Conference Half Day Excursions

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 1 – Trinity College, Book of Kells

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 2 – EPIC – Irish Emigration Museum

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 3 – Teeling’s Distillery

 

All excursions are booked online at time of registration and are included in your registration fee

Excursion details may be subject to change

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2023
Departure Time:
2pm
Departure Location:
UCD
Return Time:
TBC

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 1

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 1

Trinity College and Book of Kells

Participants will be collected by private coach and will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin City. The tour will provide an introduction to Dublin taking in its many sights and attractions, including O’Connell Street, the Georgian squares of Merrion Square and Fitzwilliam Square, Christchurch Cathedral, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and, Government Buildings.

The highlight of the tour will be a visit to Trinity College Dublin where you will be welcomed at the Old Library and the Book of Kells Exhibition – a “must see” on the itinerary of all visitors to Dublin. A walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin will bring visitors back to the 18th century, when the magnificent Old Library building was constructed. Inside is housed the Book of Kells – a 9th century gospel manuscript famous throughout the world.

Your tour will finish at Trinity College where dinner will be served in the historic Dining Hall. Guests are then at leisure and free to socialise in the city centre.

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 2

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 2

EPIC, The Irish Emigration Museum

If you have Irish ancestry and are interested in exploring your Irish roots, a visit to EPIC is not to be missed!

Participants will be collected by private coach and will first enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin City. The tour will provide an introduction to Dublin taking in its many sights and attractions, including O’Connell Street, the Georgian squares of Merrion Square and Fitzwilliam Square, Christchurch Cathedral, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and, Government Buildings.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to EPIC - The Irish Emigration Museum, voted best tourist attraction at the 2018 Travel Awards. EPIC is an interactive experience that tells the dramatic story of the millions of Irish people who left the island. Spend some time in the Irish Family History Centre at the end of your tour and delve into your family tree.

Your tour will finish at Trinity College where dinner will be served in the historic Dining Hall. Guests are then at leisure and free to socialise in the city centre

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 3

Dublin Half Day Excursion: 3

Teeling’s Distillery and Whisky Tasting

Participants will be collected by private coach and will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin City. The tour will provide an introduction to Dublin taking in its many sights and attractions, including O’Connell Street, the Georgian squares of Merrion Square and Fitzwilliam Square, Christchurch Cathedral, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and, Government Buildings.

Following your tour, enjoy a visit to The Teeling Whiskey Distillery, Dublin’s newest destination for whiskey fans and for anyone with an interest in Dublin’s long association with Irish Whiskey. Located in the heart of Dublin City Centre, in the historic Liberties, the Teeling Whiskey Distillery is the first new distillery in Dublin for over 125 years and home to the Spirit of Dublin. Come and experience first-hand the sound, smell and feel of a fully operational distillery, as the first Dublin whiskey is distilled for over 40 years.

Your tour will finish at Trinity College where dinner will be served in the historic Dining Hall. Guests are then at leisure and free to socialise in the city centre.

Half Day Excursions Evening Event

Half Day Excursions Evening Event

Dining Hall, Trinity College Dublin

There are few places as synonymous with Dublin as the world-famous Trinity College Dublin. In the very centre of the city, cross the cobbles of main square to the impressive Dining Hall. Once there, enjoy dinner while swapping stories of the day’s adventures. Once the evening is over, guests are at leisure for the remainder of the evening.