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5% of all sports tours donated to Sports Changes Life

We specialise in arranging sports tours to Ireland and cater for all travelling sports teams needs. Whether its basketball, soccer, golf, rugby, hockey or any other sport we have excellent contacts throughout the country and can deliver a bespoke travel solution to any sports team wanting to visit Ireland both North and South.


Why Ireland?

Ireland is an excellent and affordable location for any College or High School wanting to enrich their students travel experience. Through our many contacts, Link2Ireland can source a variety of competition levels for your teams to compete against.

Ireland is rich in both culture and history and has become a very safe and welcoming place to visit. When you combine the famous Irish hospitality your trip will exceed all expectations.

Recent Tours

Yale University Women's Basketball Team

After last years successful tour hosting Saint Joseph’s University in Ireland I was contacted by Chris Gobrecht, Head Coach of Yale’s Women’s Basketball Team regarding bringing her team to Ireland on a pre-season tour. Over the space of 7 months I worked closely with Chris and together we created an eight day tour itinerary to suit her exact requirements. In August the team arrived and I thoroughly enjoyed hosting their tour and I’m delighted to report it was truly outstanding for all involved. . Read up on my resport.

Saint Joseph's University Women's Basketball Team

In August 2012 we welcomed Saint Joseph's University Women's Basketball Team to Ireland for a 10 day tour. The tour took "The Hawks" to both Northern and Southern Ireland during which they would have 5 competitive games against local opposition whilst also visiting some of Irelands most famous sites e.g. The Giant's Causeway, Cliff's of Moher and Guinness Factory to name a few. Read up on the whole experience here.

Please see below an example itinerary which we created for a US College sports team.

Example Itinerary

Dates Accommodation BB Activities Transport
Day 1 Arrive into Dublin N/A Coach Hire
Day 1 Galway City Hotel Settle In/Light Training Coach Hire
Day 2 Galway City Hotel Game 1 Coach Hire
Day 3 Hotel Kinsale, Cork Training/Sightseeing Coach Hire
Day 4 Hotel Kinsale, Cork Game 2 Coach Hire
Day 5 Hotel Dublin City Training/Sightseeing Coach Hire
Day 6 Hotel Dublin City Game 3 Coach Hire
Day 7 Hotel Belfast City Centre Training/Sightseeing Coach Hire
Day 8 Hotel Belfast City Centre Game 4 Coach Hire
Day 9 Hotel Belfast City Centre Awards Dinner/Presentation Coach Hire
Day 10 N/A Onward journey home Coach Hire

We also cater for any Alumni wishing to accompany the team on their trip and can supply a dedicated itinerary for this purpose including recommended places to visit and things to do/see.

Please see an example of this below:

Recommended places to visit/things to do:

Galway

Cork

Dublin

Belfast

Sport Changes Life Foundation

We are a founding partner of the Sport Changes Life Foundation which is a not for profit foundation that helps young people who are disadvantaged and at risk throughout Ireland by encouraging and inspiring them through the medium of sport. We do this by working with students from the United States via our Victory Scholarship Program, an international educational opportunity for both student-athletes and students with an interest in the management of sport.

We are continually developing relationships with American Colleges and High Schools and as part of these relationships Link2Ireland & the Sport Changes Life Foundation can host College sports teams for their overseas tours to Ireland.