Ireland's Ancient East


Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Fantastic live Irish music at Treacy's Hotel in Enniscorthy
  • Excursion to Waterford
  • Visit Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre
  • Discover medieval Kilkenny
  • Enjoy free time in Dublin
Discover the region's myths and legends, its history and heritage, and the stories which make this corner of Ireland known as the Ancient East. On this wonderful midweek break we'll visit Waterford and the medieval city of Kilkenny, and there's the added bonus of live entertainment in Enniscorthy.

Staying at the Treacy's Hotel in Enniscorthy, close to the town centre and the 16th century castle, where we'll enjoy fantastic live Irish music some nights. 

We'll visit Waterford with its ancient past dating back to Viking times, enjoying a guided tour around this medieval city before visiting Waterford Crystal to learn more about how this fantastic glassware is made. We'll also visit Kilkenny, with its 800 year old castle and brimming with culture and attractions. 

We will then travel onwards to the Dublin area for an overnight stay with free time to explore the capital. 

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Day One: Home to Enniscorthy
We make our way to Holyhead for the sailing to Dublin. On arrival in Ireland, we continue our journey by coach to reach Enniscorthy, where we will stay at the Treacy's Hotel for the next three nights.

Days Two to Three: Enniscorthy
We’ll have a great time, with two included excursions to enjoy, as we visit Waterford and Kilkenny. (B,D)

Day Four: Enniscorthy to Dublin
We’ll depart Enniscorthy this morning and make our way to Dublin where we’ll have free time to explore at leisure. (B)

Day Five: Dublin to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after an early breakfast and return home. (B)

Treacy's Hotel Enniscorthy

Situated on the banks of the River Slaney, the family run Treacy’s Hotel offers you a warm Irish welcome and live entertainment.

Rooms at this hotel

Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Kilkenny

We visit the historical city of Kilkenny, a popular tourist destination with many old and interesting buildings, such as the Norman 800 year old Kilkenny Castle. It has a thriving crafts industry and is well known for its many craft and design workshops.


Full Day: Waterford

Trip to Waterford including a visit to Waterford Crystal. Includes a visit to the House of Crystal Visitor Centre and a walking tour of this delightful city.