2000 Ireland


Saturday, March 11: Fly from USA

Sunday, March 12: DL #129 arrives in Shannon at 10:40. After picking up luggage and clearing customs, coach transfer to Killarney with intermediate stop in Adare. Four nights in the Killarney Great Southern Hotel, (0113536431262). All dinners in the beautiful hotel dining room.

Monday, March 13–Wednesday, March 15: Daily activities to be announced. We will pick the best weather day for the Ring of Kerry excursion, and try to assign the worst day to a free day for shopping or hanging around the peat fire in the hotel lobby. On the other day we will go to the Dingle Peninsula.

Thursday, March 16: Coach transfer to Dublin Airport Great Southern Hotel (01135318446000) with stop at Blarney Castle. Dinner at hotel restaurant.

Friday, March 17: It’s St. Patrick’s Day. Let’s go into Dublin and watch the parade. (Crowd avoiders can search out their own activities for the day.) 9:00 a.m. departure from hotel. Return time and place TBA with driver. Pub grub dinner at hotel restaurant.

Saturday, March 18: 9:00 a.m. departure from hotel for half-day city tour of Dublin with coach and guide. 2:30 matinee performance of Dancing at Laghnasa at the Abbey Theatre. After play, return to hotel for dinner.

Sunday, March 19: Optional departure for USA. Most of the group continues on to London at 11:05 on British Midland #124, arriving in London at 12:25. Coach transfer to Jarvis London-Embassy Hotel (011 44 171 229 1212) on Bayswater. Our four days in London are unstructured. Breakfast every morning at the hotel. You may choose to have either lunch or dinner at the hotel depending on your evening activities. You will be given a metro pass for the Underground and the bus system. Enjoy! Check out this listing of museums.

Thursday, March 23: 7:00 a.m. coach transfer to London Gatwick for return flights.


David & Beth Donnellan
Sara & Charlie Lewis
Jeannie McDonald-Herr & Michael Herr
Mary Louise McCarn & Linda Nelson-Baugh
Carol Benge & Mark Johnson
David Dooley & Larry Richards
Carrol Smith
Anne McGurk
Laurence Barker, Barron Schlameus, Dan Rains , Mary Gerodetti, Ginger Pierson , Mary Rose Walls, James & Franci Plunkett, Jay & Evelyn Rogers, Ann & Richard Adams, Barbara Cavazos & Polly Johnson , Robert Terhune & Joe Di Dio
Marcia Durazo
Denise Martin