Scheduled Tours

“Irish Byways takes touring Ireland to the next level!”  ~ Jim Brooks, publisher, THE IRISH GAZETTE

Come with us on a true adventure into the heart and soul of Ireland!  Our tours are limited to 20 travelers so the experience remains personalized, allowing us to take you places seldom seen by larger tour companies.  As much as possible we are off the bus and into stunning landscapes, quaint villages and onto islands off  Ireland’s western coast.  See our FAQ page for details.

April 28 – May 7, 2020  Ireland Tour:   “Landscape & Lore, Music & Myth”   

May 12 – 21, 2020 Ireland Tour: “Footsteps in an Ancient Landscape”

September 14-23, 2020 Ireland Tour: “Footsteps in an Ancient Landscape”

Each tour is an enlivening and unforgettable 10-day personalized adventure with Masterful Irish Interpretive Guide, Dave Hogan

Such a tour is possible because we travel before or after the rush of the crowded tourist season.  We maintain a comfortable pace, giving you time to wonder  at well-known sites as well as hidden gems beyond the locked

We welcome your inquiries and referrals!

•  You are invited to complete our initial Traveler Application Form
•  After we notify you that the tour is advancing, you may then purchase your plane ticket.
•  At least two months before the tour departs, all travelers complete and return the Irish Byways multi-page Traveler Application Form.

You may also click here to review our other 10-day tours in Ireland that you can schedule for your own group, choosing your own dates. When you bring your own group of 20 or more, you are awarded a free seat on the tour.


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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