D&D Travel presents our 2017 - 17th Ireland Getaway, from Hartford, CT November 6 to 12:

"Northeast Ireland - The Land of 5000 Dawns"

Fully Escorted, in conjunction with Celtic Tours...



We are continuing our group trip to Ireland after a break in 2016!  We've planned a Getaway via Dublin on an entirely new itinerary to the Emerald Isle! Below are the details and sites we expect to visit on our 6 night jaunt back to the Land of the Leprechaun. We'll stay in one hotel, fanning out daily to explore the "Land of 5000 Dawns" in depth (see link below for more details on this fascinating area!). 

Getaway is limited to 20 travelers only.

Current remaining seats for Ireland 2017: 6

Download a color flyer here!

Click HERE for a brief video about this beautiful area of Ireland!

Departing from Hartford, November 6 to 12, 2017

Rate including RT airfare, all taxes:

$1939pp double or twin or $2238*  for a single traveler...

*Singles now on request only!

This is a one-of-a-kind, custom tour you won't find anywhere else

 Click here for our day-by-day planned itinerary...

Getaway includes:


- 5 nights, 4-star Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, County Westmeath***

- RT air from Hartford,** nonstop to Dublin via Aer Lingus 757s, Mon - Sun
- Three full dinners and all breakfasts
- *Full breakfast arrival morning at the Man of War Pub, Dublin (1595AD!)
- Deluxe daily coach sightseeing program
- Luggage handling at the hotel
- Admissions to all included attractions           
- *Pre-departure document party at a local restaurant                              
- *Photo DVD of your trip and more!

*D&D Travel exclusives!             *** 1.5 miles from town center


**Current air schedule, subject to change:

Depart Hartford November 6, 610pm, arrive Dublin 520am Tuesday, EI 130

Depart Dublin November 12, 240pm, arrive Hartford 440pm, EI 131


Visits to include (subject to availability, 2017 opening days, weather, etc.):

(Click on each link below for more information!)

Belvedere House, Gardens & Park

Trim Castle (1176AD) (A portion of "Braveheart" was filmed here!!)
Newgrange Megalithic Site (3200BC)
Monasterboice Monastic Site (520AD)
Kells, including monastery ruins, Market Cross & Churchyard Wall
Collon House & Garden (1740)
Battle of the Boyne Site (1690), Drogheda
Explore the Land of 5000 Dawns!
Free time in Mullingar and more...


Deposit of $450pp (plus optional travel protection at either $115pp double/twin or $145 single) by check only, is due immediately upon booking. Final payment by check (preferred) OR credit card (Mastercard or Visa only - sorry - no American Express or Discover) and must be paid by July 1st, 2017. Trip is 100% nonrefundable from deposit on. Single supplement is just $269 (included in above single rate). (Singles now on request only - subject to availability).

Your deposit check will guarantee your space! We will then forward a deposit receipt and several forms to be filled out and returned immediately, one of which will require your passport data, etc. Please also note that any subsequent increase in government air taxes/fees, while not expected, will be included in your final payment - Thanks!

Not included: Lunches, gratuity to driver/guide, 2 dinners on your own, items of a personal nature, transportation to Bradley International Airport (Discount parking will be available at BDL) - that's it!

Also please note: This tour is NOT available as a land-only option, or with any other air schedule other than our Aer Lingus nonstop group air from Hartford! Pre and post stay extensions are not offered.

Document Party: We'll all meet at a restaurant in Bloomfield for a pre-trip get together to connect with fellow travelers, receive final documents and enjoy a light supper on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 5pm!

Interested? email us: dennis@ddtvl.com

(860) 243-9458 or (800) 613-0282


On the fence about joining us? Please click here for  references from our past Getaway travelers!

A few images from the area we'll be visiting:

Lough Owel, Mullingar

Trim Castle, circa. 1176, was the filming location for a portion of the motion picture "Braveheart"

Belvedere House, Gardens & Park, Mullingar, County Westmeath

             Man O' War Pub, Dublin                           Collon House & Gardens, County Louth


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