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Tours can be booked at the Registration Desk or in advance from Conference Partners Ltd.

Galway City and Shopping Trip (9:00 - 19:45 - Tuesdays)
Arriving in Gort, we head for Thoor Ballylee (Yeats Tower) for a coffee break. Our journey takes us through Clarinbridge, the home of the Oyster Festival, and on to Galway. In Galway, you will have ample time to shop or take a City Tour (Optional) on an open bus (EUR 25 per person).

Killarney and Kerry Highlights (09:00 - 18:30 Wednesdays)
We leave Limerick at 09:00 and head for the pretty village of Adare, stopping for a quick coffee break. Arriving in Killarney, we go straight to the Park of the Ring of Kerry to Ladies View, a beautiful photo stop. We go to Muckross House for lunch. After lunch you will have ample time to shop in Killarney town or take a trip in a jaunting car (horse and trap) (EUR 25 per person).

Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Caves and Galway Bay (09:00 - 18:30 Thursdays and Saturdays)
Leaving Ennis, we pass Leamanagh Castle on the way to the Burren, arriving at Aillwee Caves (optional tour) for a break. Now our journey takes us around Galway Bay and Blackhead, where you may see dolphins. We head for the majestic Cliffs of Moher for lunch, where you will have ample time to take photos and visit the craft shop. Our return journey takes us through Lahinch and into Bunratty Village where you can shop at the mill or visit the Folk Park (optional tour) (EUR 25 per person).

Blarney and Croom Tour (10:30 - 17:30 Sundays)
Leaving Limerick we head for the pretty village of Croom where we take a break at Croom Mills (said to be one of the finest restored mills in Ireland) where you can take an optional tour with audio visual presentation outlining the history of Croom or you may just wish to look round the shops or visit the restaurant. Leaving Croom we head for the world famous village of Blarney where you can visit Blarney Castle and Gardens and kiss the Blarney Stone or enjoy excellent shopping in Blarney Woollen Mills before we head straight back to Limerick after an enjoyable short day tour (EUR 20 per person).