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Social Programme

IFHE Welcome Reception

University of Galway
Sunday 23rd June, 2024

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IFHE Conference Dinner

Galmont Hotel
Friday 28th June, 2024

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Optional Technical & Leisure Tours

Various 
Wednesday 26th June 2024

All registered delegates will be sent a booking link directly, for all other delegates who wish to book these tours please email ifhe2024@abbey.ie

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National Museum of Country Life and Foxford Woollen Mills

Cost €70
Duration 8.5 hours

Tour includes:

Return Coach transfer from Galway to Mayo
Museum visit
Workshop
Lunch
Tour of the Woolen Mills

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‘Herd’ that it’s a farm visit!

Cost €40
Duration 4.5 hours

Tour includes:

Return Coach transfer from Galway to an Irish, family-owned suckler beef and sheep farm
Walking tour of busy farm
Tea, Coffee and refreshments

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A Day in the Life of an Irish Home Economics Teacher

Cost €40
Duration 3.5 hours

Tour includes:

Return Coach transfer from Galway to Claregalway
Meet and greet with school management
Tour of school
Presentation from an Irish Home Economic Teacher

 

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A Day in the National Centre of Excellence for Home Economics, ATU ST Angelas 

Cost €55
Duration 10 hours

Tour includes:

Return Coach transfer from Galway to ATU St Angeals, Sligo 
Tour of grounds and facilities
Presentation about the programme and curricula
Two hands on workshops

Lunch

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Evening walking Tour Galway city 

Cost €12.50
Duration 1 hour

About the tour:

The walk starts in Eyre Square’s John F Kennedy Park, at the Hardiman Hotel, where you will discover why Galway is the ‘City of Tribes’.

You will go through pedestrianised streets of the old town where you’ll get to know the story of the world-famous iconic Claddagh Ring.

Historic city landmarks such as Lynch’s castle, St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Lynch window, The King’s Head and Old Malt House, and Spanish Arch are taken in with their legends and stories.

 

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Connemara

Cost €99
Duration: full day

Tour includes:

Return Coach transfer from Galway to Mayo
Cong - Quiet Man Museum
Lunch in lYdons Lodge
Kylemore Abbey and tour 

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Aran Islands

Cost €99
Duration: full day

Tour includes:

Return Coach transfer and ferry from Galway to Inis Mor, Aran Islands
Lunch
Full island tour, including  Dun Aonghasa fort and cliffs

 

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Cliffs of Moher and The Burren

Cost €99
Duration: full day

Tour includes:

Return Coach transfer and ferry from Galway to Co. Clare
Burren Tour
Lunch in Doolin
Visit Cliffs of Moher

 

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