Sacred Sites Tour – Fall Equinox – Ireland

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Facilitator: Carmen Dollinger

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - Thursday, 28 September 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ireland - Sacred Sites

Sacred Sites of Ireland Fall Equinox Spiritual and Healing Journey –
Sept 20th- 28th 2017

To be in the presence of ancient energies and sacred sites is a powerful and lasting gift to your Spirit! Experience the unique beauty and deep spiritual nature of Ireland in her land, sacred wells, waterfalls, cairns and stone circles still venerated today. Imagine being able to meditate, sit in blissful silence or experience healing energies as was done in centuries past. Allow Carmen Dollinger and Mary O’Halloran to guide you this fall into the mystical, magical, spiritual land of Eire!

This tour will begin and end in Dublin, Ireland.
We will explore from three Irish spiritual centers: Co. Meath, Co. Sligo and Co. Clare. Please see itinerary for more details.

Journey Highlights:

  • Hill of Tara, Newgrange & Knowth,
  • Cairns at Loughcrew – Sliabh na Cailleach Uisneach
  • Roscommon, Rathcroghan
  • Glencar Lough and Falls
  • Cliffs of Moher, Poulnabrone Dolmen Stone Circle at Lough Gur
  • Sacred healing wells and stone circles

Meditation and healing sessions at sites and within sacred stone circles Learn about Irish and Celtic lore such as Maeve and the Sidhe (faeries). Planned special events e.g., traditional music, making a Brigid cross.

For many sites, we will be walking through fields or up inclines.

Sacred Tour Investment:

This custom tour is limited to 16 people so book early to ensure your spot! Tour pricing includes all lodging (local BnBs), most meals, all retreat activities, entrance fees and transportation within Ireland, including hotel transfers to/from Dublin airport.

Airfare or other transportation to Ireland is not included.
A deposit of $500 (non-refundable) holds your spot and must be paid before July 15th, 2017.
Balance due August 31, 2017.

Double occupancy (share) $ 2650 USD, per person Single occupancy (no share) $ 3050 USD

Length of tour is 8 days/nights. Please plan your flight to arrive early am (before Noon) on September 20th and plan to leave in the afternoon (post Noon) on September 28th.

For deposit, payment and other questions, please contact:

Mary O’Halloran
leads Healing Journeys across Ireland, England and Malta. She holds ancestral healing and spiritually based workshops and retreats. A wonderful storyteller, Mary has a deep knowledge of Irish History, Archaeology, Genealogy and the Clan system. She is gifted in a number of healing modalities including Bio-Energy and Transforming Ancestral & Cellular Memory Healing. She formerly worked for the Irish tourist board for 10 years.

Carmen Dollinger spent 4 weeks in Ireland visiting many sacred sites including those on this tour. She is a Master of Metaphysical Healing (ULTMSH), Australia, (Practitioner and Teacher) for Crystal Light Healing® and Essence of Angels®. She is a Reiki Master (Usui/Holy Fire II), practicing shaman, intuitive, energy healer and spiritual counselor. She developed The Shaman Practices for Mindful Living and leads Retreats and Spiritual Journey Travel Tours.

Sacred Sites of Ireland Fall Equinox Spiritual and Healing Journey –
Sept 20th- 28th 2017

Day 1 Sep 20 Wed – Gather and transfer all arriving in the morning at Dublin Airport to Tara Lodge near Navan. Complete check-in and unpack. Gather outdoors meet each other and set the group’s intention for the journey. Travel to Hill of Tara, where we will have lunch. We then explore the historical and sacred sites surrounding the Hill of Tara. Dinner will follow and we will have an early night.

Day 2 Sep 21 Thurs – After breakfast, we will have an outdoor morning meditation circle at Tara Lodge to begin the day. We leave for Newgrange and Knowth. Newgrange and Knowth are megalithic passage tombs built about 3200 BC and UNESCO Heritage sites. We then travel to Fourknox for inner time in the chamber.

Day 3 Sep 22 Fri Fall Equinox – After breakfast, we travel to the Equinox sites of Loughcrew – Sliabh na Cailleach and Carnbane east as well as St Kieran’s Holy Well in Castlekeeran near Kells. Dinner on way back to Navan.

Day 4 Sep 23 Sat – After breakfast and check-out, we travel from Navan to Sligo via two major ceremonial sites: Uisneach (Sacred Center of Ireland) and Rathcroghan Mound (connection to Mabh (Maeve) and the Sidhe (shee)). Lunch enroute. Arrive at Red Cottage Inn, Sligo. Check in and dinner.

Day 5 Sep 24 Sun – After breakfast, we gather and prepare to travel to Creevykeel court cairn and well, Benbulben sacred mountain and onward to Glencar Lough and Waterfall in Co Leitrim, deep into the landscape of the Sidhe. We return for dinner in Sligo.

Day 6 Sep 25 Mon – After breakfast and check-out, we travel south to Co Clare, with stops along the way. Lunch will be a stop near Galway. We travel the coast road from Kinvara to Ballyvaughan on to Doolin and Lahinch. Check-in at Lahinch (Liscannor Bay) and dinner.

Day 7 Sep 26 Tues – After breakfast, we travel to High Crosses, visit Temple Cronan and Eagles Rock, both with holy wells and little oratories. Lunch and travel to Poulenabrone, Cliffs of Moher and Doolin. Dinner in Doolin with transportation back to Lahinch.

Day 8 Sep 27 Wed – After breakfast and check-out, we travel north towards Dublin with stops along the way including lunch. We will have our final circle within a circle at Lough Gur Stone Circle. Check-in at hotel near Dublin.

Day 9 Sep 28 Thurs – After breakfast and check-out, final farewell and transfer to Dublin Airport.

Meals: All breakfasts are included as well as snacks and water for the bus. Four lunches and four dinners are also included.

Fees: all fees and tips are included. If you feel you had exceptional service, extra tip is at your discretion and appreciated.

Payment: For USD, we accept payment via Paypal, Venmo, credit cards, cash, and personal checks. Please contact Carmen for payment options in USD, Mary for EUR payment options.

Events: We plan to have as many of the meditations and healing experiences outside as possible. Unless the weather is dangerous (e.g., lightning storm), we will travel to sites in the rain.

Weather: Our intention is that we have beautiful, sunny, fall weather. However, this is Ireland and there is a reason it is 50 shades of green. Please plan to bring rain gear: waterproof wellington boots with sole grips, hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes (hills can be slick), rain jacket with a hood, poncho, lightweight clothes, warmer clothes (sweatshirts), scarf, gloves, walking stick. Umbrellas tend not to be practical in the fields if there is any wind.

Extending your Ireland Visit: If you choose to lengthen your stay or if you are coming to Ireland via ferry, please inform us so we can arrange transportation pre and post tour.

Last day dropoff priority will be Dublin Airport, Dublin Ferry, Dublin area hotels. There are many great day tours from Dublin to Northern Ireland, as well as Waterford, Wexford and Glendalough areas. Don’t forget the Book of Kells at Trinity College!

Travel Insurance: If you are interested in travel insurance, please research what will fit your needs. This site is an example and not an endorsement.

Passports and Visas: Please ensure your passport is up to date within the parameters of your country. If you are traveling from the US, the Republic of Ireland is part of the European Union and currency is the Euro. US citizens have not been required to have a visa to enter the EU. However, please make sure you confirm this closer to traveling, as there has been recent talk of possibly requiring US citizens to have entry visas.

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