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Ireland Vacations - Trips to Ireland - Irish Tour Company

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Dublin City

(Walking Tour)

This tour begins with a visit to Dublin’s old medieval quarter to uncover the city’s Celtic, Viking and Norman origins. Learn hidden secrets and urban legends around the cobbled streets of Dublin Castle and Christchurch Cathedral. East of City Hall we discover iconic landmarks such as the classical Bank of Ireland building and the elegant Georgian squares of Trinity College....

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Newgrange and Tara

Newgrange & Tara

(Full Day Coach Tour)

This tour begins with a visit to Irelands Valley of the Kings (Boyne Valley) with a guided tour of Newgrange Neolithic Passage Tomb. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Newgrange is the oldest astronomical observatory in the world and is scientifically dated to over 5200 years old. Its decorated entrance stone and corbelled inner chamber contain the most impressive examples of Stone Age art...

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Belfast and Titanic Quarter Tour

Belfast & Titanic Quarter Tour

(Full Day Coach Tour)

This tour begins at Belfast City Hall followed by a visit to Queens University and St Anne’s Cathedral in the historic heart of Belfast.

Our main stop is at the Harland and Wolff Docks and Shipyard to experience the famous Titanic Quarter. Extending over nine galleries of exhibitions with special effects, full-scale reconstructions and interactive features, here you will explore the Titanic story in a new and insightful way.

We also take in the Northern Ireland Troubles with visits to the Belfast Peace Wall, political murals and Stormont parliament buildings. Other tour highlights include the Custom House, Ulster Museum and Albert Memorial Clock.

WICKLOW, GLENDALOUGH AND Kilkenny Tour

This tour takes you on a journey through the Wicklow Mountains National Park and begins with a visit to the enchanted 6th century monastic settlement of Glendalough with its round tower, stone chruches and Celtic crosses. We spend the greater part of our day at the old walled city of Kilkenny, the medieval capital of Ireland. Here we take in the great Anglo-Norman castle, St. Canices Cathedral and round tower along with Kytelers Inn, site of Europe’s first witchcraft trial in the 14th century. Other tour highlights include the Tudor Rothe house, Black Abbey and Kilkenny Brewery.

Dublin Dark History Tour

Dublin Dark History Tour

(3 Hour Walking Tour)

Experience the darker side of Dublin’s turbulent past with gruesome tales of the macabre and the supernatural. We explore the bloody origins of Bram Stokers Dracula and make a visit the old Dublin district known as Hell. Along the ghostly trail, we discover how a long history of murder, execution and plague has left a haunting legacy on Dublin’s winding and cobbled streets. Finally we enter the infamous underground vaults of St. Michans Church where the dead are brought dramatically to life. As you encounter the macabre mummies and dusty old coffins, beware the ghostly voices and chilling presence said to permeate its creepy depths.

Dublin Secret Societies Tour

Dublin Secret Societies Tour

(1 Hour Indoor Tour)

This is a clandestine tour through the dramatically decorated rooms of Freemasons Hall, the magnificent Dublin headquarters of Irish Freemasonry. Here you will explore the legendary and mythical origins of Freemasonry, its secrets, rituals and symbols. You will learn of diverse subjects such as Pyramidology, Numerology, and Druidism and hear of the British Israelite quest to find the Ark of the Covenant at the Hill of Tara in Ireland. We also discover the satanic pursuits of the infamous Dublin Hell Fire Club and listen to stories of the secret occult societies of 19th century Dublin.