Incredible Father and Son Golf Tour!
After Fairways and FunDays being recommended to me by a friend, I asked them to come up with a tour for myself and my son. My request was for variety and something special, as this was to be out holiday for the year. With short notice (just 2 weeks), Fairways and FunDays tailored the perfect trip for us, 2 parkland courses (Palmerstown House and Killeen Castle) and 2 links courses (Portmarnock Links and Royal Dublin), all while staying in The Grand Hotel in Malahide.
We had 4 exceptional days basking in sunshine, and enjoying the golf. Fairways and FunDays arranged everything for us, from tee times in the clubs to breakfast in the hotel. All that was left for us to do was enjoy the spectacular locations and golf.
From the start we we're looked after everywhere we went. In our first round on arrival at Palmerstown, there was a huge generous gift package for my son, left there to make our holiday even more special. Each course surpassed or expectations, and brought a different challenge, and we had a thoroughly enjoyable break.
I could not recommend Fairways and FunDays enough. Absolutely fantastic trip.
Looking at the prices of the courses we played and the hotel, there is no way we could have managed to come even close to the price charged, fantastic value.
Looking forward already to booking our next trip.
Thanks so much, for organizing a holiday that surpassed all my expectations.
O. Coonan, Ireland (July 2021)
Excellent Customer Service!
We have just returned from a great trip to Enniscrone organised by Fairways and FunDays. Great customer service. Have booked another trip with them in a couple of weeks. Looking forward to it.
C. McHugh, Ireland (July 2021)
Amazing Golf Trip!
My friends and I were looking forward to this amazing golf trip for several months and it did not disappoint! Over 5 days we played some of the best golf courses in the world (Ballybunion Old, Tralee, Dooks, Waterville & Killarney Killeen). As part of the package, we stayed in Scott's hotel, which is located in the heart of Killarney town. The hotel was great and with the help of staff at Fairways and FunDays, the trip went very smoothly. After arriving in Killarney, the team at Fairways and FunDays checked in with us to ensure everything was ok. The customer service and attention to detail was superb! Thanks a lot to the team at Fairways and FunDays for organising this fantastic trip! I look forward to booking many more golf trips with you in the future!
C Kelly, Ireland (July 2021)
From the time of our initial enquiry we were given plenty of options and prices to suit us. Fairways and FunDays organised everything for us - great golf, lovely hotel and a beautiful coach for our group . Great trip, excellent services and prices . Will definitely be using and recommending again.
K Millar, Ireland (July 2021)
Best Irish Golf Trip!
We went on a Sensational Sligo trip! We could not recommend it more! Great courses, great hotel and a great value package.
S Hardiman, Ireland (June 2021)
We had a brilliant experience with 3 days golf in Kerry. It was seamless from booking and organising with Marie, to hotel checkout. The team were very helpful and available for questions and queries throughout. We will be back for another trip and would highly recommend Fairways and FunDays!
K. Manley, Ireland (June 2021)
The Service was A1!
We recently completed our second trip with Fairways and FunDays and it couldn't have been better. From the initial contact to regular check-ins prior to departure and also during the trip the service was A1. I have recommended Fairways and FunDays to many other groups and everybody has the same opinion. Fairways and FunDays will be the first place I look whenever a golfing trip in Ireland is mentioned.
M. Collins, Ireland (June 2021)
Very well organised Tour!
An easy and hassle free experience. The tour was very well organised. This is our second trip with Fairways and FunDays and have now visited Sligo and Kerry. We had a great time with friends.
R Gallagher, Ireland (June 2021)
Fantastic to deal with!
We had a brilliant trip to Kerry to play Ballybunion and Dooks. Fairways and FunDays were fantastic to deal with all throughout. Marie were always really responsive and helpful. W can't wait for the next trip. Great value as well and took the stress off of planning it.
R. Phelan, Ireland (June 2021)
An Amazing Trip!
The team organised absolutely everything for us on our recent golf trip to Kerry and Cork. Meals, accommodation and transportation, and all at a very reasonable price. We all had an amazing trip.
S Caffrey, Ireland (June 2021)
Thanks Fairways and FunDays for a great trip. We will definitely use your service’s again. This was a great 3 days with 3 superb golf courses.
S. Kavanagh, Dublin, Ireland (June 2021)
Bucket List Golf Tour!
Thanks for an excellent itinerary. The golf venues were exceptional and we had a great trip. This was a West of Ireland Bucket List golf tour!
E. Whyte, Ireland (June 2021)
Five Star Service!
We had a brilliant trip and we would highly recommend using Fairways and FunDays. The team were so easy to work with and provided us with an incredible experience. 5 star rating.
B Kennedy, Ireland (June 2021)
We can’t rank Fairways and FunDays highly enough - service, communication and organisational have been first class all the way through the process.
Fairways and FunDays handled all our hotel and golf bookings and also handled some extra requests that we throw in, with the minimum of fuss and maximum efficiency.
Everything ran like clockwork, we even received some trophies and prizes for our trip.
We would have no hesitation in recommending this company, the team were first class and will be our tour operator for any future trip to The Emerald Isle.
Waleswood Golf Society, UK (June 2021)
Great Golf Trip!
Great professional and transparent service from the beginning. Highly recommend using for your golf vacations.
M. Dixon, Sunderland, UK (June 2021)
This company will go above and beyond for you!
Fairways and FunDays made organising this trip for 11 lads a piece of cake!! The Fairways and FunDays team put together a fantastic package which included accommodation in Scotts Hotel in the middle of Killarney. This was our base for the weekend, it was a nice central location to all 3 courses.
We played Tralee, Waterville & Dooks, the courses were in excellent condition and we were very welcomed at each course. Tralee and Waterville have big reputations and both lived up to it. Dooks is very underrated and is right up there with the other 2 in my opinion, it’s a very good test and has beautiful scenery looking out into the Atlantic and across to Inch Beach.
The prizes for golf each day supplied by Fairways and FunDays were a very nice touch, a great trip was had by all.
The Fairways and FunDays team were a pleasure to work with for this trip, booking with Fairways and FunDays could not have been any easier, everything ran very smoothly. We were also able to add 1 more member to the group on very short notice, again showing that this company will go above and beyond for you.
Looking forward to another Trip next year!
N Heeney, County Clare, Ireland (September 2020)
The team in Fairways and FunDays did a superb job in creating an amazing package for us. From Saturday 25 September to Monday 27 September, we played three of the finest links courses in the land – namely Tralee, Waterville & Lahinch. The golf courses were in top notch condition and there was no issues from start to finish. We stayed right in the middle of Killarney in Scotts Hotel. It was the perfect base for the weekend. Fairways and FunDays organised Kerry Coaches who provided an excellent service to and from Waterville on the Sunday.
On top of all this, the team at Fairways and FunDays were great to deal with throughout the process. A box of goodies and prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd, plus the must-try-better-next-time prize went down brilliantly with the group. We did have someone in the group pull out very late and Fairways and FunDays did their utmost to ensure we got as much of a refund to him as possible.
I couldn’t recommend Fairways and FunDays enough. Thanks guys!
J. Carroll, Kildare, Ireland (September 2020)
We’re already planning for next September!
The Team in Fairways and FunDays made organising our trip as easy as possible - I couldn't recommend them enough. We played Ballybunion Old, Ballybunion Cashen and Tralee. Our group stayed in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee. We're already planning a trip for next September!
P. Kelly, Kildare, Ireland (September 2020)
Everything was Perfect!
From start to finish everything was perfect. Hotel, food and most of all 3 amazing golf courses. The team at Fairways and FunDays went out of their way to to make our trip one to remember. Thanks guys I look forward to our next outing.
A. Darcy, Wicklow, Ireland (September 2020)
A truly memorable golfing experience!
The team at Fairways and FunDays are excellent, and I cannot recommend them enough! Please, if you’re thinking of golfing in Ireland, which contains so many beautiful, world-class golf courses, along with legendary Irish hospitality, get in touch with Fairways and FunDays and they will use their expertise and hard work to put together a very reasonably priced package tailored to your desires.
During my trip arranged and booked by Fairways and FunDays, I played courses I’ve wanted to play for such a long time - Tralee, Waterville, Dooks and Ballybunion (all in County Kerry), and stayed in Scott’s Hotel in Killarney. What a thoroughly enjoyable experience! Each of the staff at these courses are so welcoming and hospitable, and the golf courses themselves are mind-blowingly amazing! The layout, the surrounding Irish scenery, the quality of fairways and greens, the design, the clubhouses etc. etc. are so so good.
The quality of service, food and room at Scott’s Hotel is also excellent, and during these days of pandemic, the health and safety of staff and guests is taken very seriously. The location of the hotel chosen by Fairways and FunDays is just perfect, being central to each of the golf courses on my itinerary.
In summary, if you’re thinking of golfing in Ireland, simply get in touch with Fairways and FunDays and let them plan a truly memorable golfing experience for you.
J. Laws, County Down, Northern Ireland (September 2020)
Wonderful Family Staycation!
We had an amazing trip to Clare, staying in the Lahinch Coast Hotel, with numerous local attractions visited. Thanks a million to the team at Fairways and FunDays for organising this. An absolute pleasure to deal with you.
P. Mullen, Kildare, Ireland (September 2020)
A Great Experience!
We have returned safely and healthy from Kerry after a superb three days golf. I as tour organiser had nothing to do thanks to the professional approach shown by Fairways and FunDays. We arrived at Scott's hotel last Monday afternoon to be checked in quickly. Not one complaint received from our 20 strong group. Our group are mainly seasoned travellers yet there were no complaints. We arrived at appointed times for breakfast on three mornings to be ushered to our tables with no delay. Our experience at Waterville, Ballybunion, and Tralee golf clubs was also incident free. Tee times as you booked and buggies awaited. Our group loved the experience and the prizes were a lovely way to finish on the sunny balcony of Tralee Golf Club on September 17th 2020. We finally got some lovely memories from 2020 thanks to Fairways and FunDays. We will be your customers again after this great experience.
P. Corcoran, Wicklow, Ireland (September 2020)
Wonderful golf courses and brilliant service!
Thanks to all the team at Fairways and FunDays for putting together a great trip. We had to make a number of changes through the booking process and the team were brilliant helping to sort it out. Played County Louth and Killeen Castle and had a great stay in the D Hotel in Drogheda. Will definitely be using Fairways and FunDays again.
B. Fagan, Dublin, Ireland (September 2020)
Well done to all at Fairways and FunDays!
Well done to all at Fairways and FunDays! They organised a fantastic trip for our group from start to finish, we played Ballybunion, Tralee and Waterville golf clubs. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the golf, accommodation, and the craic that Killarney had to offer!!
Fairways and FunDays are all about the detail - we would have no problem In recommending Fairways and FunDays for any inbound or local Irish golf trips.
C. Gleeson, Dublin, Ireland (September 2020)
Top Class Service!
Our group has been travelling to South Carolina on golf holidays for over 20 years and would never have considered a short golf break in Sligo. However, that has now changed as a result of your “Sensational Sligo Tour”!
Everybody in the group thoroughly enjoyed the trip - 3 fantastic links courses and an excellent hotel. Our trip went without a hitch thanks to your attention to detail in the organising of it. You provided a top class service to us and we would recommend Fairways and FunDays to anybody thinking of a similar trip.
If we only had Carolinian sunshine in Ireland, we would never leave!
J. Spillane, Cork, Ireland (September 2020)
It’s all about the small touches!
The team at Fairways and FunDays went above and beyond to ensure we had a fantastic trip to Kerry (Ballybunion, Tralee and Waterville). From the initial planning to organising prizes and supplying snack packs, I can honestly say Fairways and FunDays are exceptional. It's the little things that make the biggest difference. Great golf courses, nice hotel and superb service. No hesitation in recommending Fairways and FunDays to anyone planning a golf trip in Ireland.
P. Sutton, Dublin, Ireland (September 2020)
An Experience not to Forget!
Fairways and FunDays went out of their way to make our experience in Killarney one not to forget. Scott's Hotel is a superb base. The golf at Ballybunion, Waterville and Tralee was incredible.
M. Davis, Wicklow, Ireland (September 2020)
Attention to detail was incredible!
I was part of a group of 8 "golfers" that had to cancel our trip to Portugal due to COVID and we decided at short notice to holiday in Ireland. I had been recommended Fairways and FunDays by a friend and contacted them for options. They came back immediately with a number of different golfing options and our 4 day trip to Kerry was organised and booked within 24 hours. We played 3 fabulous courses in Ballybunion (Old), Tralee and Waterville and stayed in the heart of Killarney. The Fairways and FunDays team had everything booked in advance and everything ran like clockwork.
Apart from the top class courses we played, the most impressive aspect was the attention to detail which included prizes, daily goody bags, receiving score cards for each course in advance of the trip and having our breakfast times booked in the hotel to suit our tee times.
I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending the team at Fairways and FunDays for a "staycation" golf trip and we are already looking forward to next year's trip!!
H. Gleeson, Dublin, Ireland (September 2020)
We are just home from the Sensational Sligo package. Amazing experience. The Fairways and FunDays team were very professional and made the trip effortless for us. We highly recommend Fairways and FunDays.
T. Callaghan, Dublin, Ireland (September 2020)
Bucket list golf courses played at a great rate with super service. Views to die for and special memories. Waterville, Tralee and Ballybunion golf, an amazing experience. We had a beautiful week of weather to appreciate these amazing courses. All organised by Fairways and FunDays. We had to make changes to our original booking but this was no problem. Really well organised, thanks to all the team for making the trip so easy for us.
B. Gilvarry, Mayo, Ireland (August 2020)
We are just back from a magnificent 4 night break in Sligo with Fairways and FunDays. It is hard to please everyone in our group but this did and more. Great organisation, hotel and 3 wonderful golf courses. Everything we asked for was done to the letter. We will be back.
W. Berry, Cork, Ireland (August 2020)
Excellent from start to finish!
My whole experience dealing with Fairways and FunDays was excellent from start to finish. The team went out of their way to accommodate me in selecting very good golf courses and accommodation. The level of communication was very good, I was kept up to date with what was available at all times and Fairways and FunDays got me all the courses I wanted to play. I am forever grateful for the level of service provided by Fairways and FunDays - this service was of the highest level.
B. McWeeney, Dublin, Ireland (August 2020)
Amazing Golf Trip in Ireland
My family and friends have just returned from a group tour to the West of Ireland that we booked through Fairways and FunDays - wow, what an unforgettable experience. Fairways and FunDays made this a tour to remember with great golf, amazing accommodation, luxury transport and lots of surprises including a beautiful gift on arrival. Our group of 25 (golfers and non-golfers) enjoyed every second of our time in this spectacular part of Ireland. We cannot recommend Fairways and FunDays highly enough for anyone considering a golf or sightseeing break in Ireland. An amazing experience.
B. Langley, Boston, USA (January 2020)
We enjoyed every moment!
We had 5-star 4 nights holidays in Galway organized by Fairways and FunDays. The idea was to celebrate my wife’s Birthday in Ireland. Joe met us in Dublin with full pack of presents, vouchers and detailed instructions. He’s such a nice and friendly person - it’s a pity we had no time to talk more. Absolute pleasure to meet him! The choice of hotel and places to go was wonderful and well balanced. We enjoyed every moment there. I will surely recommend Fairways and FunDays to my friends.
K. Nikiforov, Moscow, Russia (December 2019)
Fairways and FunDays – 5* plus!
This was a 2 week family golf trip with our two adult sons. My husband and I were in Ireland on a golf trip 3 years ago that I put together. My forte is planning trips for family and friends but this go around I found Fairways and FunDays online. After conversations with their team I decided to have them put together a customized golf trip for our family. The team at Fairways and FunDays were truly fabulous to work with. Their communication and attention to detail impressed me from the beginning. After the week of golf, the team at Fairways and FunDays offered suggestions on an itinerary and places to visit which was very helpful. During the second week an interesting weather phenomena arose - Hurricane Lorenzo was zeroing in on Ireland! Who would have thought that Ireland experienced hurricanes?? Phil and the team kept us constantly informed and reminded us, "we are just a phone call away" if we needed help or updated information. That was very reassuring as we were driving through southwest Ireland. We have shared our experience about Fairways and FunDays with all our golfing friends back home and can't say enough about the customer care, professionalism, and overall great experience we had with this company. Wonderful memories to cherish!
Margie Hinton, Virginia, USA (September 2019)
Great Week of Golf in Ireland
Fairways and FunDays was an amazing company to work with. They created an itinerary for a week long trip with a group of eight. The Fairways and FunDays team were attentive, flexible and the pricing for the package was extremely competitive. Throughout the week, Phil stayed in contact to ensure everything was going well.
We chose the chauffeured coach option which was definitely the way to go. Our driver was terrific. He helped organize dinners, shared his knowledge and kept the coach well stocked along the way.
Ireland is a great country to visit with beautiful countryside, warm and friendly people, great golf courses, and the beer and whiskey aren’t bad either.
I would highly recommend Fairways and FunDays to anyone considering a golf trip to Ireland.
Carey Browning, Canada (September 2019)
Fairways and FunDays got everything right
I recently had the pleasure of a golf vacation arranged through Fairways and FunDays along with seven of my friends. To say that we had a blast would be an understatement.
The golf was great. The hotels and service was first rate. The Fairways and FunDays team, and our driver Dave (who is now a buddy), got everything right. Both the logistics and the service were bang on.
Please accept my thanks and know I will pass along your company name to all friends and family.
Geoff Frodsham, Canada (September 2019)
5 star all the way!
Asked for a short one week trip in Dublin area. In summary, the team at Fairways and FunDays made a great choice of courses, hotels and activities! It is the first time I have used such a service and I was not disappointed. The team are always available to make changes if needed. 5 star all the way.
Kenneth Courville, Canada (August 2019)
Super holiday organised by Fairways and FunDays
We recently returned from a super holiday organised by Fairways and FunDays. We had a detailed 3 week itinerary which included attending the Open and playing 8 challenging golf courses. Old Head was the stand out course - an amazing experience. We stayed in 6 locations and also fit in some sightseeing. The Fairways and FunDays team recommended a few visits we may not have chosen ourselves and we thoroughly enjoyed them. We were met by the team at the start of our trip in Dublin and their team kept in touch throughout the holiday. A 5* Experience!
Irene & Allan Grant, Telford, UK (August 2019)
An Excellent Trip
Thank you for planning a wonderful trip. It was excellent. Th hotels and food were top notch. Waterville and Ballybunnion were memorable golf courses. Our group had an excellent trip.
Robert Many, Chicago, USA (August 2019)
A Wonderfully Memorable Trip
"We spent a lot of time planning our first trip to Ireland and are extremely happy we chose Fairways and FunDays as our tour operator to help ensure the trip would be as good as hoped. The team at Fairways and FunDays were very attentive in every step of the planning process. The team suggested ways to enhance our experience and provided us with tremendous insight before and during the trip. We made some spur of the moment requests during the trip and Phil took care of them immediately. Charlie, our coach driver, was stalwart throughout and I know the trip wouldn't have been as good without him. We have already begun discussions on our next trip and there is NO doubt we'll be reaching out to Fairways and FunDays to see if we can match the wonderfully memorable trip we had with our maiden voyage."
Brian Feeney, Philadelphia, USA (July 2019)
A Great Open Championship Experience
This is our third trip to Ireland, first trip planed by Fairways and FunDays. Excellent service and resources, plentiful local knowledges and advices to make our Open Championship a great experience. We would recommend to anyone thinking of visiting Ireland, for golfing and/or sightseeing. Our next trip back to Ireland will be planed by Fairways and FunDays.
Michele Chen, United States (July 2019)
Fantastic time in Ireland
Again, I had a fantatic time in Ireland with Fairways and Fundays! Phil picked some great golf courses for us. Organized everything (and I mean EVERYTHING). I highly recomend Fairways and FunDays. Each trip to Ireland has been unique, a great golf trip and a chance to catch with old friends and make new ones. It's real nice not to have to worry about anything. Golf, accomendations, meals, transportation etc. 5* in every aspect.
Kevin Leonard, United States (July 2019)
Great Time on our Trip to Ireland
The five of us had a great time on our trip to Ireland. We all loved the accommodations, wonderful dinners, awesome golf and extra places to see. My husband was very happy with all of the non-golfer activities. He just loved the Birds of Prey and his private tour of Ballybunion Beach. The Irish people are what we liked the most. Thanks for all your efforts in arranging our September 2018 grand trip.
Mary & Eric Hanson, United States (July 2019)
Excellent Experience with Fairways and FunDays
We had an excellent experience with Fairways and FunDays. Joe and the team arranged everything. Luxury coach travel, rental of top quality clubs, caddies, meals at great restaurants and most importantly, rounds at 3 spectacular courses - Tralee, Waterville, and Killarney Killeen. Our hotel was also amazing.
John and Mary Burns, Pennsylvania, USA (July 2019)
An Outstanding Experience
Joanne and I had an excellent experience with Fairways and FunDays. This is the third trip to Ireland that the Fairways and FunDays team put together. The trip not only met expectations, but it exceeded them at every point. From bus travel from Shannon to the hotel, to and from the golf courses, to meals and the selection of restaurants. It was an outstanding experience especially the golf at Tralee, Waterville, and Killarney.
Karl & Joanne Kinscherf, USA (June 2019)
First Class Team
Fairways and FunDays once again planned and executed a wonderful trip for our Villanova track family. This is our second experience with Phil, Joe and the entire Fairways and FunDays Team. We highly recommend them when you plan your trip to Ireland. The entire itinerary was well thought out and included a fantastic Hotel in Killarney, excellent meals, excursions, transportation/logistics and beautiful golfing & the fantastic Ireland scenic views. And, clearly they have connections with negotiating great rates for their customers.... First class Team!!!!
John and Mary Pat Barton, New Jersey, USA (July 2019)
A Great Ireland Golf Trip
Just wanted to send you a quick thank you after our great golf trip in May. We thoroughly enjoyed it and organisation was spot on. Another great week in Ireland. We had a fantastic time and very much appreciate your service.
F. Becker, Germany (May 2019)
Superb from Start to Finish!
Well, one of the most memorable trips ever. I´d heard that Fairways and FunDays were the best golf and leisure touring agency in Ireland and they didn´t disappoint.
From the moment we were picked up in Dublin airport to dropping us off again for our return trip to Spain, we were treated like royalty and shown the best local spots.
We went for 4 days of golf and 2 days of tourism, incredible courses and even better hotels. My friends from Spain honestly couldn´t have asked for more.
With Phil, from Fairways and FunDays, and our driver Adrian, (luxury bus, a must if you can), all our questions and doubts were answered.
I can´t recommend Fairways and FunDays enough as they turned a great holiday into an unforgettable one. We all want to go back again next year!
Niall Thompson, Bilbao, Spain (May 2019)
The only Tour Operator to consider!
If you are planning a trip to Ireland, whether for golf or for just seeing the sites, Fairways and FunDays is the only tour operator to consider. Look no further - these guys are the greatest! From my first contact with Phil O'Carroll in the planning phase of our trip, I knew immediately that I had made the right choice. You let Phil know what it is that you expect out of your trip, and he will make it happen - guaranteed!
Jimmy Robinson, Greenbay Packers Superbowl Winning Coach 2010
Georgia, USA (July 2018)
Absolutely First Class Service
I could not recommend Fairways and FunDays highly enough. Joe, a very nice guy was excellent in advising me of all the possibilities open to me and gave me a great variety of choices of courses to play. Absolutely first class service - do not go to Ireland on a golfing holiday without making contact with "Fairways and FunDays" - you will not be disappointed!
Belfast, Northern Ireland (August 2018)
I can’t recommend Fairways and FunDays enough!
Phil O'Carroll (Managing Director) will personally respond to any correspondence or questions you can think of, usually with in hours regardless of what time it is. The customer service is like none I have ever experienced. It's a must do!Everything is meticulously taken care of for you by Fairways and FunDays, including hotels, transfers ( Mercedes Chauffeur transportation everywhere) excellent meals, golf tee times, sight seeing tour and anything else you can think of. (all included in the per person price - which was also significantly cheaper than I could put together on my own).Fairways and FunDays will accommodate anything you can think of and customize the trip any way you like. But if you don’t want to plan anything they also have packages already planned. I can't recommend Fairways and FunDays enough.
New York, USA (June 2018)
Awesome Ireland Golf Trip
We had an amazing friends and family golf trip to Ireland organized by Fairways and FunDays. First off, we had a very complicated itinerary of family arriving/departing on different days. Some golfing on part of the trip and some golfers on all 8 days. Phil and the F&F team could not have made this easier for us. Nothing was a hassle, everything was doable and the attention to detail was amazing!
We played Portmarnock, Old Head, Ballybunion, all of South West Ireland’s favorites and my favorite...Tralee. Waterville is also a Gem. Phil provided valuable info ahead of our trip and helped out while on the trip with any questions or requests we had.
In short, i doubt there is another tour company that could do a better job than F&F. Even better, the prices were the best we could find for the trip we wanted! Highly recommend Fairways and FunDays!
USA (September 2018)
Taken care of Brilliantly!
Fantastic Courses, Beautiful Scenery and taken care of Brilliantly, The Golf Packages and Services were fantastic! Can't recommend Fairways and FunDays highly enough!
Huddersfield, UK June 2017
First Class from Beginning to End!
Just returned from a week golfing in Ireland. Last October we contacted Phil O'Carroll at Fairways and FunDays and asked him to put together a "top of the line" package for 4 "type A" personalities all of which were retired from professional careers....and expected a smooth trouble free experience. When I read the testimonials from others I see comments like "superb", "outstanding", "incredible organization", etc to describe what we understand is "Ireland's Best Golf Operator".....and we now know why they have this distinction. Its hard to characterize our experience any better than others have other than to say the four of us had a "spectacular" week of golfing on "challenging and awe inspiring" golf courses and staying at 4+* hotels. Phil and Joe did a great job of asking us many upfront questions to determine the right itinerary for us and was patient with our several changes. He walked us through the entire process from beginning to end and we did not experience any unforeseen challenges...."a smooth trouble free experience"!! We were met at the airport by Joe who again explained our week and sent several emails to ensure our expectations were being met and provided his personal cell and email in the event we had any issues. He surprised us when he showed up at the signature hole at Portmarnock Golf Club and again this was well beyond our expectations. First class from beginning to end - thank you Fairways and FunDays.
USA (July 2018)
An Incredible Experience!
I just played Esker Hills this past weekend. A truly incredible experience on a well manicured course. Fairways and FunDays helped us organize everything to ensure it all went smoothly and I highly recommend their entire team!
New York, USA (October 2018)
Truly an Amazing Experience!
Really happy that we chose to book our Ireland Golf Vacation through Fairways and FunDays. They made everything easy from booking all the way through transportation, lodging, golfing, and answering any questions we had on our trip. Truly an amazing experience! Phil and his team seem to have all the answers, contacts, golf and dinner suggestions anyone could want a vacation in Ireland. The absolute trip of a lifetime with an experienced and friendly tour operator!
USA (September 2018)
A once in a Lifetime Experience!
What an amazing experience. The golf courses were out of this world. The most beautiful and challenging I had ever played. The weather was rainy some days, but other days- perfect fall weather. We were well prepared and it didn't stop us from exploring. One of our days off from golfing, my sister and I went surfing which was unexpected once in a lifetime experience. The historical and tourist places we able to visit were easy to get to with thanks to our drivers. We didn't have to worry about any of the little details. Having our plans in advance made it easy to avoid long lines. Phil was easy to work with and easy to get a hold of if we needed to change/edit plans. We had a memorable and once of a life time experience. Thanks to Fairways and FunDays. Without reservation I highly recommend this company for an unforgettable experience.
USA, September 2018
A Trip to Remember!
We will reminisce our recent golfing trip fondly, thanks to the fabulous organisational efforts of Phil, Joe & their team at Fairways and FunDays. Our meet & greet was extraordinary.......it made us feel immediately at ease and welcomed like part of their family. We were met promptly, chauffeured to our hire van, along with great conversation, & with details/questions clearly outlined . Ongoing SMS communications solved any little questions which arose, & their concern for our total enjoyment and wellbeing during our stay was paramount.
Our itinerary was superb, both in balancing golf with fun activities, quality hotel stays, excellent golf courses & club hire, fabulous restaurants and sightseeing opportunities, & the variety of tours for me as a non golfer. Daily schedules were clearly and expertly outlined in our itinerary folder, which included local phone cont6ct numbers should we need them. The Garmin GPS provided was easy to use & made driving a breeze.
We cannot thank your company enough for being so professional, personal, reliable & caring......while in Ireland, from my first enquiry email sent requesting information, suggestions & costings, as well as contact after our holiday ended.
Fairways and FunDays has been the best company yet, to organise a trip on the Internet from halfway around the globe. Emails were promptly returned and payment options excellent and secure.
Congratulations for organising such a wonderful golfing trip! We hope to return to Ireland again!
Robyn & Steve Morley
Australia (June, 2018)
Phenomenal Ireland Experience!
My wife and I and friends have just returned from a vacation of a lifetime thanks to Phil O’Carroll and his Fairways and FunDays crew. The golf courses chosen by Phil were terrific, and the sites we visited were spectacular. I cannot say enough about the intricate planning and attention to detail by Fairways and FunDays that made this vacation such a huge success. Phil met us personally upon our arrival, and was in contact with us during our stay to ensure that all of our needs were met. If you are planning a trip to Ireland (and you should!), don’t even consider any other tour operator. We have been around the world on many vacations, and I can say without reservation that Fairways and FunDays is the best tour operator that we have ever used.
Evonne & Ed Fell
Atlanta, Georgia, USA (September 2018)
The Most Professional Travel Company I have ever dealt with
Throughout my career in sports and business i have travelled the world. from recent experience I can honestly say that Fairways and FunDays are the most professional travel company that I have ever dealt with. Phil and the team at Fairways and FunDays organised an incredible tour for 20 of my Villanova University Alumni friends and partners. The tour included great golf, superb sightseeing, magnificent hotels and amazing evening entertainment. Fairways and Fundays organised a spectacular itinerary for both golfers and non-golfers and they included so many surprises along the way that made this tour really, really special. Our group collectively agreed that this was the best organised tour that we were ever on and plan to appoint Fairways and FunDays to organise our next reunion tour in 2018. From the moment I contacted Fairways and FunDays their attention to details was extraordinary. they took the worry away so much that all we had to do was show up. Fairways and FunDays had every single aspect of our tour carefully planned so we could focus on our golf and thoroughly enjoying ourselves. I would definitely recommend Fairways and FunDays to anyone considering a golf and leisure vacation to Ireland. there is no doubt, they are the best.
Former 5,000 metre World Champion
An Outstanding Trip!
Thank you very much for the great service and attention to details on our trip! We would be happy to recommend you anytime. The trip was outstanding, everything went really smoothly. The golfing and accommodations were 5* as well as every aspect of our trip.
Texas, USA (October 2017)
A Great Experience
This was a great experience for me and my team mates and those that brought their wives. We played golf throughout the Northwest of Ireland at Connemara, Westport, and the most beautiful course, Carne in Bellmullet. While Carne is a longer drive it is more than worth it. The evening activities, lodging at the Westport Hotel and professional driving services were all top shelf. Good enough that we have a larger crowd planning to come in Summer of 19.
New Jersey, USA (July 2017)
The Best I have dealt with
I did a golf trip combined with sightseeing for 10 days. my wife and 2 boys (ages 22 and 24) joined me on this trip/experience of a lifetime. I cannot say enough about “Faiways and FunDays.” superb!! without doubt, the best I have dealt with.
We played 4 of the top 100 golf courses in the world. I would have paid 3 times as much for the golf if I have done it myself. Royal Portrush , Portstewart , Waterville, Ballybunion, Tralee and Lahinch are courses that keep you humble. Our accommodation was 5 star. Phil O’Carroll is the man behind all of this. What a pleasure to deal with this friendly man : always polite, responded immediately many times, came to meet us in person after arriving in Dublin, kept in touch throughout our trip to make sure we have everything we needed.
Thank you Phil and your team. We will see you again.
De Waal Smith
BC Canada (May 2018)
Awesome, Fairways and FunDays did an incredible job from start to finish. the whole team was an absolute treat to be around, and travel with. there is no better way to see the irish countryside.
Pennsylvania, USA (April 2018)
The Best way to Travel Ireland
Hands down, the best way to travel ireland! we were able to sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful ireland scenery in the comfortable transportation and accommodations. we toured some of the best sites in ireland including the Guinness Museum and the Cliffs of Moher, and met some of the most amazing people along the way!
i would recommend Fairways and FunDays to anyone traveling to ireland to gain the most amazing experience, like I did.
USA (April 2018)
Most Memorable Family Vacation Ever!
Our week in ireland would not have been the same without Fairways and FunDays, planning everything was an ease and our schedule was completely personalized and accommodating to multiple parties arriving on different days.
Our drivers were awesome and definitely made our experience the best possible!
I would totally recommend Fairways and FunDays to anyone looking for the full experience of the best Ireland has to offer. thank you for making our family vacation the most memorable one!!
Boston, USA (March 2018)
An Outstanding Trip!
Thank you very much for the great service and attention to details on our trip! We would be happy to recommend you anytime. The trip was outstanding, everything went really smoothly. The golfing and accommodations were 5* as well as every aspect of our trip.
Texas, USA (October 2017)
Treated like Royalty!
Just came back from a trip of a lifetime. Fairways and FunDays made us feel like royalty from stepping off the plane to the hand shake and a hug from our driver/friend Maurice at the airport catching our homebound flight, the accommodations, food, golf courses and sightseeing were top shelf. Phil our Tour Director was in constant touch with us making sure things were to our liking. Golf courses were magnificent not one glitch…..pure professionalism.
Thanks Phil and Maurice you made a bucket list trip truly special!
New York, USA (September 2017)
On a friend’s recommendation we used Fairways and FunDays on our recent trip to Ireland and they (Phil & staff) were phenomenal! Every detail was taken care of and our transportation , accommodations, restaurants, tours and golf courses were first class. We covered an awful lot of ireland in 7 days and there was never a glitch. I would highly recommend Fairways and FunDays and hope to use their services again soon.
Connecticut, USA (september 2017)
Incredible organising of a very complex Tour!
Our itinerary in ireland was complex, with seven people starting off on a golf tour followed four days later by eleven more friends to form a soccer team playing in Killarney and Newbridge. Fairways and FunDays were more than up to the challenge. The golfing portion of the trip was covered with a luxurious microbus driven by Kevin, a warm and polite young man with great sense of humor. the soccer portion was handled by don dowling in a very comfortable bus. Don regaled us with many stories of the killarney area and countless trivia about Ireland. By the end of our trip my friends all agreed that our interactions with Kevin and Don were as integral to our enjoyment of Ireland as any other aspect of the trip.
Phil O’Carroll and the team of Fairways and FunDays, did an amazing job not only of handling all logistics, but also making strategic recommendations on trip routing and sightseeing. Phil also spent hours of his own time helping us track down a lost golf bag (which it turned out had been in our possession all along), and a lost jacket. every one of my interactions with Phil cemented in my mind the pride he takes not only in his business but in presenting the best face of a country he is so justifiably proud of and passionate about.
My sixteen friends and i would not hesitate in recommending Fairways and FunDays as your ground organizer in ireland. it will be the best trip decision you will make.
Massachusetts, USA (August 2017)
The Golf Trip of a Lifetime!
Phil & the Fairways and FunDays team,
Thanks for the golf trip of a lifetime! the planning and attention to our needs, pocketbook and individual quirks were amazing. We were eight guys coming from different parts of the USA and you made it easy for everyone. We had one player who came over early and you met him at airport with Irish hospitality and got him to his hotel with no problems.
You greeted the rest of us, along with best coach driver (Kevin), anyone could get for the entire trip.
The gifts upon arrival were over whelming, but tasty and needed after long trip. The golf courses, hotels and tours were tops. My favorites were Lahinch and The Island courses. All the courses(5) we’re terrific.
Fairways and FunDays receive 5 star+ reviews in all areas!
Thanks Phil and Kevin for memories of a lifetime!
Best wishes and warmest regards,
Georgia, USA (August 2017)
The Best Travel company we have ever worked with!
My wife and I have travelled extensively over the past 10 years and can say unequivocally that Fairways and FunDays has been the “Best” Travel company that I have had to deal with.
Our group of four wanted some good golf (played Ballybunion Old Course), sightseeing, brewery and distillery touring, comfortable accommodations and worry free transportation. Fairways and FunDays delivered on all fronts. We were met personally at the Dublin Airport upon arrival by Fairways and FunDays personnel and the trip itinerary was provided immediately to us in an easy to carry binder with passes for all of the sites that we visited. We were able to change any of our plans by simply contacting the Fairways and FunDays personnel who took it from there. Equally impressive was the fact that through our driver, we were contacted at least 3 times by their staff to check to see how the trip was going and was there anything else that could do for us.
Thanks to Phil and the Fairways and FunDays team for your excellent service and for making our Ireland trip a most memorable one.
Canada (June 2017)
We have experienced two outstanding vacations with the guidance of Phil and his team at Fairways and FunDays. No matter the setting, whether golf centric or a family trip with a bit of golf, Fairways and FunDays complete understanding of our desires and Ireland ensured we experienced the best that Ireland had to offer.
The level of planning and documentation the staff put in prior to our trip enabled us to sit back and enjoy the golf and sites that only Ireland can provide. The Island, Carne, Druid’s Glen, and Lahinch are all once-in-a-lifetime courses let alone once-in-a-single trip (and these weren’t all of the courses we played)! While we played, the rest of the family enjoyed a robust schedule of many attractions and events that left all of us with the feeling that this was a vacation that will never be equaled (until the next time we use Fairways and FunDays when we come back to Ireland)!
Pennsylvania, USA(july 2017)
An Epic Vacation in Ireland
Just returned from an epic vacation in Ireland planned by Fairways and FunDays. This operator was recommended by a friend who used the company last fall and they did not disappoint! The team communicated with me from the start to ensure that our week was personalized from the golf to the sightseeing. This communication continued through our travels whenever we needed anything and enabled us to sit back and enjoy our vacation. Our drivers were fantastic as well. Kieran and Pat were both personable and professional throughout the week.
i would recommend Fairways and FunDays to anyone who desires a memorable Ireland vacation.
Connecticut, USA (October 2017)
Look forward to seeing you next year!
Phil, just a short note to thank you and your team for a great trip . The golf was fantastic and your choice of hotel and restaurants in Westport was special, ending most evenings at Matt Molloys was great fun. We look forward to seeing you next year.
New York, USA (May 2017)
Exceeded our expectations at every turn!
I can say without question Fairways and FunDays have done the best job preparing my family for our visit to Ireland than I have every had from any other company for any other trip I have ever done. Your suggestions met and exceeded our expectations at every turn. Your personal touch with the gift basket was very much appreciated during our travel. I will definitely come back to see the parts of Ireland i missed on our short trip and will have Fairways and FunDays arrange it again.
I have also recommended Fairways and FunDays to everyone who asks me how my spring break was and they are amazed. My only complaint is that you only do Ireland. I wish i could find a company like yours in all the other parts of the world I want to travel to.
Thanks again for your hospitality and putting together a trip that represented a beautiful country and its friendly people.
S. Orengo Nania
Texas, USA (March 2017)
Every detail of the trip was Spectacular!
Let’s give Marie and her team a great thank you for planning and executing a wonderful adventure for all and our spouses. Marie, it was such a pleasure to have you organize our vacation. Clearly Fairways and FunDays Ireland is on a great path to success and our group wishes you all the best as you expand your business. Let’s just say that every detail of the trip was spectacular and we truly appreciate the effort by Fairways and FunDays Ireland.
New Jersey, USA (August 2016)
From arrival to departure we were treated like royalty!
To the staff and management of Fairways and FunDays,
On behalf of myself and my family and fellow travelling companions i want to sincerely thank the staff of Fairways and FunDays for organising such a memorable experience. From arrival to departure we were treated like royalty and the peace of mind of having all aspects of our stay arranged in advance allowed us to really enjoy every moment of our time in Ireland.
Thank you so much Fairways and FunDays. We would have no hesitation in recommending Fairways and FunDays to any of our friends and family who are thinking of vacating in the beautiful Emerald Isle.
Philadelphia, USA (June 2016)
The Coach, the Driver, the Hotel, the Meals, and finally the Golf – it was Perfect!
Joanne and i want to thank you for putting together a great and memorable experience for us and the “boys.” Obviously the logistics of pulling together something like this can be overwhelming, but you and your staff executed flawlessly. From the coach with Owen (he was great!), to the hotel, the meals, and finally the golf, it was perfect! I will definitely recommend you and Fairways and FunDays for anyone i know that is planning a trip to Ireland.
New York, USA (August 2016)
An incredible time in Ireland
Thank you to Fairways and FunDays for your arrangements. We had an incredible time on our tour in Ireland.
Japanese Ambassador to France (September 2015)
The itinerary prepared could not have been more enjoyable!
Thanks for all your preparation on our behalf to make the trip go smoothly. We really had a great time and enjoyed Ireland very much. I will suggest you and Fairways and FunDays to anyone i know planning a visit to Ireland. I, myself hope to return within the next few years. I will be watching the Irish Opens in the future with a greater appreciation and understanding of the climate, courses, and challenges the pro’s face.
Thank you for everything. The itinerary that your team prepared could not have been more enjoyable.
Texas, USA (July 2016)
The attention to detail was amazing!
Individually and as a family, i have travelled extensively. I have used many different travel/tour agencies as well as planned many of my own trips. I honestly have to say the Fairways and FunDays has to be one of the best tour companies that I have seen. The attention to detail and the consideration to our needs as individuals and as a family was amazing!
They set up activities and tours that I would have never booked on my own that turned out to be incredible experiences. I did not know what to expect when I originally had booked the trip with them, but I was short on time and needed to get something booked. When they greeted my family at the airport with their warm Irish welcome, I knew that I had made the right decision. It was one of the best decisions I have made from a travel perspective. I am a perfectionist and that is what I received. The detailed itinerary made the trip easy with a neatly organized binder with all appropriate paper work. I can not say enough good things about this company and people behind it.
My only regret is that Fairways and FunDays currently only book trips for Ireland! thanks for everything!
Houston, USA (July 2015)
We cannot recommend Fairways and FunDays highly enough!
My first impression about Fairways and FunDays was very good. To offer us exactly what we wanted! Fairways and FunDays was the only one to organise a call with me at the beginning. During this call, I was offered very good advice and a range of options were discussed. After this call, the tour that was offered in 28 page proposal was fantastic. There were some amazing visits and entertainment that we would not have thought of and we got to play 4 incredible golf courses.
We had a lot of requests that were very quickly done by the Fairways and FunDays team.
When we arrived at Dublin Airport what an amazing surprise to see Fairways and FunDays waiting for us with a “caddie” full of gifts, irish food and drink, golf accessory packs and a magnificent tour commemoration piece.
During our stay in Ireland we had a fantastic time and all 4 of our group are very very happy with our 5 days in Dublin.
Thank you Fairways and FunDays for everything. We cannot recommend Fairways and FunDays highly enough.
France (May 2016)
On behalf of our family and friends, we would like to thank the whole team at Fairways and FunDays. Their website says “12 reasons to book with Fairways and FunDays,” but i can think of many more. Every year we hold a family get together involving our family and close friends. There are 20 of us in total and as you can imagine this is very important to us.
The Fairways and FunDays team did everything for us, no stone was left unturned and we all had one of the most memorable holidays ever, pure relaxation, totally hassle free and so much fun! The golf was superb, the activities for young and old were so well thought through and the evening entertainment was truly fantastic. This trip created very special memories and I expect our family and friends will talk about it for many years!
It is safe to say that having booked with a number of companies in the past, we will not be booking with anyone other than Fairways and FunDays in the future.
Moscow, Russia (November 2014)
A breath-taking Experience!
My wife and i, and our friends had a fantastic trip with Fairways and FunDays. The tour had an amazing mix of golf and culture and was perfect for our group of golfers and non-golfers. We´ll never forget playing in Connemara and watching the beautiful views from the course. a breath-taking experience.
I would highly recommend Fairways and FunDays to anyone considering a golf vacation in Ireland.
Helsinki, Finland (August 2015)
This was an unforgettable family reunion!
We used Fairways and FunDays to organise a recent family reunion to the east of Ireland in October 2014. We had a wonderful experience! We were hugely impressed by the expertise and local knowledge of the Fairways and FunDays team when deciding what to do during our stay. Unforeseen circumstances meant that we had to amend part of our trip at short notice and the staff at Fairways and FunDays were fantastic in assisting with this request. We received a very warm welcome from Phil in the hotel with a full list of our itinerary and a wonderful welcome gift for everyone in our very large party. The hotel was fantastic and really suited our needs as a large family, and the tour bus driver was professional, knowledgeable and very entertaining! We were hugely impressed by the fact that Fairways and FunDays organised activities to suit all ages in our group including amazing golf, theme park visits, shopping, sightseeing and fantastic evening entertainment. this was an unforgettable family reunion.
The excursions that were reserved for us all worked out really well and we were delighted with the wonderful hospitality that we received in every one of the locations. and as for the tour bus driver - superb!
We would gladly recommend Fairways and FunDays to any prospective visitors to Ireland.
London, UK. (October 2014)
We didn’t want to return home!
An incredible experience from the time we arrived in Ireland until we departed.
Our only complaint is that we didn’t want to return home!
We cannot recommend Fairways and FunDays highly enough!
Finland (April 2015)
Spectacular Trip to Ireland
Spectacular trip to Ireland. Phil and his team took care of everything from the moment we arrived at Dublin Airport until we departed out of Shannon Airport some nine days later. We had a group of eight couples in which the men would go golfing in the morning while our wife's would do sightseeing in nearby locations. Later in the afternoon we would all meet up for more sightseeing, entertainment and dinner. For first time golfers to Ireland, be sure to include as many links courses as possible in your package since nothing compares back here in the United States. I and others who went on the trip are planning another trip back to Ireland and for sure will pick Fairways and FunDays to take care of all our travel needs.
Pennsylvania, USA (September 2016)