Why not combine your passion for learning and writing with your love of travel?  Join us for the Writer’s Workshop: Ireland 2015 where you will follow in the footsteps of great literary luminaries like James Joyce, Shaw, Yeats and Frank McCourt while attending an optional writing and literary workshop held in five star hotels.

Your Ireland writing vacation starts upon your arrival in Dublin where you will tour the Chester Beatty Library and meet your fellow touring writers, workshop leader, Dr. Brandi M. Granett, and tour leader, Susan Trestrail.  Luxuriate in the four star accommodations at the Ballsbridge hotel as you continue your writing vacation in Dublin attending the Writer’s Museum, James Joyce Center, Shaw birthplace and Trinity College.  Possibly attend a match at nearby Aviva Stadium.

Next, you travel to Sligo and stay in a luxury hotel with extraordinary views of Sligo Bay.  Experience the same country side that inspired William Butler Yeats as you visit his grave, the Model Arts Centre and the County Museum.

Your next vacation stop: the city of Galway.  You will have two days of sight-seeing while staying at the prestigious Ardilaun Hotel, a four-star select hotel of Ireland as you see the Lynch Stone, the Spanish Arch, Eyre Square Park, Galway Cathedral.

Travel on to Limerick and stay at the gorgeous four star Castle Oak House Hotel a Gregorian manor with classic rooms situated on the River Shannon.  Visit the Frank McCourt Museum.  Enjoy a round of golf or horseback riding or bicycling around the beautiful Lough Derg, one of the largest and most beautiful lakes in Ireland.

Head to Killarney with a stop at the Frank McCourt Museum.  Arrive at the Killarney Plaza, situated next to the Killarney National Park and in the heart of the Killarney Town at the gateway of the Ring of Kerry within walking distance of dozens of pubs and restaurants.  Visit the Kerry Writer’s Museum and attend a cooking demonstration and celebrate a final diner with your fellow tour writers. 

Return to Dublin for the conclusion of your extraordinary Irish journey.

Be sure to sign up soon to be a part of this very special opportunity.

Call Jim Trestrail with Cruise Planners @ 1.630.473.0391 or Susan Trestrail with Writers’ Workshops @ 1.630.205.2305



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