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Ireland Family Vacations, Spring/ Summer 2016 Travel Itinerary
Our travel dates: Arriving Dublin June 3, departing Dublin June 27
June 3: Lough Owel Lodge (independently booked accommodation via B&B Ireland)
June 4-5: Independently booked self catering accommodation in Westport (via Air B&B)
June 6-8 : Yeats Country Hotel (Official Tourism Partner), Rosses Point, Sligo
June 9: Independently booked stay at Doolin Hostel (Official Tourism Partner 2014)
June 10: Bunratty Meadows (independently booked accommodation)
June 11-14: Independently booked self catering accommodation, Doon East in Kerry (via Sykes Cottages)
June 15: The Old Bank B&B, Bruff, County Limerick (a favorite since 2012!)
June 16: Evergreen B&B, Malahide (independently booked accommodation)
June 17-18: Independently booked self catering accommodation in Lisdoonvarna (via Air B&B)
June 19-25 : Independently booked self catering accommodation in Connemara (via HomeAway)
June 26-27: Evergreen B&B, Malahide (independently booked accommodation)
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June 3: Arrive in Dublin and pick up rental car.
Planned stops en route to lodging: Trim Castle, Loughcrew Cairns, Fore Abbey (if time allows), Tullynally Castle Gardens (if time allows)
June 5: Cycling the Great Western Greenway from Achill Sound to Westport (if we can make it that far!) thanks to Clew Bay Bike Hire (Official Tourism Partner)
June 6: Explorations in Sligo including: eco tourism cruise with Ewing’s Sea Angling & Boat Charters (Official Tourism Partner)
June 7: Biking and SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) with Northwest Adventure Tours (Official Tourism Partner)
June 9: Drive to Doolin; explorations in route and in Burren
June 11: Kayaking at Killaloe with My Next Adventure (Official Tourism Partner)
June 13: Falconry and Archery with Adare Country Pursuits (Official Tourism Partner)
June 16: Return to Dublin to retrieve Himself from the ariport.
June 17: Drive to the Burren. Hopefully arrive in time for weekly guided walk and lunch at Kilshanny House (Official Tourism Partner 2015). And back to Kilshanny House this evening for the craic (and I’m hoping to try some of Mary’s Burren Béilíní)!
June 18: Hoping the weather cooperates for a day trip to the Aran Islands via Doolin2Aran Ferries (Official Tourism Partner 2013)
June 19: Check into self catering apartment. Eldest daughter delivered to Connemara Maths Academy (Official Tourism Partner) at Kylemore Abbey this evening.
June 22: Tour of The Lost Valley in Mayo (Official Tourism Partner)
June 26: Drive back toward Dublin.
June 27: Dublin fun and photo shoot with Flytographer at Malahide Castle (Official Tourism Partner) this evening.
June 28: Depart Ireland (no worries – we always return!)
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