Luxury & Links Ireland Golf Tour

7 Days Starts in Dublin or Shannon Airport & Ends in Dublin or Shannon Airport

Tour highlights

This tour offers you a unique opportunity to stay at two of Europe’s best Golf Resorts as you play some of Ireland’s most famous golf courses and experience the very best in Irish hospitality. This tour is perfect for Golfers and Non-Golfers alike and allows you to enjoy the very best of Ireland both on and off the fairways.



Play at Carton House Golf Club (O'Meara Course)

  • Arrive via Dublin Airport.
  • A member of Fairways and Fundays team will meet you upon arrival in Dublin Airport.
  • Travel to Carton House Resort (approximately 35 minutes) – one of Europe’s most famous resorts which has welcomed many of Europe’s best sporting teams including Real Madrid, Chelsea and the Irish Rugby Team.
  • Play Carton O’Meara – an incredible parkland course designed by Mark O’Meara. This superb course is maintained in immaculate condition.
  • Enjoy some of the superb onsite resort facilities including swimming pool, leisure centre, cycle/walk track and much more.

Explore Dublin City, Ireland's vibrant capital

  • Enjoy a delicious leisurely breakfast in your magnificent hotel.
  • Travel to Dublin City and enjoy a morning to exploring one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.
  • Visit Guinness Storehouse – the most famous brewery in the world.
  • Visit Trinity College and the Book of Kells – one of Ireland’s most famous attractions.
  • Enjoy a sumptuous evening meal in The Brazen Head – Ireland’s oldest Pub.

Play at Carton House Golf Club (Montgomerie Course)

  • Enjoy a delicious leisurely breakfast in your magnificent hotel.
  • Play Carton Montgomerie – a superb inland links course designed by Colin Montgomerie. The “Monty” course has hosted The Irish Open on a number of occasions. 
  • Relax in your luxurious Resort Spa and Health Center or treat yourself to a magnificent treatment from the vast range of treatments on offer.
  • Visit the nearby vibrant town of Maynooth and enjoy a “Pint of Guinness” or some live Irish music in one of Maynooth towns many great pubs – Brady’s Pub in Maynooth is a personal favorite of Fairways and Fundays!

Play at Fota Island Resort

  • Enjoy a delicious leisurely breakfast in your magnificent hotel.
  • Depart Carton House and travel to Fota Island Resort (approximately 2 hours).
  • Play Fota Island Deerpark Course – this course has hosted The Irish Open on a number of occasions and is regarded as one of Ireland’s best parkland courses.
  • Visit the magnificent Fota House and Gardens.
  • Relax and enjoy some of the outstanding onsite facilities in one of Europe’s most luxurious resorts.
  • Enjoy the first of your nights in this luxury 5* hotel.

Play at Castlemartyr Golf Resort

  • Enjoy a delicious leisurely breakfast in your magnificent hotel.
  • Play Castlemartyr Golf Club – a magical inland links course now ranked as one of the best golf courses in the south of Ireland.
  • Visit Jameson Distillery Midleton and experience how Ireland’s most famous whiskey is produced at this spectacular distillery.
  • Visit Titanic Experience Cobh and explore the history of the worlds most famous ship.
  • Enjoy a magnificent 4 course meal in The Fota Restaurant.

Play at Old Head Golf Links

  • Enjoy a delicious leisurely breakfast in your magnificent hotel.
  • Play Old Head Golf Links – one of the most iconic golf courses in the world. “Old Head” offers a truly exhilarating golfing experience.
  • Enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch in the famous clubhouse at Old Head Golf Links.
  • Visit Blarney Castle and “Kiss the Blarney Stone.” Blarney Castle is one of Ireland’s most famous tourist attractions.
  • Relax in your luxurious Resort Spa and Health Centre or treat yourself to a magnificent treatment from the vast range of treatments on offer.
  • Enjoy an unforgettable evening of Irish dancing, music and song in one the many incredible local pubs.

Time to head home!

  • Enjoy a delicious leisurely breakfast in your magnificent hotel.
  • Depart your hotel and travel to Dublin or Shannon Airport (approximately 2 hours).
  • Rest assured you will have had an unforgettable Golf & Ireland experience!

Tour operator

Fairways and FunDays has demonstrated that it is the leading Irish Golf Tour Operator and has won Ireland's Best Golf Tour Operator Award at the prestigious World Golf Awards for the past two years. This award is presented to the company who have demonstrated the highest qualities in all aspects of their business and was decided by previous clients and by Golf and Tourism industry figures.

Fairways and FunDays exclusively sell Irish Golf Holidays and Ireland Vacations. Therefore, we are specialists in Ireland and Irish Golf Tours, and have expertise in relation to how clients can make the very most of their time in our beautiful country and enjoy the very best that Ireland has to offer.  Our company ethos for clients is “concentrate on your golf and on enjoying Ireland – we have taken care of everything else.”

The experienced and passionate team at Fairways and FunDays provide all our clients with an Ultimate Golf and Ireland experience. Our tours ensure that clients receive a taste of all that is great and unique about Ireland both "on and off the fairways."

The team at Fairways and FunDays have taken a ground-breaking approach to Golf Tourism and have ensured that our clients whether Golfers or Non-Golfers enjoy the most authentic Irish experience available. We are the first Golf Tour Operator to offer attractive and customized itineraries to Non-Golfers and Families who are travelling as part of a group. Our Non-Golfer options have proved so successful that Fairways and FunDays have also welcomed a large number of groups of non-golfing clients to Ireland on incredible sightseeing and leisure tours.

Apart from offering the Highest Quality Ireland Golf Vacation experience, Fairways and FunDays also offer the Best Value Irish Golf Holiday's. Our firm offers a 110% Price Promise – if you can find the same tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match this price and give you a 10% refund.

While the management team at Fairways and FunDays are experienced golfers, the management team also have over 30 years' experience working within the Irish Tourism and Hospitality Industry. This is the perfect mix of passion, expertise and experience.

Our team have developed close working relationships with the best golf courses in Ireland, best hotels in Ireland, best tourist attractions in Ireland, best restaurants in Ireland and the best evening entertainment locations throughout the Island of Ireland. We promise all our clients an unforgettable visit to Ireland regardless of your budget or the duration of your stay.

Fairways and FunDays is a member of the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) and the Ireland Golf Tour Operators Association (IGTOA). Fairways and FunDays also work closely with Tourism Ireland and Failte Ireland (Ireland's governing Tourism bodies). Our website is the first “one stop shop” for Golf Vacations.  In addition to providing detailed information about golf in Ireland and our incredible tour options, our website also allows clients to get instant quotations on flight options with all airlines.

The team at Fairways and FunDays are passionate about Ireland and are passionate about the world class golf facilities and visitor experience which Ireland has to offer. We want to share this passion with YOU and ensure that YOU experience first-hand all that is great about Ireland.

Magical Memories are Guaranteed on all of our incredible Irish Golf Tours and Ireland Vacations.

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What's included

  • 6 nights 4* superior and 5* hotel accommodation including full breakfast each morning:
    • 3 nights Carton House Resort (4* Superior)
    • 3 nights Fota Island Resort (5*)
  • Pre-reserved Green Fees with guaranteed tee times at the following courses:
    • Carton Montgomerie
    • Carton O’Meara
    • Fota Island
    • Castlemartyr
    • Old Head
  • Access to onsite practice facilities at all of these courses.
  • Visit the following iconic tourist attractions:
    • Guinness Storehouse
    • Trinity College & The Book of Kells
    • Explore Dublin City
    • Fota House & Gardens
    • Titanic Experience Cobh
    • Jameson Distillery Midleton
    • Blarney Castle
  • Delicious meals as follows:
    • Mouth-watering 4 course meal in Ireland’s Oldest Pub – The Brazen Head
    • Magnificent 4 course meal in The Fota Restaurant
    • Delicious 2 course lunch in the iconic Old Head Golf Links
  • Magnificent Wild Atlantic Way Travel Booklet.
  • Superb Irish Welcome Gift Basket.
  • Full use of leisure facilities at each of your hotels.
  • 24/7 support of Tour Director.
  • All taxes.

Based on:

Minimum of 2 persons
Sharing on a Twin/Double Room basis

Additional Extras:

You may wish to enhance this exceptional tour by adding the following elements:

  • Car Hire (including unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance)
  • Private Chauffeur driven luxury Tour Vehicle
  • Dining reservations (in addition to those that are included in this tour)
  • Fairways and FunDays Golf Competition Pack (including range of excellent prizes)
  • Golf & Leisure Snack Packs (daily packs containing drinks and refreshments)