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The Gathering 2013: Celebrating 40 years of AQ  + Tully Cross


Ireland Reunion: October 24-27, 2013


Please join for a weekend you will never forget. Four days. Many friends. Several pints.


The first 50 guests will enjoy free (shared) lodging in the cottages and complimentary tickets to the dinner and dancing Friday night. Please sign up on this google doc to reserve your spot.



Because this is a bank holiday, reserving your lodging early will be imperative. Please contact the hotel directly.

  • Renvyle Hotel: 1+ 353 95 46100


  • Air:
  • Ground: Limited number of rental vehicles are available. Stay tuned for ride sharing and shuttle opportunities from Galway to Tully Cross.
  • Suggested airports and routes: Dublin (Train or Bus to Galway), Shannon (Bus to Galway).

Travel Services & Trip Insurance
Witte Travel & Tours
3250 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
800-GO-WITTE (469-4883)



Thursday, October 24 Get checked in and acquainted with your old stomping grounds.
Friday, October 25 Dinner and dancing at the Renvyle House Hotel - $40 USD pp includes drinks before dinner, wine and a wonderful dinner prepared by Chef Tim Sullivan and staff. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. Music and Dancing at 9 p.m. Any one not interested in attending the dinner is invited to the music and dancing at no charge.
Saturday October 26 All village party - Music, dancing, pubs!
Sunday October 27 Mass - A special mass to end our weekend.

Possible other group activities include: Climbing the “Diamond”, tour of what’s new in Letterfrack,  and a side trip to Louisburgh.


The Tradition Continues...

St. Patrick’s Day Party (in Grand Rapids!)
March 16, 2013 - 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: Donnelly Center, Aquinas College
Food, drinks, music and a chance to win one of the cottages for the reunion. Raffle tickets will be sold for $50. Proceeds benefit the Ireland Scholarship Fund.

Spread the word! Contact your friends and cottage-mates. Call, email, Facebook, or tell them in person.

Facebook Facebook: AQ Tully Cross 2013

TheGatheringIreland.comAQ Tully Cross Reunion

>RSVP Online
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Mike Zagaroli ‘73

James Gulvas ‘09
Michael Smith ‘73 Michelle DeRose, Professor, ’10, ‘13
Sister Alice Wittenbach ’76, ’79, ’86, ’89, ’93, ’98, ’01, ’05 Christy Armock ‘11
Dave Stocking ‘80 Ellen Harburn ’99, Manager of Events, Aquinas College
Jeff Coon ‘87 Brigid Avery, Director of Alumni Relations
Alicia Marie Belchak ‘98 Joelle Baldwin, Director of International Programs
Damon Bouwkamp ‘00

Jannine Guyeskey, Manager of Alumni Services

Jennifer Dawson, Professor, ’08, ‘11 Mike Whalen, Friend of the Ireland Program

*NOTE: Lodging and transportation are the responsibility of each individual. Group reservations will not be made, however we will do our best to provide you with resources and communications in order to make your travel easier.