September
Month
8 Nights
Duration

Frank O’Connor’s

Musical Tour of Ireland Part II

September 2nd – 11th 2021

Join Frank O’Connor for a unique and exciting tour of Ireland with Brack Tours. Travelling to Athlone, Westport, Donegal, Coleraine, Cavan and so much more. Along the way, we will discover traditional Irish pubs, learn the history of some of Ireland’s best-kept secrets and enjoy breathtaking views along some of Ireland’s rugged coastlines. It is sure to be a fun-filled experience.

Frank O’Connor was born in County Cavan, Ireland and started his musical career at the age of six. He has an innate talent as a pianist and has mastered other instruments including the tin whistle and guitar. He is a renowned composer, winning several awards in International Song Contests. With his life-long ambition to perform in the United States, Frank gave up his job as a law enforcement officer to follow his dream. Frank O’Connor now invites you to explore the beautiful island of Ireland.  

Our 8 Night / 9 Day tour of Ireland includes:

  • Deluxe motorcoach for all transfers, touring and sightseeing
  • Services of a professional Tour Director throughout
  • First-class hotel accommodations for eight (8) nights in: Sheraton Hotel, Athlone (1) Castlecourt Hotel, Westport (2), Nesbitt’s Hotel, Ardara (2), Bushtown Hotel, Coleraine (2), Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan (1)
  • Full Irish Breakfast daily including the day of arrival.
  • Four (4) hotel dinners & one (1) evening music session with a light pub dinner. One (1) Pub Lunch
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage at hotels throughout of 1 suitcase per person
  • Taxes and Service Charges on items included
  • Travel documents to include: Document wallet, luggage tags and daily itinerary

Tour Details

TOUR PRICE  Land Only Price: $2949.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (Limited Single Rooms Available)  $399.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy
START DATE US Flight departure on 2nd September 2021 with Tour commencement on 3rd September 2021 at Dublin Airport
END DATE Tour Finishes 11th September 2021 at Dublin Airport
WEAR Clothing (we recommend layered clothing, sensible walking shoes, rain jacket and carry bag for daily touring)
INCLUDED

Sightseeing & Visitor Attractions:

Sean’s Bar Athlone Irish Evening
River Shannon Viking Cruise
Quiet Man Museum Cong
Achill Island Drive & Famine Village
Foxford Woollen Mills
WB Yeats Grave
Killybegs Fishing Port
Glencolmcille Folk Village
Slieve League Cliffs
Leo’s Tavern Donegal (Home of Clannad)

Derry City Walking Tour
Giants Causeway

Antrim Coast Road

Titanic Belfast

Belfast City Tour

Cavan Town (Frank’s hometown)

Final night entertainment with guests

*Music & Entertainment provided throughout by Frank & Ryan O’Connor*

NOT INCLUDED
Optional 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.

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

Travel Protection Policy Details

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

Frank O’Connors

Musical Tour of Ireland Part II

Day to Day Outline Itinerary

(subject to change)

1

Day 1 - Thursday 2nd 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 - Friday 3rd September - Arrive Dublin - Dublin to Athlone

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Transfer from Dublin to Athlone
  • Free time to rest & freshen up
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Irish BBQ at Sean’s Bar (Ireland’s Oldest Pub)

Overnight & Breakfast: Sheraton Hotel, Athlone

3

Day 3 - Saturday 4th September -Athlone to Westport

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • River Shannon Viking Cruise
  • Cong Village
  • Quiet Man Museum Cong

Dinner & Overnight: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

4

Day 4 - Sunday 5th September - Achill Island

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Achill Island
  • Deserted Village
  • Free time in Westport

Overnight & Breakfast: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

5

Day 5 - Monday 6th September - Westport to Donegal

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Foxford Woollen Mills
  • WB Yeats Grave
  • Donegal Town

Dinner & Overnight: Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara

6

Day 6 - Tuesday 7th September - Local Touring of County Donegal

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Killybegs
  • Slieve League Cliffs
  • Glencolmcille & Fr Dyers Folk Village

Overnight & Breakfast: Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara

7

Day 7 - Wednesday 8th September - Ardara to Coleraine

  • Leo’s Tavern Donegal (Home of Clannad)
  • Derry Panoramic City Tour
  • Derry City Walking Tour
  • Free time in Derry

Dinner & Overnight: Bushtown Hotel, Coleraine

8

Day 8 - Thursday 9th September - Local Touring of the Antrim Coastline

  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Free time in Coleraine

Overnight & Breakfast: Bushtown Hotel, Coleraine

9

Day 9 - Friday 10th September - Coleraine to Cavan via Belfast

  • Antrim Coast Road
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Belfast City Tour
  • Cavan Town (Frank O’Connors Home Town)
  • Final night entertainment with special guests

Dinner & Overnight: Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan

10

Day 10 - Saturday 11th September - Depart Ireland to US

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

2nd September 2021 – Overnight Flight to Ireland

3rd September 2021 – Sheraton Hotel, Athlone

Situated in Athlone’s lively town centre, this 4-star Sheraton Hotel is the ideal location when visiting Athlone. A local landmark in Athlone Town thanks to its twelve storey glazed tower, Sheraton Athlone Hotel is a unique spa hotel in Ireland.

There is a range of dining options to suit everyone at the Sheraton Athlone Hotel including the elegant La Provence restaurant, the more casual Harvest Cafe or the Sheraton Bar which serves light snacks. Health and leisure facilities include a remarkable aquatics area with 20m pool, three feature pools and state of the art fitness equipment.

4th & 5th September 2021 – Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

Located in Westport town centre the Castlecourt Hotel is separated from the Westport Plaza Hotel by a landscaped courtyard. Our 4 star hotel offers luxury accommodation and a warm welcome. There is also a sister hotel, the 4 star Westport Coast Hotel, located on the waterfront overlooking Clew Bay.

The C Club Leisure Centre offers a 20m indoor heated pool, gym, Jacuzzi and steam room. Or why not escape to Spa Sula, opened in 2008 it has since become one of the most popular destination spas in Westport. When you step into Spa Sula you enter a luxurious temple of harmony for body, mind and spirit. It is an indulgent sanctuary created exclusively for your pleasure and well being. We offer a great selection of Mayo Spa Breaks and Westport Spa Offers throughout the year.

6th & 7th September 2021 – Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara

The Nesbitt Arms is a charming Boutique Hotel located in the heart of County Donegal. Nestled in a valley surrounded by spectacular scenery along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way, the Nesbitt Arms Boutique Hotel is an ideal haven to relax after a day exploring all that this unique coastline has to offer.

Ardara is situated close to the small River Owentocher. This heritage town is a major centre for the manufacture of hand-woven tweed with several shops along the main street selling tweeds and hand-knitted sweaters.

8th & 9th September 2021 – Bushtown Hotel, Coleraine

The Bushtown Hotel, Restaurant and Leisure Club is the perfect place to stay when visiting the North Coast. The hotel is positioned in the county of Londonderry near the mouth of the River Bann in Coleraine. Coleraine is the main town of the world-famous Causeway Coast, which attracts over three million visitors per year.

10th September 2021 – Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan

Cavan Crystal Hotel provides a 4 star hotel in Cavan town. One of the finest hotels in Cavan, this Cavan hotel is very much contemporary at first glance, but traditional in its sense of warmth and welcome.

All of our rooms are maintained to the highest standard where quality and comfort are evident. Relax in comfort and style at one of the most luxurious hotels in Cavan.

11th September 2021 – Return flight to the US

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 *

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Frank O’Connor’s

Musical Tour of Ireland Part II

September 2nd – 11th 2021

Land Only Tour Price

  • Land Only Tour Price $2949.00 per person – Based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement $399.00 (Book early limited availability) – Based on single occupancy & to be paid along with Full Tour Cost

Optional Travel Protection (rate based on maximum tour coverage of $5000)

  • Optional Travel Protection $331.00 (Based on double occupancy) per person
  • Optional Travel Protection $383.00(Based on single occupancy) per person
  • If you require post or pre-travel arrangements to Ireland please note that this insurance price will not cover your additional costs. To receive a quote to cover all your travel arrangements please email info@bracktours.com and a member of the Brack Tours team will be in contact.
  • CFAR (Cancel for any Reason) Travel Protection upgrade available upon request. N.B – CFAR coverage is NOT available for residents of New York State. For more information email info@bracktours.com

How To Join

  • To join this tour, complete the below registration form and send along with a check deposit of $300 per person (and insurance fee if required) and 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 $300.00 per person required at 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.
  • Second part payment of $800.00 per person due by 1st May 2021 if you have registered online this will be payable via a PayPal Invoice.
  • Final Payment per person due by 1st July 2021

If paying by check:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Make 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:

  • FOCIV21

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.

Travel Protection Policy Details

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

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