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Photographing the Emerald Isle: Coastline, Countryside and Villages of Ireland

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Program #20208RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Meals: 27 total, 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat; Vegetarian; Low Salt; Gluten Free.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Falls Hotel.: Ennistymon., 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Nestled in it’s wooded vale beside the tumbling waters of the River Inagh, the distinctive building known today as the Falls Hotel Spa Resort conceals within it’s walls an eighteenth century mansion, a late medieval castle, and a formidable history of four and a half centuries embracing clans and warfare, landlords and tenants, poets, dreamers and entrepreneurs.

Contact info:
Ennistymon
Ennistymon, County Clare Ireland
phone: +353 65 707 1004
web: www.fallshotel.ie

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone, satellite tv. Tea and coffee making facilities.

Facility amenities: Two restaurants-An Teach Mor in the original Georgian manor house and Cascades Restaurant at the river's edge, Dylan Thomas Bar. Aqua & Fitness Club, which has swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, outdoor hot tub, bubble pool, childrens pool and fully equipped gymnasium. River Spa, which contains 12 treatment rooms, a thermal suite and a relaxation room overlooking the River Inagh.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBC.
For additional pre 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

Castlecourt Hotel.: Westport., 3 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Modern hotel with leisure facilities.

Contact info:
Westport.
Westport, Co Mayo Ireland
phone: +353 98 55088
web: www.castlecourthotel.ie

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone, television, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdrier, ironing board.

Facility amenities: Orchard Restaurant, Courtyard Bistro and Petie Joe's bar with entertainment and dancing. The Leisure Centre offers you a truly spectacular 20 metre Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi and a fully equipped and modern Gymnasium.

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

Elevator: Yes

The Glasshouse Hotel: Sligo., 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Glasshouse is Sligo’s only 4 star city centre hotel, towering dramatically over the Garravogue River it offerschic interiors, great city views and proximity to all downtown Sligo has to offer. Shaped like a ship in dock, the hotel’s glass exterior can be seen from afar, inside the quirky interiors are equally as impressive.

Contact info:
Swan Point
Sligo, Ireland
phone: +353 71 9194300
web: www.theglasshuse.ie

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone. Climate control, LCD TV, inroom safe, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities. 24 hour room service. Internet access via dial up, broadband or remote onscreen access via TV.

Facility amenities: The Kitchen Restaurant; View Bar and Cafe Bar with broadwalk and al fresco area.

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

Elevator: Yes

Old Ground Hotel: Ennis, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Centrally located historic building

Contact info:
OConnell Street
Ennis
Co. Clare, Ireland
phone: +353 65 682 8127
web: www.flynnhotels.com

Room amenities: remote controlled television, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, trouser press and iron, tea & coffee available in room.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar and meeting room on site, residents' library, wireless internet access.

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: 10:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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10 nights of accommodations
27 meals: 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

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