Country Cottages sets St. Patty's Day package for groups

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Small groups heading to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day might be interested in a seven-night cottage-rental package crafted by Country Cottages here, available from March 15 to 23.

The company is keeping the plan's 2001 rates, which range from $699 per person to $799, based on eight people flying from New York (Kennedy or Newark) and sharing a four-bedroom cottage.

The package includes accommodations, car rental with unlimited mileage and roundtrip British Airways flights via London.

Air fare add-ons from other U.S. cities include $110 from Chicago (O'Hare), $150 from Miami and $200 from West Coast airports.

Two-night stopovers in Dublin, at $79 per person, and London, at $219, also are available.

Country Cottages books more than 500 private homes across Ireland. Cottages are equipped with modern baths and kitchens. Commission is 10%.

For reservations or information, call (800) 674-8883, e-mail [email protected] or visit

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