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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Amy Mann May 04, 2015 at 12:13 PM

anybody going on the June 11 t trip? My husband and I are looking forward to meeting you.
christine trasser May 05, 2015 at 12:05 PM

Counting down the days until June 11. Chris and Larry looking forward to meeting you as well. We are leaving from Chicago. See you at Shannon.

Debbie Pink Apr 27, 2015 at 08:41 PM

Looking for others going on the May 7 trip. It would be fun to get acquainted prior to getting there.
William Mallonee May 01, 2015 at 02:58 PM

Bill and Shiela from Eugene OR will be on the May 7 trip. Won't be arriving at Shannon until 11:05 am. Anyone else going to be that late?
Debbie Pink May 03, 2015 at 09:57 AM

My friend Judy and I arrive in Shannon at 7:00am. We look forward to meeting you both.

Virginia Moore Apr 18, 2015 at 10:05 AM

I am booked on the June 4th trip. Anyone else going? Really looking forward to the trip as my grandfather was Irish. Can any of you world travelers give me an idea of how much I should take in Euros?. Also British pounds as I am hooking up with the Great Gardens program after Ireland.
Nancy Dale Apr 28, 2015 at 08:16 AM

You can change $$ in the airport. A few hundred of each will do to start.

Jaime Brannen Mar 29, 2015 at 10:44 AM

Mary, I look forward to meeting you and your husband in Ireland. I fly from Miami to Newark and on to Shannon. I have not heard from anyone else going on May 14th.
Brian Fullam May 05, 2015 at 07:25 PM

I am going on May 14. Flying from NYC (JFK) to Shannon. Looking forward to meeting you all. My first RS trip!

Laura Peyton Mar 17, 2015 at 07:24 PM

I envy all of you who have this trip to look forward to. It is a fantastic trip! We went last June. Hopefully you will be lucky enough to get Beibhinn as your guide. She is smart, cute, and fun. Enjoy!

Finley Dula Mar 17, 2015 at 10:18 AM

I am looking for a room-mate for The Best of Ireland: The Coast, the Countryside and Dublin starting July 9, 2015. Thanks

Jaime Brannen Mar 14, 2015 at 08:20 AM

I've booked the May 14th trip. Any other singles going ?
Mary Koch May 01, 2015 at 06:39 PM

Hi Jaime, Have you heard from anyone else that's going on the May14th trip? I thought by now at least someone else wouldn've posted. Are you getting excited? We sure are.

Margaret Chilton Feb 27, 2015 at 04:06 PM

Just booked for June 25. My first trip to Ireland. Any other singles going?
Shirley Hill Feb 27, 2015 at 06:12 PM

Hi Margaret. I am also going on June 25 and my first trip to Ireland also. I will be arriving before the trip starts, and will be staying at the Park Inn by Raddison on the night of the 25th. I am also a single.
Nancy Dale Feb 28, 2015 at 08:58 AM

We arrived a day early last summer and stayed at the Park Inn. I highly recommend it. You arrive on a red-eye exhausted and having a day/night to sleep and adjust is very helpful. We actually booked 2 nights ahead so when we arrived at 6 am at the hotel (across the parking lot from Shannon airport, easily walkable w luggage carts available, we went right into our room and crashed rather than waiting for 3 pm check in. Made the whole trip nicer.

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26 meals: 13 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 10 dinners
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