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Ireland!!

(August 02, 2013)

IRELAND  2013

Suggested itinery;

Friday 2nd August              Meet Knutsford Services, M6  north  6.45 for 7.00 departure

Drive to Holyhead via M56, A55 with one stop. Must be at dock 09.50 latest

Stena fast ferry to  DUN LAOGHAIRE 

£156 with a passenger (return) with bike

£100 solo (return) with bike

ARRIVE DUN LAOGHAIRE   12.45

 

Head north via M50, M1 to Coleraine via Newry, Armagh, Dungannon, Cookstown

Arrive at Hog N Bog Rally approx. 5.00pm              Ticket £25.00 (£30.00 after 30th May)

 

Set up camp and check  out the Guinness.

 

Sat. 3rd August

Options:   Take the organised ride out, these are pretty good and well organised

Visit Dunluce Castle

Vistit Bushmills Distillery

Visit Portrush military re-enactment

Visit Giants Causeway

Visit rope bridge (as per TV)

Do Antrim coast route

Combinations of these are possible

 

Sunday 4th August

Pack up and head on.

Options:

Do the Antrim coast route then head into Donegal

Head into Donegal county via Derry and do the Inishowen peninsula

 

Stay at Beach Hotel, Downings  (We have stayed there before it was friendly with excellent food and good pub nearby)

 

Monday 5th August

Tour south Donegal, stunning roads and scenery

Stay in Donegal town TBA

 

Tuesday 6th August

Drive across to Dublin via Sligo, Carrick on Shannon, Mullingar

Stay Dun Laoghaire side TBA, have a night out in Dublin.

 

Weds 7th August

Catch 13.30 Dun Laoghaire ferry to Holyhead arriving there 15.45 return home

 

Thursday 8th August

Book into detox/renal unit

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