14 Days from $2525
ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS
Abbey Theatre Tour & Performance
Spike Island Day Trip
Visit to Kilmacduagh Monastic Settlement
Trip Type: Linguistic, Irish Studies
Activity Level: Moderate
Days 1-4: Dublin
After arriving in Dublin, we'll spend our first full day learning about Irish literature with visits to Trinity College Library and the Oscar Wilde House.
We'll then spend our second full day in Dublin learning more about the music and culture of Ireland's pub scene with a tour of the Guinness Brewery and a night of music at Dublin's best live music pubs.
On our final full day in Dublin, we'll learn more about the history of Irish performing arts with a tour and performance at the national Abbey Theatre.
Days 5-9: Cork
After taking the train to Cork, we'll learn more about the history of the Great Famine with a visit to the Kindred Spirits Statue.
We'll then spend our first full day in Cork on a day trip to Blarney Castle to learn more about Ireland during the Medieval Era.
Participants will then get a day to freely explore the city to enjoy the history and culture the city of Cork has to offer.
On our third full day in Cork, we'll explore the remains of Knocknakilla Stone Circle and Saint Peter & Saint Paul's Church to learn more about the religious history of Ireland.
On our last day in Cork, we'll take a day trip to Spike Island to learn about Ireland's history under English occupation.
Days 10-14: Galway
After taking the train to Galway, we'll head to Aras na nGael to listen in on pub conversations still held in Irish Gaelic.
We'll then spend our first full day in Galway learning more about Irish cultural revitalization efforts with an Irish dance class and a visit to a traditional Irish farm.
On our second full day in Galway, we'll head to the remains of the Kilmacduagh Monastic Settlement before watching the sunset at the Cliffs of Moher.
We'll then spend our final day in Ireland with a visit to Brigid's Celtic Garden- a supposed gateway into the world of Irish legends.
Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.