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MUSICAL IRELAND

14 Days from $3325 (per person)

ANTHRO TOURS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hiking in the Wicklow Mountains

  • Traditional Irish Music Lessons

  • Day trip to Picturesque Kinsale

Trip Type: Linguistic, Ethnomusicology

Activity Level: Moderate

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Days 1-5: Dublin

After arriving in Dublin, we'll spend our first full day on a day trip to the majestic Wicklow Mountains to explore the wildlife that inspired Ireland's music.

We'll then spend our second day getting lessons in Irish music and dancing with visits to Des Carty Music School and the Cobblestone.

For our third full day in Ireland, we'll take a day trip to nearby Howth to tour the incredible fishing village still sporting old architecture and ancient walkways along the sea.

For our final day in Dublin, We'll get a glimpse into modern Irish music and how the country's history has inspired it with visits to the Irish Rock & Roll Museum and Whelan's Pub.

Days 6-9: Galway

After catching a train to Galway, we'll spend the afternoon hiking along the world-famous Cliffs of Moher.

Participants will then get a day to freely explore the city and its surrounding countryside, history, and culture.

We'll then spend our second full day in Galway learning more about traditional Irish music with music lessons from the Traditional Irish Music School and a visit to Róisín Dubh pub.

For our final day in Galway, we'll learn about the history of western Ireland with a day trip to the Aran Isles- home to the world famous Aran sweater.

Days 10-14: Cork

After catching a train to Cork, we'll take in a live show at the church-turned music venue Live at Saint Luke's.

We'll then spend our first full day in in Munster on a day trip to the nearby, brightly-colored fishing village of Kinsale to see how seaside villages took inspiration for their music from the sea.

We'll then get another dance lesson from Brú Na Sí before catching a final evening of live music from Connolly's of Leap pub.

We'll the spend our last day in Ireland with a final lesson on Irish music history with a tour of the Radio Museum of Cork.

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.

Trip Information

Select your preferred trip. Trip options for family and youth group tours are based on the number of party members. Each party must include at least one parent/ legal guardian or responsible adult and at least one child. Each group will consist of a total of 6-20 total participants (meaning multiple families) per itinerary.

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MUSICAL IRELAND
Two Weeks exploring the music of Ireland
14 Days from $3325 (per participant)

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