May 23-June 4, 2019
Hosted by: Cathy and Bob McKillop, Head Coach of the Davidson Men's Basketball team
Price & reservations: 13 days from $5,072, including airfare and taxes. For reservations and information, call Odysseys Unlimited toll-free at 888-370-6765.
About this trip: It's a beautiful, magical land, where the gentle green landscape dazzles and the people delight; where warmth and hospitality are national traits and poets are national heroes. Travel with us on any journey to enchanting Ireland. Beginning in the lively capital of Dublin, traveling through festive Galway, and ending in medieval Kilkenny, our small group of travelers will experience Ireland's many charms. Breathtaking landscapes, rich heritage, and cultural expression - the Emerald Isle has it all. For more information, check out the trip brochure (PDF).
About your host: Bob McKillop is in his 30th season as the head coach of the Davidson Wildcats. In four seasons in the Atlantic 10, the 'Cats have won a regular season title (2015), tournament crown (2018) and totaled 45 league wins. The Wildcats' 2018 NCAA appearance marked the 16th postseason (NCAA - 9, NIT - 6, CBI - 1)under McKillop. The 10-time Conference Coach of the Year has won more games in Davidson and league history than any other coach thanks to an all-time mark of 554-340.
A 1972 graduate of Hofstra, McKillop guided the Wildcats to 13 Southern Conference divisional titles, including 10 of the last 13 they were in the league. An inductee into the Hofstra Basketball and NYC Basketball Hall of Fame, McKillop began his coaching career at Holy Trinity HS.
In May of 2017, McKillop along with TV analysts Bill Raftery and Doris Burke was chosen for the Lapchick Character Award. A native of Queens, N.Y., McKillop and his wife Cathy have three children - Kerrin, Matt, and Brendan. The McKillops also have four grandchildren.