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September 23 - October 2, 2024
Ireland

Celebrate the 190th Anniversary of Holy Trinity in Ireland

Join Monsignor Chuck Kosanke on this pilgrimage through the enchanting landscapes and sacred sites of Ireland. Travel through Killarney, surrounded by the mystical beauty of lakes and mountains to visit the venerable St. Mary's Cathedral and experience the wonder of Killarney National Park. Enjoy taking in the views at the Cliffs of Moher, exploring the Rock of Cashel, and even kissing the Blarney Stone! Conclude your tour in Dublin, where the echoes of ancient chants meet the vibrant rhythm of a modern city. All are welcome!


TRIP ID: 86638 | GROUP ID: 6060

PILGRIMAGE INCLUSIONS


•Roundtrip airfare from Detroit to Dublin

•8 nights’ accommodations at 4-star hotels - 2 nights in Castlebar | 3 nights in Killarney | 3 nights in Dublin

•Meals - Full Irish breakfast daily | 2 dinners, including a welcome and farewell dinner with wine

•Luxury motor coach for airport transfers in Ireland and specified sightseeing

•Local, Catholic tour manager while in Ireland

•Local guides according to the itinerary

•Sightseeing and entrance fees according to the itinerary

•Arrangements of daily Mass including donations in unique and historical churches (all locations are tentative and subject to confirmation)

•Hotel & city taxes and porterage for 1 piece of luggage

•Gratuities payable to tour managers, guides and drivers

•Whisper sets


YOUR TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE 

•Meals not specifically identified

•Tour Manager from the USA

•Beverages with meals unless specified

•Other personal expenses

•Items not specifically mentioned above


EXCITING DETAILS TO COME

• “Tour is Confirmed” Email | Sent when the minimum number of travelers has been met and no later than 90 days prior to departure 

• Flight Information Email | Sent approximately 90 days prior to departure 

• Hotel Information Email | Sent approximately 45 days prior to departure 

• Final Travel Document Mailing | Sent approximately 10 days prior to departure

Itinerary


DAY 1: Monday, September 23 • Depart for Dublin, Ireland

Board your overnight group flight to Dublin.


DAY 2: Tuesday, September 24 • Arrive in Dublin | Castlebar

Arrive at Dublin Airport where you will be met with a cead mile failte (a hundred thousand welcomes) by your Irish tour director. Head west through the Midlands of Ireland to Athlone for a rest break before we continue onwards to Castlebar and celebrate your opening mass in Ballintubber Abbey. Welcome Dinner and overnight in Castlebar.


DAY 3: Wednesday, September 25 • Knock Shrine | Castlebar

After breakfast, depart for a visit to Ireland’s most famous pilgrimage site at Knock in County Mayo. Here learn about the 1879 apparition of Our Lady, then celebrate Mass in the Apparition Chapel of Knock Shrine. Travel south then to Galway and an overview of the city followed by some free time before returning to Castlebar. Dinner on your own and overnight in Castlebar.


DAY 4: Thursday, September 26 • Castlebar | Killarney

Depart Castlebar and travel south to the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, Ireland’s most visited attraction. In the afternoon arrive in Killarney, with its wonderful scenery that includes Killarney National Park. Celebrate Mass in the beautiful neo-Gothic St. Mary’s Cathedral. Check in to the hotel and enjoy dinner on your own and overnight in Killarney.


DAY 5: Friday, September 27 • Dingle Peninsula | Killarney

Embark on a trip along Dingle Bay with views of the Iveragh Peninsula and onwards to the fishing town of Dingle. Upon arrival, celebrate Mass in the beautiful St. Mary’s Church, built in 1862. Visit the spectacular Slea Head drive along the Atlantic Ocean, where mountain and sea collide. Head to the Kilmalker Church ruins, linked to St. Brendan the Navigator and St. Maolcethair before returning to Killarney. Close the day with a visit to Muckross Traditional Farms and School House for music and entertainment. Overnight in Killarney.


DAY 6: Saturday, September 28 • Free Day Killarney

Today is a free day with many options available: take a guided horse ride in Killarney National Park, golf at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, enjoy a bicycle ride in the National Park, or experience the Gap of Dunloe with a guided tour. Overnight in Killarney.


DAY 7: Sunday, September 29 • Blarney | Rock of Cashel | Dublin

Journey into Kerry for Blarney Castle and its renowned Blarney Stone, with an opportunity to kiss the  Blarney Stone. Shop at Blarney Woolen Mills and explore the historic Rock of Cashel. Celebrate Mass at Holy Cross Abbey with the True Cross relic. Finally, head to Dublin for hotel check-in and overnight.


DAY 8: Monday, September 30 • City Tour | Dublin

Begin with a morning visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral where Jonathan Swift was once Dean. Enjoy the

Georgian architecture of Merrion Square, followed by some free time. Enjoy an afternoon tour of the Guinness Storehouse. Celebrate Mass in Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral. Dinner on your own and overnight in Dublin.


DAY 9: Tuesday, October 1 • Book of Kells | Dublin

Head to Trinity College and see the magnificent Book of Kells, an illuminated copy of the Four Gospels. Do some last minute shopping in the Grafton and Nassau Street areas or venture on your own to see the National Museum, Jameson Distillery, or tour the ilmainham Gaol prison. Celebrate Vigil Mass at St. Teresa’s Church, just off Grafton Street. Gather for a group farewell dinner at Nancy Hands Victorian Pub. Overnight in Dublin.


DAY 10: Wednesday, October 2 • Return to USA

Transfer to the Dublin airport for your return flights home.


Itinerary subject to change

PRICES STARTING AT


$4,799 - Price per person, double occupancy

*This price reflects a $100 per person Early Booking Discount for deposits received before 3/20/2024 and an $120 per person Check Discount for those paying the remaining balance by check after the initial deposit.


SINGLE SUPPLEMENT +$1,000 

LAND ONLY REDUCTION - $1,000


TRAVEL PROTECTION: 

Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) travel protection is highly recommended. 


PAYMENT SCHEDULE AND CANCELLATION TERMS 

Deposit: $350 per person due upon registration

Second Deposit: $1,250 additional due 150 days prior to departure (4/26/24) 

Final Payment: Balance due on or before 90 days prior to departure (6/25/24) 


All payments are non-refundable, and subject to CTS Terms and Conditions including the CTS Liability Release. All cancellations must be  received in writing. Penalties will be determined according to postmark date, or date of the fax or email sent by the cancelling passenger


BY REGISTERING FOR THIS PILGRIMAGE YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO CORPORATE TRAVEL’S TERMS & CONDITIONS


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