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Holy Name Insider's Ireland 2018
The Green Wave takes on the 40 Shades of Green

Sunday – June 3, 2018

  • Depart for Ireland (D)


Monday – June 4, 2018

  • Arrive Ireland and begin to explore the Emerald Isle en route to Galway

  • Evening walking tour of Galway: Spanish Arch, Quay Street, Eyre Square (B, D)

Tuesday – June 5, 2018

  • Visit National University of Ireland Galway

  • Experience Gaelic Games: an interactive experience learning Irish sports.

  • Scenic drive along the Wild Atlantic Way to Achill Island

  • Official reception by the Áras Forbairt Acla (B, D)


Wednesday – June 6, 2018

  • The Achill Experience

  • Adventure to Innisbeagle 

  • Traditional Irish Music session 

  • Special Meal: “Famine Meal” introducing traditional Irish foods (B, D)

Thursday – June 7, 2018

  • Irish language seminar 

  • Atlantic Drive Island Tour: Keem Bay, Keel Beach, Slievemore, Minaum and the beautiful villages of Dooagh and Dooega.

  • Optional: surfing lessons (B, D)


Friday – June 8, 2018

  • Travel to Derry/Londonderry 

  • Derry guided sightseeing tour: The Guildhall,  Londonderry City Walls, and “Free Derry” (B, D)


Saturday – June 9, 2018

  • Independent exploration time in Derry

  • Visit Dunluce Castle, Giant’s Causway, and the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge 

  • Travel to Belfast along the Antrim Coast (B, D)


Sunday – June 10, 2018

  • Sunday Mass at Clonard Monastery

  • Belfast  City Tour:  Stormont Parliament Buildings, City Hall, The Belfast Peace Wall, 

  • Titanic Museum tour

  • Special Meal: Sunday Soul Session (B, D)

Monday – June 11, 2018

  • Visit to Queen’s University and the Botanic Gardens

  • This afternoon make the 90 mile  journey to Dublin

  • Guided sightseeing tour: Phoenix Park, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Ha’Penny Bridge, St. Stephen’s Green, Trinity College and the Book of Kells (B, D)


Tuesday – June 12, 2018

  • Visit the Dáil Éireann (Ireland’s Parliament) for guided tour and Leader’s Questions

  • Independent exploration of Dublin

  • Going Away Meal: An evening of traditional Irish song, dance and folklore (B, D)


.Wednesday – June 13, 2018

  • Depart for home. (B)

B = Breakfast

D = Dinner


Tour Cost: $2299 + Airfare

The airfare will be approximately $1000

Payment deadlines:

1.     $750 Deposit due at time of registration

2.     Friday, Februrary 23, 2018 - $750 is due

3.     Friday, March 30, 2018 - $799 is due

4.     Friday, May 4, 2018- Airfare is due​

What is included?

  • Airfare, transfers and all ground transportation

  • All accommodations in central locations

  • All fees related to activities listed on the itinerary 

  • Admission to all sites on itinerary

  • Full Irish Breakfast daily

  • Excellent dinners; allowing for choice whenever possible

  • International Student Identity Card.  This card will give you Medical Insurance and many discounts when you travel.

What's not included?

  • Airfare; estimated around $1000

  • Lunch; except for some surprise lunches

  • Drinks with dinner

  • $40 tip for guides and drivers


How do I sign-up?

  • The registration process is completed online.  Click "Register Here" to sign-up!

  • Space is limited.

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