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Ancient Echos, Sacred Sites and Windswept Landscapes- Ireland Tour

February, 2009

Join our small group as we travel from Shannon to Dublin through the mystical heart of Ireland. Meet local Pagans/Wiccans and join in the Celtic Festival of Beltaine. Visit The Cliffs of Moher, The Burren and Brigid’s Well. Tour the Ring of Kerry and visit ancient ruins. Spend Beltaine at Charleville Castle with a maypole dance and ritual. Spend time in Historic Dublin and enjoy a Traditional Irish House Party with dinner and a show. Step back in time as we visit the neolitic sites of Newgrange and Knowth. Then join our local guide Gemma McGowan as she takes us on a tour of Loughcrew and other historical sites where they celebrate the Ancient Celtic Festivals of Lughnassa and Samhain.

Contact Rebecca at (877) 234-7578 or visit www.kindredspiritstours.com

Itinerary for Ireland – April 27th – May 6th

Monday, April 27th – Depart Chicago O’Hare (ORD) International Terminal, US for Shannon Ireland (EI), passport required. Overnight Flight.

Tuesday, April 28th– Arrive Shannon, Collect our transportation and head towards County Clare to Brigids Well and the Cliffs of Moher. Spend the night in Doolin and listen to a live Trad Irish music session at McDermott’s.

Overnight stay at Doolin Lodge – Includes Breakfast

Wednesday, April 29th– Take a cruise and view the Cliffs of Moher from where the Cliffs meet the sea. Visit the Burren and Aillwee Cave for the Bird of Prey show. Head towards Killarney to meet our local Guide Jackie Corcoran.

Overnight at the Lake Hotel, Killarney – Includes Breakfast

Thursday, April 30th- Jackie Corcoran takes us on a day tour of the Ring of Kerry. Finish the day with a sunset ceremony on Inch Beach.

Overnight at the Lake Hotel, Killarney – Includes Breakfast

Friday, May 1st – Following a Trad Irish Breakfast from 8am – 11:00am Depart Killarney for Tour of Charleville Castle where we will celebrate the ancient Celtic Festival of Beltaine at the Castle.

Overnight at Grennan’s Country House – County Offaly – Includes Breakfast

Saturday, May 2nd – Head for Dublin, but first a stop at Brigids Well in Kildare. Arrive for our Historical Walking tour and finish the evening with a Traditional Irish House Party – Dinner and Show.

Overnight at the Trinity Capital Hotel, Dublin – Includes Breakfast

Sunday May 3rd – Take the Dublin Hop on Hop off Bus Tour. It stops at over 15 sites of interest in the city. Visit St. Michen’s Church for an unusual tour.

Overnight at the Trinity Capital Hotel, Dublin – Includes Breakfast

Monday, May 4th– Start the day with a full Irish Breakfast and then head to the hills north of Dublin near Drogheda for a tour of Newgrange and Knowth, a neolithic passage tomb dating from 3000 BC. Time permitting we will visit Monasterboice and The Hill of Tara. Meet our Host Gemma McGowan for dinner and Trad music.

Overnight at the White Gables Bed & Breakfast, Kells, Co Meath

Tuesday, May 5th – Our Local Guide Gemma McGowan takes us on a tour of Loughcrew and other historical sites where they celebrate the Ancient Celtic Festivals of Lughnassa and Samhain.

Overnight at the White Gables Bed & Breakfast, Kells, Co Meath

Wednesday, May 6th – Depart Dublin for US.