Irish Classic Tour
Friday 24 September 1999

Omagh links

Day 6 - Fri: Yeats' Country & Donegal
Drive north today through County Mayo and into Sligo.
The poet, W. B. Yeats, spent much of his life in this region and stop at Drumcliffe Graveyard to see his final resting place.
Continue along the Atlantic coastline of Donegal Bay to Belleek to visit the Belleek Pottery Factory. Here see skilled craftspeople create intricate basketweave designs in delicate china
Leave main group for side trip to Omagh for search about McEldowney roots there
Journey north through Donegal town and enjoy sweeping views of the misty Blue Stack Mountains on the way to Ballybofey. Continue through the rugged landscape
to Derry. Trinity Hotel in downtown Derry. (B, D)
Taxi from Belleek to Omagh; meet with Tyrone Consititon staff; go for supper and night at Hawthorne House; after walk to Omagh downtown and Guinesses at Inn on the Bridge.

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20 Sp Mon: Bunratty Folk Park and Knappogue 21 Sp Tue: Cliffs of Moher and Galway Bay 22 Sp Wed: Connemara and Kylemore Abbey 22 Sp Wed: Connemara and Kylemore Abbey 23 Sp Thu: Leenane, Louisbourgh, and Westport 24 Sp Fri: Yeats' Country, Omagh, and Donegal 25 Sp Sat: Omagh or Derry and Ulster American Folk Park 26 Sp Sun: Giant's Causeway and Glens of Antrim 27 Sp Mon: Somme Heritage Centre and Boyne Valley 28 Sp Tue: Dublin Tour and Jurys Cabaret 29 Sp Wed: Glendalough and Waterford Crystal 30 Sp Thu: Cobh Heritage Centre and Blarney Stone 1 Oc Fri: Ring of Kerry Tour 2 Oc Sat: Return to Shannon