Healy Tours

Ireland Travel

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Here you will find group tours of Ireland from our Silver-Level Packages.  

The below tours are booked with leaders in Ireland travel, and will be sure to provide you a wonderful travel experience!  Each tour visits different places and regions. 

Do you have specific dates? Let us know, we can assist you in finding the right tour for your needs!

Silver-level group tours of ireland

8-Day Ireland $2,075 per person

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8 Beautiful Days in the Emerald Isle

Professional Guide and Tour - Multiple departure dates throughout 2019!

Dublin | Galway | Westport | Killarney

Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey, Kilkenney Castle

10-Day Ireland $2,625 per person

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10 Exquisite locations throughout Ireland

Professional Guide and Tour - Multiple departure dates throughout 2019!

Dublin | Waterford | Killarney | Galway

Waterford Crystal, Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher, Connemarra


Kylemore Abbey

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Kylemore Abbey is one of the most stunning places we've ever visited on the whole planet! Enjoy!

Visit the Famous Waterford Crystal

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Visit Waterford Crystal in Waterford Ireland, and we will give you some tips on other great glass artists at work in the city!

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8 day Ireland - $2,075 per person

Aug 4, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019*

 *Other departure dates are available, please inquire!  

 

DAY 1

Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing

A warm welcome to Dublin, a modern multi-cultural city that embraces its past and exudes an enduring sense of fun. Meet your Local Specialist this afternoon for a guided city tour to view the elegant Georgian Squares and St. Patrick's Cathedral. A special Welcome Reception this evening sees you visiting EPIC - The Irish Emigration Museum.Welcome Reception

Hotel: Roganstown

Meals: Welcome Reception

DAY 2

Dublin – Strokestown – Enniscrone

Journey through the lush green countryside before your first stop at Strokestown where we will 'Dive Into Culture' at the Irish Famine Museum, delving into the stories of the 1840s famine. See the haunting pleas of starving tenants on the estate and the response they received, before continuing to Enniscrone.

Hotel:  Ocean Sands

MEALS: Full Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3

Enniscrone – Westport – Galway

Travel to Westport and meet your Local Specialist for a walking tour during which you'll learn about the town's heritage - from its settlement 5,000 years ago to modern-day times. Visit the Benedictine monastery of Kylemore Abbey, set against the striking backdrop of Lake Kylemore, and stroll through its walled Victorian gardens. We continue to Galway, the 'City of Tribes', where we'll view Galway Cathedral and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Hotel: Connacht

Included Meals: Full Breakfast

DAY 4

Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Killarney (2 Nights)

The sheer Cliffs of Moher plunge dramatically into the Atlantic Ocean, providing endless ocean views which we'll have an opportunity to admire during a morning visit. Later, we cross the Shannon estuary by ferry to Killarney, our home for the next two nights. Spend a free evening soaking up some unforgettable Irish craic or delve into the town's centuries-old history.

Hotel: Killarney Towers

Meals: Full Breakfast

DAY 5

Ring of Kerry Excursion

Dramatic vistas are ours to enjoy as we circle the achingly beautiful Ring of Kerry - one of the most scenic drives on the Emerald Isle. See a soul-stirring landscape that has inspired poets, artists and writers for centuries, before returning to Killarney where you have the rest of the afternoon free to explore on your terms. Consider a leisurely guided walk at Torc Waterfall with a Local Specialist taking you along the lakeshore and past the farmlands of the 19th-century Muckross Estate. Please Note: This leisurely paced walk meanders over wooded paths and lakeshore trails. Walkers should wear good walking shoes for a stroll through picturesque surrounds. 

Hotel: Kilarney Towers

Meals: Full Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6

Killarney – Blarney – Kilkenny

Kiss the famous Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle and receive the 'gift of the gab'. Travel to County Kilkenny to discover the 12th-century town of Newtown Jerpoint and hear about the saint buried there, who inspired the legend of Santa Claus. Later, we meet local farmers Joe and Maeve O'Connell at their home, Belmore House, to 'Connect With Locals' over a Be My Guest dinner and hear the tale of the 'lost' town. 

Hotel: Kilkenny

Meals: Full Breakfast, Dinner with wine

DAY 7

Kilkenny – Dublin

Visit Kilkenny Castle, an Anglo-Norman stone castle that sits majestically over the Nore River. In the castle basement, you'll find the Butler Gallery, one of Ireland's most important art galleries outside of Dublin. Returning to the Irish capital, visit Trinity College and enjoy priority access to see the Book of Kells, said to be the world's most famous medieval manuscript. All that's left to say is a rousing sláinte or two while you indulge in a memorable Farewell Dinner, enjoying a fun night out at a classic public house in the city. Admire the authentic Victorian bar and walk up the original staircase from Trinity College, which was featured in the Michael Caine film 'Educating Rita'.

Hotel: Ballsbridge

Meals: Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

DAY 8

Depart Dublin

It's time to close the chapter on an unforgettable Irish holiday. We bid our newfound friends and Travel Director a fond farewell. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Meals: Full Breakfast


Tours do not include airfare or insurance coverage. 

Healy Tours is happy to assist you with booking your airfare.

Tour Inclusions:

This is an excellent way to get a quick tour of Ireland! See major sites and leave the driving to a professional.


· 7 full breakfasts

· 5 dinners

· Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

· Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

· Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi

· Ferry across the Shannon estuary

· Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

· Hand-picked Trip Highlights

· Optional Experiences and free time

· All porterage and restaurant gratuities

· Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

· Services of a professional Travel Director

· An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

· All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

· VIP entry to many sights


10-Day Ireland $2,625 per person

Additional Information

Choose departure dates:

July 5

July 19

August 30

September 13

(additional dates available, just ask!) 


 What's Included:

· 9 full breakfasts

· 5 dinners

· 1 cream tea

· Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

· Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

· Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi

· Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

· Hand-picked Trip Highlights

· Optional Experiences and free time

· All porterage and restaurant gratuities

· Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

· An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver

· All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

· VIP entry to many sights


DAY 1

Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing

Write your own lively tale of legends and iconic landscapes during this epic encounter with Ireland's treasures. We begin our journey in the whimsical capital of Dublin, joining a Local Specialist to see the sights. Irish history takes centre stage this evening as we visit Glasnevin Trust for an informative and poignant tour with a Local Specialist. Our visit will 'Make A Difference' to its efforts to preserve Irish history and we'll hear stories about some of the country's bravest characters and enjoy a Welcome Reception of drinks and canapés with our fellow travellers and Travel Director. 

HOTEL: Maldron Parnell Square/Clayton Ballsbridge

MEALS: Welcome Reception

DAY 2

Dublin – Co. Wicklow – New Ross – Waterford

Journey through the scenic countryside of County Wicklow, The Garden of Ireland, and on to New Ross - the ancestral home town of John F. Kennedy. 'Dive Into Culture' and gain insights into the plight of the starving Irish emigrants who boarded the Dunbrody Famine Ship to flee the potato famine. We continue to Waterford, where we'll stay overnight. This afternoon, we celebrate the centuries-old craft of flint glass creations, as we 'Dive Into Culture' at the House of Waterford Crystal and witness talented master craftsmen at work.

HOTEL: Fitzwilton/Marina

MEALS: Full Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3

Waterford – Youghal – Blarney – Killarney (2 Nights)

Journey via the historic seaport town of Youghal, once home to Sir Walter Raleigh, and pursue the 'gift of the gab' at Blarney Castle, where you'll have a chance to kiss the famous stone. Arrive in Killarney for a two-night stay.

HOTEL: Killarney Towers/Hotel Killarney

MEALS: Full Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4

Ring of Kerry Excursion

Ireland's soul-stirring Ring of Kerry takes centre stage today as we embark on a scenic drive past its mountains, lakes and lush green countryside - unquestionably one of the most scenic routes in Ireland. We'll see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, Moll's Gap and Black Valley, whose remoteness saw it become the last area in Ireland to receive electricity.

MEALS: Full Breakfast

HIGHLIGHTS: Ring of Kerry

DAY 5

Killarney – Adare – Bunratty – Limerick

We continue through the windswept countryside, arriving in Adare, one of the prettiest villages in Ireland. On arrival in Limerick, where we'll enjoy views of St. Mary's Cathedral, the Treaty Stone and the 13th-century King John's Castle during an orientation tour. Delve into an Ireland of old, as you discover the day-to-day life of the Irish during the 18th and 19th centuries on your included visit to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park this afternoon.

HOTEL: Maldron/Greenhills

MEALS: Full Breakfast

DAY 6

Limerick – Cliffs of Moher – Galway (2 Nights)

We journey to the magnificent Cliffs of Moher, which plunge over 200 metres into the Atlantic waters below. Gain insights into the history of these imposing sheer cliffs during a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Later, we arrive in Galway with some time at leisure to see its beautiful stone Cathedral or stroll through Eyre Square. 

HOTEL: Connacht

MEALS: Full Breakfast

DAY 7

Connemara Excursion

Connemara's 'savage beauty' is yours to explore today as we tread in the footsteps of Oscar Wilde who described its "wild mountainous splendour" as magnificent. Admire the views on the scenic drive to Kylemore Abbey, now a Benedictine monastery, where we will embark on an included visit to the country's most romantic castle and walk through its exquisite Victorian Walled Garden.

HOTEL: Connacht

MEALS: Full Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8

Galway – Knock – Sligo

Our journey takes us to Westport House where we'll 'Connect With Locals' and indulge in a memorable 'Be My Guest' morning tea with tales of the Pirate Queen, and enjoy Banoffee and Baileys flavours in the Drawing Room of this stately 18th-century home. Heading north, we stop in the pilgrimage town of Knock to view the Marian Shrine where villagers witnessed an Apparition of Our Lady in 1879. We arrive in Sligo this evening, our home for the night. 

HOTEL: Clayton

MEALS: Full Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9

Sligo – Dublin

Our journey continues south to Dublin. Here we'll enjoy some free time to take a walk down Grafton Street or stroll along the Liffey. This evening, we close the chapter on an epic journey through Ireland, joining our fellow travellers for a memorable Farewell Dinner. Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

HOTEL: Clayton Dublin Airport

MEALS: Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

DAY 10

Depart Dublin

After a hearty Irish breakfast, we bid our Travel Director and fellow travellers a fond farewell as our Irish holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Full Breakfast

MEALS: Full Breakfast


A ten-day amazing journey around Ireland!
A ten-day amazing journey around Ireland!