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Battle of Clontarf Commemorative Millennium Tour of Ireland 8 Night
This 8 night Commemorative tour of Ireland is based on arriving into and departing from Dublin airport although it can be adjusted if necessary. This tours starts in Tipperary where you will visit the iconic Rock of Cashel. This strong hold was where Brian Ború was crowned The High King of Munster. The tour continues to the homestead of Brian Ború, Killaloe in County Tipperary. As Brian Boru became High King of Ireland it meant Killaloe was once effectively the capital of Ireland. As you have two nights in the Killaloe /Limerick region you will be able to visit other castles, monuments and museums of historical importance such as Bunratty Castle, where the O’Brien’s ruled as Earls of Thomond from the early 16th century. Finish your journey in Dublin and pay respect at the site where Brian Boru was executed in the Battle of Clontarf. While you travel, enjoy the spectacular scenery Ireland has to offer such as the world renowned Cliffs of Moher, Lakes of Killarney and the lunar landscape of The Burren.
Whether you are of the O’Brien clan or one of the other Dál gCais tribes/clans that allied themselves with Brian Boru you will be able to find out more about your heritage and the role your clan played in Ireland’s history. Visit medieval castles, museums and monuments that will help you to feel connected to this ancient land. If you have areas that are of importance to your family ancestry, we can personalize the tour to suit your requirements.
Overnights for this tour:
- Cashel for 1 night
- Killarney, County Kerry for 2 nights
- Limerick for 2 nights
- Galway for 2 nights
- Clontarf /Dublin for your last night
Thank you Stephanie! I have been meaning to write you a note and have been so crazy with work since we returned. The trip was unbelievable! We had a wonderful time and loved every minute of the trip.
Andrea Stevens, Plantation, Florida