September
Month
9 Nights
Duration

Best of the West Tour of Ireland

with John Dady

8th – 18th September 2024

Experience the enchanting beauty of Ireland like never before with Brack Tours and the delightful company of John Dady on our Best of the West Tour. Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of the Emerald Isle, as we explore the picturesque landscapes and vibrant culture of Cork, the charming allure of Killarney, the idyllic charm of Westport, and the rich heritage of Ennis.

This adventure promises an unforgettable blend of music, songs, and captivating stories, all guided by the charismatic John Dady. Join us for an immersive, fun-filled touring experience that will leave you with cherished memories of Ireland’s best-kept secrets and its warm hospitality.

Our 9 Nights / 10 Days Tour of Ireland includes:

  • Deluxe motor coach for all transfers, Touring, and Sightseeing
  • Services of a professional Tour Director throughout
  • First-class hotel accommodations for nine (9) nights: Garryvoe Hotel, Garryvoe (2), International Hotel, Killarney (2), Castlecourt Hotel, Westport (3), Old Ground Hotel, Ennis (2) 
  • Full Irish Breakfast daily including the day of arrival.
  • Five (5) hotel dinners and one (1) farewell evening
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage at hotels throughout of 1 suitcase per person
  • Taxes and Service Charges on items included
  • Travel documents to include: luggage tags and daily itinerary 

Flight Information: 

  • Round-trip flights are available from United Airlines for $1154.00 per person.
  • Departing Rochester New York (ROC) 8th September 2024 at 12:19pm – Arriving Chicago (ORD) 1:32pm Connecting Flight Chicago (ORD) Departing 6:05pm Arriving Shannon Airport (SNN) 7:30am 9th September 2024
  • Returning Shannon Airport (SNN) 18th September 2024 at 9:30am Arriving Chicago (ORD) 11:45am – Connecting Flight Chicago (ORD) Departing 2:05pm Arriving Rochester New York (ROC) 18th September 2024 at 4:45pm.

*Flight times are subject to change and will be updated accordingly, for more information please contact info@bracktours.com*

Tour Details:

TOUR PRICE  Air & Land – $5243.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (2 persons)

Land Only – $4089.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (2 persons)

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $585.00 to be paid along with the full per-person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy (1 person)
START DATE Tour Commences 9th September 2024 at Shannon Airport
END DATE Tour Finishes 18th September 2024 at Shannon Airport
WEAR Clothing (we recommend layered clothing, sensible walking shoes, rain jacket and carry bag for daily touring)
INCLUDED

Sightseeing & Visitor Attractions:

Adare Village

Lismore interactive Castle Experience

Lismore Walking Tour

Panoramic visit Vee Gap in the Knockmealdown Mountains

Clonakilty Distillery

Ring of Kerry

  Dingle Peninsula

The Fahan Beehive Huts

Music Session with John in Murphys Boolteens

Visit Cliffs of Moher

Visit through the Burren

Visit to Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Gardens

The Glen Keen Estate & Glen Keen Farm

Visit to Achill Island

Panoramic Galway City Tour

Visit Clareen Banjos

Quinn Abbey

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Ceilidh Bunratty.

Enjoy plenty of music sessions with John as we journey around Ireland

NOT INCLUDED
Travel Protection
Gratuity to Tour Director

Airfare not included

Tour Registration

For all tour registrations please fill out the booking form found on the right-hand side of this webpage please also click the number of members that you will be signing up for and that all information is correct before proceeding.

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

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Best of The West Tour of Ireland with John Dady

Day to Day Outline Itinerary

(subject to change)

1

Day 1 - Sunday 8th September- Overnight Flight to Ireland

Dinner and refreshments will be served. You will awaken this morning to your first glimpse of Ireland.

2

Day 2 - Monday 9th September - Arrive Shannon

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Welcome Breakfast
  • Adare Village

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Garryvoe Hotel, Garryvoe

3

Day 3 - Tuesday 10th September - Explore East Cork & County Waterford

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Lismore Castle Experience
  • Lismore Walking Tour
  • Panoramic visit to Vee Gap in the Knockmealdown Mountains

Overnight & Breakfast: Garryvoe Hotel, Garryvoe

4

Day 4 - Wednesday 11th September - East Cork to Killarney

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Clonakilty Distillery
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Free time to explore Killarney

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: International Hotel, Killarney

5

Day 5 - Thursday 12th September- Dingle Peninsula

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Dingle Peninsula
  • The Fahan Beehive Huts
  • Music session with John Dady in Murphy’s pub Boolteens

Overnight & Breakfast: International Hotel, Killarney

6

Day 6 - Friday 13th September - Killarney to Westport via Cliffs

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Tarbert to Killimer Ferry
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • The Burren Region

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

7

Day 7 - Saturday 14th September - Connemara

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Gardens
  • Connemara
  • The Glen Keen Estate & Glen Keen Farm

Overnight & Breakfast: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

8

Day 8 - Sunday 15th September - Achill Island

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Achill Island
  • Free time in Westport

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

9

Day 9 - Monday 16th September - Westport to Ennis

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Panoramic Galway City Tour
  • Free time in Galway
  • Visit to Clareen Banjos

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Old Ground Hotel, Ennis

10

Day 10 - Tuesday 17th September - Ennis & Bunratty

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Quinn Abbey
  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
  • Ceilidh Bunratty (Ceili in the Kitchen)

Overnight & Breakfast: Old Ground Hotel, Ennis

11

Day 11 - Wednesday 18th September - Depart Shannon to US

In the blink of an eye, your vacation in Ireland has come to an end! After breakfast, you will be escorted to Shannon Airport where you bid your last farewells to your  Tour Director.

8th September 2024 – Overnight Flight to Ireland

9th & 10th September 2024 – Garryvoe Hotel, Garryvoe

Board Basis: DBB/BB

11th & 12th September 2024 – International Hotel, Killarney

Board Basis: DBB/BB

13th, 14th & 15th September 2024 – Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

Board Basis: DBB/BB/DBB

16th & 17th September 2024 – Old Ground Hotel, Ennis

Board Basis: DBB/BB

18th September 2024 – Return flight to the US from Shannon

You bid farewell to Ireland as you board your flight back home.

DBB = Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

BB = Bed & Breakfast

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 *

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Best of the West Tour of Ireland

with John Dady

8th – 18th September 2024

Air & Land Tour Price

  • Air & Land Tour Price $5243.00 per person – Based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement $585.00 (Book early limited availability) – Based on single occupancy & to be paid along with Full Tour Cost.

Land Tour Price

  • Land Tour Price $4089.00 per person – Based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement $585.00 (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 it along with a check deposit of $500.00 per person make payable to Brack Tours or if paying by credit card please see the right-hand section of this webpage for the tour booking form.

Deposits & Payments Schedule per person:

  • Deposit of $500.00 per person is required at the time of booking
  • Second Part Payment of $1500.00 per person due by 26th April 2024 if you have registered online a payment link will be sent via email.
  • Final Payment due by 28th June 2024

If paying by check:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Make check payable to Brack Tours
  • Mail the form along with the check to: Brack Tours LLC 8 East Main Street #111 Avon MA 02322 USA

Tour Booking Code:

  • BWSEPT24

Air Cancellation Penalties:

  • Air: 120 days prior to departure 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

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

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