Notre Dame vs Navy in Ireland, 2023
11 days, Aug 21-31, 2023, Ireland West to East and West again
Trip cost: $4199 per person sharing, Deposit $1200 pp, $500 single room
COVERS AIRFARE, TRANSPORT TO AND FROM AIRPORT, HOTELS, IRELAND TRANSPORT,
TRIP INSURANCE, ALL TOUR ADMISSIONS, BREAKFAST & DINNER EVERY DAY,
SONGS & STORIES ALL ALONG THE WAY!
may be subject to change!
Mon Aug 21 – Welcome aboard a comfortable Terp’s coach bound for Newark Airport.
We will leave Elmira AOH 2pm, Johnson City Wegman’s 3pm, rest stop at the Siamsa Pub, Stroudsburg PA 5pm, arrive Newark 8pm, to check in. Takeoff 10:45pm, overnight flight
on United Flight UA976W.
Tue Aug 22 - Land Shannon airport 10am, meet bus and driver 11am, take a quick tour of Bunratty Folk Park, and lunch. Drive through North Kerry, to the busy market town of Listowel, check in at hotel 3pm, take a nap, or walkabout this busy town. Meet for a pint at the John B Keane pub. Dinner at hotel, 7pm.
Listowel Arms Hotel, Listowel (3 nights)
Wed Aug 23 - Tour through Kerry and West Cork, to Cobh village and immigration museum, lunch there, and proceed to Midleton Distillery tour and Cork City this afternoon. Head home to Listowel this evening, including the Sweeney home village of Dromtariffe.
Thu Aug 24 - Take some leisure this morning, and enjoy the busy market town of Listowel. Breakfast is available from 7 to 10am. Let’s visit Listowel Castle at 10am, and visit the John B, Keane pub for “sangwidges and pints and a few stories.” This afternoon, we take a wee trip to the pretty seaside town of Dingle. Let’s be sure to drop in at the Geaney family pub. We’ll find dinner and some entertainment, before heading back to Listowel.
Fri Aug 25 - Off to Dublin, in the Green! Stops in Cahir and Cashel, a quick driving tour of Dublin, then check in at our hotel in Bray nearby. Dinner at hotel, 7pm.
Wilton Hotel, Bray (3 nights)
Sat Aug 26 - Take the train to the game in Dublin, direct from Bray to Aviva Stadium. Time for walkabouts in the Temple Bar district, and return after game by train.
Sun Aug 27 - One more day for a full tour of Dublin, including the Guinness factory and historic sites like the GPO and Glasnevin Cemetery.
Mon Aug 28 - Hotel breakfast 8am, board coach 9am, for a drive across Ireland to Galway. Pass the Great Bog of Allen, the Fields of Athenry, the River Shannon. Time on your own in Galway.
Skeffington Arms, or Victoria Hotel, Galway (3 nights)
Tue Aug 29 - A full day on your own in one of Ireland's finest cities. Visit the Cathedral, Shop street, the river walk, Eyre Square, pubs & restaurants.
Wed Aug 30 - Hotel breakfast 8am, board coach 9am, for a day tour to Connemara, the Quiet Man village of Cong, the Shrine at Knock. Dunguaire Castle Banquet.
Thu Aug 31 – Hotel breakfast 8am, board coach 9am on our way to Shannon Airport for the flight home, UA977V, check in about 10am, takeoff 12:30pm. Land in Newark 2:45pm. Meet our Terp's bus back to Elmira, with one rest stop. Arrive about 8pm.