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Booking Information Bookings for Educational Tours can be made, subject to availability, for trains from Monday to Thursday and Saturdays.

2011 Train Fares For Educational Tour Groups

Seats will be reserved free of charge on all trains. If you wish to compile an itinerary of your own, or if you require information regarding any specific destination, our team will be happy to assist you.

Schools in the following areas should contact: Ballina Westport Claremorris Athlone Tullamore

Mathew Garrett Ann Elliott Dolores Keaveney Margaret Larkin Eoghan Brennan

096 20233 098 25253 094 9371011 0906 487708 057 9321431

Galway Schools contact: Elaine Sheridan or Kathy O’Donnell 091 537554/537539



To Dublin

Galway Athenry Athlone Ballina Westport Claremorris Tullamore

€15.50 €13.50 €12.50 €15.50 €15.50 €15.50 € 8.50

The attention of Principals and Teachers is drawn to the important matter of Insurance. Block Insurance Policies are taken out by Iarnród Éireann in respect of Educational Tour Parties. The Policies are operative from the commencement of the tour in the morning until dispersal in the evening. This comprehensive coverage is subject to a minimum age of 5 yrs.

€7.50 €7.00 €11.50 €9.50 €7.00 €4.50

€8.00 €7.00 -

City Sightseeing Bus Hire in Dublin Sample rates for full day tours (10.00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs.) Bus Hire €300 to €390, depending on bus size Book through Iarnród Éireann or City Sightseeing:  01 4580054 Ext. 23 advertisement

Educational Tours

To To Athlone Limerick

One Teacher Free with every ten Children

Comprehensive Insurance

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from Galway, Mayo & Midlands

Iarnród Éireann, Ceannt Station, Galway. September, 2011 Dear Teacher, I am pleased to present our 2011 Rail Educational Tour programme for your consideration. We are conscious of the financial demands on students and their parents. Train fares for 2011 school tours have been kept at 2009 rates. I am confident that when you have examined our brochure, you will see it continues to offer excellent value for school tours. I look forward to having you travel with us in 2011. Please feel free to give us a call if you have any queries. Yours faithfully, Kathy O’Donnell, Passenger Sales Executive Visit our Web Site for discounted rail fares:

Limerick Places of Interest in Dublin

Dublin Zoo (01 4748932) €8.00 Kilmainham Jail + Museum (01 4535984) (Must be booked directly by the School) Free Dail Éireann Booked by Local T.D. Municipal Art Gallery (Closed Mon.) (01 2225550) Free Trinity College (01 6772941) Free


 (01 8724154) €2.00

St. Michans Church

Dublin Castle Free for National Schools (21 days notice) (01 6458812/3) Free National Art Gallery (01 6615133) (Must be booked 21 days in advance) Free

Admission Charges

The Dublin Wheel (01 8559204) €5 National Museum (Closed Mon.) (01 6777444) (Advanced booking required) Free Collins Barracks (01 6486453) (Must be booked 14 days in advance) Free Croke Park Museum and Stadium (National Schools) (01 8192323) 40 or more €6.50 €7.50 Dublinia & Christchurch (01 6794611) €5.95 Tutankhamun (01 6486029) €6.00 LUAS Freephone 1800 300604


Visit King Johns Castle 13th Century Castle Rates from €4.40 per child Ph 061 711200

Thomond Park The home of Munster Rugby

 Ph. 061 421100

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park Where 19th Century living is vividly recreated. Rates from €5.75 per child. Ph 061 711200



Visit Galway Cathedral (Prices correct at the time of print)

Rail to Dublin with a choice of: (a) Full day tour with visits to 4 places of interest Or (b) Visits to places of interest involving 1, 2 or 3 bus transfers between various places. Single and Double deck buses available Or (c) Transfer to City service buses/small groups Some venues have admission charges. See list of Places of Interest. Total price depends on selected tour. Extra charge for Bus Transfers.

Or discover the history of the “City of the Tribes” with a walking Tour. Ph 087 2903499 or 086 4021819

Salthill Is just minutes from Galway City, enjoy the Seaside or a swim in Leisureland.

National Aquarium Visit Atlantaquaria, Irelands National Aquarium, home to the Country’s largest display of marine and fresh water life. Open 9am – 5pm. Ph 091 585100 Child Rates from €4.75 Teacher free with every 10 students.

Galway Educational Tours  

Galway Educational Tours