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Matthews Tours can offer groups a selection of Day trips and organised visits to any part of Ireland. We can provide excellent value for money days out incorporating admissions and refreshments, taking away the hassle for group organisers. Our team of experienced staff will work with you to make sure you get the best for your group on their day away. We can offer from a selection of organised tours to tailor-made tours to suit any groups requirements. For reliability, value for money and excellent service from start to finish, choose the experts, choose Matthews Tours.

Here you will find a small selection of day trips that can be arranged. Please note that most of these trips suit groups based in East of Country. For any other enquiries please contact our office and we will liaise with you in planning your day out.

We also arrange group holidays for clubs, associations, Active Retirement groups, schools and corporate clients. Contact our Travel Co-ordinator for competitive prices.

Mournes Tour


A Special day in the Mourne Mountains starts off with Tea/Coffee scones in Warrenpoint. This is followed by a scenic Tour of the Mournes with many stop off points along the way. Your driver/guide will keep you entertained with many interesting stories associated with the area before making a stop at St Patricks centre to learn about the history of our patron saint. We then continue on our journey to Majestic Newcastle for a short stop before making a meal stop on our way home.

Group Price: 40-49 pax = €50,  30-39 pax = €55,  20-29 pax = €60

Boyne Valley


A beautiful day out in the heart of the Boyne Valley. Visit Monasterboice heritage site and high cross and learn how Christianity was introduced into Ireland. Later we travel to the famous Battle of the Boyne centre at Oldbridge where after a tour of the house you can watch an audio visual of this historic event. Later we take a drive along the famous Boyne drive and allow free time in the historic town of Drogheda after our visit to the towns Millmount museum. On way home we stop for a beautiful meal at our chosen venue.

Group Price: 40-49 pax = €50, 30-39 pax = €55, 20-29 pax = €60

Armagh & Cooley Peninsula


This morning we visit the Capital of the Orchard county, Armagh, and pay a visit to its two fine Cathedrals that sit proudly over looking the city. Later a short coach tour is provided detailing the interesting history of Armagh. We then travel southwards to the beautiful Cooley Peninsula and Carlingford lough with many stops along the way. We later visit Cooley Distillery and learn how whiskey is made at the foot of the Cooley mountains. Again on way home we stop for a magnificent meal at our chosen venue.

Group Price: 40-49 pax = €50, 30-39 pax = €55, 20-29 pax = €60

Wicklow and Vale of Avoca


We travel south through the beautiful countryside to the garden of Ireland that is County Wicklow. Our first stop is at Powerscourt house where a short visit is made. Later we travel to the picturesque village of Avoca where we visit and see a weaver at work at Avoca Woolen mills. Afterwards we travel through the Vales of Avoca and Clara with a stop at Tomas Moore’s “Meeting of the Waters”. We then travel onto Glendalough where time is allocated to visit the famous site of St Kevin in its wonderful surroundings. On our way home we travel over the Wicklow gap back for our meal at our chosen venue.

Group Price: 40-49 pax = €50, 30-39 pax = €55, 20-29 pax = €65

Belfast and Titanic Centre


An Excellent day out to the capital of Northern Ireland starts with a morning stop for Tea/coffee and scones. We then continue with a fully guided city tour taking you around all the major sights of this wonderful city. We then continue to visit the New Titanic Centre for a truly fascinating experience of Belfast’s favourite sister. We then allocate free time to do a little shopping before stopping for our meal on our way home at our chosen venue.

Group Price: 40-49 pax = €50, 30-39 pax = €55, 20-29 pax = €60

Belleek Pottery & Enniskillen


A Day since spent around the beauty of Irelands “Lake District”, in county Fermanagh. We take you on a tour of Belleek Pottery at the far end of Lough Erne before returning to the market and island town of Enniskillen for a visit. Experience the wonders of the Erne on an afternoon cruise around the lough before returning home with a meal at our chosen venue.

Group Price: 40-49 pax = €50, 30-39 pax = €55, 20-29 pax = €60

Giants Causeway


Enjoy a day out on the Antrim coast and experience one of Irelands most visited heritage sites, the Giants Causeway. A short tour of the coastline is included before our visit to the causeway and its new heritage centre. We finish our day off with a meal on the way home. One of our most popular trips.

Group Price: 40-49 pax = €50, 30-39 pax = €55, 20-29 pax = €60

Shannon Cruise


One of our most popular days out takes you to Athlone. On our way we stop off at Tyrrellspass Castle for tea/coffee and scones. We then continue to join your boat on the river Shannon for an afternoon cruise. Time is allocated afterwards to explore the historic town of Athlone, gateway to the west of Ireland. We then travel homewards with a stop for a meal at our chosen venue. Group Price:

Group Price: 40-49 pax = €50, 30-39 pax = €55, 20-29 pax = €60

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