Packages for the lone traveler, couples, or groups of up to four people!
Sunny South of Ireland
From $850 per person 
           Land only

Tour Overview.

Pack your favorite walking shoes and get yourself to the breath-taking South of Ireland. Just take off in your rental car and explore the ancient sites, Castles and stunning coastal towns of Cork. 

From fascinating cities to wild landscapes, Ireland's south is waiting for you.

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Suggested Itinerary

Day 1..  Staying in Dublin for your first two nights, you can make you way into Dublin city center from the airport by bus and catch the hop on, hop off bus where your guide with point out important sites, you can hop off to visit any of these venue's if you wish or you can just take the day to explore Dublin yourself or you can do a pub crawl in the famous Temple bar area. 

Day 2... Make you way into the city center and take a bus tour to Newgrange. This is a spectacular underground passage tomb that pre-dates the pyramids by 500 years. You don't have to worry about driving because you will have an experienced driver and tour guide for this trip and you can enjoy the countryside too!

Day 3... Pick up your rental car today and take off. Enjoy the freedom of traveling by car. Feel free to take it at your own pace. Your first stop is Kilkenny Castle, walk Kilkenny's "Medieval Mile" then you go on to Rock of Cashel. Rich in history and the place where St Patrick said his first mass, this is a must see.

You will be staying in Mulcahy's Hotel in Clonmel for two nights. 

Day 4...Today you make your way to Hook Head lighthouse but on your way there you can stop in to the famous haunted Loftus Hall. Loftus Hall has been featured on many ghost programs around the world. You can take you time on the way back to your hotel and take in the beautiful countryside.

Day 5...  Pack up your car and head for Midlton Jameson Distillery today and before you leave this little town, ask the locals where you can see the memorial to the Choctaw Indians. You will love this. Then make your way to the beautiful coastal town of Cobh where you can visit the Titanic museum and there you will hear the story of some of the passengers on that fateful day they left Ireland on their final journey. Tonight you stay in The Commons Inn in Cork.

Day 6... Today you can visit Blarney Castle and you can kiss the stone too! Then you can take the afternoon to explore Cork city. You stay in The Commons Inn in Cork tonight.

Day 7...  Make your way back to Dublin airport today for your evening flight.

Jan to April

$850 per person 

This price covers accommodation, private facilities, and rental car.  We also provide you with a package full of information you will need, phone no's, driving instructions, information on restaurants, festivals and venues near you.

May to Sept

$1050 per person.

This price covers accommodation, private facilities, and rental car.  We also provide you with a package full of information you will need, phone no's, driving instructions, information on restaurants, festivals and venues near you.

Oct to Dec

$ 800 per person.

This price covers accommodation, private facilities, and rental car.  We also provide you with a package full of information you will need, phone no's, driving instructions, information on restaurants, festivals and venues near you.

Chauffeured trip

Please contact us if you wish to have your own chauffeur. We can arrange for an expert driver to bring you to all the exciting places on this itinerary. 

Please contact:

mai@secretirelandtoursllc.com 

If you wish to have your car upgraded from a manual to automatic please contact us and we will be happy to do so for you.

Please note that prices are per person. Breakfast each morning with all taxes included.

Your car rental is for an Economy class car eg; Opel Corsa or Fiat Punto.

Included with your car is all compulsory insurances - collision Damage Waiver insurance (CDW with an excess/deductible), theft protection insurance. Road tax sales tax at 13.5% unlimited free mileage, third party liability insurance and 24 hour peace of mind break down cover. 

Private Chauffeur Option 

Enjoy the services of an experienced and friendly driver guide.

Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar and sometimes very narrow roads.

With our knowledgeable drivers you see much more.

You can take in all the amazing scenery without the worry of negotiating the narrow roads.

Contact us for a price quotation today,

What do your cost cover?

Two nights in a 3 star hotel, with private bathroom facilities in Dublin, breakfast  included.

Two nights in a 3 star hotel, with private bathroom facilities in Clonmel. Breakfast included.

Two nights hotel 3 star in Cork, with private bathroom facilities. Breakfast included.

Or similar hotels.

Car rental of a manual economy car, ( we can upgrade for you if you wish).

Package that include each days itinerary, driving instructions from place to place for that day, phone no's of accommodation and venue's and suggestions for restaurants, festivals and events that might be happening at the time of your visit.

Cost and method of payment.

1  Full payment three months before trip starts.

2 Deposit of $300 three months before trip starts and balance two months before start of tour.

3 If you wish to pay installments please contact us and we will be happy to discuss options with you.

Contact: mai@secretirelandtoursllc.com 

We accept personal check, band draft, postal order. Please sent to:

Secret Ireland Tours LLC,

P.O. Box 75059

Tt Thomas

KY 41075-0059

 We also accept payment through Venmo, Zille, or square. Please contact us if you wish to pay online.

Contact us:

mai@secretirelandtoursllc.com

Travel Insurance

We recommend that you purchase a travel insurance protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. For your convenience, we offer Travel Insurance  through Travelex Insurance Services. For more information on available plans on or to enroll, contact Travel Insurance Services at 800-228-9792and reference location no 17-0074.

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Travelex Insurance Services, INc CA agency Licence#oD10209. Travel Insurance is underwritten by Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, NAIC #22275 55Y

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We have organized music in the  local pubs for our tour groups. These sessions are very welcoming to anyone who would like to sing a song, or dance, or indeed, join with an instrument. 

You will hear, for free, some of the finest musicians in the country.  These musicians have travelled the world with their music, but there's nothing like playing in the local pub with their friends.

We will bring you to all the stunning areas only the locals know.

You will see lakes, mountains, sea shores, forests, holy places, and much more. You will meet the locals who might just tell you some stories about where you are.

Relax and take in the fresh air. Go for a walk, take pictures and soak it all up.

On our travels we will see 11th and 12th century ruins of Castles, Abbeys, underground passage tombs, outdoor altars and famine grave sites.

You will go back in time listening to the history of these places. 

We will also be bringing you to restored castles and modern gravesites. "Oh but why are they bringing me to a gravesite" I can hear you say. Just wait and come with us, you will be amazed at what you see.

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Write to Mai Hernon McEvilley at

mai@secretirelandtoursllc.com