Ireland Tour, 2022

At long last, we’re going to Ireland!

Christina and I have joined a musical package tour with my friends Tullamore and Hugh Morrison as part of the Tullamore “Discover Ireland” Tour. We fly out to Shannon on April 20th, meet up with the tour in Dublin on April 22nd, travel around with the tour until April 30th, and then make our way back to Shannon to fly out on May 4th.



Tuesday, April 19th

Denver to Ireland
– Denver (DEN) to Shannon (SNN)

Wednesday, April 20th

Galway
– Pick up rental car (Sixt Booking # 9918285427)
– Meet up with Howler Paul Campbell (Galway City)
– Shannon, Galway City, Limerick

Lodging: St. Judes B&B, Galway

Thursday, April 21st

Galway to Dublin
– Drive to Dublin
– Drop off rental car (Sixt)

Lodging: Carton Hotel, Dublin Airport

Day 1
Friday, April 22nd

Dublin to Belfast
– Meet up with tour at Denver Airport (DUB)
– Dublin
– Newry Cathedral
– Belfast
– Group dinner

Lodging: Europa Hotel, Belfast

Day 2
Saturday, April 23rd

Belfast
– Titanic Museum
– Performance (location TBD)
– Weekly Facebook Livestream – “The Howl”

Lodging: Europa Hotel, Belfast

Day 3
Sunday, April 24th

Belfast to Derry
– Giants Causeway
– Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
– Concert (8pm)

Lodging: City Hotel Derry

Day 4
Monday, April 25th

Derry to Bundoran
– Walled-in-City Tour of Derry
– Ardara – “best village in which to live in Ireland”
– Triona Donegal Tweed Visitor Center
– Donegal Bay
– Group dinner

Lodging: Allingham Arms Hotel, Bundoran

Day 5
Tuesday, April 26th

Bundroan
– Donegal Castle
– Sligo Abbey
– Yeats Visitors Centre
– Famine Memorial
– Concert (8pm)

Lodging: Allingham Arms Hotel, Bundoran

Day 6
Wednesday, April 27th

Bundoran to Galway
– Carrowmore megalthic cemetery
– Drumoland Castle
– Group dinner

Lodging: Dromoland Castle Hotel

Day 7
Thursday, April 28th

Galway
– Hiking
– Horseback riding
– Archery
– Group dinner (formal banquet)
– Concert @ Fig Tree Restaurant

Lodging: Dromoland Castle Hotel

Day 8
Friday, April 29th

Galway to Dublin
– Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre

Lodging: Radisson Blu Royal, Dublin

Day 9
Saturday, April 30th

Dublin
– Trinity College – Book of Kells
– Literary Pub Crawl
– Weekly Facebook Livestream – “The Howl”

Lodging: Radisson Blu Royal, Dublin

Sunday, May 1st
Monday, May 2nd
Tuesday, May 3rd

Dublin to Galway
– Pick up rental car (Sixt Booking # 9918286462)
– Visit Pat Byrne’s Mum & Dad (Borris)
– Visit O’Sullivan’s Pub (Dingle)
– Tralee? Kilarney?

Lodging: Benner’s Hotel

Wednesday, May 4th

Ireland to Denver
– Drop off rental car (Sixt)
Shannon (SNN) to Denver (DEN)

Author: Wolf Loescher

Wolf Loescher is a singer / storyteller based in Longmont, Colorado. He sings songs and tells stories from the Old World and the New, accompanying himself on his custom 8-string Irish bouzouki, guitar, and bodhran.