Join musicians Scott Kirby & Gabriel Donohue as they explore Ireland’s West Coast.  Experience wall to wall music with many local musicians joining Gabriel and Scott along the way.

Land Only Price $3,149
Single supplement $945 (very limited space available)
Group Air will be available in late June, 2024

Independent Air Travel: If you make your own flight arrangements outside of the group flights, please note you must be at Shannon airport to meet the driver and join this tour (time tba).  At the conclusion of the tour, you may utilize transportation to the Shannon airport with the group.  Please provide flight details as early as possible to Isle Inn Tours.

 

Our Itinerary


Departure Day –
Saturday 17th May 2025
Depart the US.

Day 1 – Sunday 18 May –  After landing at Shannon Airport, pass through customs and immigration. The group will meet at Shannon Airport (time TBA) where we will be welcomed by our hosts Scott Kirby and Gabriel Donohue along with our coach driver. Stop in Kinvara at the Pier Head for a light lunch. Enjoy a welcome drink and learn a little bit about Abbeyglen and the surrounding area before joining your fellow travelers for a dinner tonight at your hotel.   Overnight Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Clifden (B, D)

Day 2 – Monday 19 May – This morning after breakfast enjoy a cruise along Ireland’s only fjord, Killary.  See some of Ireland’s finest scenery from the comfort of this luxurious catamaran. Arrive in Westport, home of Matt Molloy (Chieftains) world famous pub”.  Enjoy some free time for lunch on your own and a stroll around this lovely town. Return to Clifden.
Overnight Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Clifden (B, D)

Day 3 – Tuesday 20 May – Visit Kylemore Abbey, one of the most photographed locations in Ireland. Built in 1867, the Abbey and the surrounding mountains and lakes are steeped in Irish lore. Some time here for lunch and to explore the walled gardens. Next stop, the Connemara History & Heritage Center which offers an insight into the history and heritage of this beautiful part of the West of Ireland. See how turf (peat) is cut and sample a drop of ‘poitín’.  Arrive in Galway City and check into your city center hotel overlooking Eyre Square. Overnight Park House Hotel, Galway (B, D)

 

Shop Street, Galway City

Day 4 – Wednesday 21 May – This morning enjoy a walking tour of Galway City otherwise know as ‘the city of the tribes’ with local man Brian Nolan. The remainder of the day is free to explore the city on foot.  Take a walk through the Latin Quarter, explore the Galway City Museum and see the Spanish Arch.  Perhaps take a stroll along the prom in Salthill overlooking Galway Bay.  Meet your fellow travelers for an evening on the town exploring the Galway pub scene.  Overnight Park House Hotel, Galway (B)

Day 5 – Thursday 22 May – Today travel south into the Burren, a veritable moonscape of glacial limestone with majestic mountains, gentle valleys and babbling brooks. Its extraordinary array of flora and fauna make the Burren a tapestry of color with a deeply spiritual aura. Stop at the Cliffs of Moher and take in the stunning Clare coastline.  Take the ferry across the Shannon at Killimer. Stop in Listowel home to John B. Kean’s Pub before arriving in Dingle.  Overnight Dingle Skellig Hotel, Dingle (B, D)

Day 6 – Friday 23 May – After breakfast travel along the Dingle Peninsula, delight in the stunning views of the Slieve Mish Mountains, Dingle Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Near Slea Head, Ireland’s Westernmost point, see the Blasket Islands offshore. Visit the Blasket Center a fascinating heritage and cultural museum, honoring the unique community who lived on the remote Blasket Islands until their evacuation in 1953. Overnight Dingle Skellig Hotel, Dingle (B)

Day 7 – Saturday 24 May – Today travel to Limerick City for a visit to King John’s Castle. It’s a mighty fortress with a dramatic history and over 800 years of stories within its walls, which is brought to life in a stunning exhibition. Touch-screen technology will connect you to tales of siege and warfare. Watch out for a dazzling array of CGI animations and ghostly projections.   Arrive in Ennis in the late afternoon. Overnight Old Ground Hotel, Ennis (B, D)

Day 8 – Sunday 25 May –  SLAN ABHAILE (SAFE TRAVELS HOME) I hope you have enjoyed your time in Ireland exploring Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Arrive at Shannon Airport with plenty of time to clear customs and immigration. There is a wonderful selection of duty-free shopping available at the airport for any last-minute gifts.

 

Circumstances beyond our control may require us to change the schedule. This tour is subject to the terms and conditions listed on www.isleinntours.com

B – Breakfast
L – Lunch
D – Dinner

Our Hotels

  • 2 Nights at the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Clifden
  • 2 nights at the Park House Hotel, Galway
  • 2 nights at the Dingle Skellig Hotel, Dingle
  • 1 night at the Old Ground Hotel, Ennis

What’s Included

  • Breakfast daily (B)
  • 5  dinners (D)
  • 7 Nights in wonderful 4 star hotels
  • Luxury Coach transportation for itinerary as specified, operated by an experienced Irish tour guide
  • Admissions/attractions described in the above itinerary
  • Porterage of 1 suitcase per participant
  • Taxes, service charges for all included services

Tour Highlights

  • Cruise along Ireland’s only fjord
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Connemara History & Heritage Center
  • Walking tour of Galway City
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Ferry across the Shannon River
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Slea Head Drive
  • The Blasket Center
  • King John’s Castle

 

What’s not included

Elements NOT INCLUDED in the price of your tour/airfare

  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance must be paid for at the time of deposit to cover any pre-existing conditions, if purchased after initial payment, pre-existing conditions are subject to exclusion.
  • Meals, drinks, snacks, admissions, not indicated in the itinerary
  • Beverages, including alcohol and soft-drinks, unless otherwise indicated
  • Tips, admissions, and other “out of pocket” items not designated in the itinerary
  • Gratuity to driver/guide
  • Gratuity to hotel/wait staff, etc.
  • Airline upgrades, special seating requests, excess/overweight baggage, connecting flights, or club access

 

Payment Schedule

  • A $750 per person non-refundable deposit is required at time of booking to secure your spot on the tour
  • A $1000 per person payment will be due October 7, 2024
  • Final Payment must be received no later than February 3, 2025

Payment may be made online any time by credit card using our secure payment process.  If you prefer to pay by check, you may mail payment to:

Isle Inn Tours
PO Box 2559
Moorpark,  CA  93020

For FedEx/UPS

Isle Inn Tours
100 W. High Street # 2559
Moorpark, CA 93021

Details and other Things to Know about your tour

Your tour is subject to our terms and conditions. We strongly urge all travelers to become familiar with the details of your vacation investment before booking by reading our Terms and Conditions – simply click here.

Tour price is per person based on shared accommodation in double occupancy room.

Mobility requirement is moderate, walking along un-paved surfaces should be expected.

Weather and other circumstances beyond control of Isle Inn Tours, our drivers, or business partners may suggest or require changes to the itinerary without notice.

Scheduled flight times are subject to change and are set by the airline and will be communicated to participants.  Day of travel conditions are beyond the control or influence of Isle Inn Tours and are the sole responsibility of the airline.

A valid passport, with a minimum of six months remaining validity AFTER planned return date is required.  If you are a United States citizen and do not currently have a valid passport you should begin the process online with the US State Department as early as possible by clicking here

 

Protect your vacation investment

 Travel Insurance is STRONGLY suggested.

Trip insurance is available for additional cost through Travel Guard (approximately 8% of total tour price) and is strongly recommended.  Visit https://isleinntours.com/travel-protection/ to learn more. You can click through to Travel Guard’s website to purchase from here as well.

Circumstances beyond our control may require us to change the schedule. This tour is subject to the terms and conditions listed on www.isleinntours.com

 

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Contact Fiona at Isle Inn Tours

By e-mail at Fiona@IsleInnTours.com or by telephone M-Th 10:00 – 4:00 703-997-6723

 

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