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Ireland’s Coasts from North to South

Program Number: 19446RJ
Start and End Dates:
9/9/2013 - 9/26/2013; 8/31/2014 - 9/17/2014; 9/28/2014 - 10/15/2014; 10/5/2014 - 10/22/2014; 5/4/2015 - 5/21/2015; 6/1/2015 - 6/18/2015; 6/22/2015 - 7/9/2015; 8/3/2015 - 8/20/2015; 8/31/2015 - 9/17/2015; 9/28/2015 - 10/15/2015; 10/5/2015 - 10/22/2015;
Duration: 17 nights
Location: Ireland
Price starting at: $4,070.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type:
Meals: 44; 16 Breakfasts, 14 Lunches, 14 Dinners    
Meal Options: Low Fat; Vegetarian; Low Salt; Gluten Free    

Journey from the natural wonder that is the Giants Causeway to the rugged seacoast of the Southwest as you experience the unrivaled beauty of Ireland. Walk the Walls of Derry, and discover Northern Ireland’s troubled history in Belfast. Witness the haunting beauty of the Inishowen peninsula in county Donegal and journeying south, explore the stone age passage tombs of Newgrange. Learn about Irish emigration while in Cork and encounter some of Ireland’s greatest treasures — its people — as you meet a Member of Parliament in Belfast and dine with local families in county Cork.




Highlights

• With a National Trust expert, explore Giants Causeway and learn the history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
• Visit a working Irish farm where you will get the opportunity to milk a cow and try your hand at baking traditional Irish soda bread.
• Learn about the history of Northern Ireland with a field trip to the political murals in Belfast and an excursion to the parliament of Northern Ireland.



Activity Particulars

Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven terrain and stairs.




Date Specific Information

9-9-2013, 8-31-2014, 9-28-2014, 10-5-2014, 5-4-2015, 6-1-2015, 6-22-2015, 8-3-2015, 8-31-2015, 9-28-2015, 10-5-2015

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Itinerary Summary

Arrival Belfast (Northern Ireland), 3 nights; coach to Derry, 2 nights; coach to Galway (Republic of Ireland), 3 nights; coach to Killarney, 2 nights; coach to Cork, 2 nights; coach to Dublin, 4 nights; departure.



Overnight flight from the U.S.A.
1 night
Arrival Belfast (Northern Ireland)
3 nights

View the evocative murals of Belfast on a city exploration by coach before taking a field trip to the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont to meet a Member of Parliament. Attend a lecture on St. Patrick, Ireland’s revered saint, and enjoy an excursion to Armagh Cathedral and St Patrick’s Cathedral.



Coach to Derry
2 nights

En route to Derry, explore the Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sample whiskey at the Bushmills Whiskey distillery, the oldest distillery in the world. With a local expert, walk Derry’s Walls and embark on a field trip to the Inishowen Peninsula.



Coach to Galway (Republic of Ireland)
3 nights

Visit the final resting place of the poet W.B. Yeats, and meet a local Yeats expert. Explore Galway city with a local historian and on your own. A field trip to Connemara includes a visit to Cong, the Quiet Man and Kylemore Abbey.



Coach to Killarney
2 nights

Explore the Cliffs of Moher and Burren and the Ring of Kerry Day with local folklorists. Walk the halls of Muckross House, a magnificent Victorian mansion at the base of the Torc and Mangerton Mountains.



Coach to Cork
2 nights

Kiss the famous Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle before exploring the bustling city of Cork. Learn about the “Queenstown Story” in Cobh, enjoy a traditional dinner with host families in Carrigaline and sample Irish coffee.



Coach to Dublin
4 nights
Departure

Dazzle at crystal in Waterford before taking field trips to St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Dublin Castle. Explore the site of Bru na Boinne which comprises Neolithic age burial chambers. Bake traditional Irish soda bread at a local farm and take a field trip to Glendalough, a sixth-century Christian Monastic site in county Wicklow.




Ireland

In 1801, the Act of Union merged the Kingdom of Ireland with the Kingdom of Great Britain. In the mid-19th century, the Irish experienced terrible famine and crowding that led to a spirited nationalist movement. With the Government of Ireland Act in 1920, five-sixths of the island began independent governance. Northern Ireland voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom, creating an island that today fosters two shared, yet opposite identities.



Accommodations
Belfast: Modern hotel located next to the Belfast Opera House. Derry: Four-star hotel on the banks of the River Foyle. Galway: Comfortable hotel with spa. Killarney: Modern hotel near Killarney National Park. Cork: Comfortable hotel with spa. Dublin: Historic four-star hotel.

Road Scholar Instructors
These instructors are participating on at least one date of this program. Please note that changes may occur.
Bill Rolston

Bill Rolston is professor of sociology and director of the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown, just north of Belfast. He has researched and written about Northern Ireland society and politics for more than 30 years. Bill is also the leading expert on the political wall murals of Northern Ireland and has written three books on the subject.
 
Paul Gosling

Paul Gosling is an archaeologist and author who lectures in humanities at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. He is also coordinator of The Diploma in Humanities, which is part of the Heritage Studies course. His research area is in archaeological survey, rural and urban. Paul has published a number of books and papers on Irish Medieval towns, including books on his hometown of Dundalk and the archaeology of The Burren.
 
Peadar O'Dowd

Peadar O’Dowd is a historian dedicated to sharing his love for the heritage of Galway, Ireland, with students and visitors of all ages. A native of Galway, he has lectured on the region’s treasures both in Ireland and in the U.S., and is a columnist for the Connacht Sentinel newspaper and Galway Now magazine. He is the author of several books on Galway and the west of Ireland, including “Old and New Galway,” “Down by the Claddagh,” and “Tracing Your Galway Ancestors.” Now retired from his work as a lecturer at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Peadar is a member of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, and is an alumnus of University College, Galway.
 
Meals and Lodgings
   Jury's Inn Belfast
  Belfast, Northern Ireland 3 nights
   Waterfoot Hotel
  Derry, Northern Ireland 2 nights
   Harbour Hotel
  Galway, Ireland 3 nights
   Arbutus Hotel
  Killarney., Ireland 2 nights
   The River Lee Hotel
  Cork., Ireland 2 nights
   Ashling Hotel
  Dublin, Ireland 4 nights
 Jury's Inn Belfast
Type: Three-Star Hotel
  Description: Modern hotel located in the heart of the city next to Belfast Opera House.
  Contact info: Fisherwick Place
Great Victoria Street
Belfast,   Northern Ireland
phone: +44 28 9053 3500
web: belfasthotels.jurysinns.com/jurysinn_belfast
  Room amenities: High speed Internet access, Satellite TV , 24-hour news channel , Hairdryer, Tea/coffee tray, Direct dial telephone, Voicemail.
  Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar. Dry cleaniing/laundry service.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior:  Program # 19446 arrives in Dublin with a transfer up to Belfast on arrival day. 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

 Waterfoot Hotel
Type: Three-Star Hotel
  Description: Located on the Waterside area of the city overlooking the River Foyle and five minutes drive to the city centre of Derry.
  Contact info: Caw Roundabourt
Waterside
Derry,  BT47 6TB Northern Ireland
phone: +44 28 7134 5500
web: www.waterfoothotel.com
  Room amenities: Direct dial telephone. Flatscreen tv with Freeview. Tea and cofee making facilties. Iron and ironing board. Hairdryer. Safety deposit box. WiFi.
  Facility amenities: Restaurant, wine bar. WiFi throughout
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 Harbour Hotel
Type: Three-Star Hotel
  Description: Minutes walk from Eyre Square the Galway Harbour Hotel is convenient to all shops, pubs, restaurants, theatres.
  Contact info: New Docks Road
Galway City,   Ireland
phone: +353 91 569466
web: www.harbour.ie
  Room amenities: Direct Dial telephone, Personal Messaging Service, Full Fax and Modem Connections, Cable Television, Tea and Coffee facilities, Trouser Press, Hairdryer, Laundry Service (Off Site), Iron and Ironing Board
  Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Leisure center including gym, jacuzzi and steamroom
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 Arbutus Hotel
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: Arbutus Hotel Killarney is one of the most historic hotels in the heart of Killarney town centre, Co. Kerry. This 4 star Killarney hotel has been run by the Buckley family since 1926. Visiting Killarney’s fairs as a youth, Tim Buckley dreamt of owning the hotel that overlooked the bustling traders in the town centre. But it was more than a dream – he set off for America to make the necessary money. He returned in 1926, married Julia, bought the hotel & renamed it The Arbutus. He then set out to redefine Killarney hospitality. The Buckley family have faithfully maintained the high standards of warmth, friendliness & professionalism that Tim put in train all those years ago. There has been a hotel on the site for over 200 years but the most significant architectural aspects of Arbutus are the numerous examples of celtic deco furniture & design commissioned by Tim in the 1920s.
  Contact info: College Street
Kilarney
Co. Kerry,   Ireland
phone: +353 64 6631037
web: www.arbutuskillarney.com
  Room amenities: Direct dial telephone, satleitte TV. Tea and coffee making facilities. Hairdryer.
  Facility amenities: Restaurant and the Drawing Room, lounge. Buckley’s is at the heart of Killarney’s traditional music scene. Some of the country’s finest musicians will often drop in for an ‘unplanned, unprogrammed and unamplified’ session – much to the delight of visitors. We can't guarantee but can hope. WiFi available in public areas.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 The River Lee Hotel
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: From ultra modern The River Lee Hotel, located on the banks of the River Lee, the beautiful city of Cork is laid out before you.
  Contact info: Western Road
Cork,   Ireland
phone: +353 21 425 2700
web: www.doylecollection.com/locations/cork_hotels/the_river_lee_hotel.aspx
  Room amenities: Air conditioning, flat screen TVs, 24 hour news and sports channels. These include entertainment systems, Playstations, complimentary broadband access, direct dial telephone with voicemail and a laptop safe.
  Facility amenities: The Weir Restaurant and Bar. Library Superb Fitness Centre and magnificent Urban Escape Spa. 18m indoor pool. Laundry/dry cleaning. Room service. Business Centre. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access throughout hotel.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 Ashling Hotel
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: The Ashling is located in the heart of historic Dublin adjacent to Heuston Station, Dublin Zoo, Kilmainham Gaol and on the Luas red line.
  Contact info: Parkgate Street
Dublin 8,   Ireland
phone: +353 1 677 2324
web: www.ashlinghotel.ie
  Room amenities: Direct Dial Telephone, Multi Channel Television, Complimentary WiFi access,In room safe, Hairdryer, Tea/coffee making tray.
  Facility amenities: 180 Seater restaurant, Chesterfield Brasserie and Iveagh Bar.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: 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


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Meet at Dublin Airport for a two hour transfer to Belfast. EIL Ireland will confirm time in advance. Past programmes have met at Dublin Airport Terminal 2 at 10:30am. You will be staying at Jury's Inn Belfast that night.
  End of Program:
After breakfast on departure day. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 11:00am. You will be staying at Ashling Hotel the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
No parking.
Transportation (For Independent Travelers)
  Train or bus availability: As above.
To Start of Program
  Location:  Belfast
  Nearest city or town:  Belfast
  Nearest airport:  Belfast
  Transportation to site: Flights and buses available to Belfast from Dublin Airport. There is a public bus service Bus Eireann/Translink between Dublin Aiport and Belfast. They operate 24 hours a day. The Europa bus statiion is 3 minutes walk from Jury's Inn and central Belfast. The journey takes 2 hrs and 20 mins and costs approx. EURO 20 one way. see www.translink.co.uk/Journey-Planner/
  From End of Program
  Location:  Dublin
  Nearest city or town:  Dublin.
  Nearest airport:  Dublin.
  Transportation from site: Bus Eireann stops in front of Trinity College, a single journey ticket is 7 Euro and tickets may be purchased at the stop. Taxis should take between 20-35 minutes depending on traffic and cost around 30-40 Euros one way.
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.


Daily Schedule

Day 1:
(Monday, September 9)
   
 In Transit: Overnight flights from North America.

Day 2:
(Tuesday, September 10)
   
 Morning: Transfers by coach to Belfast after arrival in Dublin.
 Lunch: Excluded.
 Afternoon: Check-in at the hotel followed by an orientation and welcome meeting.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Jury's Inn Belfast
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 3: Belfast murals and MP at Stormont.
(Wednesday, September 11)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Illustrated Talk on the colourful and evocative murals of Belfast followed by a guided city coach ride. Speaker: Prof. Bill Rolston. Guided field trip to the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont including an opportunity to meet a Member of Parliament.
 Lunch: In Belfast’s most famous pub & restaurant, the Crown Bar & Saloon Dining Rooms, now run by the British Trust.
 Afternoon: Guided city highlights coach ride with Billy Scott.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Jury's Inn Belfast
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Armagh Cathedral and St Patrick's Cathedral.
(Thursday, September 12)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Lecture: ‘The Legend of St: Patrick: Ireland’s Revered Saint’. Speaker: Therese Cullen. Depart for Armagh, guided visit of Armagh Cathedral & St Patrick’s Cathedral
 Lunch: Lunch is taken out in Armagh at De Averell House.
 Afternoon: Return to Belfast for free time.
 Dinner: Excluded.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Jury's Inn Belfast
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: UNESCO World Heritage Site Giant's Causeway.
(Friday, September 13)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Depart for Derry (Londonderry), the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest Walled Cities in Europe. En route take a field trip to Bushmills Whiskey distillery, the world's oldest licensed Whiskey distillery with a license to distil from 1608.
 Lunch: Taken out at Bushmills Inn.
 Afternoon: The day continues with a field trip to the Giant’s Causeway , a Unesco World Heritage site. A natural amphitheatre made up of hexagonal shaped basalt rocks, Guided visit of the site by a National Trust expert, followed by free time to explore this breathtaking natural phenomenon.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Waterfoot Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Derry city walls and the Inishowen Peninsula.
(Saturday, September 14)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Expertly guided walk of Derry’s Walls by Martin McCrossan. Depart for a field trip to the Inishowen Peninsula, county Donegal and enjoy the spectacular coastal scenery. Guide: Ronan McNamara.
 Lunch: Lunch is taken in the village of Culdaff.
 Afternoon: The field trip on the Inishowen Peninsula continues.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Waterfoot Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Yeats at Drumcliff.
(Sunday, September 15)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Depart for Galway-the cradle of gaelic culture in the West of Ireland and often referred to as the ‘City of the Tribes’ as it was home to 14 famous merchant families. En route visit W.B. Yeats’ final resting place at Drumcliff county Sligo. Meet local Yeats expert for a guided visit of some of the areas near Drumcliff associated with Ireland’s national poet and Nobel Laureate, including readings www.yeats-sligo.com/html/tour.html Guide: Stella Mew.
 Lunch: Lunch in Sligo at The Glasshouse Hotel.
 Afternoon: Transfer continues.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Harbour Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Connemara coastline.
(Monday, September 16)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Full day field trip to Connemara in West County Galway. A broad peninsula between Killary Harbour and Kilkieran Bay in the west of county Galway, Connemara has long been regarded as the real emerald of Ireland.
 Lunch: Lunch is taken in Kylemore.
 Afternoon: Guided field trip to Kylemore Abbey, the oldest Irish Benedictine abbey. Continue on to explore the sleepy seaside villages of Connemara, stopping to enjoy an Irish coffee at Lough Inagh in Recess. Visit the award winning Cnoc Suain Heritage Centre for an insight into the rural folklore, traditions andway of life in teh west of Ireland.
 Dinner: Dinner at An Cruiscin Lan in the village of Spiddle.
 Evening: Return to Galway after dinner. At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Harbour Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Galway city.
(Tuesday, September 17)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Depart on foot to the Meyrick Hotel Eyre Square for a lecture entitled "The Celts and the West of Ireland". Speaker: Paul Gosling. Followed by an expertly guided walking orientation of Galway city in the company of local historian Peadar O'Dowd.
 Lunch: Traditional Irish lunch in Ard Bia on the river at Spanish Arch.
 Afternoon: Free afternoon for you to explore Galway.
 Dinner: On your own. Time to try Galway's restaurants and pubs.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Harbour Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10: Cliffs of Moher and the Burren.
(Wednesday, September 18)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Depart for Killarney Co. Kerry via the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. Including a brief gentle walk to experience the unique flora of the region in the company of local folklorist and farmer John Connelly.
 Lunch: In Vaughan's pub in Kilfenora.
 Afternoon: The transfer continues to the Cliffs of Moher and Killarney.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Arbutus Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Ring of Kerry.
(Thursday, September 19)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Lecture and slideshow: "A ramble down the 'ol botharin" with Denis Kissane. Depart for the Ring of Kerry expertly guided by a local farmer and story-teller. Visit Muckross House en route. Muckross is a magnificent Victorian mansion spectacularly situated close to the eastern shore of Muckross Lake and set beneath the impressive backdrop of Torc and Mangerton Mountains.
 Lunch: In QC's in the village of Cahersiveen.
 Afternoon: The field trip continues.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Arbutus Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Blarney Castle.
(Friday, September 20)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Depart Killarney for Blarney. Field trip to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. Tradition dictates that the gift of eloquence is conferred on all those who kiss the stone.
 Lunch: In Blarney Wollen Mills Hotel.
 Afternoon: Continue to Cork city, Ireland’s second largest city, Cork was founded in the seventh century and is today a bustling, lively little city. Check in followed by short walking orientation of Cork. 4:00pm Enjoy an Irish Coffee demonstration by the hotel.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: The River Lee Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Queenstown Centre, Cobh.
(Saturday, September 21)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Depart for Cobh and the Queenstown Centre. Visit the ‘Queenstown Story’ exhibition, where we retrace the steps of 2.5 million adults and children who emigrated from Ireland on coffin ships, early steamers and finally on the great liners.
 Lunch: At the centre.
 Afternoon: Return to hotel. Free time in Cork.
 Dinner: Taken with local host families in Carrigaline.
 Evening: With local families.
   
Accommodations: The River Lee Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Waterford.
(Sunday, September 22)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Depart for transfer to Dublin via Waterford. Visit new Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com/Home
 Lunch: Family/community lunches in Waterford.
 Afternoon: The transfer to Dublin continues.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Ashling Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: St Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin Castle.
(Monday, September 23)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Expertly guided field trip of Dublin City, including visits to St Patrick’s Cathedral and Dublin Castle.
 Lunch: Excluded.
 Afternoon: Free afternoon to explore Dublin independently.
 Dinner: Early dinner in the hotel.
 Evening: Depart for an evening at one of Dublin's renowned theatres, for a performance of an Irish play.
   
Accommodations: Ashling Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 16: Bru na Boinne.
(Tuesday, September 24)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Depart for a guided visit of Bru na Boinne in nearby county Meath. Brú na Bóinne comprises of the Neolithic age burial chambers of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. Their survival through more than 5,500 years reflects the sophistication of their design, and ingenuity of the Stone Age man, which constructed them.
 Lunch: Taken out at Causey farm, a family run farm near Kells in County Meath. A family run working cattlle and sheep farm where you will meet the family and learn how to bake traditional Irish soda bread and scones or try your hand at milking an Irish cow!
 Afternoon: Spend the rest of the afternoon at the farm.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Ashling Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17: Glendalough.
(Wednesday, September 25)
   
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Lecture: “Christian & Monastic Ireland” Speaker: Sean Duffy. Depart for field trip to Glendalough, a sixth century Christian Monastic site in country Wicklow, magnificently situated in a glacial valley between two lakes.
 Lunch: In the Wicklow Heather in the picturesque village of Laragh.
 Afternoon: Continues.
 Dinner: Farewell Dinner and evening of traditonal Irish music
 Evening: Musical farewell.
   
Accommodations: Ashling Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18:
(Thursday, September 26)
   
 Depart From: Depart from Dublin Airport.
 Breakfast: Full Irish breakfast in the hotel.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  Galway Galway
Galway Cathedral, Lynch's Castle. Pubs feature music some nights.
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