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Enchanting Emerald Isle

Dublin Return

Trip Code: RJTIRS9P
9 Days
16 Meals
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • Airport transfers and tipping
  • 16 meals - 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 7 Dinners
  • RJTIRS9P - 2020 season runs for 9 days
  • Services of a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort and expert local guides
  • Eight nights in premium accommodation

Travel & Accommodation

Rugged tall rocky cliffs along the ocean front strecthing for miles, with the white capped waves lapping the coast

Dramatic Cliffs of Moher

Explore the dramatic coastline of County Clare visiting the iconic Cliffs of Moher.

Stone ruins of the Blarney Castle Tower in Ireland

Visit Blarney Castle

At Blarney Castle, one of Ireland’s greatest treasures, perhaps kiss the Blarney Stone to gain the gift of the gab.

Copper pot stills outside the Whisley distillery which has a number of red wooden doors across three levels of the stone building

Jameson Whiskey Distillery

Enjoy an excursion to the legendary Jameson whiskey distillery for a tour and tasting.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itineraries and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices are for land and rail only. Flights not included
  • Please note the 2020 season (RJTIRS9P) runs for 9 days
TM Great Rail Journeys RJTIRS9P Map 2020
Dublin Return

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Insider Experience

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Fly into Dublin, Ireland’s lively capital. Be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: West Dublin, Red Cow Moran Hotel or similar

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  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Later this afternoon, enjoy an excursion to the legendary Jameson whiskey distillery for a tour and tasting.


From Dublin, begin your rail journey through Ireland’s lush rolling countryside. On arrival in Cork, enjoy some free time. Perhaps visit the symbol of the city, the Church of St Anne, and walk up the tower’s stone stairs for stunning views out over the city, or head to a local pub for a taste of some rich Irish stew with a hearty side of mashed potatoes.

Stay: Cork, Midleton Park Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

After dinner this evening, you’ll be whisked away to the Celtic Steps Show for an enthralling evening of Irish music and dance.


Travel to Cobh, situated on an island in Cork city’s harbour, it is known as the Titanic’s last port of call in 1912. Enjoy some free time before an excursion to Blarney Castle - one of Ireland’s greatest treasures. Legend has it that a kiss of the Blarney Stone will bless you with the gift of the gab, so give it a peck if you dare!

Stay: Two Nights, Killarney, Oaks Hotel or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a drive around the beautiful Ring of Kerry – a mystical and unspoilt region of Ireland. Take in the truly dramatic mountain scenery and superb seascapes, before enjoying a merry horse-drawn cart ride.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Journey to Galway via the dramatic Cliffs of Moher. Continue along the coastline of County Clare, crossing the karst scenery of the Burren.

Stay: Two Nights, Galway, Oranmore Lodge Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning is spent at the Celtic Crystal Factory in Galway, before heading to Glen Keen Farm for a sheep dog demonstration and lunch. Then visit the Kylemore Abbey in Connemara.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Return to Dublin by train today and check in to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Dublin, North Star Hotel

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Afterwards, visit the famous Kilmainham Gaol Museum before sitting down to dinner at ‘The Merry Ploughboys’, a must-do Irish experience.


This morning a city tour takes you to some of Dublin’s most iconic sites including the Book of Kells at Trinity College.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

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