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A new tour to the Southern Coast of Ireland, discovering the renowned Wild Atlantic Way and the towns and villages of this truly stunning part of Ireland. We add a true touch of class and Irish Hospitality as we stay at the Celtic Ross Hotel, superbly located overlooking Rosscarbery Bay. From here we discover Bantry Bay, Mizen Head, the Old Head of Kinsale and the Jameson Distillery Midleton, completing our tour with an interesting farm visit.

Your Holiday Package Includes:

6 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Entertainment (1 night in the main hotel)

Ferry travel                                                        

Luxury coach travel with onboard toilet & facilities

Services of experienced tour driver

EXCURSIONS – entry to the Jameson Experience and Clonakilty Farm Visit

Your Holiday Accommodation: 

The **** MIDLANDS PARK HOTEL is an imposing building in the centre of Portlaoise in County Laois.  There is an indoor pool with hot tub, spa, and sauna.  All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer, trouser press with iron & ironing board and Wi-Fi. There is a lift.

The *** CELTIC ROSS HOTEL is a family-owned hotel overlooking Rosscarbery Bay, West Cork, on Irelands Wild Atlantic Way. There is a fitness centre with indoor pool, sauna, spa and gym.  All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer, toiletries, and Wi-Fi.  There is a lift.  

The **** CARRICKDALE HOTEL in Dundalk with views of the Cooley Mountains and Slieve Gullion. There is a spa pool, hot tub, sauna, and fitness centre.  All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea making facilities, iron and Wi-Fi.  There is a lift.

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Itineraries

Sunday

Date : August 28, 2022

Travel to Portlaoise

We journey to Holyhead to board the early afternoon Irish Ferries to Dublin. We disembark and travel to Portlaoise for overnight half board accommodation at the Midlands Park Hotel.

Monday

Date : August 29, 2022

Adare & travel to Rosscarbery Bay

We travel via Mallow & Blarney and onwards to the south coast of Ireland to Rosscarbery Bay for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Celtic Ross Hotel.

Tuesday

Date : August 30, 2022

Bantry Bay & Mizen Head

Today we visit one of the most picturesque parts of Ireland as we discover Bantry Bay, located along the renowned Wild Atlantic Way. We continue to Mizen Head, one of the extreme points of the island of Ireland and a major tourist attraction, noted for its dramatic cliff scenery.

Wednesday

Date : August 31, 2022

Cobh & the Jameson Experience Tour

We begin the day with a visit to Cobh, a town in Ireland, on an island in Cork city’s harbour. It is known as the Titanic’s last port of call in 1912. Our journey continues via the coastal town of Passage West and onwards to Midleton where we include the Jameson Experience Tour. This is a fully guided tour around the original Midleton Distillery which brings the stories of Jameson’s rich heritage to life. You will learn about the hard-working people and field-to-glass processes responsible for the whiskey that bears John Jameson's name.

Thursday

Date : September 1, 2022

Kinsale & Clonakilty including a farm visit

A morning visit to Kinsale referred to as the gourmet capital of Ireland, famous for its scenic harbour and yachting marina, narrow streets with quaint colourful shops. We continue via The Old Head of Kinsale a narrow headland that stretches about 4.5 km into the Celtic Sea. It is flanked by steep cliffs and a magnificent lighthouse. In the afternoon we visit the town of Clonakilty and include an interesting farm visit.

Friday

Date : September 2, 2022

Travel to County Louth

We depart West Cork and travel via Cork, Cashel, and Dublin, continuing to County Louth for overnight half board accommodation at the Carrickdale Hotel.

Saturday

Date : September 3, 2022

Return home

Morning transfer to Belfast for the late morning sailing to Loch Ryan. We disembark early afternoon and travel south via the main roads and motorways, arriving into our local area early evening.

Supplements

Single supplement – £124.00

CURRENCY: Euro

PASSPORT: Not required BUT Photographic ID is required

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Required

Deposit

£80.00 per person

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