I am so excited to be a guest of Tourism Ireland and Dream Irish Weddings this next week as several top wedding industry planners and I travel through Shannon, Ireland to tour all the destination wedding possibilities.
In advance, I'd like to thank all our hosts and all those who helped to put this all together! As a planner, I am always so appreciative when someone has put time and effort into planning a fun trip like this. Check out this killer itinerary!!
Monday 13th February 2012
7.30pm Depart Newark on Continental Airlines C0024
Day 1: Tuesday 14th February 2012
6.55am Touch down at Shannon International Airport
Cead Mile Failte !
On collection of luggage assemble in the Meeting point in the Arrivals Hall where Michelle , Dream Irish Wedding & the driver will meet you
7.30am Transfer to the Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club
8.30am Arrival at the Lodge, light refreshments
Show around of the property
10.30am Short hop to the world famous Cliffs of Moher
11.30am Photo Opp at the Cliffs
12.15pm Depart the Cliffs
1.00pm Sample Smoked Irish Salmon at the Burren Smokehouse
Traditional Irish pub lunch in the Roadside Tavern
2.30pm Drive through the stunning Burren region
4.00pm Return to the Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club
6.45pm Pre Dinner Reception in the Members bar
7.15pm Dinner in the Tea Room
Overnight at the Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club
Day 2:Wednesday 15th February 2012
8.30-9.30am Enjoy an Irish Breakfast overlooking the Ocean
in the Long room
10.15am Depart the Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club
11.30am Visit the Wedding Castle at Knappogue
12.30pm Short trip to the village of Bunratty
1.00pm Explore the Bunratty folk park & medieval castle
2.00pm Traditional Irish scones & tea in the Golden Vale
3.30pm Travel to Dromoland Castle, Co.Clare
4.00pm Show around & Check in
7.00pm Pre dinner cocktails in the cocktail bar
7.30pm Dinner in the Earl of Thomond Restaurant
Overnight in Dromoland Castle
Day 3: Thursday 16th February 2012
Feeling energetic have an early morning swim!
8-9.00am Breakfast served in the Earl of Thomond
9.30am Depart Dromoland Castle
10.30am Visit King John’s Castle in Limerick city
and spot of shopping in Brown
Thomas & Cornstore at Home
12.00pm Have an Irish Coffee in Paddy Frawley’s bar
1.00pm Arrival at Adare Manor hotel, Co. Limerick
Show around of the resort
2pm Lunch will be served in the Drawing room
3.30pm Stroll around Ireland’s prettiest village of Adare experience the quaint shops, wonderful boutiques and thatched cottages
7.00pm Pre Dinner drinks in the cocktail bar
7.30pm Farewell dinner in the Oak Room
Continue the party in the Tack bar!
Overnight Adare Manor
Friday 17th February 2012
6.15am Depart Adare Manor hotel with breakfast
7.00am Arrival Shannon airport & check in (clear USA Emigration in Shannon)
9.00am Depart for New York on CO 0025
11.30am Arrival New York
Slan Abhaile !
Cliffs of Moher
When I'm in Ireland I'll have to go by my twitter name since we're Irish when we tweet (@daughterodesign - no room for the "F")! I'm ready for you scones, clotted cream and Guinness!