Irish Classic Tour
Wednesday 29 September 1999

Day 11 - Wed: Glendalough & Waterford Crystal
Drive south through the Wicklow Mountains to visit the 6th century monastic remains of Glendalough. Here see the round tower and churches set in a deep valley and the Visitor Centre relates the history of the settlement.
Travel along the Vale of Avoca to Arklow and Enniscorthy and on
to Waterford for a tour of the Waterford Crystal Factory where we can see how the glass is blown and cut by skilled craftspeople. Also see the huge display of trophies and tableware in the showrooms.
Continue to Dungarvan to check into our Park Hotel near the bay. (B, D)
Before dinner walk to the town and around the bay; take photos of Downey's pub, meeting a local character. After dinner, no music in the town pubs so return to Hotel.

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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