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, I will be happy to assist you.
Jim Gallivan, Business Development Manager
Schools in the following areas should contact: Ballybrophy Templemore Ennis Limerick Jctn. Thurles
Liam Delaney Paul Maher Sandra Tierney Tom Martin Nicholas Moroney
0505 46331 0504 31342 065 6840444 062 51406 0504 21733
Limerick Schools contact: Jim Dempsey, Passenger Sales, Colbert Station 061 217318 / 217319 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Comprehensive Insurance 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.
Ballybrophy Ennis Limerick Limerick. Jctn. Charleville Templemore Thurles
€11.00 €19.00 €19.00 €17.00 €19.00 €14.00 €16.00
€11.00 €10.00 €10.00 €11.00 €11.00
€7.00 €9.00 -
One Teacher Free with every ten Children
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
from Clare, Limerick & Tipperary
Iarnród Éireann, Colbert Station, Limerick. 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, Jim Gallivan, Business Development Manager Visit our Web Site for discounted rail fares: www.irishrail.ie
Places of Interest in Dublin
(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 www.luas.ie
Dublin Zoo (01 4748932) www.dublinzoo.ie €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
The Dublin Wheel
Train to Fota Price: Admission Fee to Fota Wildlife Park €7.50 (+ Rail Fare) 1 Adult free with every 10 Children
Fota & Cobh
Rail to Cobh, Harbour Cruise for 1 hr.
(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.
Meal break Visit Queenstown Story Rail to Fota Wildlife Park Fota Wildlife Park €7.50 Child €11.50 Adult (+ Rail Fare) (021 4812678)
Facilities include: Children's Corner: Souvenir/Sweet Shop Fast Food, Electric Train
Queenstown Story €4.00 Child €6.00 Adult 1 Adult free with every 10 children (+ Rail Fare) (021 4813591)
Cobh Launch Cruise €4.50 Child - 1 Adult free with every 10 children (+ Rail Fare) (021 4811485)