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Dublin - St. Paddy's 2018!

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Find your own four-leaf clover and tap your foot to the bustling capital of the Emerald Isle. Join our whirlwind trip through the Guinness Brewery, past Trinity College and onto Temple Bar to party the night away!

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Tour Features:

  • Skip-the-line entry to Guinness storehouse (HOURS saved on this busy holiday!)
  • St. Paddy's party at the local hotspots
  • Walking tours of historic Dublin, Dublin Castle, and Temple Bar
  • Opt into St. Patrick's Day Mass with the President of Ireland
  • Group dinner right on Temple Bar
  • All breakfasts and a picnic lunch
  • Commemorative Paddy's t-shirt & oh so much more!

Upcoming Dates:

If your date isn't included, email us
and we'll try to squeeze you in!

Meet Your Tour Guide:

Andy Steves

Andy has been lucky enough to travel and experience Europe since he was born. He learned a lot from his father and decided to branch off to give the best travel resources and budget trips to everyone in Europe. 

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Join us for the insane festivities in Dublin over Paddy's day weekend! For the last SEVEN years, WSA has put on the biggest study abroad party in Dublin for Paddy's day. It's our favorite time of year, and we love showing students the best food, hostel and nightlife in town! Our 100% Irish guides will show you Ireland as it is meant to be seen, plus you'll get a sweet souvenir T-shirt! Here are itineraries for Paddy's 2018:

We'll be jumping into the parade, catching Gaelic Mass at St. Mary's Pro Cathderal with the president in Ireland, staying in an excellent central hostel, and enjoying all the nightlife on offer!

Options March 15-18 (3-Night Accommodation)

- Hostel Dorm: 299 Euro

- 4-Bed QUAD (stay with friends!): 375 Euro

- Hostel Dorm bed only: 249 Euro


Day 1 - Thursday, March 15th: Welcome to Dublin!

Arrive anytime. Meet at the hostel at 6pm and head out for dinner and drinks on the town :) Late arrivals? No problem either, our city-center hostel is 24 hour security and check in.

Day 2 - Friday, March 16th: Fairies & Guinness

Dive into the city center with your brave Irish guides to explore the capital of Ireland. We'll visit the key sights: Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, Ha' Penny Bridge, Dame Street, Trinity College, St. Stephen's Green and more! We'll keep a quick clip to make our afternoon entry into the Guinness Storehouse. You'll be free to stay as long as you want, and meet back at the hostel for a welcome dinner and party later that evening.

Day 3 - Saturday, March 17th: Paddy's Day!

We include the option to experience St. Patrick's Feast Day High Mass in Irish with the President of the Republic, then we'll stake out front-row spots for the world famous St. Paddy's Day parade!We'll enjoy the parade all day, and coordinate parties that evening.

Day 4 - Sunday, March 18th: Tearful Goodbyes

We'll wrap up the trip Sunday morning and coordinate bus transfer times to the airport throughout the day.


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Connect the dots through Ireland's capital city at your own pace throughout the rest of the year.

Tour Features:

  • Skip-the-line into the Guinness Brewery
  • Admire the Book of Kells & take a Trinity College campus tour
  • Discover Dublin’s best ‘trad’ for some late night ‘craic’
  • Opt in for a tour of the Jameson Whiskey Distillery and a day trip to the Cliffs of Moher
  • Dine off the beaten path and experience the sites of the Easter Rising
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Into doing your own thing? WSA Detours provide your accommodations and sightseeing so you can show up and have all of the fun and none of the headache. Skip the line into the Guinness Brewery, and tour Trinity College with a local student to see the Book of Kells.

Please note: the Dublin Detour Package is not available for the dates of March 13-22 as availability is devoted to our guided St. Paddy's package.

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Colleen Maloney, Bridgewater State University

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Last weekend a group of my friends and I all did the Budapest guided tour with Bogi and I can honestly say it was the best time so far during this study abroad experience! The best part was that everything was planned and directions to get around were clear so it was a completely stress free...

Colleen Maloney, Bridgewater State University ~ University of Limerick, Spring 2016

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