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IRELAND


Dublin

7 DAYS

DAY 1: DEPART

  • Depart for Ireland

DAY 2: DUBLIN

  • Arrival in Dublin
  • Meet your KI Concerts tour manager
  • Orientation tour of Dublin
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 3: DUBLIN

  • Breakfast daily
  • Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Dublin
  • Visit Trinity College and be guided through this ancient campus, home of the famous book of Kells, an 8th century illuminated manuscript
  • Exchange opportunity with local ensemble (tbd)
  • Concert
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 4: DUBLIN

  • Tour St. Patrick’s Cathedral which stands on the oldest Christian site in Dublin where it is said that the Saint baptized converts to the Christian faith
  • Concert
  • Experience a Riverdance workshop to learn how to dance like the Riverdance troupe
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 5: DUBLIN | HOWTH

  • Take a masterclass with the Michael McGylnn’s prestigious choir, Anúna
  • Visit to the charming fishing village of Howth on Dublin Bay
  • Concert
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 6: WICKLOW | DUBLIN

  • Visit the ‘Garden of Ireland’ in county Wicklow including a visit to Glendalough, a place of ancient pilgrimage, dating back to the 6th century founded by St Kevin
  • Time to explore Dublin
  • Farewell dinner with live Irish music
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 7: DEPART

  • Transfer to the airport and begin your journey home


Kilkenny, Killarney and Dublin

8 DAYS

DAY 1: DEPART

  • Depart for Ireland

DAY 2: KILKENNY

  • Arrival in Dublin
  • Meet your KI Concerts tour manager
  • Travel to Kilkenny, crossing the green pastures of the Curragh of Kildare
  • Visit Kilkenny Castle, built in 1195 to control a fording-point of the River Nore. In the 13th-century, it became an important element of the defenses of the town
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Kilkenny

DAY 3: KILKENNY

  • Breakfast daily
  • Travel to Waterford, Ireland's oldest city
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the House of Waterford Crystal, where a host of craftsmen, glass blowers, cutter, and engravers have been crafting the elegant crystal creations Waterford is known for since 1783
  • Travel back to Kilkenny and learn about the city's medieval history on a guided walking tour
  • Concert
  • Overnight Kilkenny

DAY 4: KILLARNEY

  • Transfer to Killarney, which is surrounded by 26,000 acres of national parkland and built at the foot of Ireland's tallest mountain
  • Step back in time and enjoy a ride in traditional Jaunting carts to and from ancient Ross Castle
  • Check into hotel
  • Overnight Killarney

DAY 5: KILLARNEY

  • Enjoy a tour of the inner Ring of Kerry on the panoramic road around the Iveragh Peninsula. This drive is one of Ireland’s most famed visitor attractions offering a chance to look out for four-leaf clovers and leprechauns at every bend
  • Concert
  • Overnight Killarney

DAY 6: DUBLIN

  • Transfer to Dublin
  • Upon arrival in Dublin, enjoy a tour of the city seeing famous sites including O’Connell Street, Christ Church Cathedral and City Hall
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner with live Irish music
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 7: DUBLIN

  • Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral which stands on the oldest Christian site in Dublin where it is said that the Saint baptized converts to the Christian faith
  • Exchange program (tbd)
  • Concert
  • Experience a Riverdance workshop to learn how to dance like the Riverdance troupe
  • Farewell dinner
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 8: DEPART

  • Transfer to the Dublin airport to begin your journey home


Dublin and Belfast

8 DAYS

DAY 1: DEPART

  • Depart for Ireland

DAY 2: BELFAST

  • Arrival in Dublin
  • Meet your KI Concerts tour manager
  • Travel to Belfast
  • Orientation tour of Belfast
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Belfast

DAY 3: BELFAST

  • Breakfast daily
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Belfast including seeing St. Anne’s Cathedral and the Belfast City Hall along with Belfast's fine Victorian and Edwardian architecture. Learn about the recent ‘troubles’ of Northern Ireland’s past from people who lived through them
  • Visit the Titanic Experience and relive the entire story from the ship’s construction, its maiden journey, tragic sinking then discovery on the seabed
  • Overnight Belfast

DAY 4: BELFAST

  • Visit the Giant’s Causeway, a natural wonder renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt resulting from a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago. This area of outstanding natural beauty has attracted visitors for centuries and continues to amaze tourists today
  • Walk the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge
  • Concert
  • Overnight Belfast

DAY 5: DUBLIN

  • Transfer to Dublin, the capital city of Ireland
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Dublin including visiting St. Patrick’s Cathedral which stands on the oldest Christian site in Dublin where it is said that the Saint baptized converts to the Christian faith
  • Check in
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 6: DUBLIN

  • Visit Trinity College and be guided through this ancient campus, home of the famous book of Kells, an 8th century illuminated manuscript
  • Exchange opportunity with local ensemble (tbd)
  • Concert
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 7: DUBLIN | HOWTH

  • Time to explore Dublin
  • Concert
  • Experience a Riverdance workshop to learn how to dance like the Riverdance troupe
  • Farewell dinner with live Irish music
  • Overnight Dublin

DAY 8: DEPART

  • Transfer to the airport to begin your journey home

Take the Next Step!

We will be happy to answer any questions about this proposal — just call or e-mail.

719-260-0200 or info@kiconcerts.com

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Richard Prouty
High School Choir Director