St. Patrick’s Fun Holiday Ireland Tour – March 2018

Ireland - Retreats, Weekend Away & Tours

Join Maria and friends for the best fun holiday in Ireland during the St. Patrick's week celebrations in Killarney & Dublin... Everyone welcome. 13+. This holiday is during the BC Spring Break.

Date:Mar 16, 2018
March 15th to 26th, 2018
Phone:(250) 492-0726


10 nights – March 15th to 26th, 2018 (BC Spring Break)

1. Mar Thurs 15th: International departure day US/CDN. Overnight flight
2. Fri. 16th: Killarney, Co. Kerry - Arrivals in Kerry Airport. Meet & Greet followed by Jack Healy’s Friday Show
3. Sat. 17th: Killarney - Enjoy a Traditional Irish Country St. Patrick’s Day Parade
4. Sun 18th: Killarney - Free day to explore Killarney.
5. Mon. 19th: Killarney - Free day to explore Killarney. Opt: Afternoon Jarveys pony and trap ride* around Killarney National Park and boat trip to visit Inisfallen Island.
6. Tues 20th: Killarney- Free day or opt: Ring of Kerry Day Tour
7. Wed. 21st: Killarney - Free day or opt: Dingle Peninsula Day Tour. Opt: 8pm Gaelic Roots Evening Show
8. Thurs 22nd: Bray, Co. Wicklow near Dublin - March equinox. Train to Dublin. Opt: Afternoon visit Guinness Factory
9. Fri. 23rd: Bray - Free day or Dublin Cultural Walking Tour & Dublin Pubs.
10. Sat. 24th: Bray - Free day or opt: Newgrange Portal Tomb & Hill of Tara Day Tour.
11. Sun 25th: Bray - Free Day – or *Afternoon bus to Glendalough monastic 6th century settlement. Farewell gathering
12. Mon 26th: - Aircoach bus* to Dublin Airport or stay on a few extra days.

Contact us for pricing $.

Please book ASAP to ensure hotels and tour tickets.
Book with Maria’s Ireland Tour & K. Banks Travel (BC Reg #2776-4)


• 6 nights in Killarney hotels and breakfast
• 4 nights in Bray Hotel with no breakfast
• Personal Irish guides - Maria O’Farrell Carr & Rosie O’Toole
• Registered and bonded travel agency K. Banks Travel. BC Registration #2776-4
• Meet & greet with a welcome drink in Ireland
• Train journey from Killarney to Dublin with Maria
• Music every night. Admission included.

Tour payment is in Canadian dollars. Itinerary and Hotels are subject to change. * = not included

• Killarney Best western Eviston hotel with breakfast (4 nights)
• Bray Royal Hotel (5 nights)


• Breakfast in Bray hotel is optional
• Flights and Cancellation, medical or travel insurances.
All International flights are booked through K. Banks travel
• Passports & visa (no visa is required for US/CAD)
• Taxi to Killarney from Kerry Airport (average cost €25e for 4 to 8 people per taxi & aircoach to Dublin airport €13 pp

All extra tours will be pre-booked by Maria at time of registration. Most you pay when in Ireland.

• Dublin Walking Tour (Guide by Rosie €20e pp- plus train fare & Book of Kells entrance fees)
• Dingle Day Tour (€25e pp + gratitude) & Ring of Kerry day Tour (€25e pp + gratitude)
• Hill of Tara and Newgrange Portal Tomb Day Tour. €40 (Pre-book )
• Jarveys pony and trap ride and boat ride to Innisfallen Island. (average cost €30e plus tips)
• Celtic Gaelic Roots Evening Show. €30 euros cash. Pre-book and pay in Ireland.
• Salmon and Sea fishing or biking tour with Irish guide. (pre-book)
• Golfing in Killarney and in Bray. (pre-book)
• Guinness Storehouse entrance fees plus taxi from train station to Guinness.
• Glendalough ( bus fare and opt: Guide Rosie)
• Housekeeping (€3 –a day), porter tips (€3 per bag). Breakfast staff & Barman tips.
• Restaurant 10%-15% and Tour bus driver or boatman tips are also excepted in Ireland

Optional: ICELAND Stopover Package. Flights from Toronto (or elsewhere USA/CAD/EUR) to Ireland with a stopover trip in Iceland on way over. 2 nights in Iceland Hotel. Day 1. Explore the beautiful city of Reykjavik & visit the Blue Lagoon hot mineral pools. Day 2 - tour of Iceland with Geysers, Glacier & scenic views. Day 3 – fly to Killarney via Dublin. Iceland Airport transfers to hotel. Depart Home March 13th /Arrive in Ireland March 16th

Contact – Maria at K. Banks Travel

ABOUT MARIA O’FARRELL CARR grew up in Dublin and Bray, Co. Wicklow. Twenty-five years ago Maria moved to Penticton and happily settled there. For the last fifteen years Maria has been returning home periodically to Ireland. Meanwhile many of her friends in Canada have been asking her to show them the real Ireland, and this sparked the idea to bring a groups home to Ireland. Maria runs a successful Okanagan Wellness & Event eMagazine and network in Canada. Maria has brought guest speakers to the Okanagan such as Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Greg Braden, James Van Praagh as well as teachers from all over the world. Maria is an experienced event organiser and world traveller; visiting 14 countries and 230 cities in the world and most of them she travelled to on her own. Maria hosted a sacred tours to Ireland in Spring and the Fall since 2012 and everyone had a marvellous fun time. Maria has published two books about Ireland.