October
Month
8 Nights
Duration

Songs & Stories

with Makem & Clancy

7th  – 16th October 2022

Rory Makem and Donal Clancy continue the lineage of two of Ireland’s most iconic music dynasties. Both have families steeped in music history and remain the benchmark for traditional folk music. Bringing on the musical legacy of their fathers’ Rory and Donal are bringing their talents to Ireland once more for a more intimate touring experience.

Our 8 Night Tour of Ireland includes:

  • Deluxe motorcoach for all transfers, touring, and sightseeing
  • Services of a professional Irish Tour Director throughout
  • Accommodations at first class, superior hotels for eight (8) nights in Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny (2), International Hotel, Killarney (2), The Hyde Hotel, Galway (2), Camden Court Hotel, Dublin (2)
  • Four (4) Hotel Dinners
  • Full Irish Breakfast Daily including the day of arrival
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Taxes and service charges on items included
  • One Evening Concert – Kilkenny
  • Travel documents to include:
    • Document wallet
    • Luggage tags
    • Daily Itinerary

*Please note walking tours are optional and the outline itinerary and hotels may be subject to change*

Tour Details:

TOUR PRICE Dollar: Land Only Price: $2872.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)

Euro: Land Only Price: €2519.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)

Sterling: Land Only Price: £2165.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (Limited Single Rooms Available)  Dollar: $559.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy

Euro: €445.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy

Sterling: £385.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy

START DATE Tour Commences October 8th 2022 at Dublin Airport
END DATE Tour Finishes October 16th 2022 at Dublin Airport
WEAR Clothing (we recommend layered clothing, sensible walking shoes, rain jacket and carry bag for daily touring)
INCLUDED

Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens

Kilkenny Walking Tour
Kilkenny Castle
Malzards Pub Hurling Experience & Pour Your Own Pint!
Rock of Cashel
Adare Village
Ring of Kerry & Kells Sheep Farm Demonstration
Tarbert to Killimer Ferry
Cliffs of Moher
Burren Smokehouse & Brewery Experience
Glengowla Mines – Mine Tour & Turf Cutting Experience
Visit to Standun’s
Free time in Galway City
Clonmacnoise Monastery

Sean’s Bar Athlone – World’s Oldest Pub

Dublin Panoramic City Tour

Epic Ireland – Immigration Museum or Guinness Storehouse

NOT INCLUDED International Flights
Travel Insurance (optional insurance plans available for U.S Clients)
Gratuity to Tour Director

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.

USA:

Ireland:

UK:

*For any members wishing to pay or register using Euro or Sterling please contact info@bracktours.com for assistance*

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Songs & Stories

With Makem & Clancy

Day to Day Outline Itinerary

(subject to change)

1

Day 1 - Friday 7th October - Overnight Flight to Ireland

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

2

Day 2 - Saturday 8th October - Arrive Dublin - Dublin to Kilkenny

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Welcome Breakfast
  • Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens
  • Welcome drink reception & dinner

Dinner & Overnight: Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny

3

Day 3 - Sunday 9th October- Kilkenny City

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Kilkenny Walking Tour
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • Malzard’s Pub – Hurling Experience & Pour Your Own Pint!
  • Makem & Clancy Evening Concert

Overnight & Breakfast: Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny

4

Day 4 - Monday 10th October - Kilkenny to Killarney via Tipperary & Adare

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Rock of Cashel
  • Adare Village

Dinner & Overnight: International Hotel, Killarney

5

Day 5 - Tuesday 11th October - Ring of Kerry

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Ring of Kerry
  • Kells Sheep Farm Demonstration

Overnight & Breakfast: International Hotel, Killarney

6

Day 6 - Wednesday 12th October - Killarney to Galway via the Burren

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Tarbert to Killimer Ferry
  • Cliffs of Moher & Burren Region
  • Burren Smokehouse & Brewery Experience

Dinner & Overnight: The Hyde Hotel, Galway

7

Day 7 - Thursday 13th October - 1/2 Day Connemara Tour

  • Glengowla Mines – Mine Tour & Turf Cutting Experience
  • Visit to Standun’s

Overnight: & Breakfast: The Hyde Hotel, Galway

8

Day 8 - Friday 14th October - Galway to Dublin via Athlone

  • Clonmacnoise Monastery
  • Sean’s Bar Athlone – World’s Oldest Pub

Dinner & Overnight: Camden Court Hotel, Dublin

9

Day 9 - Saturday 15th October - Dublin City

  • Dublin Panoramic City Tour
  • Epic Ireland Immigration Museum or Guinness Storehouse
  • Free Time in Dublin

Overnight & Breakfast: Camden Court Hotel, Dublin

10

Day 10 - Sunday 16th October - 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.

7th October 2022 – Overnight Flight to Ireland

8th & 9th October 2022 – Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny

The stylish 4 Star Hotel Kilkenny is the ideal base from which to explore all Kilkenny has to offer. Relax in one of the most stylish four-star hotels in Kilkenny. Unwind in the in-house leisure centre with a 20-metre pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna.

Hotel Kilkenny is located just off the City’s ring road and only 5 minutes walk to the heart of Medieval Kilkenny.

10th & 11th October 2022 – International Hotel, Killarney

Nestled in the heart of the old town, just moments from Killarney National Park, the 4-star International Hotel Killarney has been welcoming guests with its blend of traditional hospitality and comfort for more than a century. And now it’s your turn.

History seeps from the walls of this old-world gem, where you can relax by a log fire after a long day of sightseeing, take a stroll downtown or into the lush wonderland of Killarney National Park.

12th & 13th October 2022 – 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.

14th & 15th October 2022 – 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 of some of the city’s top landmarks such as Trinity College, St Stephen’s Green and the National Concert Hall.

16th October 2022 – 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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Songs & Stories

with Makem & Clancy

October 7th – 16th 2022

Land Only Tour Price

  • Land Tour Price: Dollar: Land Only Price: $2872.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)Euro: Land Only Price: €2519.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)

    Sterling: Land Only Price: £2165.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)

  • Single Supplement: Dollar: $559.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy

    Euro: €445.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy

    Sterling: £385.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy

How To Join

  • To join this tour, complete the below registration form and send it along with a check deposit of $300.00 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
  • 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 30th May 2022
  • Final Payment due by 1st August 2022

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:

  • SSMCOCT22

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 here on the PDF icon below and download & print this registration form.

USA:

Ireland:

UK:

*For any members wishing to pay or register using Euro or Sterling please contact info@bracktours.com for assistance*

We recommend you have adequate Travel Protection

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