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Irish House Party in Tipperary – NEW TOUR

  • Kilkenny ©Brian Morrison

    Kilkenny ©Brian Morrison
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    Ireland group tour Irish lakes Galway City ©Photograph Chris Hill, Tourism Ireland
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    Irish National Stud & Gardens, Co Kildare, Ireland - Foals at Sunrise
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    Irish National Stud & Gardens, Co Kildare, Ireland - Japanese Gardens Teahouse
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    Irish National Stud & Gardens, Co Kildare, Ireland - Sea of Stars Sculpture as unveiled by HH Queen Elizabeth II
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    Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre
5 day tour
From £296 per person - minimum 25 passengers

Enjoy the Craic with an Irish House Party in the beautiful County Tipperary. This location is well placed with Kilkenny and Galway all within easy reach. The House Party Package includes welcome tea and coffee, Irish coffee demonstration, and free bar between 6pm and 9pm each night (selected drinks).


Various dates in 2020

Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Depart the UK

Travel to Ireland by coach and ferry (alternatively fly from your local airport for an additional supplement – please enquire for further details).

Arrive at Roscrea in Tipperary and check into your hotel and enjoy welcome tea & coffee. Once you are settled, dinner will be served. After dinner you will enjoy an Irish coffee demonstration (Irish coffee available to purchase).

Day 2

Kilkenny and the Smithwicks Brewery

Travel to Kilkenny for a full day exploring this medieval city. Firstly, have fun exploring the city on the Kilkenny Road Train, as we pass the city’s most famous sites. In the afternoon, enjoy a production tour and tasting at the Smithwicks Brewery, one of Ireland’s best known beers, before returning to our hotel in late afternoon ready for an evening’s dinner followed by music and an Irish sing along evening.

Day 3


Today we travel to Galway, where you will have free time to explore this famous coastal city. Galway marks the halfway point on the Wild Atlantic Way and is a thriving and engaging city full of exceptional food and music. Enjoy a stroll around the city centre with its colourful shop facades and also Salthill Promenade which offers panoramic views of the beautiful Galway Bay with its bars and restaurants.

After a long day exploring the city, return to the hotel for dinner followed by a game of bingo.

Day 4

National Stud and Newbridge Silverware

Today we visit Ireland’s famous racehorses, at the National Stud in Kildare. The location is also host to some of Ireland’s most beautiful gardens, including the Japanese gardens. Afterwards, enjoy a visit to Newbridge Silverware, which includes the fascinating Museum of National Style Icons, with some of the world’s most famous outfits on display worn by royalty, pop legends and Hollywood stars. Enjoy an Irish themed dinner followed by an Irish themed quiz at the hotel for your final night in Ireland.

Day 5

Return to the UK

After breakfast, say fond farewells as we depart Tipperary.

Featured hotel

Racket Hall Country House Hotel ****

The hotel is located on the outskirts of the Tipperary town of Roscrea, and shares a backdrop with Roscrea Golf Club in the Monastic Midlands, just off the N7, Dublin/Limerick Road.

The atmosphere at Racket Hall is wonderful, with cosy nooks and stylish interiors, sure to make your stay a restful one. All restaurant produce is sourced from the very best local providers.

Each of the 40 luxurious guest bedrooms are ensuite with seating area, free Wi-Fi, laptop safe, iron & trouser press, direct dial telephone, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer, and TV.

  5 days
2020 dates from £296.00 per person
All prices are per person and based on a minimum 25 full fare paying passengers sharing a double or twin room with a free place. Exchange rate £1.00 = €1.112 as of January 2019. Prices do not include UK coach hire/transport or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Greatdays Holidays Limited are a member of ABTA (Y0380) which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if valid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at

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