2019 Golden Anniversary Pilgrimage to Ireland

Join Father Michael Gallagher on a special

50th Anniversary Pilgrimage to IRELAND

14-23 MAY 2019

TUE 14 MAY 19

Depart at from Dulles Airport 5:20 PM on our United Airlines Flight.

WED 15 MAY 19

After arriving at Shannon International Airport at 9:45 am. Meet our guide and driver, then head for a visit to Bunratty Castle, the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland from 1425. Continue to Tralee. Check into Rose Hotel. Dinner and overnight

THRU 16 MAT 19

Full Irish breakfast before departing for a scenic drive along the Dingle Pensinula. In County Kerry, visit Gallanus Oratorium, one of the oldest Christian stone churches in Ireland.    Return to the Rose Hotel for dinner and overnight.

FRI 17 MAY 19

Full Irish breakfast before departing to take the ferry across the Shannon River. Stop at the magnificent   Cliffs of Moher before going to Galway for a city tour. Dinner and overnight at the Connacht Hotel in Galway.

SAT 18 MAY 19

Full Irish breakfast before departing for a lovely drive along the Atlantic coast to Cliften, capital of Connemara. We’ll visit Kylemore Abbey before stopping at the Visitor Center at Croagh St Patrick (a short climb if you want to). Continue to Westport and check into the Castlecourt Hotel for dinner and overnight.

SUN 19 MAY 19

Full Irish breakfast before departing for departing for Ballyheane where Father will celebrate his Golden Jubilee Mass. A short reception at the church’s parish hall where we’ll have an opportunity to meet the Costello Clan. Group continues to Knock to visit the Shrine where there was an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, Saint John the Evangelist, angels, and Jesus Christ (the Lamb of God) in 1879.
Time for personal prayer and reflection. Return to Westport for dinner and overnight.

MON 20 MAY 19

Full Irish breakfast before departing north to Drumcliffe. Visit the grave of W.E.Yeats before continuing to Donegal to visit Downings. Cross the border into Northern Ireland and continue to Armagh.  Dinner and overnight in the City Hotel in Armagh.

TUE 21 MAY 19

Full Irish breakfast before departing for city tour of Armagh, including the Cathedral on the hill overlooking the city. Continue to Dundalk where Father will celebrate Mass in the Chapel of St. Brigid before some free time to visit the site and meet the Gallagher side of Father’s family. Drive to Dublin and check into the Hotel Clayton in Leopardstown. Dinner and overnight.

WED 22 MAY 19

Full Irish breakfast before departing for a city tour of Dublin in the morning. FREE AFTERNOON. Farewell dinner at the hotel.

THR 23 MAY 19

Full Irish breakfast before departing before transferring to Dublin airport for our
United Airlines flight home. Arrive at Dulles Airport at 3:55 pm with memories to Give Thanks and Remember.


GOLDEN JUBLIEE PILGRIMAGE TO IRELAND                                                                          Father Michael Gallagher 14-23 May 2019

$3,230.00 includes

  • Airfare to and from Ireland from Washington, DC
  • Airline taxes and fuel surcharges**
  • All transfers and assistance with arrival and departure
  • Deluxe bus transportation as required
  • Hotel accommodations in double and triple rooms using 4* hotels with private baths
  • Half board (Breakfast and dinner) daily
  • 3 lunches and special mid-east Farewell Feast
  • Services of English speaking local guides
  • Services of an experienced Certified Tour Manager from the U.S.A.
  • All entrance fees as shown on the itinerary
  • All service charges, tips including hotels, dining rooms, porters, drivers and guides.

    • Expenses of a personal nature
    • Meals not mentioned. Drinks with dinner.
    • Single Supplement of $575.00 when no roommate (Note: limited # singles)

    IMPORTANT NOTE: **Not always but Sometimes AIRLINE TAXES AND FUEL SURCHARGES may change and cause an increase in the rate. You will be notified and billed for these changes with final invoice.


    Send deposit of $500.00 to

    Give Thanks and Remember LLC

    1484 Morris Pond Drive, Ste B2,   Locust Grove, VA 22508