The Full Irish Experience
Friday 10th - Friday 17th September 2004.
An early autumn visit to Dear Old Donegal and much more.
Céad Míle Fáilte

Provisional Itinerary (subject to change)

Friday 10th September Leaving Bedfordshire after breakfast, we will travel to North Wales and our overnight stop at The Kinmel Manor Hotel at Abergele.

Saturday 11th September We make an early start this morning and travel to Holyhead for our fast sailing to Dublin. We will travel north west across Ireland stopping at appropriate places en route for refreshments. We arrive at Jacksons Hotel in Ballybofey in Co. Donegal in time to settle in before our evening meal.
Sunday 12th September Today we will enjoy Donegal's breathtaking scenery with a visit to Glenveagh National Park. Entry is included to the visitor centre**, where in the afternoon we will have a light-hearted talk about Gaelic culture. You may even learn a few words of Gaelic!

Monday 13th September We will find some more beautiful scenery today as we tour some of the wild Donegal coast.
Tuesday 14th September Our tour today takes us to the north coast of Ireland and a visit to the extraordinary Giant's Causeway**.
Giant's Causeway Wednesday 15th September We leave Donegal today and en route to The Lakeside Manor Hotel at Virginia, Co. Cavan, we stop at The Ulster American Folk Park**, an outdoor museum which tells the story of emigration to North America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Thursday 16th September To round off your holiday we have a fascinating day, full of fun, when you can "Be Irish for a Day", learning how to cut turf, bake Irish brown bread, make rope, play a Bodhran and how to work a sheepdog. The day is rounded off with a meal and a traditional Ceili.**

Friday 17th September It's farewell to Ireland as we return to Dublin and our ferry home. We expect to be back in Bedfordshire mid-evening

** Included entries.
Irish for a day
Lakeside Hotel

Your Holiday Hotels

The The Kinmel Manor Hotel, Abergele AA 3 Star. A friendly hotel with leisure facilities including indoor swimming pool. En suite bedrooms with colour TV, radio, telephone and hospitality tray. (Lift planned for 2004).

Jacksons Hotel, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal ITB 3 Star. Lovely hotel beside the River Finn. Leisure facilities including swimming pool. Lift. En suite bedrooms with TV and telephone.

Lakeside Manor Hotel, Virginia, Co. CavanITB 3 Star. Hotel set beside Lough Ramor. Ground floor rooms available. En suite rooms.

** Door to door service by taxi or coach (Luton only) **

** Coach travel throughout **

** Hotel accommodation as described above in rooms with private WC plus bath or shower **

** Excursions and entries as detailed in the itinerary **

** Half board from dinner on Friday 10th to breakfast on Thursday 16th September 2004.**

**Bed & breakfast 16th/17th September. (Dinner included on "Full Irish Experience".) **

** Courier escorted **

** Free Tour Operators Protection Insurance **


DEPOSIT £35.00


single rooms are limited

We reserve the right to change or alter this itinerary, even at short notice, to take account of local conditions, inclement weather, or any other reason beyond our control

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