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Patty Jardine & Friends

Coastal Tour of Ireland

Day-to-Day Outline Itinerary

(subject to change)


Day 1 - Thursday 19th September - Overnight Flight to Ireland

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


Day 2 - Friday 20th September - Arrive Shannon - Shannon to Kinsale

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Welcome Breakfast
  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
  • Welcome drink reception & dinner

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Actons Hotel, Kinsale


Day 3 - Saturday 21st September - Cobh & Midleton

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Cobh Heritage Museum
  • Jameson Distillery Midleton

Overnight & Breakfast: Actons Hotel, Kinsale


Day 4 - Sunday 22nd September - Kinsale to Dingle via Blarney

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Blarney Castle & Woollen Mills
  • Inch Beach Dingle

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Dingle Skellig Hotel


Day 5 - Monday 23rd September - Dingle Peninsula

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Dingle Harbour Cruise
  • Dingle Peninsula

Overnight & Breakfast: Dingle Skellig Hotel


Day 6 - Tuesday 24th September - Dingle to Spanish Point

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Shannon Ferry: Tarbert to Kilimer
  • Cliffs of Moher

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Armada Hotel, Spanish Point


Day 7 - Wednesday 25th September - Spanish Point to Galway

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstration
  • Micil Distillery
  • Galway Panoramic City Tour

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: The Hyde Hotel, Galway


Day 8 - Thursday 26th September - Free day Galway or 1/2 Day Connemara/ Optional Aran Island Excursion

  • Free time in Galway City or 1/2 Day Connemara Tour
  • Alternatively Optional Aran Island Excursion (Payable Locally)

Overnight & Breakfast: The Hyde Hotel, Galway


Day 9 - Friday 27th September - Galway to Barberstown via Clonmacnoise & Athlone

  • Clonmacnoise Monastery
  • Sean’s Bar – Ireland’s Oldest Pub (Irish Coffee Stop)

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Barberstown Castle, County Kildare


Day 10 - Saturday 28th 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.

19th September 2024 – Overnight Flight to Ireland

20th & 21st September 2024 – Acton’s Hotel, Kinsale

Actons of Kinsale is situated in heart of the colourful historic harbour town of Kinsale also referred to as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland. Actons is the oldest hotel in Kinsale originally established in 1946 by two sisters, Sidney and Sheila Acton and since then has become an integral part of Kinsale town.

This hotel overlooks Kinsale Harbour and Yacht Club allowing you to wake up to the twinkling sound of yacht masts. This contemporary boutique-style hotel comprises of, Sidney’s Bar & Brasserie offer all-day dining, Fisher St Restaurant, and Health & Leisure Club with a fully equipped gym, 15-meter swimming pool, sauna & steam room and 3 treatment rooms.

22nd & 23rd September 2024 – Dingle Skellig Hotel

Fáilte go dtí Óstán na Sceilge, the Dingle Skellig Hotel, situated on the most westerly peninsula in Europe and regarded as one of the finest hotels in Kerry. Since this Hotel in Dingle was constructed in 1969 its reputation for comfort, hospitality and service have excelled, guaranteeing the holiday experience of a lifetime.

24th September 2024 – Armada Hotel, Spanish Point

Maybe it’s our perfect location – Spanish Point in Co Clare epitomises what the Wild Atlantic Way is all about – vast skies over breathtaking Atlantic views, salt breezes whetting the appetite for an abundance of local seafood, walking the nearby Cliffs of Moher or a short spin to the Burren or Loop Head.
Maybe it’s our luxury – breathtaking bedroom views; or dining in The Ocean Bar, Johnny Burkes Bar or The Pearl Restaurant; the sensory delights of the freshest seafood paired with locally sourced vegetables and our own homemade pantry products – desserts, jams, breads….Maybe it’s how you’ll spend wonderful days here – walking, caving, golfing, rockclimbing; or kayaking, surfing, paddleboarding…

25th & 26th September 2024 – The Hyde Hotel, Galway

HYDE Hotel is a stylish, boutique hotel in the centre of Galway City and is ideally situated for those wanting to explore Galway City, The Wild Atlantic Way, and the beautiful West of Ireland.

HYDE Hotel Galway can be found just steps from Eyre Square, packed with boutiques & cafés, and only a short stroll from Shop St, Quay St, The Latin Quarter, The Spanish Arch as well as other cultural landmarks in the city centre.

27th September 2024 – Barberstown Castle, County Kildare

This historic 13th Century Castle and country house hotel is privately owned and is the only 4-star Irish Castle hotel with ‘5 star quality’. Located just 25 minutes from Dublin city centre and in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, this Irish Castle is the perfect base for your vacation and holiday break.

Visitors to Barberstown will experience a welcoming and relaxing stay in our luxurious bedrooms, decorated to reflect the historic nature of the Castle. In our Clapton’s Lounge and Barton Rooms Restaurant each with cosy crackling fires, diners can enjoy exceptional personal service great food paired with fine wines.

28th September 2024 – Return flight to the US

Departing Dublin Airport

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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Patty Jardine & Friends

Coastal Tour of Ireland

19th – 28th September 2024

Land Only Tour Price

  • Land Only Tour Price $3459.00 per person – Based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement $955.00 (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 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:

  • A deposit of $300.00 per person is required at the time of booking
  • Second Part Payment of $1000.00 due by 20th May 2024 per person
  • All Final Payment due by 22nd July 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, 133 Washington Street #524 Dover, NH 03820

Tour Booking Code:

  • PATJAR24

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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