One Week's Tour, including Queenstown, Cork, and the Lakes of Killarney and Dublin
Cork. Arriving at Queenstown, proceed by rail or boat to the city of Cork. Make excursion by jaunting car to the Groves of Blarney, for the celebreated Castle and Stone; also visit the Church of St. Anne, and listen to
"The bells of Shandon,
That sound so grand on
The pleasant waters
Of the River Lee"
|Glengariff. Leave Cork by rail for Bantry, thense by ten-mile stage for Glengariff, which a deep glen on a sea-water lake opening into charming Bantry Bay, and surrounded by mountains of the most fantastic shapes. It would be difficult to find anywhere on earth a more exquisitely beautiful miniature panorama.
|Leave Glengariff by state, forty miles, for Killarney, by what is known as the Prince of Wales Route, which is one of the finest coach rides in Europe.
|Killarney. Make excursion through the Gap of Dunloe to Black Valley, thense through the Upper Lake and Long Range, which winds in and out through the loveliest scenery of the district. At the end is the old Weir Bridge, and a stop is made at the "Meeting of the Waters", after which we enter the Middle and Lower Lakes to "Sweet Innisfallen" Island, final landing being made at Ross Castle, where carriage is taken back to hotel.
|Take morning drive through Lord Ardilaun's beautiful demesne to Muckross AbBey, and proceed by afternoon train to Dublin
|Dublin. The principal points of interest in this handsome city are Dublin Castle, Trinity College, the Law Courts, Pheonix Park and Glasneven Cemetary. Steamers can be taken morning or night, for Holyhead, where railway connection is made for Chester and London.