September
Month
8 Nights
Duration

Ballads, Bays & Byroads Hosted by

Tom Sweeney, Kevin Evans & Brian Doherty

September 20th – 29th

(please note that tour pricing is based in Euros €)

Tom Sweeney is a genuine rarity in the field of Irish singing. His audiences range from four and five-year-olds right up to the thousands who regularly attend his performances on the stages of the U.S. and Canada’s premier Irish music festivals. Along with brother Jimmy, the late Donegal fiddle player, P.V.O Donnell and fellow Omagh man, Brian Doherty, known collectively as Barley Bree, Tom spent nearly twenty years in Nova Scotia, Canada plying his musical trade.

Kevin Evans & Brian Doherty have entertained audiences from Waterford, Ireland to New Waterford, Cape Breton, from Berlin to Boston and from Nova Scotia to New Zealand. They are first-rate musicians, singers, songwriters, promoters and producers and have been an integral part of the East Coast music scene for over thirty-five years.

We invite you to discover Ireland on our 8-night tour Ballads, Bays & Byroads Hosted by Tom Sweeney, Kevin Evans & Brian Doherty. From Galway to Killarney and Dungarvan to Dublin you will discover two great cities, parts of the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way and the history of Ireland’s Ancient East.

Our 8 Night / 9 Day tour of Ireland includes:

  • Deluxe motorcoach for all transfers, touring also sightseeing
  • Services of a professional Tour Director throughout
  • First-class hotel accommodations for eight (8) nights in: Park House Hotel, Galway (2), The Brehon Hotel, Killarney (2), The Park House Hotel, Dungarvan (2), Ashling Hotel, Dublin (2) 
  • Full Irish Breakfast daily including the day of arrival
  • Four (4) hotel dinners
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage at hotels throughout of 1 suitcase per person
  • Taxes and Service Charges on items included
  • Finally Travel documents to include: Document wallet, luggage tags and daily itinerary

Tour Details (please note that tour pricing is in Euros €)

TOUR PRICELand Only Price: €2875.00 (Euros) per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT€555.00 (Euros) to be paid along with full per person tour consequently price based on Sole Room Occupancy
START DATETour Commences 21st September 2020 at Dublin Airport
END DATETour Finishes 29th September 2020 at Dublin Airport
WEARClothing (we recommend layered clothing, sensible walking shoes, rain jacket and carry bag for daily touring)
INCLUDED

Sightseeing & Visitor Attractions:

Athlone Castle

Sean’s Bar – “World’s Oldest Pub”
Galway Panoramic City Tour
Corrib Cruise & Irish Coffee Demonstration
Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Region
The Ring of Kerry
Blarney Castle & Woollen Mills
Cobh Village & Heritage Centre
Local Touring of Dungarvan area
Evening Concert in Dungarvan
Waterford City & Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre

Wicklow – Glendalough & St Kevins Monastery

Kilmainham Gaol or Dublin Castle

Dublin Panoramic City Tour

Guinness Storehouse or Epic Ireland – Irish Immigration Museum

NOT INCLUDED
Gratuity to Tour Director

Expression of Interest:

If you are interested in joining the Ballads, Bays & Byroads Hosted by Tom Sweeney, Kevin Evans & Brian Doherty but have more questions or would like to be contacted by a member of the Brack Tours team, please complete the below Expression of Intrest form and email the form directly to info@bracktours.com. 

Tour Registration:

For all tour registrations who wish to pay via credit card please download and print the below registration form by clicking on the PDF icon and a member of the team will be in contact to receive your credit card details. 

To register for this tour and if paying by check please click on the PDF icon below and download & print this registration form.

Upon doing this please mail check and registration form along to Brack Tours, 133 Washington Street #524 Dover, NH 03820

Travel Protection Policy Details (US ONLY)

To find out about information on our Travel protection plans please click here

Day To Day Itinerary

N/A

Final Itinerary to be confirmed

Full touring itinerary to be finalised, for more information please email info@bracktours.com and a member of the team will be in contact.

20th September 2020, Overnight Flight to Ireland

21st & 22nd September 2020 – Park House Hotel, Galway

With a perfect location in the heart of Galway city, the 4 Star Park House Hotel has been welcoming guests since 1975 and has a reputation for excellence in accommodation, customer service and food. Guests need only step outside the door to explore Galway city and it’s wonderful surroundings – rich in culture, heritage and natural beauty.

The hotel has complimentary high-speed wifi throughout and carpark on site. All bedrooms are smoke-free with individually controlled air-conditioning, multi-channel TV, tea/coffee making facilities, premium bedding and luxury eco-friendly toiletries.

23rd & 24th September 2020 – The Brehon Hotel, Killarney

The Brehon & Angsana Spa luxurious accommodation in Killarney is designed with your every requirement in mind. The design and decorative inspiration for this award-winning hotel comes from their spectacular setting. The classical detailing of Killarney’s stately home, Muckross House, inspired the exterior.  While inside, the dappled light and rich green hues of Killarney’s ancient oak forests instil a sense of calm.

In line with tradition, in tune with today. No matter where you are or how beautiful the backdrop – at the Brehon, they believe in delivering outstanding, genuine service every day. This is what they do. Exceptional surroundings complemented by exceptional service… that is The Brehon Way.

25th & 26th September 2020 – The Park Hotel, Dungarvan

The family-owned Park Hotel Dungarvan is ideally situated right on the doorstep of the Waterford Cycling Greenway. Dungarvan – a harbour town located at the heart of County Waterford, Ireland.  You’re never short of a good restaurant in Dungarvan especially the famous Tannery Restaurant. Leisure facilities include – 20m swimming pool, therapeutic whirlpool, children’s fun pool, sauna, steam room, state of the art gymnasium.

27th & 28th September 2020 – Camden Court Hotel, Dublin

This Dublin City Centre 4 Star hotel offers an array of complimentary extras such as access to our Leisure Centre and high-speed Wi-Fi. The Leisure Centre has a 16-metre swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and fully equipped gym.

Camden Court Hotel boasts an envious location in the heart of Dublin’s City Centre. You are within walking distance from some of the city’s top landmarks such a Trinity College, St Stephen’s Green and the National Concert Hall.

Return flight to Canada/US – 29th September 2020

You bid farewell to the Emerald Isle as you board your flight back home.

All our coaches are Luxurious and ideal for a comfortable tour of Ireland. There is ample leg room and all seats recline.  The coaches are fully air conditioned and have a wc on board. There is a PA system on board so as not to miss a word of our knowledgeable and competent drivers/guides.

Luxury 49 Seat Executive Coach

  • 49 Reclining Seats
  • Full air conditioning
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • WC

Kerry Coaches 49 Seater

*Subject to Change depending on numbers going on tour *

Click here for more information on the tour transport

Ballads, Bays & Byroads Hosted by

Tom Sweeney, Kevin Evans & Brian Doherty

September 20th – 29th 2020

Land Only Tour Price: (Prices based in Euros €)

  • Land Tour Price €2875.00 per person – Based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement €555.00 (Book early limited availability) – Based on single occupancy & to be paid along with Full Tour Cost

How To Join:

  • To join this tour, complete the below registration form and send along with a check deposit of €300.00 per person (and insurance fee if required) and make this payable to Brack Tours, or if paying by credit card please complete the below registration form and send along to info@bracktours.com a member of our team will then be in contact to receive your card details.

Deposits & Payments Schedule per person:

  • A deposit of €300.00 per person is required at the time of booking
  • Travel Protection is also payable at the time of booking if registering online a PayPal invoice will be emailed shortly after booking.
  • A Second part payment of €800.00 per person is due by 27th April 2020
  • A Final Payment per person is due by 9th July 2020

*Payments to be made in Euro’s €, your credit card company will process the charge in US or Canadian Dollars using the best available exchange rate at the time of payment.* 

If paying by check:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Make the check payable to Brack Tours
  • Mail the form along with the check to: Brack Tours, 133 Washington Street #524 Dover, NH 03820

Tour Booking Code:

  • BBBSED20

Air Cancellation Penalties:

  • Air: 120 days prior to departure, the air is Non-refundable

Land Cancellation Penalties:

  • Land: Outside of 65 days Forfeit of deposit per person
  • Land: 64 – 46 days Forfeit 35% Land Price per person
  • Land: 45 – 16 days  Forfeit 50% Land Price per person
  • Land: 15 days or less Forfeit 100%  Land Price  per person

Tour Registration:

For all tour registrations who wish to pay via credit card please download and print the below registration form by clicking on the PDF icon and a member of the team will be in contact to receive your credit card details. 

To register for this tour and if paying by check please click on the PDF icon below and download & print this registration form.

Travel Protection / Trip Insurance:

As our policy, Brack Tours strongly advise all tour members to have an adequate travel protection policy to cover in the event of unforeseen circumstances either before or during your trip. USA Residents travel protection can be arranged by contacting sinead@bracktours.com, unfortunately, we cannot arrange travel protection for Canadian residents. However, for Canadian residents can directly visit the Travel Insured International website, for more information please visit the following link: https://canada.travelinusred.com/travel/trip-info 

Travel Protection Policy Details (US ONLY)

To find out about information on our Travel protection plans please click here

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