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Historical Coach Tour in the Ring of Gullion
Saturday, 18 August 2018 10:30  
 
 
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A fully guided coach tour taking in the most impressive sights and monuments the Ring of Gullion has to offer. Tour starts at Newry Museum.

Una Walsh, our local guide will lead you on your journey through the breathtaking landscape of the area whilst enlightening you about the rich natural, built, archaeological and cultural heritage, not forgetting the many myths and legends in which the area is steeped.

The tour will stop in Crossmaglen for approximately 45 minutes at around 12.30pm – you can bring along your own packed lunch or visit any of the several cafés in town.

Feedback from 2017 tours:

“The Lifelong Learners, mainly retired people from every background, enjoyed a ‘day out of time’ thanks to Una’s superb commentary and detailed knowledge of the history and culture of her native area. All agreed that they had had a marvellous day in south Armagh thanks largely to the enthusiasm and expertise of our expert guide.” Dr Éamon Phoenix, Head of Lifelong Learning at Stranmillis Univesity College,Historian/Historical Consultant, broadcaster and member of the Taoiseach’s Expert Advisory Group on Centenaries.

“On behalf of Causeway U3A, thank you very much for the wonderful outing to the Ring of Gullion last Wednesday. We were astounded by how many interesting things there were to see and to hear so much of the local history from Una. She was amazing. Mickey was also great – good driver and also very good humored, even when we dragged a load of cut grass into the bus at Moyry Castle!”

Tickets: Adults – £15

Concession – £12  (16 & under, 60 & over and students with a valid student card)

Payment– Payment will be on the day of the tour or call into the Ring of Gullion Office in Crossmaglen. Please bring the exact amount as no change will be given. Please leave enough time before the tour to pay for the tour.

Full List of Tour Dates

Saturday 2nd June – 10.30am-4.30pm.

Saturday 9th June – 10.30am-4.30pm.

Saturday 18th August- 10.30am-4.30pm.

Wednesday 22nd August -10.30am-4.30pm.

Saturday 25th August- 10.30am-4.30pm.

Wednesday 29th August -10.30am-4.30pm.

Saturday 1st September – 10.30am-4.30pm.

Wednesday 5th September – 10.30am-4.30pm.

Saturday 8th September – 10.30am-4.30pm.

Wednesday 12th September- 10.30am-4.30pm.

Saturday 15th September-10.30am-4.30pm.

To Book Go to www.ringofgullion.org and click on Date you want to travel.

Location Newry Museum
Castle Street
Newry
Co Down
BT34 2BY
028 3031 3182
http://www.bagenalscastle.com/museum/index.asp
 
 



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