieve League Sea Cliffs, Titanic Belfast and more. Opportunities for Golf & Spa Treatments.

Tour Highlights

  • Ireland’s Best Deluxe & Castle Hotels Including Famous Dromoland & Ashford Castles
  • Abbey or Gate Theatre
  • Guinness Storehouse & a Pint
  • Slieve League – Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Giant’s Causeway

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Hire a Driver in Ireland

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Our personal drivers are all certified Irish guides. They will share their vast knowledge of Ireland’s history and culture. Sit back and relax while taking in the breath-taking scenery that surrounds you.

In addition to the luxury sedan and saloon vehicles available for couples and individuals, a private chauffeur driven tour of Ireland is also available for any small group of people. A range of small, luxury minivans and motorcoaches are available, so you don’t need a large group to take a coach.
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Culinary Tour of Ireland

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Some people are surprised to learn that Ireland top the lists of many food connoisseurs. With its varied landscapes, the country produces a wealth of farm fresh produce.  The pride in animal husbandry produce excellent beef, lamb, pork and poultry. You will also encounter a living baking tradition, the fruits of which you can enjoy at afternoon tea in numerous home bakeries, cafés and teashops.

Join renowned cookbook author Judith McLoughlin on the 2012 Shamrock & Peach Culinary tour of Northern Ireland. This exclusive authentic Irish culinary tour will explore take you to explore the breath-taking Northern Irish landscape, visit award-winning Irish restaurants, experience traditional Irish bread-making, and much more! See the newly opened Titanic Experience in Belfast, let the scenery at the Giants Causeway take your breath away, learn the history at the Ulster American Folk Park, all while staying at the finest of Irish accommodations on this unique Irish gourmet tour!

Contact us to book this Culinary Tour of Ireland – limited space available!

March Madness Savings – Book by 3/30

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Book by March 30th & Save up to $150.00 Per Person on select Ireland Tours:

The Best of Ireland Escorted Tour – 7 Days from $1099.00

My Own Private Ireland Chauffeur Tour – 7 Days from $1699.00

The Deluxe Self-Drive Ireland Vacation with last night at Dromoland Castle – 8 Days from $1399.00

The Ashford Castle & Adare Manor Private Chauffeur Tour – 6 Days from $1299.00

Click here for more details: Ireland March Madness Savings

Castle & Manor Private Tour of Ireland from $1299.00

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Ireland is renowned for a breath-taking landscape; the lush green pastures of the island surrounded by its dramatic wind swept cliffs. More often than not, an old tower or castle ruin stands proudly, a symbol of the country’s history. As a small country with big history, castles were a common symbol of power and protection. Eventually these castles began to be replaced by Tower Houses, which then were developed into much bigger estates and symbols of the finest architectural design.

An Irish castle or manor home represents hundred of years of history, which is undoubtedly why so many people are fascinated with them. Not many experiences can be trumped by staying in an authentic Irish castle or manor- with some built as early as the 13th century, they have been restored to the highest standards of luxurious accommodation.

Experience the historical grandeur of an Irish castle stay firsthand! Our Castle & Manor Tour is available from just $1299.00 Per Person – this 5* Private Chauffeur tour features Ashford Castle & Adare Manor. Or avail of our Castle of Ireland Tour featuring the finest of Ireland’s Star Accommodation featuring Waterford Castle, as well as Dromoland & Ashford Castle before traveling north to Lough Eske Castle, and last night at Cabra Castle – all from $2099.00 Per Person.

To book the Castle & Manor Tour of Ireland, or the Castles of Ireland Tour, contact us – or call 1-800-66-Irish to customize your own Irish Castle Vacation.

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