May
Month
8 Nights
Duration

South Boston Irish American Society

Tour of Ireland

May 8th – 17th 2020

Join the South Boston Irish American Society and Brack Tours for a captivating tour of discovery as you travel along Northern Ireland’s Antrim Coastline & Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

Taking in the iconic sites such as the famed Giants Causeway, the breath-taking Slieve League Cliffs and so much more!

Our 8 Night / 9 Day tour of Ireland includes:

  • Round-trip non-stop airfare with Aer Lingus Departing Boston to Dublin Returning Shannon to Boston
  • Deluxe motor coach for all transfers, touring and sightseeing
  • Services of a professional Irish Tour Director throughout
  • First class hotel accommodations for eight (8) nights in: Marine Hotel, Ballycastle (2) Waterfront Hotel, Dungloe (1), Central Hotel, Donegal Town (1), Castlecourt Hotel, Westport (2), Harbour Hotel, Galway (2). 
  • Full Irish Breakfast daily including the day of arrival.
  • Four (4) hotel dinners, one (1) Causal Irish Party Night (Dinner & Entertainment)
  • 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  Air & Land Price: $3269.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Air & Land)

Land Only Price: $2525.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)

*To make a payment schedule please contact Brack Tours by emailing Sinead@bracktours.com monthly payment plans available upon request and can be discussed and arranged with Sinead*

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (Limited Single Rooms Available)  $470.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy
START DATE Tour Commences 9th May 2020 at Dublin Airport
END DATE Tour Finishes 17th May 2020 at Shannon Airport
WEAR Clothing (we recommend layered clothing, sensible walking shoes, rain jacket and carry bag for daily touring)
INCLUDED

Sightseeing & Visitor Attractions:

Belfast Panoramic City Tour
Titanic Visitor Experience
Guided touring of the Antrim Coastline
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
Giants Causeway
Derry City Guided Walking Tour
Lunch in Derry City

Pub Session/Drinks
Ardara Town

Slieve League Cliffs
Killybegs
W.B Yeats Grave
Strandhill guided Beach Walk or free time in Strandhill area
Foxford Woollen Mills
Knock Shrine & Gardens

Guided Touring of Achill Island
Glen Keen Farm Experience
Connemara & Clifden

Aran Island Day Trip (Optional)

NOT INCLUDED
Optional Travel Protection
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.

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

South Boston Irish American Society

Tour of Ireland

Day to Day Outline Itinerary

(subject to change)

1

Day 1 - Friday 8th May - 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 9th May - Arrive Dublin - Dublin to Ballycastle via Belfast

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Welcome Breakfast
  • Belfast Panoramic City Tour
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Welcome drink reception & dinner

Dinner & Overnight: Marine Hotel, Ballycastle

3

Day 3 - Sunday 10th May - Antrim Coastline

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Guided Touring of the Antrim Coastline
  • Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge
  • The Giant’s Causeway

Overnight & Breakfast: Marine Hotel, Ballycastle

4

Day 4 - Monday 11th May - Ballycastle to Dungloe via Derry

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Derry City Guided Walking Tour (walking tour is optional)
  • Lunch in Derry City
  • Pub Session/Drinks on route to Dungloe

Dinner & Overnight: Waterfront Hotel, Dungloe

5

Day 5 - Tuesday 12th May - Touring of Donegal

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Ardara Town
  • Slieve League Cliffs
  • Killybegs

Overnight & Breakfast: Central Hotel, Donegal

6

Day 6 - Wednesday 13th May - Donegal to Westport

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • W.B Yeats Grave
  • Strandhill guided beach walk or free time in Strandhill area

Dinner & Overnight: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

7

Day 7 - Thursday 14th May - Achill Island

  • Achill Island
  • Westport House & Gardens

Overnight & Breakfast: Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

8

Day 8 - Friday 15th May -Westport to Galway via Connemara

  • Glen Keen Farm
  • Connemara
  • Free time in Clifden

Dinner & Overnight: Harbour Hotel, Galway

9

Day 9 - Saturday 16th May - Aran Island Day Trip

  • Aran Island Day Trip
  • Causal Irish Party Night (Dinner & Entertainment)

Overnight & Breakfast: Harbour Hotel, Galway

10

Day 10 - Sunday 17th May - 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 Shannon Airport where you bid your last farewells to your Irish Tour Director.

8th May 2020 – Overnight Flight to Ireland

9th & 10th May 2020 – Marine Hotel, Ballycastle

The Marine Hotel Ballycastle, located on the North Antrim Coast of Ireland  is considered as one of the area’s finest hotels occupying an unrivalled seafront position in County Antrim on the Causeway Coastal route.

Rooms in Marine Hotel on Causeway Coastal Route have been designed with space and comfort in mind to ensure you enjoy the most relaxing stay.

11th May 2020 – Waterfront Hotel, Dungloe

The Waterfront Hotel, Donegal’s newest 4 Star resort offers a fusion of contemporary chic and classic elegance where you can relax and unwind in ultimate luxury.

Located on the breathtaking Wild Atlantic Way, The Waterfront Hotel in Dungloe (locally know as An Clochán Liath) is a superb hotel nestled on the tip of the peninsula with spectacular views overlooking the Atlantic in the beautiful Gaeltacht region known as the Rosses in County Donegal.

12th May 2020 – Central Hotel, Donegal Town

Located in the Diamond at the heart of Donegal Town, the Central offers varied dining, regular live entertainment and complimentary leisure facilities. Central Hotel Donegal as the name suggests, sits amid the town’s 21 bars and restaurants and is a short walk from the famous Donegal Bay Waterbus.

The Central Hotel Donegal Town is an ideal base for guests to enjoy discovering the wonderful things that the Historic Donegal Town has to offer.

 13th & 14th May 2020 – Castlecourt Hotel, Westport

Located in Westport town centre the Castlecourt Hotel is separated from the Westport Plaza Hotel by a landscaped courtyard. This 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.

15th & 16th May 2020 – Harbour Hotel, Galway

Harbour Hotel is owned and run by MHL Hotel Collection, owned by the Galway based Lally family. Guests enjoy the first-hand experience of true Irish hospitality. Many of the team members at the Harbour Hotel are from the West of Ireland, others have been captivated by the charm of life in Galway City and have decided to call it home. All share a passion for the culture, spirit and beauty of Galway and enjoy sharing the best of their local knowledge with visitors to the area.

This commonality instils a sense of community within the team at the Harbour Hotel, which they take a  great pleasure in working together to create a friendly, inviting atmosphere where hotel guests feel comfortable and well taken care of. When you come to stay at the Harbour Hotel in Galway city you can expect excellent service from people who enjoy what they are doing and want to help you to make the most out of your stay.

17th May 2020 – Return flight to the US

Departing Shannon 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 *

Click here for more information on the tour transport

South Boston Irish American Society Tour of Ireland

May 8th – May 17th 2020

Land Only Tour Price

  • Land Only Tour Price $2525.00 per person – Based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement $470.00 (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 $4000)

  • Optional Travel Protection $242.00 (Based on double occupancy) per person
  • Optional Travel Protection $276.00 (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 is now due/payable at the time of deposit 
  • Final Payment per person due by 2nd March 2020

*To make a payment schedule please contact Brack Tours by emailing Sinead@bracktours.com monthly payment plans available upon request and can be discussed and arranged with Sinead*

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:

  • SBIAS20

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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