Family Fun Guide to the Halloween Mid Term Break

Family Fun Guide to the Halloween Mid Term Break

Stuck for Halloween Mid Term Break inspiration? Well, there’s no need to panic as we’ve got your back! Having found all the best mid-term activities, you’re sure to find entertaining the kids easier than ever!

1. Jeanie Johnston

Jeanie Johnston Dublin

Where: Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

No. Of Buses:  52 buses daily to and from Dublin City Centre.

Discount: Get 15% off admission fee by simply showing your bus ticket when paying.

Take in the detailed craftsmanship as you board the ship before journeying to the cabins where their guides lead you through the dimly-lit quarters to show what life was like for those passengers who made the transatlantic voyage to an uncertain future in the ‘New World’.

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2. Croke Park Skyline Tour

Skyline Tour

Where: Jones Road, Dublin 3

No. Of Buses:  52 buses to and from Dublin City Centre (Eden Quay) daily.

Discount: Get 10% off admission fee by simply showing your bus ticket when paying for Skyline Tour.

The tour starts in one of the famous dressing rooms and then proceeds through access tunnels and up to the very top of Croke Park!  You get greeted with a spectacular 360 degrees view when you get to the top that has to be seen to be believed; all the best bits of Dublin are visible from this one spot and as you walk around the perimeter of Croke Park, the guide (our favourite is Adam 🙂 ) talks you through some of the well-known monuments and buildings. There is even a part where you can get cabled up and peer over the lip and onto the hallowed turf! The Skyline tour is definitely worth a visit this mid-term.

3. Wax Musuem

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Where: The Lafayette Building, 22-25 Westmoreland St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

No. Of Buses:  52 buses to and from Dublin City Centre (Eden Quay) daily.

Discount: Get 10% off admission fee by simply showing your bus ticket when paying.

Want a day trip for that your kids won’t forget? The museum is housed in the Armoury Building, previously the home of Ireland’s gold bullion and arms stores. There’s a Children’s Fantasy World, featuring all of your favourite cartoon heroes and a Science & Discovery Zone, Ireland’s only dedicated tribute to our top scientific inventors, a green screen video room and a fully functioning recording studio.

4. Mayfield Birds of Prey

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Where: Kilmacthomas Centre Workhouses, Union Road, Kilmacthomas , Co.Waterford

No. Of Buses:  26 buses to and from Waterford City (Parnell Street) daily.

Discount: Get 25% off admission fee by simply showing your bus ticket when paying.

Mayfield Birds of Prey just outside the city centre was absolutely amazing! You can spend almost three hours there with Ray and Willy hanging out with owls, hawks and more! By hanging out, of course, we mean feeding them and learning about them but most fun of all was having them fly to and from my hands! An absolutely exhilarating experience that can’t be missed.

5. Kilkenny Hurling Way

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Where: Lanigan’s Bar & Restaurant, 28/29 Rose Inn Street, Co Kilkenny

No. Of Buses:  18 buses to and from Kilkenny City (Ormonde Rd.)daily.

Discount: Save €5 off admission fee by simply showing your bus ticket when paying.

The tour begins at Lanigan’s restaurant at the legends hurling museum where you will receive an indebt historical analysis of the history of the GAA and all its great players. As part of the tour, you visit Nolan Park (home of the famous Kilkenny cats) for a tour of the stadium, and hit the pitch to experience the skills and see have you got what it takes to become a Kilkenny Cat! A great way to spend an afternoon this mid-term.

And the best bit? We can get you to all these great mid-term activities and more with our Family Bus Ticket!

6. Thomond Park Museum

Thomond Park Museum

Where: Cratloe Rd, Limerick

No. Of Buses:  14 buses daily to and from Limerick City from Dublin.

Discount: Save €2 off admission fee by simply showing your bus ticket when paying.

Follow in the footsteps of your Munster heroes by taking a look behind the scenes at the historic Thomond Park Stadium. From a seat in the home dressing room to a walk down the tunnel, the tour gives you a unique opportunity to experience how the Munster players feel on big match days.

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