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Treasures of South East Ireland

Overview

Travel by Air
4 Included Excursions
  • The Dunbrody Famine Sip
  • Visit the Kennedy Homestead
  • Johnstown Castle Gardens
  • Visit Newbridge Silverware
  • Fantastic package at our hotel including live music, cooking and Irish Coffee demonstrations and a talk on Irish Whiskey

Enjoy a magnificent holiday to Waterford and discover some of South East Ireland’s finest sights, including the Dunbrody Famine Ship and Kennedy Homestead. We also discover Wexford and admire the stunning Johnstown Castle Gardens.


This Holiday is Great For

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Itinerary

Day One: Home to Dublin area
Make your way to your chosen airport for the flight to Dublin. On arrival you will be met and transferred to our overnight hotel. (D)

Day Two: Dublin area to Waterford
We depart the Dublin area this morning and travel via Enniscorthy where we make a short stop, before continuing our journey to Waterford. We’ll stay here for the next four nights, and this evening there will be live music in Timbertoes Bar. (B,D)

Day Three: New Ross, Dunbrody Famine Ship & Kennedy Homestead
Today we travel to New Ross, a town steeped in history, where we will visit the fascinating Dunbrody Famine Ship. We also visit the Kennedy Homestead where President John F. Kennedy’s great-grandfather was born. Back at our hotel take part in demonstrations as we learn how to make two of Ireland’s famous coffees and take part in baking some desserts. This evening enjoy live music in Timbertoes Bar. (B,D)

Day Four: At leisure in Waterford
Spend the day discovering Waterford from our centrally-located hotel. Why not take in sights such as the Waterford Marina, Holy Trinity Cathedral or Reginald’s Tower? In the afternoon enjoy homemade scones and Baileys cream. After dinner there will once again be live music in Timbertoes Bar. (B,D)

Day Five: Wexford & Johnstown Castle Gardens
Today we make our way to nearby Wexford where you can spend time at leisure exploring. We then continue on to Johnstown Castle Gardens, boasting lush gardens that adorn the castle estate. In the grounds you will find a wide variety of trees and shrubs, representing both formal and wild gardens. In the afternoon back at our hotel, we'll be having an Irish Pub Quiz. After dinner there'll be live music again in Timbertoes Bar. (B,D)

Day Six: Waterford to Dublin area
We say goodbye to Waterford today and return to Dublin, travelling via Newbridge Silverware, with time to explore the visitor centre, before we arrive at our overnight hotel. (B,D)

Day Seven: Dublin area to Home
You will be transferred back to Dublin airport for your return flight home. (B)

Treacy's Hotel Waterford

The family run owned and run hotel enjoys a picturesque location, overlooking the River Suir, in the heart of Ireland’s oldest city, Waterford.

 

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

En Route: Enniscorthy

After leaving Dublin, we make our way to Enniscorthy where we have a short stop.   

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En Route: Newbridge Silverware

We’ll stop off at the excellent Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre while en route. Located in Newbridge in County Kildare, this fantastic attraction houses a wide range of stunning silver jewellery, giftware, cutlery and homeware, and so is the ideal place to treat ourselves to something, or to buy a gift or two for someone special at home!

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Full Day New Ross, Dunbrody Famine Ship And Kennedy Homestead

Today we travel to New Ross, a town steeped in history, where we will visit the fascinating Dunbrody Famine Ship. We also visit the Kennedy Homestead where President John F. Kennedy’s great-grandfather was born.

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Full Day Wexford and Johnstown Castle Gardens

Today we make our way to nearby Wexford where you can spend time at leisure exploring. We then continue on to Johnstown Castle Gardens, boasting lush gardens that adorn the castle estate. In the grounds you will find a wide variety of trees and shrubs, representing both formal and wild gardens. 

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