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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.
Start of Program
Sep 10, 2013
A light lunch is served in the hotel in Ennistymon on arrival day. Welcome meeting with Jan Chipps the course director and your group leader at 5:00pm before dinner.
You will be staying at the Falls Hotel. that night.
Location: Ennistymon.
Nearest city or town: Ennistymon.
Nearest airport: Shannon.
Transportation to site: Shannon Airport to Ennistymon by public bus (Bus Eireann). It's a 'country service'! so it only operates 3 times a day and you have to change buses in Ennis. There is an hourly service beginning from 07.55, 08.55, etc from SNN to Ennis, this takes half an hour and passengers change here for the local service to Ennistymon, Bus Eireann no. 337. This is the 3 times a day service, departing at 10.25 (arrives Ennistymon 11.00am) 14.25 (arrives 15.05) and 18.25 (arrives 19.00). The cost for a single adult fare is approx €15 and the ticket can be purchased from the driver or at the Bus Eireann desk at Shannon. A taxi is approximatley EURO 40.

End of Program
Sep 20, 2013
After breakfast in Ennis.
You will be staying at the Old Ground Hotel the night before.
Location: Ennis
Nearest city or town: Ennis.
Nearest airport: Shannon.
Transportation to site: Buses run every hour from Ennis to Shannon Airport and take 30 minutes.
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:
Complete the form in the preparatory materials and return to EIL Ireland.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

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

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

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