SUNY Ulster
Topics in Literature – Irish Studies
Thursday June 21, 2018 – Tuesday July 03, 2018


Tour#: 3160
Depart: June 21, 2018
Return: July 03, 2018
Destination: Ireland

Please Register Here

Program Description

Experience a hundred years of Irish literature as it spans
“The Three Arts”: prose, poetry, and drama in Ireland”
Summer Class Open to SUNY Ulster Students, Non-Students and Community

Learn how Joyce and Yeats embody the transition to the 20th c and the modern era of Samuel Beckett who bridges the gap to the contemporary era of Roddy Doyle whose novels transform Irish literary traditions into relevant, current 21st century works.

SUNY Ulster’s Professor of English, Nick Haines, will lead and instruct the course ENG 206 Topics in Literature: Irish Studies study abroad course in Ireland.

The three-credit course is part of SUNY Ulster’s Summer study abroad classes that offer students true experiential learning through on site lectures. The program is open to community members, veterans and adult learners.

For further information contact:

Chris Seubert, Program Coordinator of Academic Travel

Nick Haines, Professor and Chair of the English Department


Thursday June 21, 2018 – Departure
Participants will meet at:
SUNY Ulster parking lot @ 4:45pm

Van transportation to JFK airport will leave at 05:00pm sharp.
Departure from New York JFK airport with Delta # 044 at 9:55pm.
Dinner and breakfast will be served on board

Friday June 22, 2018 – Monday June 25, 2018 – Dublin
Arrival at Dublin airport is scheduled at 09:40am.
Van transportation to your hotel.
Maldron Hotel
Smithfield Terrace, Dublin 7
Ph.: 011 353 1 485 0900

During your stay in Dublin, you will experience a walking tour of Dubliners streets and visit
The Joyce Centre, National Museum, Trinity College Library for Book of Kells.

Monday June 25, 2018 – Thursday June 28, 2018 – Sligo
After breakfast you will depart Dublin and arrive to Sligo via train.
Check in at
Sligo City Hotel –
Quay Street, Sligo County
Ph.: 011 353 71 914 4000

During your stay in Sligo, you will visit: Sligo Abbey, Ben Bulben, Drumcliffe Church and Lissadell House and Gardens

Thursday June 28, 2018 – Saturday June 30 – Galway
After breakfast you will depart Sligo and arrive to Galway via bus.
Check in at
Jury’s Inn –
Quay Street, Galway
Ph.: 011 353 91 566 444

During your stay in Galway, you will visit: Clliffs of Moher, Lady Gregory Estate, Spanish Arch, New Cathedral University.

Saturday June 30, 2018 – Tuesday July 3, 2018 – Limerick
After breakfast you will Galway and arrive Limerick via bus.
Check in at
Absolute Hotel Limerick –
Sir Harrys Mall, Limerick
Ph.: 011 353 61 463 600

During your stay in Limerick, you will visit: Quinn Abbey and Bunratty Castle

Tuesday July 3, 2018 – Return to USA
Van transportation from your hotel to Shannon airport.
Return flight with Delta #206 will depart Shannon at 11:45am and it is scheduled to arrive JFK airport at 01:45pm same day local time

Upon arrival, van transportation from JFK airport to SUNY Ulster Community College

Price per passenger: $3,150.00

Per passenger – Based on double occupancy

This Price Includes
Round trip air transportation. Tax and surcharges are subject to change until tickets are issued.
11 nights Hotel Accommodation
3 nights Dublin
3 nights Sligo
2 nights Galway
3 nights Limerick
We keep the right to change hotels – same category
Meals: Breakfast daily
Private minibus:
Ulster College – JFK Airport – Ulster College
Dublin airport to hotel & Limerick hotel to Shannon airport

This Price Does Not Include
Single occupancy
Cost of personal items such as phone, drinks, laundry, etc…
Meals other than specified
Entrance fees to museums
Public land transportation in Ireland
Tips or gratuities
Optional Travel Insurance
Passport and/or visa fee
American citizens
Need a Valid Passport (Must be valid 6 months after your return to USA).
Do not need a Visa to enter Morocco, if visiting for 90 days or less
Non American Citizen
Must contact the Consulate of Ireland.


Payment Schedule
Deposit: $500.00 per passenger by or before Thursday March 15, 2018
$1,325.00 By or before Thursday April 12, 2018
$1,325.00 By or before Thursday May 10, 2018

Form of Payment
Check &/or Money Order Payments
Make your check or money order payable to Total Tours International
Send it to:
515 Avenue I  Suite 2A
Brooklyn , NY 11230

Credit Cards Payments
We accept American Express, VisaMaster Card and Discover.
Credit card payments incur in a 4% merchant account charge.

Cancellations & Penalties

We accept only written cancellations.

Cancellations received
Cancellation fee
From March 16 to March 23, 2018
$500.00 penalty
From March 24 to May 10, 2018
50% of total price
After May 10, 2018
100% of total price
No Show at the airport
100% of total price

Cancellation policies must be enforced as they are related to supplier contracts.
We strongly recommend that you avail yourself of travel insurance.
Please contact us for insurance quote at time of sending your deposit

Important Airlines Rules

Failure to present valid passport and/or visas:
You will be denied boarding, your airline reservation will be cancelled an you will have to purchase a new ticket at the fare available at the time you have your documents in order.
Most airlines will not give you any credit and/or refund for your original ticket
No show at the airport: 
Automatically cancels your whole reservation and invalidates your ticket. You will have to purchase a new ticket at the fare available at the time you re-schedule your trip. Most airlines will not give you any credit – refund for your original ticket
Missing any flight for any reason: 
Automatically cancels the rest of the reservation, invalidates your ticket and you will have to purchase a one way ticket for the rest of your itinerary. Airlines will not give you any credit for the unused portion of your ticket
Unused portion (s) of your ticket are not refundable
Airlines policies must strictly apply
We strongly recommend that you avail yourself of a Travel Insurance Program.

Documents To Enter A Foreign Country

Possession of documentation is the responsibility of each passenger.
Failure to provide them will result in denied boarding with no right to refund.

Valid passport
Travellers going abroad need a valid passport.
Some countries require your US passport to be valid for at least six months after your return trip while some other countries may require a longer validity.
If your passport expires before the required validity then you will have to apply for a new one. Please check with the Consulate(s) of the country(s) that you plan to visit for further details on requirements.
American citizens can get passport information at
Non‑American citizens should check with their respective Consulate and will need proper documents to re‑enter the United States.

A visa is a stamp that is added to your passport by a country’s Consulate.
Some countries require a visa in order to enter while others let American citizens enter the country
without a visa for a short period of time.
Visa requirements are subject to change without notice.
You must check the entry requirements well in advance of your departure date with the Consular officials of the country or countries to be visited