Ireland: Made-to-Order

Organizings and leading small-group tours of Ireland since 2006, Unique Irish Tours has the expertise and experience to custom-make a tour just for you and your group. Take a look at the tours we are offering and consider joining us or look at our previous tours and see what suits your interest. Let us design a tour just for you. We guarantee it won't be one that other tour companies are offering and one that you will never forget.

All this and much more

  • Enjoy fabled Irish hospitality at excellent hotels and guest houses during your stay.
  • You'll be welcomed into a beautiful Irish home overlooking lovely Lough Gill in Sligo and will be treated to a superb meal prepared by the owners, both of whom are outstanding chefs and former restaurateurs.
  • Brush up on your painting and photography, polish your writing skills, or make sweet music with well-known, award-winning Irish artists, writers, and musicians. Come to a cĂ©ili (social get-together) and learn Irish set dancing from experts in the form.
  • We'll take you to the best pubs for music and good craic.
  • Play on some of the world's most beautiful and challenging golf courses. Surf the waves in Ireland's northwest. Hike up to Queen Maeve's tomb atop Knocknarea Mountain and see the sun rise at the megalithic tomb at Carrowkeel.
  • Spend time with a seanachie (storyteller), who will delight you, with tales of old Ireland.
  • Follow in the footsteps of Leopold Bloom, as Dublin rejoices in James Joyce's Ulysses during its annual Bloomsday celebration. Meet the actor who plays Leopold Bloom and join his odyssey through the city.
  • Shop for Irish-made woolens, glassware, and jewelry in Dublin, the Avoca woolen mills, Donegal town, Waterford, Belleek, and the Aran Islands.
  • Visit a 19th-century workhouse, learn its history, and meet the family of artists who live and work there, and have turned what was once a place of sadness into a space of light and beauty.
  • Gaze with awe at the breathtaking views from Donegal's Slieve League, the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
  • Explore the history of the "Troubles" in Belfast and Derry with people who lived through that terrible time. Visit the Felon's Club, a social club for those who were jailed during the Troubles and their families.
  • Step back in time to one of the darkest events in Irish history on a tour where we'll visit the Strokestown Famine Museum, drive the Famine Trail, see the monuments dedicated to those who suffered during the Great Famine, and view a landscape of fierce beauty.
  • Take time out for prayer and meditation at a monastery, a holy well, mass rock, and Knock Shrin

In Ireland, the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs.
--Sir John Pentland Mahaffy, 19th-century Irish scholar