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10 Days • 13 Meals
Ireland has a rich tradition for those of the Catholic faith. Visit the land of St. Patrick and the Shrine at Knock where in 1879, Our Lady, St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist appeared at the Parish Church. The apparition was witnessed by fifteen people, and from this miraculous occurrence Knock has grown to become an internationally recognized Marian Shrine.

Highlights
• 13 Meals (8 breakfasts and 5 dinners)
• Services of a professional Tour Manager
• Round trip airport transfers when air is provided by Faithful Holidays
• Three nights in Dublin
• Two nights in Killarney
• One night in Galway
• Two nights in Knock, spiritual center of Ireland
• Panoramic tour of Dublin with a visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Book of Kells at Trinity College
• Welcome dinner with Irish entertainment in Dublin
• Visit to Cashel where St. Patrick is said to have discovered the mystery of Trinity.
• Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle
• Tour the Dingle Peninsula
• Visit the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren.
• Visit Kylemore Abbey
• Visit the Basilica of Our Lady in Knock and attend daily Mass at the Apparition Church
• Participate in candlelight Rosary Procession
• Farewell dinner in Dublin


Day One
• Transatlantic overnight flight to Dublin,
Ireland

Day Two
• Arrive in Dublin, Ireland. Meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel
• Panoramic tour of Dublin

Day Three
• Full Irish buffet breakfast in the hotel
• Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral and attend daily Mass.
• See the magnificently illustrated Book of Kells in Trinity College
• Enjoy a Welcome dinner with Irish entertainment

Day Four
• Full Irish buffet breakfast in the hotel
• Scenic full day drive from Dublin to Killarney
• Enroute see the Rock of Cashel and the remains of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
• Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the “Stone of Eloquence” and walk around the mystical grounds
• Arrive in Killarney the “Jewel of Ireland”
• Dinner in the hotel

Day Five
• Full Irish buffet breakfast in the hotel
• Full day excursion to the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland’s most spectacular coastal scenery and where over 30 early Christian monastic
sites have been discovered.

Day Six
• Full Irish buffet breakfast in the hotel
• Scenic drive from Killarney to Galway via the dramatic Cliffs of Moher and the desolate Burren
• Also stop in Kilfenora and Kilfenora Cathedral dedicated to St. Fachtna and
where many ancient Celtic crosses can be seen
• Arrive Galway and dinner in the hotel

Day Seven
• Full Irish buffet breakfast in the hotel
• Depart Galway and drive the Connemara Peninsula.
• Visit Kylemore Abbey home to the Benedictine nuns of Ireland.
• Continue to Murrisk and visit the Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre at the base of St.Patrick’s Holy Mountain.
• Arrive Knock
• Dinner in the hotel

Day Eight
• Full Irish buffet breakfast in the hotel
• Visit the Shrine of Knock, the Church of the Apparition and the Basilica.
• Attend daily Mass in the Church of the Apparition.
• In the afternoon visit Ballintubber Abbey, founded by the King of Connacht in the 5th century and dedicated to St. Patrick, where Mass has been said for the past 750 years.
• Participate in candlelight Rosary Procession.

Day Nine
• Full Irish buffet breakfast in the hotel
• Scenic drive to Dublin
• Afternoon at leisure in Dublin
• Farewell dinner in Dublin at the hotel

Day Ten
• Full Irish buffet breakfast in the hotel
• Transfer to Dublin Airport for flights home.


Hotel Accommodations
Days Two and Three – Mespil Hotel, Dublin
Days Four and Five – Killarney Towers Hotel, Killarney
Day Six – Forster Court Hotel, Galway
Days Seven and Eight – Knock House Hotel, Knock
Day Nine – Mespil Hotel, Dublin

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