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How to get around and is it doable?

Durban, South Africa
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How to get around and is it doable?

Help - we really really don't want to drive in Ireland - I am not a good driver. Is my planned trip doable using train or bus?

3 days dublin

2 days ????

2 days killarney

3 days galway

3 days limerick

2 days dublin

Are there rail or bus links between these places? Any recommendations for my 2 days that remain unbooked between Dublin and Killarney? Help please

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1. Re: How to get around and is it doable?

You might want to reverse the Galway Limerick leg and put the 2 undetermined days towards other options possibly Cork?, Killarney would be 3 days and Limerick 2.

Public transport links all these places.

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2. Re: How to get around and is it doable?

http://www.buseireann.ie/

http://irishrail.ie/

These are the websites to visit for rail and bus information and tickets within the republic

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3. Re: How to get around and is it doable?

Wow! Lucky you: 15 days to spend on holiday in Ireland is just a dream! For the plan you have in mind, buses and trains will do: check the links mentioned above to find special online fares and tourist passes. Regarding those 2 days not booked yet, you can consider Cork, a lovely city famous for the English Market; Kinsale, the gourmet capital of Ireland, a picturesque town by the sea or Kikenny, a medieval city with a wonderful castle to visit. Let your Irish adventure get started! ;)

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4. Re: How to get around and is it doable?

Rent a car. If you are two are more, it will turn out to be a lot cheaper. Also public transportation to many tourist sites is simply abysmal.

Check your rental agreement re gas/petrol! Many car rental companies in Ireland have a unusual policy - they change you for tank of gas (petrol) and only refund what is in tank for rental periods of 3 or less days. Over 3 days, no refund - ever if you return with full tank of gas.

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