IRELAND CLAN RALLY 2004

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

 

Date 04

Time

Activity

Location

Thursday

24 June

9.30am

Assembly at Jurys Christchurch Inn

Jurys Christchurch Inn, Dublin 8

     

Registration 

Jurys Christchurch Inn, Dublin 8

     

Visit Christ Church Cathedral

Christchurch, Dublin 8

     

Bus Tour  St Patricks Cathedral

Patrick Street, Dublin 8

     

Guinness Storehouse

James Street, Dublin 8

     

Royal Hospital

Kilmainham, Dublin 8

     

Lunch

 
     

Bus Tour -  Dublin Zoo

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8

     

National Museum of Ireland

Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

     

 Trinity College

Trinity College, Dublin 2

     

 St Werburghs Church

Werburgh Street, Dublin 8

     

Dinner

 

Friday

25 June

09.30am

Cars leave Jurys Inn

 
     

Visit to Newgrange/Knowth Neolithic Sites

Co Meath

     

Lunch at Visitors Centre

Newgrange

     

Drive to Athlone

Co Westmeath

     

Visit Athlone Castle

Athlone

     

Dinner

Athlone

Saturday

26 June

09.30am

Assemble for Shannon Boat Cruise

Athlone

     

Cruise on Shannon

Athlone

     

Stop at Clonmacnoise

Co Offaly

     

Lunch on board or at Shannonbridge

Co Offaly

     

Bog Tour

Co Offaly

     

Boat or bus return to Athlone (Weather depending)

Co Westmeath

     

Dinner at Creggan Court Hotel, Athlone

 Co Westmeath

     

Irish music, dancing & magic show @ hotel

Co Westmeath

Sunday

27 June

09.00

Assemble for drive to Redwood Castle

Creggan Court Hotel, Athlone

     

Mass at Lorrha

Co Tipperary

     

Church of Ireland Service, Lorrha

Co Tipperary

     

Return to Redwood Castle

Co Tipperary

     

Lunch

 
     

Lecture on Mac Egan Clan

Redwood Castle

     

Tea and Sandwiches

Redwood Castle

     

Lecture on DNA made Simple

Redwood Castle

   

19.00

Dispersal

Redwood Castle

Historical:  A map and brief history for each of the following places will be available at Redwood Castle

v           

DERRYMACEGAN

v           

PORTLAND CHAPEL

v           

BEHAMORE CASTLE

v           

MODREENY

v           

PORTUMNA PRIORY/CASTLE

v           

NENAGH HERITAGE CENTRE

v           

DUNIRY

v           

ANNAMEADLE

v           

GORT NA PLEADALA

v           

CLONFERT CATHEDRAL

v           

DRUMNAHANE CASTLE

v           

BIRR CASTLE

Genealogical: Notice boards will be provided at the main hotels for exhibits or queries left by those attending.

Contacts:

Michael J S Egan

10 Rathdown Crescent, Terenure

Dublin 6W

Ph:   01 4908727

Mobile: 087 2222770

e-mail: michael.egan@pmg.ie

Jurys Christchurch Inn

Christ Church

Dublin 8

Ph:   01 4540000 or 4100121

Fax: 01 4540012

Morag_mitchell@jurysdoyle.com

Creggan Court Hotel

Athlone

Co Westmeath

Ph:  09 064 777 77

Fax: 09 064 771 11

Info@creggancourt.com

Accommodation

We have reserved 60 rooms at Jurys Christchurch Inn. This is a vital booking and all should reserve places with Morag Mitchell as soon as possible. Details of other accommodation in Athlone are all available on Egan Clan website.

Jurys Christchurch Inn         c.127 double room              -details above       

Creggan Court Hotel            c.60 double room                 -details above

Lough Ree Hotel                c.20pp                                  -www.athlonehostel.ie      Ph 09064 76738  

B&Bs                                          c.30pps                                    -www.goireland.com (Co Westmeath)           

Redwood Castle                                                                       -Ph 09097 47073

Other Budget Costs:

Registration 20 Children Free, Lunch c.10 Dinner c25, Clonmacnoise 2, Bog Tour tbc,

Transport- own cars, bus from Athlone to Clonmacnoise/Shannonbridge