21258
Ireland
Enchanting Ireland: Town and Country
From the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher to the vibrant city of Dublin, discover myths, history, traditions and local life on this comprehensive exploration of the Emerald Isle.
Rating (4.84)
Program No. 21258RJ
Length
11 days
Starts at
2,250
Flights start at
800
Getting There
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At a Glance

The spirit of Ireland is as stirring as a fiddle reel, as hearty as a pub breakfast and as complex as “Finnegans Wake.” Experience it as you explore Ireland’s cities, villages, farms and natural environments and interact with her people on this journey from the rural West to cosmopolitan Dublin in the East. Along the way, enjoy plenty of free time to make your own discoveries.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven, hilly, rocky terrain.
Flex
Flex
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Absorb the beauty of Ireland’s West at the soaring Cliffs of Moher and the otherworldly Burren.
  • Learn about the life of an Irish farmer as one welcomes you to his land and discusses the meeting of tradition and technology in agriculture.
  • In Dublin, get a look at the Book of Kells, attend a show at the Abbey Theatre and enjoy free time to discover the city.
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Shane Connolly
A native of the Burren, Shane Connolly has a diploma in archaeology from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a diploma in local and regional studies from University College Cork. He is also qualified with a certificate in agribusiness , a degree in business studies and currently runs a cattle and sheep farm in Corkscrew Hill, Ballyvaughan. An experienced educational excursion leader in the Burren, Shane enjoys good conversation and a laugh. His interests include place names, stone wall construction and folklore.
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Shane Connolly
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