May 1-6: Ireland Bus Tour


The tour was simply awesome!  We saw so much that I'm just going to let the pictures do the talking. 

My fondest memories of the tour are getting to know the other people on the bus and going out every night in the friendly Irish bars.

  • Celtic crosses at Monasterboice

  • Preserved head of St Oliver Plunkett

  • Black taxi tour in Belfast

  • Rope Bridge (maintained by National Trust)

  • Giant's Causeway

  • Walking tour of Derry (town walls, murals, monuments)

  • Strandhill beach and town

  • Galway

  • Cliffs of Moher

  • Killarney National Park

  • Dingle harbour town

  • Dunluce Castle

  • Trying to play the Irish sport of hurling

  • Blarney Castle

  • Cahir Castle

  • Phoenix Park, Dublin



Celtic Cross and Round Tower, Monasterboice, Ireland


Mural, Belfast


Basalt Columns, Giant's Causeway, Ireland


Paddy O'Donnell's Pub, Derry, Ireland*


Cliffs of Moher, Ireland


Cliffs of Moher, Ireland


Helping an Irish man Hoist a Mast, Galway, Ireland*


Horse-Drawn Tour of Killarney National Park, Ireland


Coastal Scenery, Ireland


Blarney Castle, Ireland


View from Blarney Castle, Ireland


Cahir Castle, Ireland


Tour Buddies, Ireland*


Tour Group, Ireland*

*photo by Doug