Currently planning 2016

I’m currently planning for 2016 and hope to have another successful tourist season. I have been working mostly for Irish Welcome Tours this year and would hope to do so again in 2016, though I also work for other tour operators.

If you’re interesting in visiting Ireland in 2016 please do get in contact with me and I’m sure we can organise your dream holiday for you.

Authentic Ireland is proud to be part of the Irish Welcome Tours group, one of Ireland’s oldest and most respected tour operators. We offer a range of exciting Ireland & Scotland vacation packages, group tours, private chauffeur tours and more.

We reserve authentic and charming accommodation of the very highest standard – including many hidden gems, brimming with character and history. We guarantee that you will be provided with 5-star customer service both before and during your vacation. With Authentic Ireland, your experience will be extraordinary.

Irish Welcome Tours is a Trusted & Reputable Company

In business since 1989, its staff of 55 will ensure that your upcoming vacation to Ireland will be handled professionally, and with superb customer care & support – before, during and after your trip.

Tourism Ireland


About Authentic Ireland & Irish Welcome Tours

  • Each year we arrange Irish vacations for more than 70,000 clients.
  • We have Worldwide Offices in both Dublin, Ireland and the USA
  • We have excellent, direct relationships with more than 600 hotels & visitor attractions, throughout the Island of Ireland.
  • We are a bonded Travel Agent.
  • We are members of ASTA –The American Society of Travel Agents-
  • We are proud members of the Irish Tour Operators Association (ITOA)

The “Authentic” Concept

  • Provide clients with all the crucial information they need before visiting Ireland
  • Create completely unique and enticing tours of Ireland and Scotland using local guides
  • Give our clients the experience of the real Ireland, not just the tourist-traveled areas
  • Reserve Only the highest standard of accommodation that offers the most unique and authentic charm
  • Dedicate ourselves to complete service with a personal advisor, available before, during and after a trip
  • Stay at the cutting edge of innovative travel technology, such as our unique online client access account

Arranging group and individual journeys deep into the heart and soul of Ireland & Scotland has not only been our work, it has been our pleasure.  We are proud of our repeat client base—it means we’re doing our job well!—and we’re happy to welcome new travelers to an insider’s view of Ireland & Scotland every day.

Why Authentic Ireland?

1. No Change or Cancellation Fees

If you want to cancel the Authentic Ireland portion of your travels up to 7 days before your departure date, for any reason, you may reschedule your vacation to occur within 365 days with no cancellation fees.  We want your Irish experience to be filled with relaxation and wonder.   That’s what travel with Authentic Ireland is about. Read more about our Risk-Free Cancellation Policy.

2. 5-Star Customer Service & 7-Day Helpline

With offices in both Ireland and in the USA, we can offer you the best possible customer service and attention. We also offer you 7-day phone support while you are in Ireland or Scotland. Read our Reviews! We are dedicated to providing you the ultimate in service, from the first time we get in touch with each other until you’ve returned home.

3. The Ultimate Vacation &  Best Insider Info

We listen to your dreams and travel needs.  With your input, we create the big picture and also take care of the little details. Your experience will be extraordinary. Using our combined wealth of local knowledge and local guides, we put together the most unique and value-added Ireland tours available.

4. Online Quotes & Booking

A unique feature of our service is that we create an online account for you the first time you request information. All of your travel requests and quotes are posted online and you can review them at your leisure. Pay deposits and balances, ask your agent questions, request travel insurance, cell phone rentals and more!
Read more about your online account.

Our Promise to You:

You do the dreaming and we do the planning. Based on our local contacts, your travels will suit your wallet, traveling companions, and fantasies. We make it easy to say yesto Ireland & Scotland!  And remember, all of our tours are backed by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Also, please feel free to check out reviews from our clients on our website and on tripadvisor.

You have decided that Ireland is an experience you want.  Ancient Ireland, Wellness, Castles, Traditional Music… So many things appeal to your senses and your mind.  Where to begin?  Tell us your interests and we’ll build an itinerary based on your desires and the length of time you wish to visit us.  Simply complete the form below, and we’ll do our best to turn your dreams into a reality.  If it’s not what exactly you want?  Contact us on our toll-free number.  Our goal is to give you the experience of a lifetime.

Call or Email Us!

Call Us Toll Free: 1-888-443-5259

We have offices located in both the U.S. and Ireland and are available by phone the following days/ hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 4am – 7pm EST
  • Saturday: 6am – 6pm EST

Contact Details

On our all-inclusive Ireland vacations, we truly have you covered! You will enjoy luxury hotels, unique Irish activities and a dedicated tour guide. This is not only a terrific way to see the countryside and its sites, lifelong friendships are often forged during your journey. The cost of your meals and entrance fees to visitor attractions are included in your price, thus making it easy to calculate & stay within your vacation budget!


Taste of Ireland Tour

$746 Per Person
4 to 6 Nights

Taste of Ireland Tour Experience the best that Ireland offers on this short introductory tour. See Dublin, Blarney, Killarney and Bunratty. Attend a medieval banquet, enjoy dinner and a traditional …

Irish Fling

$1198 Per Person
6 Nights

Irish Fling Tour Throw yourself into this short but action packed tour by taking in such sights as the Blarney Castle, the Flying Boat Museum & JFK Homestead. Take …

Irish Heritage Tour

$1478 Per Person
6 Nights

Irish Heritage Tour One of our most popular Guided Bus options, the Irish Heritage packs quite a bit into a 7 day / 6 night tour! See the Cliffs of Moher, enjoy the …

Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle

$1798 Per Person
7 Nights

Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle This popular tour is now offering a perfect ending to your visit to Ireland…..a night in the sumptuous surroundings of the 5-star Dromoland …

Irish Spirit Tour

$1198 Per Person
7 or 8 Nights

Irish Spirit Tour Enjoy a leisurely pace as you spend two nights in both Killarney & Galway. You also have the option of spending a second night in Dublin at …

Mystical Ireland

$1384 Per Person
7 Nights

Mystical Ireland Journey the less travelled road into the North of Ireland & discover some beautiful & historical sights. Visit & enjoy such charms as the Giant’s Causeway, Titanic …

Irish Adventure Tour

$1198 Per Person
7 Nights

Irish Adventure The name says it all! This is a great value-for-money tour that covers much of Ireland in 8 or 9 days. Start in Dublin with a fantastic city tour and …

Irish Gold Tour

$1357 Per Person
7 Nights

Irish Gold The Irish Gold is a fantastic tour that takes in Southern Ireland’s most famous locations over 8 or 9 days. Start in Dublin with a fantastic city tour and …

Northern Welcome Tour

$1296 Per Person
7 Nights

Northern Welcome Tour Explore stunning Northern Ireland in depth on this 7 or 8 night tour. Begin with a stay at wonderful Cabra Castle in Southern Ireland, before crossing the border to …

Irish Pubs and Folklore

$1198 Per Person
7 Nights

Irish Pubs & Folklore This is a wonderful 7 or 8 night tour, with the emphasis very much on Irish music, pubs, food and folklore! You’ll overnight in towns known for …

Northern Gems

$1385 Per Person
8 Nights

Northern Gems This tour takes the road less travelled, as you spend several nights in the wild and untamed northern portion of the island of Ireland. Begin by arriving at …

Irish Odyssey Tour

$1972 Per Person
11 Nights

Irish Odyssey Tour Enjoy wonderful hotels throughout. Visits include Trinity College, Kilmainham Gaol, Russborough House, Tower Museum & The Giants Causeway, Belleek Pottery & Kylemore Abbey Visitor Centre to …

Irish Classic Tour

$2098 Per Person
11 Nights

Irish Classic Tour Begin in Dublin and travel right around the Irish coastline to experience diverse scenic regions and cultural delights! Travel the Nine Glens of Antrim, view the Giant&…

Jewels of Ireland Tour

$2438 Per Person
13 Nights

Jewels of Ireland Tour Begin in Dublin and travel right around the Irish coastline to experience diverse & scenic areas of Ireland over 13 or 14 nights. Walk Derry’s famous walls, …


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