Experience the essence of Irish culture in Ennis, County Clare, where you’ll view Ireland through the eyes of its people. This exciting new stay program showcases Ireland’s renowned cultural traditions as well as its dramatic landscapes. 

Starting at: $4,390 * Price includes special offer Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Cliffs of Moher  Lively music in a pub. Credit: Brian Morrison, Ireland Tourism  Irish step dancers  Typical landscape in Ireland. Credit: Ireland Tourism  Landscape of the Burren   Limestone surface of the Burren   The village of Clifden. Credit: Courtesy Ireland Tourism Bureau  Loop Head Peninsula  Birr Castle in western Ireland  The Great Telescope at Birr Castle  Bunratty Castle  Landscape of the fabled Aran Islands  Isle of Aran shop. Credit: Ireland Tourism Bureau  Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands in Galway Bay   The idyllic town of Ennis

County Clare

A One-Week Stay in Western Ireland

9 days from $4,390

Experience the essence of Irish culture in Ennis, County Clare, where you’ll view Ireland through the eyes of its people. This exciting new stay program showcases Ireland’s renowned cultural traditions as well as its dramatic landscapes. 

or Call 855-330-1542

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May 29 - Jun 6, 2021 Departure; Sep 4 - 12, 2021 Departure
Christopher Griffin

Christopher Griffin

Christopher is from County Galway in the West of Ireland. He studied literature at Trinity College, University College in Dublin, and the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. He has published many articles and theatre reviews. For 28 years Christopher taught humanities mostly to working adults at Strayer University in Washington, DC.  For eight years he was a lecturer in English at The George Washington University, where he taught Irish poetry, drama, and fiction.  For 25 years at Politics and Prose bookstore in DC, he has led numerous classes on various interests, including Irish literature, Shakespeare, literary Washington, and film. He was a Smithsonian Journeys Expert on over a dozen Smithsonian Journeys and has lectured at Smithsonian Associates.