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11 Days | 10 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
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B. Howard May 26, 2015 at 04:11 PM

I will fly to Shannon on June 19. Any advise would be appreciated. Have been on one previous trip to Ireland. Anxious to see more!

Libby H May 16, 2015 at 12:42 PM

My husband and I are traveling on the October 16th trip ... let us know if you'll be joining!
jan wharry May 16, 2015 at 04:34 PM

We are going on the May 29th trip. Two weeks can't wait.

Marjorie Goldman Apr 07, 2015 at 11:03 AM

Would like to hear from anyone who has been on this trip. A friend and I are considering doing this in October. I just got back from a RS trip to Puerto Rico (my first). It was a great trip, but I was a little surprised by how early we got started each day. Breakfast at 6:30 every day! My friend is not much of a morning person, so I'm wondering if things will be on a similar schedule in Ireland.
Candace Hisert Apr 07, 2015 at 02:36 PM

Fabulous trip! However, we had breakfast most days at 8 or 8:30. It was worth it.
Bettie Corey Apr 07, 2015 at 04:12 PM

I went on this trip last October (the early part of the month) and it was wonderful. I think there was one morning that we had to get up early because of the schedule for that day, but most mornings breakfast was around 8. The schedule was more relaxed than some trips; the accomodations very nice; and the guides were superb. Enjoy it!

jan wharry Feb 20, 2015 at 01:24 PM

My husband and I will be going on the trip May 29th. Is a anyone else going a this time?
Linda Patton Feb 20, 2015 at 07:15 PM

I'm going, and a friend of mine, Karen Wensing, is going.
Carolyn Spengler Mar 23, 2015 at 05:00 PM

My husband and I will also be on the May 29 trip. Looks like it will still be pretty cool then.
jan wharry May 16, 2015 at 04:33 PM

Where will you be leaving from?
Linda Patton May 16, 2015 at 04:41 PM

Not sure whether you're asking Carolyn or me. If me: Karen and I are leaving 5/28 from Tallahassee, FL, arriving Shannon 5/29, staying overnight at the airport hotel, and meeting the group at 7:30 am (!!) on 5/30 in the arrivals lounge.

Susan Bausch Jan 10, 2015 at 07:46 PM

I am hoping to take this trip this year but would like to find a roommate. Any other woman who'd like to avoid the single supplement, let me know. I really make a good roommate--quiet, courteous, all that sort of thing. :)

Robin Hall Sep 16, 2014 at 07:21 PM

We will also be arriving early morning on the 4th, flying from Boston on AerLingus. This will be our fist trip to Ireland and with Road Scholar. Looking forward to meeting everyone! - Robin & Stu
Leanne Pander Sep 17, 2014 at 09:54 AM

Hi Robin--I think you'll be able to meet up with the "official" Road Scholar transport to Ennistymon if you arrive on Oct. 4, since that's the first day of the actual program. Mike and I are arriving a day earlier, Friday, Oct.3, so we have to make our own travel arrangements from Shannon Airport to Ennistymon. We're looking forward to meeting you, too! By the way, I've heard from Silverbus that their vehicle can transport four people plus luggage, for 60 Euros total, in case anyone wants to share the ride with us on the morning of Oct.3. - Lee

Leanne Pander Sep 16, 2014 at 12:29 PM

My husband and I will be arriving in Shannon on Friday, Oct.3, one day earlier than the official program start date. I've found a transport service called Silverbus that will take us to Ennistymon for 60 euro; I think this is the total for the ride (not per person), and I'm wondering if anyone else will be arriving on Oct. 3 and would like to share the van ride? (I've written to confirm the cost, but haven't heard back yet.) We're coming from Maine and this is our first trip to Ireland, first trip with Road Scholar; we look forward to meeting our fellow travelers! - Lee
Bettie Corey Sep 16, 2014 at 01:42 PM

We won't be arriving until early the morning of the 4th so cannot share the cost but look forward to meeting you in Ennistymon.

Bettie Corey Sep 15, 2014 at 05:39 PM

Anyone signed up for the Enchanting Ireland tri October 3 - 13?

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