Join Blaggards in IRELAND Fall 2024

2024 will be our TENTH ANNUAL trip to Ireland! For the first time ever, we’ll be doing TWO tours back-to-back: one week going NORTH, and a second week heading SOUTH.

North: Sep 22 – Sep 30: €2,210.00
South: Sep 28 – Oct 6: €2,220.00

Both booked together: €3,660.00

Based on double occupancy accommodation.

  • €500 non refundable deposit due at booking, with the remaining balance due 60 days prior to the trip.
  • We advise that all guests purchase trip insurance for added protection.
  • Airfare is not included but we ask when booking to arrive in Dublin by 10:00 AM.
  • The price quoted includes all hotels, luxury ground transport, tour guide, scheduled excursions, entertainment by Blaggards, 1 group dinner and round the clock concierge service provided by DOC’s Irish Tours.

Venues for Blaggards gigs are currently tentative and may change.

To book your trip or if you have any questions, email Dennis@DocsGolfTours.com or call DOC’s Irish Tours at (863) 500-4485.

TOUR LEG 1: NORTH

Sunday, September 22 — Dublin Belfast

  • Guests will arrive in Dublin Airport
  • Guests will be greeted by their driver & guide in the arrival hall
  • Board a luxury bus and drive north to Belfast City
  • Upon arrival in Belfast, the group will check into The Belfast Hilton
  • Next up will be a visit to the Titanic museum
  • Guests can enjoy an evening of leisure exploring Belfast City

Monday, September 23 — Donegal

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant, prior to check out
  • Group will set for the Causeway Coast and visit Giant’s Causeway
  • Visit Dunluce Castle which featured in Game of thrones
  • Continue west to Donegal Town and check into The Abbey hotel
  • Blaggards will perform in The Central Hotel (TBC)

Tuesday, September 24 — Donegal

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant
  • Group will be driven to Burtonport to take a ferry to Aranmore
  • Spend the day exploring the island before returning to the mainland
  • Visit Leo’s tavern and take in a local trad session and a group dinner
  • Overnight again in the Abbey Hotel

Wednesday, September 25 — Westport

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant prior to check out
  • Group will depart Donegal for Westport, Co. Mayo
  • Take in a tour around Ben Bulben Loop in Sligo with some optional hiking
  • Upon arrival in Westport, the group will check into the Castlecourt Hotel in the town center
  • Blaggards will perform a gig in Matt Molloy‘s pub in Westport (TBC)

Thursday, September 26 — Galway

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant prior to check out
  • Group will visit Achill Island this morning with optional bike tours, cycling tours or horseback riding
  • The group will then head for Galway with a stop in Cong which is best known as the film site of The Quiet Man
  • Upon arrival in Galway City, the group will check into the Nox hotel
  • Blaggards will perform at An Pucan tonight (TBC)

Friday, September 27 — Galway

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant
  • Guests will take a day trip to The Cliffs of Moher and the Burren National Park
  • Return to Galway for fun night of bar hopping and exploring this beautiful city

Saturday, September 28 — Dublin

  • Breakfast in the hotel prior to check out
  • Group will be driven to Dublin City
  • Upon arrival in Dublin, the group will visit Dublin Castle and the Guinness Storehouse
  • Check into The Clarence Hotel in Dublin City center

Sunday, September 29 — Dublin

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant
  • Guests will set off on a city tour including a visit to Trinity College and Teeling’s distillery
  • Check into The Clarence Hotel in Dublin City center
  • Blaggards will perform a huge gig in Whealan’s pub (TBC)

Monday, September 30 – Dublin  HOME

  • Breakfast in the hotel prior to check out
  • Guests who will be flying home following the 1st leg of the trip will be driven to Dublin Airport

TOUR LEG 2: SOUTH

Saturday, September 28 — Dublin

  • Group will arrive in Dublin Airport
  • Group will be greeted by their driver and guide in the arrival hall
  • Board a luxury tour bus and drive to Dublin City where you will meet up with the group from the week prior
  • Visit Dublin Castle and the Guinness Storehouse
  • Check into The Clarence Hotel in the city center

Sunday, September 29 — Dublin

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant
  • Guests will set off on a city tour including a visit to Trinity College and Teeling’s distillery
  • Check into The Clarence Hotel in Dublin City center
  • Blaggards will perform a huge gig at Whelan’s Pub (TBC)

Monday, September 30 — Bray

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant prior to check out
  • Group will drive to Wicklow for some scenic touring in the Wicklow Mountains followed by a visit to Glendalough
  • Next up the group will be driven to the beautiful seaside town of Bray
  • Check into the (hotel TBC)
  • Blaggards will perform a gig in Bray (TBC)

Tuesday, October 1 — Cork

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant prior to check out
  • Group will be driven south to Cork City
  • Visit the Blarney Castle & Folk Park
  • Check into the infamous Metropole Hotel in the city center
  • Blaggards will perform in The Old Oak tonight (TBC)

Wednesday, October 2 — Killarney

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant prior to check out
  • Group will be driven to Killarney, Co. Kerry
  • Visit Torc Waterfall and Muckross House
  • Check into The Plaza Hotel in the town center
  • Group dinner in Killarney tonight (TBC)

Thursday, October 3 — Killarney

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant
  • Group will set off on a day trip around the Ring of Kerry which is renowned as Ireland’s most scenic drive
  • Return to Killarney and see Blaggards perform in the town (TBC)

Friday, October 4 — Galway

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant prior to check out
  • Group will depart Killarney bound for Galway City
  • Visit the Cliffs of Moher on route
  • Upon arrival in Galway, the group will check into The Nox Hotel
  • Blaggards will perform at An Pucan tonight (TBC)

Saturday, October 5 — Kinnity

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant prior to check out
  • Group will be driven to Kinnitty in Co. Offaly
  • Check into Kinnitty Castle where the group can enjoy a whole host onsite activities this afternoon
  • Blaggards will perform tonight in the Dungeon bar in the castle

Sunday, October 6 — Kinniity Dublin  HOME

  • Breakfast in the hotel restaurant prior to check out
  • Group will be driven to Dublin Airport to catch a flight home

To book your trip or if you have any questions, email Dennis@DocsGolfTours.com or call DOC’s Irish Tours at (863) 500-4485.