KOSHER SERVICES WORLDWIDE and KOSHER EXPEDITIONS
5th MYSTICAL IRELAND TRIP
August 11th – 20th
Euro 3,250 per person on a share twin basis.
Euro 750 single supplement.
Please note: – This price does not include airfare to Ireland.
Day 1: Tuesday August 11th
ARRIVAL — TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL
Upon arrival at Dublin airport you will be met by your guide, who will have a sign “KSW”. When everyone has arrived you will transfer to your hotel.
Please ensure arrival prior to 2.00 p.m.
Day 2: Wednesday August 12th
Panoramic City Tour of Dublin, visits to Dublin Castle and State Apartments, Dublinia (Viking & Medieval Dublin), Dublin Boat Tour, (On the River Liffey), National Museum (The finest in Europe), Kilmainham Goal.
Day 3: Thursday August 13th North Dublin Tour
First visit The Casino which considered being one of the finest 18th century neo-classical buildings in Europe. Designed by Sir William Chambers as a pleasure house for James Caulfield, Then on to Malahide Castle, set on 250 acres of parkland in the pretty seaside town of Malahide, was both a fortress and a private home for nearly 800 years, The house is furnished with beautiful period furniture together with an extensive collection of Irish portrait paintings, mainly from the National Gallery.
Howth is a small fishing and yachting port, and a popular suburban resort on the north side of Dublin.
Day 4: Friday August 14th
Starting with a Guided Tour of Trim Castle, the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland was constructed over a thirty-year period by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter from 1176. Followed by a visit to The Irish National Stud, belonging to the people of Ireland, but prides itself on being enjoyed and appreciated by visitors from all parts of the globe, it’s the beating heart of Ireland’s thoroughbred industry. Finishing with time in the Japanese Gardens, created in 1906 and are the finest in Europe. Follow the path called the ‘Life of Man’ for a unique experience.
Return to hotel through the open plain of The Curragh, home of Ireland’s premier race track.
Erev Shabbat at the hotel
Day 5: Saturday August 15th
After morning services, we will have the afternoon to relax in the comfort of your first class hotel. Luncheon & Dinner, then overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Sunday August 16th
Travel to County Wicklow, the garden County. Starting with a Guided tour to Glendalough home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. This early Christian monastic settlement was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century and from this developed the “Monastic City” now in ruin.
From here drive through the mountains to the Meeting of the Waters, immortalized in the Thomas Moore’s song, then to the village of Avoca, made famous by Ballykissangel TV series. Finish the day with a tour through Avoca Hand weavers, one of the few surviving mills in Ireland.
Day 7: Monday August 17th
Visit to Newgrange through the Bru Na Boinne visitor center, then on to Monasterboice, an early Christian settlement founded in the 5thcent. Finishing off the day with time to enjoy the town Drogheda and its medieval walls.
Day 8: Tuesday August 18th
Take a drive along the south Dublin coast road to Dalkey, this village hasn’t changed much in the last 100 years. Living History actors are part of the Castle tour that will bring a smile ever ones face. The next to Powerscourt Gardens, 47 acres, Voted No 3 in the top 10 Gardens in the World by National Geographic. After some time to enjoy the 18cent House and gardens, return to Hotel.
Day 9: Wednesday August 19th
Travel to The Cooley Peninsula, after a drive over the Mountains; enjoy the beautiful views of Carlingford Lough and The Mountains of Mourne, the Long Women’s Grave, the road that seems to defy gravity, sometime to stroll the narrow streets of medieval town of Carlingford. On return to Hotel stop off in a local pub for some Irish music.
Day 10: Thursday August 20th
Transfer to Dublin city centre for check in at airport and departure for home after a fantastic & memorable experience.
For those with an afternoon departure, you will be taken downtown for free time to walk around and have a last look at the sights and shops!
OUR HOTEL: Dunboyne Castle Hotelin Co. Meath.www.dunboynecastlehotel.com
With a sophisticated combination of traditional old-world opulence and contemporary design, Dunboyne Castle hotel in Meath, Ireland,sets a new precedent and fresh interpretation of a Luxury Castle Hotel in Ireland, only 11 miles from Dublin.
One of the leading Meath hotels, Dunboyne Castle stands on 2 acres of mature manicured lawns and gardens, the Castle’s most unique attribute is the peaceful oasis it offers guests while also locatedin such close proximity to Dublin’s City Centre, surrounding golf coursesand near Dublin Airport. Beautifully restored, the historic mansion, once home to the Lord of Dunboyne, today serves as one of Ireland’s foremost exclusive hotels near Dublin. Every detail within this Castle hotel in Meath, Ireland, has been carefully considered, from its dazzling soaring interior to sumptuous soft furnishings.
All daily kosher meals will be freshly prepared in our own on site kosher kitchen by the renowned chef Malcolm Green and his team from Kosher Services Worldwide. The whole tour will be supervised by a resident Mashgiach of the Kashrut Division of the London Beth Din. All meat Glatt (Bet Yoseph) & Chalav Yisroel dairy products and Pas Yisroel bread.
COST: Euro 3,250 per person on a share twin basis.
Single supplement: Euro 750
Includes: Transfer from Dublin airport (must arrive before 2pm), Hotel accommodation, freshly cooked kosher meals daily including lunch boxes when touring. Touring as per schedule, Entrance fees where applicable, Transfer to Dublin airport for departure.
Please note that if you do not participate in a tour, no refund is applicable.