TENTATIVE 2020 dates:
july 29-august 6

ireland experience
8 days / 7 nights
unlimited memories

This experience is open to current high school girls in the United States. Brad Rees, Head Varsity Girls' basketball coach at McDonogh School in Baltimore, MD and Amy Brooks, past Assistant Varsity Girls' basketball coach at McDonogh School and owner of East Coast Basketball, will be taking twelve girls to Ireland in July/August 2020. We are looking for basketball players and managers.

The Ireland Experience will not only include a wonderful travel experience, but also basketball games against teams in Dublin, Cork, Belfast and potentially Edinburgh, Scotland. The team will travel by coach bus to all excursions and games. Take a look at the 2019 daily updates and photos, which included kissing the Blarney stone, a visit to historic Spike Island, the Titanic Exhibition and a day exploring the Giants Causeway. Chaka Travel, based in Belfast, has been coordinating sports tours for over 20 years. Visit their website HERE.  Be sure to contact me if interested in our 2020 trip.

                                                Included in the 2019 tour package:
                                                Round trip air fare (Dulles to Dublin)
                                                All ground transportation upon arrival in Ireland
                                                Seven nights in three star hotel or equivalent
                                                Two full meals included each day in Ireland
                                                Entrance fees to all excursions
                                                Basketball games in Dublin, Cork and Belfast
                                                24 hour local travel assistance throughout the entire trip
                                                Cost:  $3500
This price was per player and players were in double rooms with other players.

Contact Brad and Amy at with any questions (you can use the Contact page above as well).