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Notice: As per the latest advice issued by the Irish Government, all tours are suspended until Sept 06th. We are delighted to resume our Autumn schedule rom Monday Sept 06th and look forward to welcoming you all on board! All future tours will be fully compliant with any government advised safety & hygiene protocols.

 

Latest Update: From 19 July, Ireland will also broadly align itself to the EU approach to non-essential travel into the EU from third countries. If passenger has valid proof of vaccination, no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary. From Monday 26th July, indoor drinking & dining has resumed for those who can show proof of full vaccination.

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Cork City and Blarney Castle

  • The Blarney Stone

  • Cóbh Heritage Centre
  • Cork City

Kiss the Blarney Stone on this short tour option!

A highly enjoyable trip to Ireland's Southern capital, Cork, visiting the world renowned Blarney Castle and Gardens.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?
  • Return Rail Travel.
  • Reserved Seats on the train.
  • Railtours Ireland Host Throughout.
  • Visitor Attraction Admissions.
  • Escorted Coach.
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Cork City and Blarney Castle - TOUR CODE:DH02B
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"Tour guide was knowledgeable and personable. Highly recommended"

Jun 2016 by Mark D

Very well organized. Communicated to us well. Good timing on stops. Tour guide made sure to look after the group. Tour guide was knowledgeable and personable. Highly recommended.


"Really well organized"

Jul 2015 by Jerome, Canada

Great tour


"Perfect weather, scenery, food, rail, and coach...."

by Catherine W

Perfect weather, scenery, food, rail, and coach. Brendan, our tour guide, couldn't have been more knowledgeable, organized, helpful, and FUN! He went above and beyond to make the day a memorable and FUN experience. This adventure completely made our Ireland experience. Highly recommended--we will be back!


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Visitor Attraction Admissions included: Blarney Castle and Gardens.

  • Return Rail Travel.
  • Reserved Seats on the train.
  • Railtours Ireland Host Throughout.
  • Visitor Attraction Admissions.
  • Escorted Coach.
Book any two day tours and receive a Free Upgrade: 48-hr Hop-on-Hop-off Dublin City Sightseeing Tour tickets
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Dublin to Cork


Check-in is 20 minutes prior to Train Departure Time.

Check in beside the Customer Service Desk at Heuston Station where our representative will be waiting for you in their bright yellow jacket!

Check-in for 07:00 departure from Dublin Heuston, opened in 1844 as the headquarters of the Great Southern & Western Railway, now the official principal station of Iarnród Éireann, Ireland’s national railway company.

 

As your train departs, we travel in a south westerly direction, through Dublin's western suburbs and then through the lush fertile countryside of Co. Kildare. Our journey takes us through the Curragh which is famous for its racecourse, home of the Irish Derby, and there are many stud farms in the vicinity. The final approach to Cork station is through Ireland's longest railway tunnel, which is a rather modest 1.2km.

 

Arrive into Cork Kent Station, we transfer to our Railtours Ireland tour coach through Cork City to Blarney Village and historic Blarney Castle, built in 1446 by Dermot McCarthy. You will have time to kiss the famous stone, which is said to bestow the gift of eternal eloquence on those lucky enough to do so. There is also time for shopping and lunch at Blarney before returning to Cork City for Dublin departure.

 

Returning to Dublin Heuston at 16:55hrs.

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