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Day 9 - Mon: Somme Heritage Centre & Boyne Valley
Depart Bangor and drive a short distance to Newtownards to visit the Somme Heritage Centre. Here see a reconstruction of this important baffle of World War I and learn about Ireland's role in the conflict.
Continue south through Newry and Dundalk to visit the Boyne Valley Visitor Centre. Displays explain the nearby underground burial chambers which date from 2,500 BC.
Drive into Dublin and check into our hotel, located close to Trinity College and Merrion Square, the Mont Clare Hotel (B)
Eat at the hotel lounge, after walking back up to O'Connor square and do email at Global Internet Cafe. Somewhat lost on way back.
Out to O'Shea Merchant pub for trad music, set dances, and Guinnesses
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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