We made it! It was a fabulous trip, thank you so much to all who weighed in and offered suggestions.
If you have questions about anything or want to know what we did in any specific region just ask.
Day 1 - Landed in Dublin, drove to Athlone - stayed in Athlone
Day 2 - Drove to Galway and did some shopping & sight-seeing - stayed in Lisdoonvarna
Day 3 - Cliffs of Moher and drove down along the coast with sight-seeing stops along the way - stayed in Killorglin
Day 4 - Explored Dingle Penninsula, drove down to Ahakista via Killarney National Park - stayed in Ahakista
Day 5 - Explored Schull (family history) and Mizen Head - stayed in Ahakista
Day 6 - Hiked a bit of the Sheep's Head Way, drove to Clonmel via the Blarney Castle - stayed in Clonmel
Day 7 - Explored Clonmel and Cashel, drove to Dublin - stayed in Dublin
Day 8 - Dublin - stayed in Dublin
Day 9 - Depart
It was a great mix of city and country, historical and modern, touristy sites and nature. We stayed in B&Bs in each area, which was a great choice both for the personalized experience and the price.
Thanks again, all!