We had a GREAT tour of Ireland this past March! If you didn't make it you can see photos at the following links:
(Thanks to Karen McCauley for capturing & sharing!)

 

Live at Monroe's in Galway, Ireland, March 16, 2014


More photos:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsjVttfux

https://flic.kr/s/aHsjVoZAJS


 





Hounds of Finn Ireland Tour 2014!
March 15-23, 2014


Saturday 15: 
Depart USA for Ireland on the overnight flight.

Sunday 16: Dublin to Galway 
Arrive Dublin airport and after clearing customs and immigration your driver-guide will be in the arrivals hall. Travel West to Clonmacnoise and visit the 6th century monastic settlement founded by St Ciaran on the banks of the river Shannon. Continue to Galway with the afternoon to relax before enjoying a welcome dinner this evening. 

Hotel: Galway Bay Hotel 

http://www.galwaybayhotel.net/

HoF PERFORMANCE 9-11PM
MONROE'S PUB

http://www.monroes.ie/

Monday 17: Galway 
Breakfast and the option of a free day in Galway to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day and the parade or a half day tour to the Cliffs of Moher. Dinner and overnight in Galway.

HoF PERFORMANCE 9-11PM
MONROE'S PUB

http://www.monroes.ie/

Tuesday 18: Galway - Aran Islands
Day trip to the Aran Islands where you will have time to explore either by bike, on foot or by minivan the Island of Inishmor. Later return to Galway for dinner and a performance.

HoF PERFORMANCE tbd
Hotel Bar most likely, Galway Bay Hotel 

Wednesday 19: Galway to Killybegs 
Following breakfast depart north to the Museum of Country Life in Castlebar and on to Sligo with a stop at the graveside of W.B. Yeats. Continue north to Donegal town and out to Killybegs for overnight and dinner followed by a performance.

TARA HOTEL KILLYBEGS

http://www.tarahotel.ie/

HoF PERFORMANCE 9-11pm (subject to change)
Benefit concert for the local Coast Guard
At the Tara Hotel event center

Thursday 20: Killybegs to Belfast
Depart Killybegs and travel west over the Barnesmore Gap toward Derry and on to the Giants Causeway with time to explore one of the natural wonders of the World. Later visit Bushmills Distillery for a taste of the Uisce Beatha. Continue to Belfast for dinner and overnight with evening at leisure.

Friday 21: Sightseeing & Free time in Belfast 
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a guided tour of Belfast city with a local guide. Some free time in the afternoon for you to explore some of the historic sights and time to prepare for an evening of fun with a performance by the Hounds of Finn. Dinner is on your own this evening.

HoF PERFORMANCE 9-11PM
SUNFLOWER PUB

http://www.sunflowerbelfast.com/

Saturday 22: Belfast to Dublin
Travel directly to Dublin where you will have free time after a panoramic tour. On your last evening enjoy a final performance by the Hounds of Finn.

HOTEL: O'CALLAgHAN MONT CLARE

http://www.montclarehotel.ie/

HoF PERFORMANCE (evening, not too late)
THE GINGER MAN PUB

http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-ginger-man-dublin-2

Sunday 23: Dublin to USA
Depart to Dublin airport for your return flight home.

AT THIS TIME THE TRIP IS FULL; NO MORE RESERVATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. But just so you know:

Cost: $1,395.00* per person (plus airfare) includes:
-Accommodation for 7 nights in first class hotels
-Full Irish breakfast each morning
-5 evening dinners
-Transportation and sightseeing throughout with a professional driver/guide
- Admission to all Hounds performances included

For full details:
maria@celtic-journeys.com
Maria: 651.291.8003

http://www.celtic-journeys.com/hof.htm

-HoF