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an overwhelming itinerary--where to tweak?

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We are spending 34 days in Ireland this summer. I like a very well organized itinerary, always being aware that, as we travel, it's more like a menu from which we make selections. Weather, local events, and our mood can change things on the fly. This itinerary only came to 32 days, so I have some room room to stretch things out if I've over-filled days or add anything I've missed.

We love history, learning what made a particular spot different, nature, hiking, Irish music. Not much into shopping or wandering aimlessly to absorb the vibe of a place.

Days 1-4 Dublin
Day 5: James Joyce Museum, Powerscourt, Russborough House; stay in Kildare
Day 6: Irish National Stud, Glendalough, stay in Wexford 2 nights
Day 7: Wexford
Day 8: Dunbrody Famine Ship, Kennedy Homestead, to Waterford; stay 2 nights
Day 9: Waterford
Day 10: Jerpoint Abbey & Kilkenny; stay in Kilkenny
Day 11: Rock of Cashel, Swiss Cottage in Cahir, Lismore Castle or Heritage Center; stay in Lismore
Day 12: Jameson Experience, Cobh Heritage Center, Cork; stay in Cork
Day 13: Kinsale; stay there
Day 14: Bantry House, Garish Island, Kenmare; stay there 2 nights
Day 15: Killarney National Park & Muckross House, Gap of Dunloe
Day 16: Ring of Kerry; stay in Portmagee
Day 17: Skellig Michael, Kerry the Kingdon in Tralee; stay in Dingle 3 nights
Day 18: Dingle Peninsula Loop, Great Blasket Centre
Day 19: Dingle Town and area, possible boat to Blasket Islands
Day 20: Knappogue Castle, Ennis; stay there
Day 21: Cliffs of Moher & the Burren; stay in Galway 3 nights
Day 22: Galway
Day 23: Aran Island
Day 24: Connemara National Park, Cong, Kylemore Abbey; stay in Westport
Day 25: Westport, Museum of Country Life, Strokestown Famine Museum; stay in Sligo and have a seaweed bath if there's time
Day 26: Sligo, Belleek Pottery, Ulster American Folk Park; stay in Derry 3 nights
Day 27: Derry
Day 28: Grianan Aileagh, Glenveagh Castle & National Park, Dunfanaghy Workhouse
Day 29: Giants Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Bushmills Distillery; stay in Portrush
Day 30: Antrim Coast, Glenarriff Park, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum; stay in Belfast 2 nights
Day 31: Belfast
Day 32: Newgrange, Hill of Tara, Trim Castle

Thanks for you help!

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