Ireland - Irish Triple Crown

Ireland - Irish Triple Crown

Enjoy a trip to Ireland visiting the Waterford Crystal, enjoying Kilarney and its attractions and a delightful river cruise from New Ross.

This short break to Ireland’s South East offers a chance to visit Ireland’s three of the best attractions. We stay in Waterford with its ancient Viking history and its world famous Waterford Crystal, enjoy Kilkenny with its striking Castle and a tour of Smithwick’s well known the world over for its ruby red ale, Plus enjoy a scenic river cruise with afternoon tea.

Day 1

We join our coach and travel across the border into South Wales and travel to Pembroke to join our ferry to Ireland. On our arrival in Ireland we continue onto Waterford and our hotel where on arrival we enjoy a welcome drink followed by our evening meal.


Day 2

Today after breakfast we travel the short distance to the House of Waterford Crystal. Here we take a guided tour showing all aspects of production from Crystal blowing to sculpting, engraving and cutting. Their retail store showcases that largest Crystal display in the world. The rest of the day is free to explore this riverside town.

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Day 3

This morning we travel to Kilkenny a well preserved medieval town. On our arrival we transfer to the "Kilkenny Road Train" which saves our legs as it takes us around some of the town's attractions such as the Abbey, Cathedral and the Old Court House. After a short break we join the coach and travel to Smithwick's Brewery where we enjoy a tour showing its 300 year history of brewing followed by a tasting. Afterwards we rejoin our coach and travel back to our hotel in Waterford.

B, D

Day 4

After a leisurely breakfast we have a free morning in Waterford to further explore, in the afternoon we join the coach and travel to New Ross Quay where we join our Galley River Cruiser for a delightful river cruise whilst enjoying a scone and a tea or coffee. We return to our coach for the journey back to Waterford and our hotel.

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Day 5

This morning we say farewell to our hotel and depart for the early ferry from Rosslare. On our arrival back in the UK we continue to your joining points arriving back late afternoon.


B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Hotel Details Dooley’s Hotel, Waterford.

This popular family run hotel situated in the heart of the town just a few minutes’ walk from the shopping and cultural areas and is situated on the town quay. All its bedrooms are ensuite with television, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities with the majority of rooms served by a lift.

Please Note: The hotel does not have any ground floor bedrooms. The lift serves some off the rooms (Not all of the rooms) and although some rooms have walk in showers these rooms have a number of steps to reach the bedroom from the lift.


Price Includes:


  • Four nights hotel accommodation.

  • Meals on a Half Board basis (Breakfast & Evening Meal).

  • Porterage of luggage on our arrival and departure at the hotel.

  • A visit to the Waterford Crystal Centre.

  • A visit to Kilkenny and a ride on its Road train showing its attractions.

  • A delightful river cruise from New Ross enjoying a scone and tea or coffee.

  • The hotel will provide one night of musical entertainment.

  • Services of our coach and driver.



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 Contact Details
Bromyard Bus Stop, Pump Street, Bromyard
Hereford Bus Station Stand 1 or 2, Commercial Road Bus Station,
Hereford Three Elms Bakers Lane, Off Three Elms Road, Hereford
Hereford Three Elms Inn Bus Stop/Layby opp Three Elms Inn, Three Elms Road
Hereford Whitecross Whitecross Roundabout, Co-op Bus Stop, Hereford
Leominster Stand 2, Bus Station, Leominster
Ludlow Eco Park, Park & Ride Car Park Bus Stop, Ludlow
Monmouth Coach Bay, Blestium Street, Monmouth
(Next to the Cattle Market Car Park)
Ross On Wye Stop 4, Cantilupe Road, Ross On Wye
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