Ireland 2019


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9 Day Ireland tour Package includes:

  • Round-trip international airfare from New York City to Dublin, Ireland.
  • Private motor coach and professional driver/guide the entire time.
  • Professional Craftours escort the entire time.
  • First-class hotel accommodations in Galway, Killarney and Dublin.
  • Daily Irish breakfast and two dinners.
  • Panoramic city tour in Galway and drive to the craft village in Spiddal.
  • Panoramic city tour in Dublin including driving past Trinity College, Phoenix Park, the city center and other notable sights.
  • A Panoramic drive through the famous Dingle Peninsula and a stop in the seaport town of Dingle.
  • Sightseeing at the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and drive through the “Burren.”
  • Optional tour to Kylemore Abbey and Gardens and scenic drive through the stunning Connemara Region.
  • A photo opportunity at see the ruins of Ross Castle in Killarney.
  • Photo stop at the extraordinary Rock of Cashel.
  • Hand Quilting workshop with Ashley Hough.
  • Special “Irish Christmas Wish Doll” sewing workshop with a professional Irish artisan.
  • Felting workshop with local artisan.
  • An optional Irish Scone Making cookery class.
  • A crystal carving demonstration by a master artist.
  • A special presentation and shopping opportunity at the family owned Connemara Marble facility.
  • A visit to a family owned weaving and spinning factory.
  • Free time for shopping on the famous Grafton Street in Dublin.
  • A short visit to the award winning “tidy town” of Adare.
  • Shopping at the Blarney Woolen Mills and an opportunity (for a small fee) to kiss the famous Blarney Stone.
  • An optional Irish singing and Riverdance-type show.
  • Special viewing of Destination Craft with Jim West Ireland episode.
  • Commemorative collector’s item from the 2012 International Quilt Festival of Ireland.
  • A Craftours lanyard, luggage tag and commemorative gift.
  • Ireland Highlights

    Monkey Forest Sanctuary Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Founded as a Viking settlement, the Kingdom of Dublin became Ireland’s principal city following the Norman invasion. The city expanded rapidly from the 17th century and was briefly the second largest city in the British Empire before the Act of Union in 1800. Following the partition of Ireland in 1922, Dublin became the capital of the Irish Free State, later renamed Ireland. It is a historical and contemporary center for education, the arts, administration, economy and industry.

    Monkey Forest Sanctuary The Cliffs of Moher are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. They rise 120 metres above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head, and reach their maximum height of 214 metres just north of O’Brien’s Tower, eight kilometres to the north. The tower is a round stone tower near the midpoint of the cliffs built in 1835 by Sir Cornelius O’Brien. From the cliffs and from atop the tower, visitors can see the Aran Islands in Galway Bay, the Maumturks and Twelve Pins mountain ranges to the north in County Galway, and Loop Head to the south.

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