Celebration of Celtic Spirituality in Ireland
Dr. Maryanne Stevens, CSM President, invites you to join her and the College of Saint Mary Choir on a 9-Day Tour of Ireland that will include visiting Armagh, Downpatrick, Sligo, Knock, Connemara, Bunratty and Dublin.
Friday, March 7 – Saturday, March 15, 2014
Package Price: $2,525 + $550* Departure Taxes and Fuel
Surcharges: $3,075 (Inclusive, per person sharing a twin room, from Omaha)
*Estimated Departure Taxes and Fuel Surcharges subject to increase 30 days prior to departure.
-Package price is based on a minimum of 40 paying participants. If group does not reach this number, the price or programming will be adjusted accordingly. Unexpected circumstances may cause changes to the outlined itinerary.
Contact Jaime Corsar at email@example.com or 402-399-2309.
March 7, Friday: Depart for Ireland
Depart Omaha’s Eppley Airport for your overseas journey to Dublin via Delta Airlines. Complimentary meals and beverages will be served.
March 8, Saturday: AM/Arrive Dublin – Boyne Valley/Hill of Tara and Hill of Slane – Monasterboice – Armagh
Visit Boyne Valley, Hill of Tara, Hill of Slane and Monasterboice.
March 9, Sunday: Armagh – Downpatrick – Evening/Concert
See St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh for Sunday Mass, sung by the College of Saint Mary Chorus. Visit Armagh, and then drive through ‘St. Patrick Country’ to the historic town of Downpatrick, where the College of Saint Mary Chorus will present a formal concert at St. Patrick’s Centre in Downpatrick.
March 10, Monday: Armagh – Knock – Galway
Leave Armagh to visit Knock and make a stop in Mayo to visit the Holy Wells. Informal recital at the Chapel of the Apparition is followed by a drive along the shores of Galway Bay that lands you in Galway City.
March 11, Tuesday: Excursion to Kylemore Abbey – Connemara – Galway
Enjoy a tour of the Connemara Region, visit Kylemore Abbey, located in the Kylemore Pass in Connemara. Afterward, visit the Gothic Memorial Church.
March 12, Wednesday: Galway Cathedral – Burren Region – Cliffs of Moher – Evening/Bunratty Style Dinner
Late morning, you will be transferred to the magnificent Galway Cathedral or St. Nicholas Church for a 30-minute recital presented by the College of Saint Mary Chorus (subject to acceptance). After leaving Galway, a drive will lead you through the Burren Region. Stop at the Cliffs of Moher and later attend the Evening Medieval banquet at Bunratty Folk Park Castle.
March 13, Thursday: Clonmacnoise – Dublin/Evening – Mass at St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral
Leave for Dublin with an en-route visit to Clonmacnoise. After an independent lunch, you will continue to Dublin in time for the evening Mass at St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, sung by the College of Saint Mary Chorus.
March 14, Friday: Highlights Tour of Dublin – Afternoon at Leisure – Evening/Mass at performance at Mercy International Centre
Discover Dublin’s ‘Fair City.’ See ‘Doors of Dublin,’ Georgian squares and Phoenix Park. Then, visit the Mercy International Centre.
March 15, Saturday: Return from Dublin
After breakfast, you will be transferred by coach to Dublin Airport for your flight home.