TOURS AND EXCURSIONS
For a relatively small island, Ireland offers a large variety of entertainment, scenery and culture. The social programme we have drawn up offers delegates and accompanying persons the opportunity to sample the atmosphere and hospitality for which Ireland is famous worldwide. These tours can be purchased on your registration form
(HOP ON HOP OFF TOUR)
This fully guided tour gives you an overall flavour of our historic and ancient city. You will see examples of Dublin’s superb architecture in the Georgian streets and squares. This hop-on-hop-off tour has 28 stops at the top visitor attractions in Dublin. It will allow you to visit St. Patrick’s cathedral and Christchurch Cathedral, the Guinness Storehouse and the Old Jameson Distillery. Enjoy an entertaining live english guide commentary with bags of Irish personality or audio commentary in your own language. The tour duration is approximately 90 minutes Details: this tour runs daily, with the first tour departing at 09.30hrs.
Tickets will be sent to you in advance.
Cost: €19.00 per person
Tour departs from: 14 Upper o’Connell St, Dublin 1
(Full Day Tour)
This tour is also known as the Valley of the Kings tour. In the heart of the Boyne Valley, Co. Meath. You will visit the Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre, which will interpret the archaeological heritage of the Boyne Valley, which includes the megalithic passage tombs of Newgrange & Knowth. You will be taken on a guided tour in the tombs the oldest and largest neolithic burial chamber in Europe (3000bc), which predates the Egyptian Pyramids. Lunch is not included, although a lunch venue will be available on the day.
Details: this tour runs every Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Tickets will be sent to you in advance.
Cost: €34.00 per person.
Tour departs from inside the Dublin Visitor Centre at 17 Lower O’Connell Street.
Please note you must be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the tour departs.
(Full Day Tour)
Sit back, relax & let us take you through some of the loveliest countryside in Ireland. This tour takes you first to the stunning 6th century monastic settlement in Glendalough. Our guide will take you around the site, which boasts a 10th century conical roofed round tower as well as a St. Kevin’s kitchen and cross. The tour trail continues to the pretty village of Avoca (home to the famous drama Ballykissangel), with a stop at the famous Avoca Handweavers. There you can enjoy a stroll around the village dropping into Fitzgerald’s pub or visiting the famous Handweavers craft shop. Lunch is not included, although a lunch venue will be available on the day.
Details: This tour runs daily. Tickets will be sent to you in advance
Cost: €28.00 per person
Check in for the tour inside the Dublin Visitor Centre at 17 Lower O’Connell Street. Please note you must be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the tour departs.