The Ennis Sisters .. May 15 – 22, 2021

Ennis Sisters - Irish music tour with band

Wild Atlantic Music Tours takes great pleasure in welcoming The Ennis Sisters to the team. The award-winning musicians will lead our May 2021 tour. Besides the music, we visit counties Sligo, Mayo, Galway and the home of Traditional Music, Clare.

Join The Ennis Sisters and a host of friends and experience Irish music at its best during an unforgettable trip throughout these counties along the Wild Atlantic Way. Meet some of the region’s best-known musicians as they join The Ennis Sisters for ‘Ceol agus Craic’ each evening.

The tour is a 7 night cultural, sightseeing & musical experience … and more importantly, it will be great craic. Enjoy the spectacular scenery the West Coast of Ireland has to offer and visit world famous locations such as Cliffs of Moher and The Burren. We limit the time on the coach as we visit locations steeped in Irish Music such as Sligo,Doolin, Ennis & Galway. Experience a warm Irish welcome in luxury hotels on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Music and fun on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians. In every town, village and remote townland dotted along the Western Coast, there is a wealth of traditional Irish music sessions to be enjoyed. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven

Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied by professional Irish musicians.  One of the highlights of each day is the ‘mini-concert’ held each evening which is dedicated to the group. These sessions will feature local musicians who will share music and stories in an informal and intimate environment.  For further information on tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

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Colin Farrell October 11 – 17, 2020

Colin Farrell Traditional Irish Musician and tour guide with Wild Atlantic Music Tours

Wild Atlantic Music Tours takes great pleasure in welcoming Colin Farrell to the team. The award-winning musician will lead our tour October 2020 tour. We will visit counties Cork, Kerry, Galway and the home of Traditional Music, Clare. Colin, born in Manchester, England, into a very musical family to parents from Galway and Cavan, started playing the fiddle and tin whistle from an early age and won numerous titles at the Fleadh Cheoil. Since then, Colin has made a name for himself performing and recording with an array of great musicians in Europe and the US. Currently Colin is playing with the Ashley Davis Band and Lunasa.

Join Colin and a host of friends and experience Irish music at its best during an unforgettable trip throughout these counties along the Wild Atlantic Way. Meet some of the region’s best-known musicians as they join Colin for ‘Ceol agus Craic’ each evening.

The tour is a 6 night cultural, sightseeing & musical experience … and more importantly, it will be great craic. We limit the time on the coach as we visit locations steeped in Irish Music such as Clonakilty, Dingle, Doolin & Galway. Enjoy the spectacular scenery the West Coast of Ireland has to offer and visit world famous locations such as The Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher and The Burren. Experience a warm Irish welcome in luxury hotels on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Music and fun on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians. In every town, village and remote townland dotted along the Western Coast, there is a wealth of traditional Irish music sessions to be enjoyed. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven

Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied by professional Irish musicians.  One of the highlights of each day is the ‘mini-concert’ held each evening which is dedicated to the group. These sessions will feature local musicians who will share music and stories in an informal and intimate environment.  For further information on tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

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John Williams & Eoin O’Neill, November 2020

John Williams Traditional Irish Musician - Tour in Ireland

Wild Atlantic Music Tours takes great pleasure in welcoming John Williams and Eoin O’Neill to the team.  The multi-award winning musicians will lead the November 1-7, 2020 ‘Wild Atlantic Way Tour’.  Both John and Eoin have a huge attachment to The Wild Atlantic Way and in particular County Clare. Traditional music hotspots such as Doolin and Ennis have instilled in them a sense of musical and cultural appreciation of the region, one which they are eager to showcase.

Join John, Eoin and a host of friends and experience Irish music at its best during an unforgettable and unique trip. Meet some of the region’s best known musicians as they join the lads for private music sessions each evening.

The ‘Wild Atlantic Way Tour’ is a 6 night musical, cultural and sightseeing journey around Clare, Sligo and Galway. The tour will kick off in Sligo. We will spend 2 nights in an authentic historic Irish Castle where John, Eoin and friends will treat the group to unique sessions. Day 3 we stop off in Galway , ‘The City of the tribes’.  Then we head to County Clare for 4 nights during which we visit places such as Doolin, Ennis, The Cliffs of Moher, The Burren & Bunratty Castle.

John Williams  & Eoin O’Neill

John Williams is based in Chicago, USA, with a strong Irish family background in Doolin. He is an award winning multi-instrumentalist and The Irish Musicians Association of America have presented John and his father Brendan with the Musicians of the Year award. He is also an All Ireland Champion on the concertina, an instrument played by his father and grandfather at rural house dances in Doolin, County Clare dating back to the late1800’s.

Eoin O’Neill , award winning musician and radio presenter has lived in Clare for the past 40 years. He has been an integral part of the traditional music landscape in the county. “I arrived in Doolin on December 28, 1979. I thought I was coming for an afternoon and I’m still here,” he says of his arrival. In 2015 Eoin was the winner of the MÓRglór award for Outstanding Contribution to Traditional Music in County Clare.

Music on the Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians. In every town, village and remote townland dotted along the Western Coast, there is a wealth of traditional Irish music sessions to be enjoyed. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven

Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied by professional Irish musicians.  The highlight of the day is the ‘mini concert’ dedicated to the group. These sessions will feature local musicians who will share music and stories in an informal and intimate environment.  For further information on tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

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The Black Donnellys : May 17 – 26, 2020

Wild Atlantic Music Tours is thrilled to welcome The Black Donnellys to the team. The multi-award winning duo will lead the May 17 – 26, 2020 ‘Wild Atlantic Way Tour’.

The Black Donnellys are a 2-piece band who are originally from Dublin, Ireland and now living in Las Vegas, USA. The band consists of singer/songwriter Dave Rooney and guitarist Dave Browne. Dave Rooney was voted best Irish singer/songwriter of the year 2012.  Dave Browne holds the world record for marathon guitar playing ( 114 hours nonstop ). Join the lads and a host of friends and experience an unforgettable trip along the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. Great fun guaranteed because The Black Donnellys know how to entertain!!

The ‘Wild Atlantic Way Tour’ is a 9 night cultural, sightseeing and musical experience. The journey takes us through Cork, Kerry, Clare, Galway and Mayo. We limit the time on the coach as we visit locations steeped in Irish Music such as Dingle, Ennis, Doolin, Clifden and Westport. Enjoy the spectacular scenery the West Coast Of Ireland has to offer and visit world famous locations such as The Cliffs of Moher, Lakes of Killarney & Connemara. Experience a warm Irish welcome in luxury hotels on the Wild Atlantic Way. Book early because only 40 places available.

Music and fun on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians and traditional music sessions. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven

 Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied by professional Irish musicians.  Each evening the tour musician will host a ‘mini-concert’ purely for the tour group. For further information on tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

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John Whelan .. May 3 – 12, 2020

John Whelan

Wild Atlantic Music Tours is thrilled to announce that the award winning accordion player and composer John Whelan will lead our May 2020 tour. The multi-talented resident of Washington State is one of the best known figures on the Irish music scene in the USA.  John has recorded several solo albums including ‘Flirting with the edge’, ’Come to dance’ and ‘Celtic Fire’.  John has also appeared in two motion pictures, ‘Gods and Generals’ with Robert Duvall and Ang Lee’s, ‘Ride with the Devil’.

Join John and a host of friends and experience Irish music at its best during an unforgettable trip along the Wild Atlantic Way.  Meet some of the region’s best known musicians as they join John for dedicated intimate and informal sessions each evening.

John’s  ‘Wild Atlantic Way Tour’ is a 9 night cultural, sightseeing and musical experience. The journey takes us through Cork, Kerry, Clare, Galway and Mayo. We will visit locations steeped in Irish Music such as Dingle, Ennis, Doolin, Clifden and Westport. Enjoy the spectacular scenery the West Coast Of Ireland has to offer and visit world famous locations such as The Cliffs of Moher, Lakes of Killarney & Connemara. Experience a warm Irish welcome in luxury hotels on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Music and fun on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians.  Music sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven

Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied by professional Irish musicians.  One of the highlights of each day is the private ‘mini-concert’. These sessions will feature local musicians who will share music and stories in an informal and intimate environment.  For further information on tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

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Group Offers .. Wild Atlantic Music Tours

Wild Atlantic Music Tours Sightseeing Cliffs of Moher

Thinking of planning a group vacation to Ireland in 2019 ? Interested in great fun and music, captivating cultural activities and breathtaking sightseeing? Look no further than a vacation with Wild Atlantic Music Tours. Furthermore, all our tours are accompanied by highly acclaimed Irish musicians. The itinerary is packed with a mix of activities to suit everyone … the biggest problem will be fitting everything in !!

Book a group of 8 and one member of the group goes free!!

Offer applies to the following tours :

  • Kevin Crawford, April 7–13, 2019
  • Blackie O’Connell, June 9–15, 2019
  • Seán Tyrrell, September 8–14, 2019
  • Blackie O’Connell, October 20–26 , 2019

Need to be quick off the mark as places limited to 22 people and subject to availability.

Music on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin.

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells and gastronomic gems. More importantly , you will experience a warm welcome. In every town and village dotted along the west you will encounter a wealth of Irish music sessions. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven.

The ‘Clare Tour’ is a 6 night tour around the ‘Home of Irish Music’. Our tours will visit famous trad locations such as Ennis, Doolin and Milltown Malbay. Enjoy the spectacular scenery the West Coast Of Ireland has to offer and visit world famous locations such as The Cliffs of Moher & The Burren. Experience a warm Irish welcome in luxury hotels in Ennis and on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied throughout by professional Irish musicians.  Each evening the musicians will host mini concerts dedicated purely to the group. These sessions will feature local musicians who will share music and stories in an informal and intimate environment.  For further information about our tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

 

Blackie O’Connell June 2019 Cultural Tour

Planning a vacation to Ireland in June 2019 ? Are you looking for great music, fascinating cultural activities, breathtaking sightseeing ….. and having fun ? Look no further than a trip with Blackie O’Connell and Wild Atlantic Music Tours. The itinerary is packed with a mix of activities to suit everyone. The biggest problem will be fitting everything in !!

Book before November 30 , 2018 and be in with a chance of  winning a free trip!!! Yep, thats right … a free trip!!!  Better still , you have a 1 in 20 chance of winning!!!

Need to be quick off the mark .. must book before November 30 ,2018 and places limited to 22 people. Blackie will personally make the draw on tour during one of the evening sessions dedicated to the group. The winner will have their full tour fees reimbursed. Don’t worry .. those of you who have already signed up will also be included in the draw.

Offer only applies to the first 22 people signed up before November 30, 2018. This offer applies to the June 2019 tour. Offer subject to a minimum of 20 people being signed up for the tour. Deposit must be received before November 30, 2018.

Music on the Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Music Tours takes great pleasure in announcing that Michael ‘Blackie’ O’Connell will lead the October 2019 ‘ Clare Tour’.  Blackie is one of the most exciting uilleann pipers in Traditional Music. He has his own distinctive style and is currently living, and playing, at the heart of Irish music in County Clare. Blackie regularly tours Europe, the USA and the Far East and is recognisable from his role as an ambassador for the Irish Tourism board.

At concerts and sessions Blackie performs with gusto and audiences are swept away by his exuberant and fast flowing piping style. He was taught the uilleann pipes by the great Limerick piper Mickey Dunne. His influences are the playing of Paddy Keenan, who is a regular visitor to his home in Clare, Finbar Furey and the great Johnny Doran.

Join Blackie and a host of friends and experience traditional music at its best during an unforgettable trip along the Wild Atlantic Way. Meet some of the region’s best known trad musicians as they join Blackie for dedicated intimate and informal sessions each evening.

The ‘Clare Tour’ is a 6 day / night tour around the ‘Spiritual Home of Irish Trad Music’ during which we visit Ennis, Doolin , Milltown Malbay and a host of other famous trad locations. Enjoy the spectacular scenery the West Coast Of Ireland has to offer and visit world famous locations such as The Cliffs of Moher & The Burren. Experience a warm Irish welcome in luxury hotels in Ennis and on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Music on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians and sessions. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven

Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied by professional Irish musicians.  Wild Atlantic Music Tours also organise evening sessions dedicated to the group. These sessions will feature local musicians who will share music and stories in an informal and intimate environment.  For further information on tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

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Seán Tyrrell .. September 8 – 14, 2019

Wild Atlantic Music Tours takes great pleasure in announcing that the award winning singer and performer Seán Tyrrell will lead the September 2019 Wild Atlantic Way Tour. The multi-talented native of the West of Ireland is one of the best known figures on the Irish music scene.  Seán has recorded several solo albums including Cry of a Dreamer, Moonlight on Galway Bay and The Orchard.  More recently he has concentrated on touring a solo version of  ‘Message Of Peace, The Midnight Court’  and solo concerts.

Join Seán Tyrrell and a host of friends and experience Irish music at its best during an unforgettable trip along the Wild Atlantic Way. Experience the mystical locations and venues which have helped influence Seán’s career.  Meet some of the region’s best known musicians as they join Seán for dedicated intimate and informal sessions each evening.

The ‘Wild Atlantic Way Tour’ is a 6 day / night tour through Clare and Galway. We will visit locations steeped in Irish Music such as Ennis, Doolin and Clifden. Enjoy the spectacular scenery the West Coast Of Ireland has to offer and visit world famous locations such as The Cliffs of Moher,The Burren & Connemara. Experience a warm Irish welcome in luxury hotels on the Wild Atlantic Way.

 

Music on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians. In every town, village and remote townland dotted along the Western Coast, there is a wealth of traditional Irish music sessions to be enjoyed. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven

Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied by professional Irish musicians such as the highly acclaimed Seán Tyrrell.  Wild Atlantic Music Tours organise evening sessions dedicated to the group. These sessions will feature local musicians who will share music and stories in an informal and intimate environment.  For further information on tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

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Wild Atlantic Way … a truly magical experience

Wild-Atlantic

The Wild Atlantic Way ( WAW ) is a sensational journey of soaring cliffs and buzzing towns and cities.  Discover hidden beaches , epic bays and some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet. Drive it from end-to-end or dip into it as the mood strikes. Whatever you decide,  you can be sure it’s going to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The section from Kerry through Clare and on to Galway is truly unforgettable. Experience some of the most famous locations,  unforgettable drives and breathtaking scenic points on the WAW.  Here are 10 of our favorites :

  • Skellig Michael .. designated UNESCO World Heritage Site ( see image )
  • Ring of Kerry .. world famous drive offering dramatic views and scenery
  • The Dingle Peninsula .. make sure to view the mystical Blasket Islands
  • Loop Head .. spectacular scenery, famous lighthouse and wildlife haven
  • The Cliffs of Moher .. one of Ireland’s most visited and iconic attractions
  • Doolin Village .. renowned globally for the quality of the pub music sessions
  • Burren National Park .. unique landscape & UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Galway Medieval City .. buzzing atmosphere with great pub / music scene
  • The Sky Road .. amazing views over sea and mountain as you enter Clifden
  • Killary Harbour .. stunning fjord in the heart of Connemara

Music on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin

The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians. In every town, village and remote townland dotted along the Western Coast, there is a wealth of traditional Irish music sessions to be enjoyed. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven

Music Tours

All our tour groups are accompanied by professional Irish musicians.  Wild Atlantic Music Tours also organise evening sessions dedicated to the group. These sessions will feature local musicians who will share music and stories in an informal and intimate environment.  For further information on tours, please contact info@wamt.ie or visit our website at www.WildAtlanticMusicTours.com .

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