About

Laurie’s Irish Tours (L.I.T.) is a travel agency that specializes in coordinating small group tours (6-15) but we can accommodate custom tours of larger groups upon special request to the most beautiful and enchanted country in the world - Ireland! Group travel is an exciting and economical way to see amazing sights, make lifelong friends and memories, and even discover your heritage. We handle all the planning for you … you simply just soak in all the beauty and leave the stress behind! We take care of the entire itinerary! We handle your lodging, your entertainment, and your transportation!

 

You cannot get much better than having a personal tour guide and driver who knows every nook and cranny there is on the gorgeous Emerald Isle. There are innumerable amounts of details we manage for you. You won’t have to search and guess and hope to find good hotels, restaurants, pubs, etc. … we do all the work and you just enjoy the journey! We will lead you to the hidden gems of Ireland that most tourists yearn to experience. You will want to take lots of pics as every angle of Ireland is a postcard photo.

 

Award-winning Irish photographer, Joe Ormonde, guides you to the most amazing sights imaginable and Laurie Calahan oversees all of the day-to-day logistics to ensure an enjoyable and enriching journey. There is really no better way to experience a new country!  Join us as we continue our journey of exploring Ireland and all her charms!

 

To plan a custom tour please contact Laurie Calahan

included

  • Pick up/drop off at airport

  • Daily guided tours with a driver

  • All hotel accommodations with breakfast

  • Entrance fees into selected heritage sites

  • Boat trip fees to Aran Islands (when applicable)

  • Historical information on all sites visited

  • Photographic tuition (you get to travel with Joe Ormonde, one of Ireland’s top landscape photographers!)

*See your itinerary for the heritage sites that are included in cost - these will have an asterisk (*) besides them. (This list is provided via email once your itinerary is created, as they will vary)

Not Included

  • Airfare

  • Lunches and evening meals

  • Any alcoholic beverages

  • Any hotel extras outside of B&B cover

  • Tips (not required, but certainly appreciated by driver and host/guide)

*Tipping etiquette in Ireland: Tips for drivers and guides are appreciated ($10 -$15 per day/per each guide/driver) is the suggested rate and can be offered at the end of the trip); tipping in restaurants is optional, just always check your receipt, as gratuity is sometimes automatically included; for pubs, tipping is not necessary. 

  

                                

To plan a custom tour, please contact Laurie Calahan