Ireland – September 2017

 Sunday, September 24 – October 4
Tulsa – Tulsa $3399.00 based on
double occupancy
(Airline taxes/ fuel surcharges included)
Travel Protection Offered (Optional)
Single Room Supplement $599.00 

 

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Chaplain – Fr. Stuart Crevcoure

 

Itinerary

Sunday September 24, 2017 
TULSA/ATLANTA 

Our pilgrimage begins as we depart Tulsa on Delta flight # 516 at 3:25 PM to Atlanta. Arrive at 6:25PM – Depart on Delta flight #176t to Dublin at 8:08 pm.

 

Monday, September 25, 
Dublin/ Middleton/ Cork 

Early arrival in Dublin Airport at approx. 08.50 AM. After collecting luggage, using rest rooms etc meet with Paddy Martin your driver and your motorcoach for the tour. Travel south to county Kildare and your first visit will be St. Brigid’s Cathedral and round tower in Kildare www.kildare.ie. St Brigid brought Christianity to the area in the 5th Century. After mass. We will then proceed south east to Kilkenny with a possible visit St Canice’s Cathedral. This is the ideal place to have lunch at the Kilkenny design workshops restaurant opposite the castle or in one of its traditional pubs i.e Langtons. Following spending time in Kilkenny we make our way to Middleton Distillery for a visit and tasting, after this we make our way to our hotel in the Cork area for 2 nights. (D)

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 
Cork City/ Waterford & Cobh/ Cork 

Early departure to Waterford City and visit of Waterford Crystal visitor centre, after the visit we can have Mass in the Viking area of the city. After Mass we make our way south to Cobh and the Cobh Visitor Experience, Here we will get a glimpse of life here in Ireland in the eighteen and nineteen hundreds and the difficulties people endured travelling on ships which left from Cobh to the United States and Britain in the search for better opportunities and work. Also we can track the last week’s travels of one of its more famous visiting ships, the “Titanic.” If you are into the Titanic, Cobh was the last port of call.

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 
Cork/West Cork/Killarney

This morning we head to West Cork and onwards to a beautiful little church (Oratory) at Gougan Barra. This is where St. Finbarr the patron saint of Cork first founded a church where the river Lee begins. We may be able to have Mass here. There is tremendous scenery and will require a little walk by the guests to get to it. It is now a very popular wedding venue because of its beauty. After visiting here we continue to the southwest and travel along the Atlantic coast through the villages of Glengarriff (Maureen O’ Hara spent much of her later life here and was once president of the local Golf Club (The Quiet Man actress). Continue over the Caha mountains through beautiful scenery and the town of Kenmare and via the very last section of the Ring Of Kerry and probably the most beautiful part from Molls Gap lady’s view and panoramic lakes of Killarney where we will stay for one night. Here the guests will get a chance to experience what life is like in the town which has been christened the capital of Ireland’s tourist industry. (B,D)

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 
Killarney/Dingle//Limerick 

Leave Killarney after Mass and head to the Atlantic coast again and visit the Dingle Peninsula with its spectacular views along a serpentine road with the Blasket Islands to be seen off the coast. We will visit the famous Gallarus Oratory and the Church at Kilmalkeder Church (ruins) with its ogham stones and example of an old sundial. We can stop in Dingle town, a famous fishing village with many fine pubs and restaurants serving fish and fish soup (chowder) It is also famous for a resident by the name of Fungi, a dolphin who visited and never left. After lunch we head inland and north through the Golden Vale and deeper into the province of Munster to the city of Limerick where we will overnight.

Here there is the opportunity of attending a banquet with music and dance, a little story-telling whilst being served dinner by girls dressed in traditional attire of the middle ages, shannonheritage.com (B, L)

 

Friday, September 29, 2017 
Limerick/Burren/Knock

Mass in Limerick and then travel west along the Wild Atlantic Way to the Cliffs Of Moher and the Burren Region (karst geological area in limestone) www.cliffsofmoher.ie Possible visit of Kilfenora and its ancient Cathedral and high cross. Afterwards we travel Northwards to Knock for a two-night stay (B, L)

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Knock/Ballintubber/Croagh Patrick/Westport/Knock

Today, we travel to Westport for a look around a western Ireland Tidy Towns winner, or visit Matt Molloy’s pub, a member of the Chieftains, world famous band, and Croagh Patrick were clients will get a chance to climb the mountain (B,D)

 

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Knock/Connemara/Galway

Depart Knock and travel to Ballintubber Abbey for Mass and visit.  Afterwards we travel southwards to the picturesque village of Cong of “Quiet Man” fame, which starred John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara as already mentioned in West Cork.

Afterwards we continue our journey into the wilds of Connemara and visit the abbey founded by the Benedictines….Kylemore Abbey. We travel via the Inagh Valley to Galway for our overnight stay.

 

Monday, October 2, 2017 
Galway/Glendalough/Dublin 

A stop in the garden of Ireland – Glendalough Monastic Site of St. Kevin. Located in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains. Then off to Dublin to visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral and possibly enjoy the Choral Evensong. (B, L)

 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 
Dublin 

Today we explore Dublin. Visit Cardinal Newman’s chapel on St. Stephen’s Green, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, visit Trinity College and The Book of Kells. Evening free in Dublin. Mass at pro-Cathedral. Optional Celtic nights dinner and entertainment at the Arlington.(B,D)

 

Wednesday,October 4, 2017 
Depart Dublin to Tulsa 

Early Breakfast and Departure to United States
Delta Flight #177 10:50 AM
Atlanta Flight # 2255 9:25 PM
Arrive Tulsa 10:33 PM

 

Itinerary is subject to change without notice. 

Make deposit / reservation on the Pilgrimage Air /Land Package by May 25, 2017 receive $100.00 discount at final payment.

 

What Your Tour Includes

  •  Round trip air from Tulsa
  •  Transfers and sightseeing in air conditioned motor coach
  •  Accommodation in tourist class hotels
  •  Daily breakfast and Meal where indicated
  •  Services of tour guide throughout the journey
  •  Entrance fees and local taxes
  •  Daily Mass and religious activities

NOT INCLUDED: Meals where not indicated, items of personal nature, travel protection and

 

Terms & Conditions

All prices quoted in this flyer are based on airfares, land rates and exchange rates in effect April 2017 All prices are subject to change without notice prior to departure due to major currency fluctuations, departure taxes, airport taxes, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances. (25 Stuart)

Please complete the booking form with full names as they appear on passports, and mail it to us with your deposit of $1000.00 per person . Receipt of your deposit shall act as your agreement to the terms and conditions herewith. Balance is due 95 days before departure date. If you cancel, the following cancellation charges per person will apply: 120 days or more before departure $25pp; 119-91 days prior to departure date $250pp; 90-61 days prior to departure date $1,000pp; 60-31 days prior to departure date $1,500pp; 30-1 day prior to departure date or no show – No Refund. Plus NO REFUND for any tickets issued.

Plus NO REFUND for any tickets issued.

“Travelers are responsible for ensuring that their passports are in order and for securing any necessary Visas” 

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