This trip is organised with the assistance of JMG Travel, one of the leading tour operators in Ireland and planned with the guidance of leading historians and archaeologists practising in the area. The trip will be led by Hugh Crawford and Bernadette Doyle.
Dates: 12th – 15th May 2018
Travel by luxury coach with established tour guides throughout.
The group will be accommodated in the family owned 4-star Castlecourt Hotel located in the heart of Westport, which offers an indoor pool, gym & spa.
This trip will include many outstanding heritage, historical and archaeological sites such as:
- Athlone Castle, the Augustinian Abbey, Cong
- Westport town and its environs and Newport
- Michael Davitt Museum.
- Famine Road, Boheh Stone and Srahwee Wedge Tomb
- Ballycroy National Park and the Céide Fields
Services of McGinley’s luxury coach throughout, including pick up and drop off at Toughers, Newhall, Naas, and Hotel on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis at a cost of €265 per person sharing with a single room supplement of €45 for three nights (limited availability). Incidentals costing €160 to include entry fees, refreshments, lunches and gratuities.
All bookings and request for information should be addressed to; Bernadette Doyle, who will liaise with JMG Travel in all matters in relation to the trip.
Payments due on or before the following dates are:
25th January 2019 = €100 deposit per person.
22nd February 2019 = €165 per person sharing and €210 in the case of single supplement.
29th March 2019 = €160
(to include lunches on all days, site entrance fees, en route refreshments and all gratuities).
Click here to download the excursion circular, including booking form.
Guide: Mary Hanrahan, Chairperson, Fethard Historical Society.
Meet at The Town Hall at 12.00 noon followed by coffee / tea & scones. Visit the museum, picnic followed by a guided tour of the medieval town of Fethard. Dinner to follow in the Horse & Jockey Hotel and Restaurant.
Led by: Hugh Crawford and Michael Jacob.
Book by 21 June at the latest. Members only.