April 2020 – Landscape & Lore, Music & Myth Tour

Spring 2020 Tour: “Landscape and Lore, Music and Myth” Dates: April 28- May 7, 2020 Depart USA April 27 to arrive Shannon Airport morning of April 28 (immediate access to your hotel room) then depart Ireland on May 8 to arrive back to USA same day. Flights: Travelers purchase their…

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May 2020 – Footsteps in an Ancient Landscape

SPRING TOUR DATES May 12 – 21, 2020 ten-day in-Ireland Tour Depart USA May 11 (immediate access to your hotel room) then depart Ireland on May 22 to arrive back to USA same day. Guides: Masterful Interpretive Guide, Dave Hogan with additional local guides to enrich our experience Tour Fee:…

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September 2020 – Footsteps in an Ancient Landscape

FALL TOUR DATES  September 14 – 23 ten-day in-Ireland Tour Depart USA September 13 (immediate access to your hotel room) then depart Ireland on September 24 to arrive back to USA same day. Flights:  Travelers purchase their flights after being accepted on this tour. Most travelers choose to arrive and depart…

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Connemara

Dave Hogan: “The Irish rendering of Connemara is Connamara and this is, in turn, a contraction of Conmaicne Mara, an ancient people who occupied the region from the early historic period, the 5th or 6th century.  These people were the supposed descendants of the mythical Conmac, with Conmaicne meaning “the…

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Exploring the mysteries of Ireland

August 10, 2018 Exploring the mysteries of Ireland, by Kate Hennessy. I am a great believer in invitations, particularly ones that take us out of our ordinary and habitual way of perceiving the world and our connection to it. Ireland —its landscape, history, people, culture, and flora and fauna —…

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The Land of Saints, Scholars and Musicians

“The Land of Saints, Scholars & Musicians” Tour  (by group request only) This tour is planned and led by Masterful Irish Guide   Dave Hogan  and covers a diversity of significant sites (some seldom seen) in the west of Ireland. Dave will highlight our tour each day with his wisdom and…

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Landscape & Lore, Music & Myth

This tour is guided by Dave Hogan and is  limited to 20 travelers. This extraordinary tour throughout Connemara (northwest of Galway City) has been described as “a sensory extravaganza” by previous enthusiastic travelers. Based in part in charming Clifden city, on the Atlantic coast, travelers enjoy day trips to sites throughout…

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Jenny Beale

Brigit’s Garden into the heart of Celtic Mythology Every Irish Byways Tour visits Brigit’s Garden in County Galway. We are warmly welcomed by Jenny Beale who guides us throughout the extensive tranquil Garden. The Garden Cafe also prepares a generous and fresh vegetarian lunch for us. Our visit to Brigit’s…

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The Monastic Tradition of Connacht

These three tours are available by Group Request only and are not on our current list of 2020 scheduled tours. “The Monastic Tradition of Connacht” Tour  (by group request only) This Tour focuses on the Monastic Tradition of Connacht and is designed and led by Dave Hogan, ecologist, historian, musician…

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