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Program #18731RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
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Itinerary for Jun 4 — Jun 18, 2015

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Day One: Thursday, June 04 - Overnight Flight From U.S.
In Transit: Overnight flight from North America to Shannon.

Type: Hotel

Description: Town centre hotel, close to the gates of Killarney National Park

Contact info:
Kenmare Place
Killarney
Co Kerry, Ireland
phone: +353646631816
web: www.killarneyinternational.com

Room amenities: TV, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, tea and coffee facilities, trouser press, ironing boards, room safe

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar, residents lounge, snooker room and library.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: .
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Friday, June 05 - Arrival Shannon Airport / Coach Transfer to Killa...
Arrive To: Arrival at Shannon Airport and transfer to Killarney by private coach. Southwest county Kerry is home to 14 of Ireland’s highest mountains and some of the last primeval oak and yew forests in Europe. The charming town of Killarney sits nestled beneath these majestic peaks and among its internationally famous lakes.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Hotel check-in: Available from 2 p.m. Program Registration: After getting your room assignment. Orientation: Enjoy a welcome drink and introductions to staff and your fellow participants. You will receive your Arrival Packet, which will have the latest updated schedule. We will review the schedule and discuss schedule changes, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, contact numbers for key staff and answer any of your questions or concerns. We will also offer some practical advice regarding banking, Internet, postage, etc.

Dinner: In hotel dining room.

Evening: Enjoy a free evening to explore Killarney or rest up from your travels and prepare for your upcoming adventure.

Lodging: International Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Town centre hotel, close to the gates of Killarney National Park

Contact info:
Kenmare Place
Killarney
Co Kerry, Ireland
phone: +353646631816
web: www.killarneyinternational.com

Room amenities: TV, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, tea and coffee facilities, trouser press, ironing boards, room safe

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar, residents lounge, snooker room and library.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: .
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Saturday, June 06 - Excursion Around Iveragh Peninsula: The Ring of K...
Breakfast: A full Irish breakfast in the hotel dining room. Choices vary but include a variety of eggs, bacon, sausages, tomato, potatoes, cereals, fruit, toast, pastries, jams and marmalade, yoghurts, juices, water, teas and coffees.

Morning: The Ring of Kerry is made up of spectacular coastal and mountain scenery, enveloping the charming towns of Glenbeigh, Cahersiven, Waterville and Sneem. Stop in Rossbeigh and enjoy a walk on the sandy beach that extends into the estuary like a finger, forming a natural barrier to the powers of the Atlantic Ocean and provides a safe haven for all kinds of marine life and seabirds. It is a designated natural heritage area and a Special Area of Conservation.

Lunch: In the charming village of Caherdaniel on the southwest side of the peninsula.

Afternoon: Excursion continues around the “Ring of Kerry,” through the picturesque village of Sneem. Sneem village comprises two squares, North and South, and a bridge acts as a knot between them.

Dinner: On your own to explore local fare.

Evening: Enjoy a free evening to explore Killarney.

Lodging: International Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: Town centre hotel, close to the gates of Killarney National Park

Contact info:
Kenmare Place
Killarney
Co Kerry, Ireland
phone: +353646631816
web: www.killarneyinternational.com

Room amenities: TV, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, tea and coffee facilities, trouser press, ironing boards, room safe

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar, residents lounge, snooker room and library.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: .
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Sunday, June 07 - Day Trip to the Dingle Peninsula / Dinner With Lo...
Breakfast: A full Irish breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Coach to the Dingle Peninsula, exploring this area’s rich archaeological heritage and unique culture. Once cited as “the most beautiful place on earth” by National Geographic magazine, much of the peninsula is a Gaeltacht, an area where the Irish language is widely spoken in home, workplace and school.

Lunch: On your own in the colorful fishing port of Dingle town, the area’s main hub, well-known for its eateries and traditional pubs.

Afternoon: Continue your exploration of the Dingle Peninsula, whose Slea Head on the western end is the most western part of Ireland.

Dinner: As guests of local families in a nearby town. Learn about the rhythm of daily Irish life while chatting with your hosts and savoring home-cooked cuisine.

Evening: Enjoy free time to experience local entertainment and culture.

Lodging: International Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Town centre hotel, close to the gates of Killarney National Park

Contact info:
Kenmare Place
Killarney
Co Kerry, Ireland
phone: +353646631816
web: www.killarneyinternational.com

Room amenities: TV, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, tea and coffee facilities, trouser press, ironing boards, room safe

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar, residents lounge, snooker room and library.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: .
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Monday, June 08 - Killarney National Park
Breakfast: A full Irish breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Walk to Killarney National Park home to magnificent native oak woods and one of the oldest yew woods in Europe. Enjoy an expert-led gentle hike in the park. Look out for a glimpse of the native Irish red deer along the way.

Lunch: On your own to enjoy local fare.

Afternoon: Enjoy free time to explore Killarney on your own. Speak with your Group Leader for suggestions on activities or sights that may interest you in this charming and bustling town.

Dinner: At the hotel.

Evening: Enjoy free time to experience local entertainment and culture, or simply go for a stroll through town streets.

Lodging: International Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: 4 star waterfront hotel a short stroll from the lively bustle of Quay Street and Eyre Square

Contact info:
New Docks Road
Galway, Ireland
phone: +35391569466
web: www.harbour.ie

Room amenities: Tea & coffee making facilities, wireless internet connection, hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone, iron and ironing board, 24 hr room service

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, conference centre, on site fitness centre with gym, jacuzzi steamroom and spa with beauty treatments available

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Tuesday, June 09 - World-Famous Cliffs of Moher
Breakfast: A full Irish breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Depart by private motor coach for a leisurely journey to Galway.

Lunch: In the coastal town of Lahinch, Co. Clare, where you will be free to explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Visit the world-famous Cliffs of Moher. There will be time to linger by the cliffs, which rise like a cathedral into the sky some 700 feet over the wild Atlantic Ocean. The views stretch as far as Galway Bay and the Aran Islands, and the location is also home to one of the major colonies of cliff-nesting seabirds in Ireland. Continue on to the Burren and meet local expert Shane Connolly who will lead us through one of the largest karst limestone landscapes in Europe, stopping for a short hike on the moon-like terrain.

Dinner: In hotel dining room.

Evening: Enjoy a free evening to take in local culture.

Lodging: Harbour Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: 4 star waterfront hotel a short stroll from the lively bustle of Quay Street and Eyre Square

Contact info:
New Docks Road
Galway, Ireland
phone: +35391569466
web: www.harbour.ie

Room amenities: Tea & coffee making facilities, wireless internet connection, hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone, iron and ironing board, 24 hr room service

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, conference centre, on site fitness centre with gym, jacuzzi steamroom and spa with beauty treatments available

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Wednesday, June 10 - Visit Schoolchildren / Expert-Led Walk of Galway ...
Visit Schoolchildren / Expert-Led Walk of Galway / The Claddagh / Free Time / Glenlo Abbey

Breakfast: A full Irish breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Visit a local primary (elementary) school. Sit in the classroom amongst the local school children, answer their questions while learning about school life in Ireland. The children will then put on a short display of traditional Irish music or present a project they are currently working on, for their new friends! For programs during school vacation dates, an alternative community-based field trip will replace the school visit. Your Group Leader will provide you with full details at the welcome orientation. Then enjoy an expert-led walk of Galway with a local historian and writer. Learn why Galway is nicknamed the “City of the Tribes.” Explore Galway Cathedral, the Spanish Arch, and part of the original city wall. Walk through Eyre Square and down the cobble stones of Quay Street to the tiny fishing enclave of The Claddagh, immortalised in the song "Galway Bay," and internationalized through its traditional jewelry, the Claddagh Ring, a symbol of love, friendship, commitment and loyalty.

Lunch: On your own to sample local fare in one of Galway’s many restaurants, cafes and traditional Irish pubs.

Afternoon: Enjoy a free afternoon to explore Galway city independently. Your Group Leader will give you suggestions for sites, explorations or activities that may interest you.

Dinner: Be welcomed by your host, a Galway academic and expert in the field of Anglo-Irish literature, before being led in to dine exclusively in the private Glenlo Abbey. The Abbey dates back to 1740, and was part of the ancestral home of two of the 14 “Tribes of Galway,”, the famed merchant families who dominated the economic and social life of the city at that time. A sumptuous candle-lit dinner will be served while you enjoy conversation on the topics “The Irish Big House” and “Galway’s Literary Tradition.”

Evening: Enjoy free time to explore on your own.

Lodging: Harbour Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: 4 star waterfront hotel a short stroll from the lively bustle of Quay Street and Eyre Square

Contact info:
New Docks Road
Galway, Ireland
phone: +35391569466
web: www.harbour.ie

Room amenities: Tea & coffee making facilities, wireless internet connection, hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone, iron and ironing board, 24 hr room service

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, conference centre, on site fitness centre with gym, jacuzzi steamroom and spa with beauty treatments available

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Thursday, June 11 - Boat Trip to Inis Mor
Breakfast: A full Irish breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Spend a full day on Inis Mor, the largest of the Islands of Aran, to explore this last remnant of authentic Gaelic civilization, where Christian ruins stand side by side with remarkable Pagan relics. Meet and hear local singer Deirdre Ni Chinneide. Walk the short distance to the picturesque village of Kilronan. From here, explore the island independently on foot, by bicycle, mini van or traditional horse-drawn jaunty car.

Lunch: On your own to explore local fare on the island.

Afternoon: Continue your exploration of the island independently; by foot, by bicycle, or by traditional horse drawn jaunty cars.

Dinner: At the hotel.

Evening: Enjoy a free evening to select cultural and entertainment options of your choosing.

Lodging: Harbour Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located modern 3 star hotel, overlooking the fishing port and magnificent Killybegs harbour

Contact info:
Killybegs
Co Donegal, Ireland
phone: +353749741700
web: www.tarahotel.ie

Room amenities: Tea & Coffee making Facilities, Hairdryer, direct dial telephone, safe (capable of holding a laptop) Broadband (supplement applies) Iron, Ironing Board and trouser press

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Conference facilities, Leisure Centre comprising gymnasium, sauna & steamroom and relaxation area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Nine: Friday, June 12 - Transfer to Killybegs via Sligo / Drumcliffe, Fin...
Transfer to Killybegs via Sligo / Drumcliffe, Final Resting Place of Famed Irish Poet W. B. Yeats

Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Depart by private motor coach for Killybegs, County Donegal. Undoubtedly one of Ireland's most untouched and ruggedly beautiful counties, County Donegal's striking landscape has remained relatively unaffected by the passage of time. The Donegal people, too, are renowned for their warmth and hospitality.

Lunch: Enjoy free time in Sligo town to explore local fare.

Afternoon: En route from Sligo to Killybegs, make a stop at Drumcliffe, the final resting place of the famed Irish poet W. B. Yeats, under the majestic mountain of Ben Bulben. The epitaph on his gravestone is well-known: "Cast a cold eye / On life / On death / Horseman, pass by!" Yeats is remembered as an important cultural leader, as a major playwright, and as one of the very greatest poets of the century, in any language. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1923 and died in 1939 at the age of 73.

Dinner: At the hotel.

Evening: Enjoy a free evening to explore local culture, sights and entertainment.

Lodging: Tara Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located modern 3 star hotel, overlooking the fishing port and magnificent Killybegs harbour

Contact info:
Killybegs
Co Donegal, Ireland
phone: +353749741700
web: www.tarahotel.ie

Room amenities: Tea & Coffee making Facilities, Hairdryer, direct dial telephone, safe (capable of holding a laptop) Broadband (supplement applies) Iron, Ironing Board and trouser press

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Conference facilities, Leisure Centre comprising gymnasium, sauna & steamroom and relaxation area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Ten: Saturday, June 13 - Killybegs / Glencolmcille / Seafood Dinner / Lear...
Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Spend the morning with a local journalist and community worker. On foot, explore this pretty town, home to the largest fishing fleet in Ireland. Take a walk on the pier to admire the fleet.

Lunch: Free to explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Experience Glencolmcille, a unique and beautiful place that was chosen as a base by St. Columba, one of Ireland's three patron saints, along with Patrick and Brigid. The name Glencolmcille, or "Gleann Cholm Cille," means in the Irish language "The Glen of St. Columba's Church." It is not surprising that Glencolmcille is rarely on a standard itinerary of the Irish countryside. You need to be determined to get there! Though, due to the stark beauty of the landscape, historically it has been drawing visitors for over 1,500 years. Take an expert-led walk of the “Turas,” a traditional pilgrimage site featuring breathtaking scenery.

Dinner: In a local seafood restaurant, emphasizing the local bounty of the sea.

Evening: Return to the hotel where you will have the opportunity to meet a local musician and dancers. Learn about traditional Irish dance and learn an Irish tune on the tin whistle (penny whistle). Take home your tin whistle as a souvenir of your time in County Donegal!

Lodging: Tara Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Camden Court Hotel, modern 3 star hotel located in Dublin city centre. Located close to Dublin’s main attractions.

Contact info:
Camden Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
phone: +353 1 4759666
web: www.camdencourthotel.com/Dublin

Room amenities: Multi Channel TV, Internet Wi-FI, Full use of Leisure facilities, Trouser press, Hair Dryer, Complimentary Tea/Coffee Tray.

Facility amenities: Enjoy modern cuisine in the comfortable and friendly setting of the Iveagh Restaurant. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves quality food and wine at excellent value. For a more casual setting, C Central bar offers excellent food, serving your favorite beer, burgers and ribs. With wireless broadband internet access available you can enjoy a quiet drink whilst surfing on the net.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Eleven: Sunday, June 14 - Ulster American Folk Park / Dublin
Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Depart Killybegs by private coach for Dublin, via County Tyrone and the Ulster American Folk Park.

Lunch: En route to the Ulster American Folk Park.

Afternoon: The Ulster American Folk Park is an open-air visitor experience in Castletown that tells the poignant story of emigration from Ulster to America in the 18th and 19th centuries. Among the 30 buildings are thatched cottages of Ulster, a full-scale sailing ship and log cabins of the frontier. Volunteers in period costumes demonstrate day-to-day tasks such as bread making, agricultural exhibits showcase animals, and foods such as smoked salmon are offered to visitors. Continue on to Dublin, whose history dates back to the 8th Century. Now the Republic of Ireland’s vibrant capital, Dublin is abundant with great universities, cathedrals, theatres and a unique literary legacy. It has been the nucleus of Gaelic Irish and Anglo-Irish cultural tradition since medieval times.

Dinner: At the hotel in Dublin.

Evening: Enjoy free time to explore the vibrant cultural and entertainment scene in Dublin.

Lodging: The Camden Court

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Camden Court Hotel, modern 3 star hotel located in Dublin city centre. Located close to Dublin’s main attractions.

Contact info:
Camden Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
phone: +353 1 4759666
web: www.camdencourthotel.com/Dublin

Room amenities: Multi Channel TV, Internet Wi-FI, Full use of Leisure facilities, Trouser press, Hair Dryer, Complimentary Tea/Coffee Tray.

Facility amenities: Enjoy modern cuisine in the comfortable and friendly setting of the Iveagh Restaurant. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves quality food and wine at excellent value. For a more casual setting, C Central bar offers excellent food, serving your favorite beer, burgers and ribs. With wireless broadband internet access available you can enjoy a quiet drink whilst surfing on the net.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Twelve: Monday, June 15 - Dublin Walking Exploration With Literary Scholar ...
Dublin Walking Exploration With Literary Scholar / Lunch at Bewley’s Cafe

Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Together with a literature scholar, we will set out on foot to experience the sights, sounds, streets and monuments that form the Dublin that appears in the writings of Joyce. Punctuated by readings, stories and bits of history, we will walk in the footsteps of Irish literary giants.

Lunch: At Dublin’s famous Bewley’s café on Grafton Street, with a lunchtime theatre performance. Bewley’s café is something of a national institution and has been called "the heart and hearth of Dublin" by poet Brendan Kennelly.

Afternoon: Enjoy free time to explore Dublin independently. Your Group Leader will welcome your requests of cultural highlights that may be of interest.

Dinner: On your own to explore local fare from Dublin's array of restaurants.

Evening: Enjoy a free evening to range out on an exploration of fascinating Dublin.

Lodging: The Camden Court

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Camden Court Hotel, modern 3 star hotel located in Dublin city centre. Located close to Dublin’s main attractions.

Contact info:
Camden Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
phone: +353 1 4759666
web: www.camdencourthotel.com/Dublin

Room amenities: Multi Channel TV, Internet Wi-FI, Full use of Leisure facilities, Trouser press, Hair Dryer, Complimentary Tea/Coffee Tray.

Facility amenities: Enjoy modern cuisine in the comfortable and friendly setting of the Iveagh Restaurant. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves quality food and wine at excellent value. For a more casual setting, C Central bar offers excellent food, serving your favorite beer, burgers and ribs. With wireless broadband internet access available you can enjoy a quiet drink whilst surfing on the net.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Thirteen: Tuesday, June 16 - Number 29, Georgian House Museum / National Museu...
Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Experience the fascinating “Number 29” Georgian House Museum, where Mrs. Olivia Beatty, the widow of a prominent Dublin wine merchant, set up home at 29 Lower Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin in 1794. Pay a visit to “Number 29” to experience what life was like for the fortunate who lived in such elegant townhouses, and the less fortunate who worked in them.

Lunch: On your own to explore local fare.

Afternoon: Continuing our walk, we will pass the Irish Parliament and visit the National Museum of Ireland, where we will enjoy a privately guided exploration of the renowned collection of Bronze Age gold work.

Dinner: On your own to sample the local fare at one of Dublin's many restaurants.

Evening: Enjoy free time to explore the vibrant cultural and entertainment options in Dublin.

Lodging: The Camden Court

Meals Included: Breakfast
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Camden Court Hotel, modern 3 star hotel located in Dublin city centre. Located close to Dublin’s main attractions.

Contact info:
Camden Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
phone: +353 1 4759666
web: www.camdencourthotel.com/Dublin

Room amenities: Multi Channel TV, Internet Wi-FI, Full use of Leisure facilities, Trouser press, Hair Dryer, Complimentary Tea/Coffee Tray.

Facility amenities: Enjoy modern cuisine in the comfortable and friendly setting of the Iveagh Restaurant. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves quality food and wine at excellent value. For a more casual setting, C Central bar offers excellent food, serving your favorite beer, burgers and ribs. With wireless broadband internet access available you can enjoy a quiet drink whilst surfing on the net.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Fourteen: Wednesday, June 17 - At Your Leisure in Dublin
Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Experience all of the variety that Dublin has to offer during a day of free time in Ireland’s capital and most populous city. You could take a field trip to the Hill of Tara and the megalithic tomb of Newgrange, or visit Glendalough in beautiful County Wicklow. Alternatively you could relax, and sample some of Dublin's cafe culture and vibrant cultural life. Or you could just gossip with the locals.

Lunch: On your own to explore local fare.

Afternoon: Enjoy more free time to continue your exploration of Dublin. Browse the many bookstores, explore the museums, or even try some genealogy research at the National Library of Ireland.

Dinner: Farewell Dinner at a local eatery in Dublin city centre. Spend your last evening in Dublin enjoying traditional Irish food and relaxed banter as you bid farewell to Ireland.

Evening: Your evening will be free, after dinner.

Lodging: The Camden Court

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Fifteen: Thursday, June 18 - Depart Dublin / Return Flight to U.S.
Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast at the hotel. Program concludes.

Morning: Depart for Dublin Airport for return flight to the U.S. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please be in touch via the Road Scholar Social Network, where you can share memories, pictures and comments. Best wishes for all your journeys!

Meals Included: Breakfast

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13 nights of accommodations
26 meals: 13 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 10 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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