Sample Ancestry Group Tour

Launched by the Association of O’Neill Clans at the Hill of The O’Neill Centre, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone on the 12 November 2012, the O’Neill Clans Gathering took place from May 22-26, 2013. This  is a prime example of the type of sample ancestry group tour packages that we can provide.

Brack Tours were involved with attending clients in organising all of the details in Ireland for hotels, celebrations and events.

The event

The O’Neill Clans Gathering was designed to bring together O’Neill family members from around the globe to share stories and celebrate an incredibly rich and diverse history of one of Europe’s oldest and most celebrated clans.

The four-day long event included visits to various historical O’Neill sites including:

  • The Hill of The O’Neill in Dungannon, County Tyrone
  • The coronation site of The O’Neill in nearby Cookstown
  • Optional Walking tours of Armagh – a city with a rich O’Neill heritage and
  • A Visit to Ireland’s capital city Dublin.

Overnight stays at:

  • 3* Armagh City Hotel-Armagh (3 nights)
  • 4* Camden Court Hotel – Dublin (2 nights)
* All tour details were being organised by the Association of the O’Neill Clans.
This 6 Night Sample Tour of Ireland includes:
  • Private Guided Transport throughout
  • Transfers & Orientations
  • Driver Guide Expenses
  • Bed & Breakfast daily at each Hotel
  • Activities & Events Listed
  • Dinners & Lunches included as per detailed itinerary

Tour Details:

TOUR PRICE Prices from $1200 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (pricing subject to change)
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $325 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy
START DATE Tour Commences based on a minimum of 20 passengers (Tour details confirmed as per your group requirements)
END DATE Tour Finishes with Brack Tours on Day 7 at Dublin Airport
WEAR Clothing (we recommend layered clothing, sensible walking shoes, rain jacket and carry bag for daily touring)

INCLUDED

Sightseeing & Visitor Attractions

Visit to Benburb Priory, to include:

  • Talks on the history, genealogy and legends of the O’Neill Clan.
  • Talks on the Battle of Benburb
  • Tour of the Priory
  • Visit of Benburb Castle – “Chief House” of Shane (The Proud) O’Neill

Visit to O’Fiach Library, with a talk on the Battle of Yellow Ford
Re-enactment of O’Neill Crowning at Tullyhogue

NOT INCLUDED
Air Travel to/from Ireland

Optional Travel Insurance

Gratuity to Tour Director

Tour Registration/ Expression of Interest

Please complete our tour enquiry form, if you are interested or wish to know more about this sample tour of Ireland. 

This tour product can be tailor made to the needs of your family/clan and will feature locations of interest to your ancestry roots. 

Day to Day Itinerary

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

April/October – Overnight flight to Ireland

March – Armagh City Hotel

From magnificent facilities to magical experiences, the Armagh City Hotel, part of the Mooney Hotel group, has created a new milestone in award winning hospitality in this realm of scholars and kings.

Not only does its international sophistication blend beautifully with its ancient setting, the hotel is making unique history itself with its award winning mix of luxury accommodation, state-of-the-art conference facilities, spectacular leisure facilities and dynamic combination of professionalism and friendly service.

March Camden Court Hotel, Dublin

There are many hotels to choose from in Dublin, but the 4 Star Camden Court Hotel has an envious location In the bustling area of Dublin 2, in the heart of Dublin’s City Centre.

Most hotels boast they are within walking distance of top city attractions such as Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green and shopper’s paradise – Grafton Street but we truly are.

March – Return flight to US

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

Land Only Tour Price

  • Land only prices from $2610 per person – Based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement $534 (Book early limited availability) – Based on single occupancy & to be paid along with Full Tour Cost

*Based on a minimum of 20 passengers*

Airfare:

  • Airfare available upon request for more information please email info@bracktours.com

Travel Insurance (rate based on maximum tour coverage of $4500)

  • Optional Travel Insurance $292 (Based on double occupancy) per person
  • Optional Travel Insurance $332  (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 insurance upgrade available upon request, for more information please contact a member of the Brack Tours team via email at info@bracktours.com

How To Join

  • To join this tour, complete the below registration form and send along with 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 below.

Deposits & Payments Schedule per person:

  • Deposit of $300.00 per person required at time of booking
  • Second part payment of $800.00 due 125 days prior per person
  • Final Payment per person due 65 days prior to tour start date.

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

If paying by credit card 

  • We can set up an easy to use payment and registration system from our website once touring numbers have been confirmed.
  • Please note that we accept most major credit cards, although our payment system does not accept the following cards: Discover credit cards

Tour Booking Code:

  • TIWDPT

Cancellation Penalties:

  • Deposit: $300.00 deposit non-refundable once paid

Air Cancellation Penalties:

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

Land Cancellation Penalties:

  • Land: 65 days or longer          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 & day of departure   Forfeit 100%  Land Price  per person

Tour Registration/ Expression of Interest

Please complete our tour enquiry form, if you are interested or wish to know more about this sample tour of Ireland. 

Travel Insurance Policy Details

To find out about information on our Travel Insurance policy please click here  or on the Travel Insured icon below to learn what our insurance policy does and does not cover.

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