Horseride on a beautiful sandy beach off Galway Bay. A dedicated and experienced, family run, riding school will give personal attention to each of our students including inexperienced riders. This is an extremely rewarding outdoor activity.
We will visit this Abbey, originally a castle built in 1867. Experience the Victorian atmosphere of the Abbey and its famous church, which is steeped in history and tales of tragedy and romance. Discover why Kylemore is now linked to the famous Notre Dame University.
Spend an afternoon in the Connemara Gaeltacht. Speak your few words of Gaelic with the locals and of course the Irish students studying there at Irish college. Explore the countryside with a series of sea and land adventures.
Explore Country Life
Experience the traditional way of life in Ireland since 1850 at the National Museum of Country Life in Co.Mayo. See how your ancestors worked the land and water to deal with challenges of life in their community. Your family trades, crafts and their ingenious methods, skills and traditions are explained and displayed. Included in this visit is a major showcasing of the 1916 Commemoration.
Galway international Arts Festival - Galway Film Festival - Galway Fringe Festival
There are many events, exhibits and highlights to be experienced as part of these festivals taking place in Ireland’s Cultural Capital. These include Theatre and Dance, Music, Circus, Visual Arts, Comedy, and Literature. Share the History and Heritage of Galway at Galway City Museum at the Spanish Arch. Exhibitions Include, Prehistoric Galway and life within the walls of the medical city of Galway. See the "Dance Hall" days that your grandparents may have spoken about and meet Pardaic O'Conaire.
Hike for a Day
Connemara, National Park at Letterfrack, County Galway. Our group will trek Diamond Hill, filling our lungs with the sea air along the Wild Atlantic way. You will experience the unique delights of the flora and fauna of the most scenic beautiful countryside in the world. Climb, lead and enjoy on your way to the summit where you will be rewarded with breath-taking views.
Learn how to complete your ancestral jigsaw. Discover what it is that is pulsing through Irish veins and why our adventurous spirit has taken millions of us to the U.S and the world. Our experts will guide you on how to conduct your research on your Irish Genealogy.
You will enjoy a full day trip to the Aran Islands, there you can explore the ancient Fort of Dun Aonghus and many well preserved Christian and Celtic monuments. See at first hand the raw culture and heritage that is faithfully persevered by the islanders and you will also have the chance to use your "Cúpla Focail" the Gaeilge you have learned to date.
Cliffs of Moher
Enjoy the Cliffs of Moher which is one of Ireland’s top visitor attractions. Visit O'Briens tower built in 1835 where you will have a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean and get a bird’s eye view of Cliffs edge life at the "Ledge Theatre"
Trinity College Dublin, The GPO and a tour of the Guinness Storehouse are the highlights of your day trip to Dublin. Steep yourself in history as you amble through Ireland’s first University, founded in 1852 and view the famous Book of Kells. Retrace the words and action of the leaders of the 1916 rising at the GPO on O'Connell Street and immerse yourself in the iconic building which was headquarters of our fight for independence. Conclude your trip with a visit to the Guinness Storehouse which was recently voted the top tourist attraction in Europe.