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Waterford - Dooley's Hotel - Irish Sea ferry crossing, explore Dunbrody Famine Ship, excursion to medieval Kilkenny & journey on the Kilkenny Road Train

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Enjoy a short break to the Emerald Isle staying in Waterford, the oldest city in Ireland. It is walled city of Viking origins and retains much of its medieval character. There’s plenty to do and see here during your free time in addition to excursions to Kilkenny and the Dunbrody Famine Ship.


Dooley’s Hotel, Waterford  ***

The welcoming family run Dooley’s Hotel enjoys a fantastic location on Waterford Quays, with all the amenities close by.

• En-suite bedrooms • Television • Hairdryer • Tea, coffee making facilities • Telephone • Restaurant • Bar • Lift


Day 1

We depart locally and travel to Pembroke for the afternoon sailing to Rosslare and onto our hotel in Waterford. Enjoy a 3-course evening meal followed by live entertainment in Timber Toes Bar.

Day 2 - 4

Days 2 - 4: At leisure in Waterford plus we include 2 excursions:
Today we cross over into County Wexford where we will see the JFK Arboretum, a permanent memorial to America's assassinated preside with wonderful international collection of trees and shrubs. In nearby New Ross we visit the Dunbrody Famine Ship, an authentic reproduction of an 1840's emigrant vessel where costumed performers bring many fascinating stories to life. (B, D)

Excursion to the well preserved medieval town of Kilkenny. On arrival we'll board the Kilkenny Road Train which travels through the narrow streets to reveal the abbey, cathedral and other hidden highlights of the town. Then enjoy the rest of the day to explore at leisure.

Day 5

We make our way to Rosslare for the morning sailing back home to South Wales.
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The hotel reserves the right to amend or change your New Year programme at their discretion.

  • Executive coach travel

  • Irish Sea ferry crossings

  • 4 nights dinner, bed and full Irish breakfast accommodation in Waterford (breakfast on last morning is on the ferry)

  • Welcome drink on arrival

  • Musical entertainment in the bar on one night

  • Explore Dunbrody Famine Ship, an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel

  • Excursion to the well preserved medieval town of Kilkenny

  • Journey on the Kilkenny Road Train

  • Enjoy a day at leisure in Waterford, the oldest city in Ireland



4th May 4 nights £597

13th Aug 4 nights £597


SRS £113




Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address
Cardiff Gate Services Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
Dyffryn Depot Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
NP20 4AX
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
CF33 6AG
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY
Swansea St Marys Church Bus stop outside church on Princess Way, Swansea

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