Emerald Rugby Tour: 7 nights in Ireland.
Ireland v Japan 20th - 27th November

Recreate the excitement of Shizouka with our 7 night package tour in Ireland.

  • Day 1: Arrive in Dublin and enjoy the famous prematch atmosphere of Dublin as it prepares to host the Japan rugby team. Join us for a welcome meal and drinks.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Dublin

  • Day 2: Ireland v Japan match day. Enjoy the prematch build up as the city fills up with Rugby fans. Join us for a guided tour of the central district before we travel to the Aviva stadium for the game. We will walk through Dublins historic Georgian streets or if the weather is bad we will take the local train. After the match enjoy Dublin city as it shows its true welcoming side to the visiting Japanese fans.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Dublin

  • Day Three : Sightseeing & Shopping. In the morning we will take a half day tour to Glendalough one of Irelands most beautiful lakeside ancient monasteries. (approx 60 minutes by coach). We will have lunch in Avoca craft shopping village, the perfect place to pick up souvenirs to take back to Japan. In the afternoon you can choose between a tour of the Guiness brewery at Saint James Gate or visit the Jameson whiskey distillery in Smithfield. Evening time enjoy a traditional Irish music and dinner dance show.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Dublin

  • Day 4: Travel by road to the pleasant market town of Carrick on Shannon. Relax and enjoy the small town. In the afternoon, take a day trip to Carrowkeel, a hill top ancient Celtic burial ground with panoramic views 50km in each direction. At Carrowkeel you can enter the 5000 year old tombs and really feel the culture of the celts. Enjoy a tradional Irish pub music session in the evening
    Accommodation: Hotel in Carrick on Shannon

  • Day 5: Travel by road to Cliften in Connemara. The route from Carrick on Shannon to Cliften is one of Irelands most beautiful scenic drives. Enroute through the dramatic landscape we will stop off at many photo opportunities including Kylemore Abbey, a stunning lakeside castle with gardens. We will stay in the world famous Abbeyglen Castle Hotel in Cliften.
    Accommodation: Abbey Glen Castle Hotel in Cliften

  • Day 6: 30 minutes drive from Cliften, we will take a morning ferry for a day tour to the Aran Islands, a group of Gaelic speaking islands just off the coast of Galway. The Aran Islands are a 'must see' destination for any visitor to Ireland. Explore the lanes of Inis Meain island as they wander through fields of stone and visit the 3000 yrs old Celtic Fort Dun Aengus perched on top of dramatic cliffs. .
    Accommodation: Hotel in Galway

  • Day 7: In the morning travel to Dublin and check in to your city centre hotel. Afternoon take a guided tour of the Guinness Brewery. Enjoy your last evening in Ireland.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Dublin

  • Day 8: Return transfer to Dublin Airport

  • Friendly Hosts
    Friendly Irish & Japanese guides
    Our local staff are available 24 hours for assistance with any situations. Japanese to English translation services always available.
    Airport transfers
    private transfer
    We include private transfers from the airport to your hotel and on your departure from your hotel to the airport as standard.
    Stadium transfers
    stadium travel trains
    Our staff will guide you via local subway from hotel to stadium and return journey if required. (Travel tickets included).
    Our Partner Hotel is in a great location in Dublin city centre
    Hotel room for Ireland v Japan in November City centre hotel
    Our partner hotel is located right in the centre of Dublin with easy access to all of Dublins attractions. Walking distance to Temple bar or Trinity College ( 5 minutes walk) Relax in comfort right in the heart fo Dublin.
    Irish dinner show with live traditional music and dance.
    Irish dance and traditional music dinner show
    Join us on the Sunday night for a traditional Irish dinner show. Enjoy the culture of Ireland with this evening dinner show featuring the best of Irish music and dance.
    Guided Tours of Dublin including Trinity College
    Guided Dublin city tour
    Allow us to take you on a tour of Dublin. We visit Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Grafton Street, Temple Bar as well as some hidden gems that only locals know.
    Guinness Storehouse tours
    Guiness Tour
    Join us as we visit the World Famous Guiness factory. Spend the afternoon on our tour of the Guiness Storehouse. Taste the best Guiness in Dublin. Purchase your original Irish souvenirs from the Souvenir Shop
    Pub Lunch in one of Dublins best pubs
    Dublin city pub lunch
    We know the best place to eat in Dublin and will ensure you get to see and taste the real Ireland.
    Join our guides as we enjoy a Guinness and buffet lunch in one of Dublins finest pubs.
    The atmosphere of Shizouka
    Ireland v Japan rugby fans
    We are looking forward to recreating the great atmosphere that we all enjoyed so much in Ecopa Stadium in Shizouka, Japan.
    Carrowkeel Tombs
    Ireland v Japan rugby fans
    Explore the ancient Celtic tombs of Carrowkeel which date back more than 5000 years. Amazing 360° Panoramic views from the top
    Abbeyglen Castle
    GCliffs of Moher
    Enjoy staying in the luxurious Castle Glen Hotel in Cliften. A real old world Castle experience in a beautiful location.
    Aran Islands Tour
    Aran Islands Tours
    Take a day tour to the Aran Islands. An Irish speaking group of Islands just of the Galway coastline.
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