About Doolin Tourism
About Doolin Tourism – Doolin Tourism Co-Operative Society is a community-based group which is managed and funded by the local family-run businesses here in Doolin. It was set-up to promote Doolin as a tourism destination and to look out for Doolin’s interests when it comes to infrastructure, sign-age, and the environment.
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Doolin Tourism Co-Operative Society Limited.
This website is run by Doolin Tourism Co-Operative Society Limited – a community-based group which is managed and funded by the local family-run businesses here in Doolin. It was set-up to promote Doolin as a tourism destination and to look out for Doolin’s interests when it comes to infrastructure, sign-age, and the environment. In 1995 Doolin Tourism became a Co-Operative Society.
Doolin Tourism has been managed and funded by the local family-run businesses here in Doolin for over 30 years.
If you wish to get in touch, please do so through our contact page. Contact Us
The Doolin Charter
Our purpose is fourfold: (A) To build a resilient and supportive community based on equity, mutual respect and shared principles; (B) To care for our environment through the principles of good stewardship; (C) To learn how to live more socially, economically and environmentally sustainable lives; (D) To share what we learn with others
Doolin Values Statement:
Doolin is a strong, small community that cares about preserving and enhancing its heritage as a small area providing a welcoming, friendly, vibrant, rural atmosphere, developing a sustainable economy, maintaining and improving the health and integrity of the natural environment, ensuring individual choice and freedom of expression and promoting a diverse, population of year-round and seasonal residents and visitors who are committed to the community.
Doolin Vision Plan
Where residents and visitors experience Doolin with its characteristic charm that offers a safe, friendly and peaceful atmosphere where individuals can live, work, play and raise a family.
Where a strong and sustainable year-round economy insured through partnerships with local businesses and attraction operators, supports the diverse economic and employment needs of local residents.
Where the actions of the community ensure that wildlife and its habitat are protected, that views are maintained, that both air and water quality are clean and improved, and that accessible open space, Heritage sites and trails are preserved and maintained.
Where residents are allowed free movement of transport and farm machinery and visitors are advised on the most efficient way to visit and move within the area
Where a diversity of housing is integrated throughout the community and provides a variety of housing options.
Where art, architecture and cultural events and facilities improve the community experience for residents and visitors, offer diverse and affordable access, and promote Doolin as a year-round cultural centre for residents and visitors.
Where the natural beauty of Doolin is augmented by world-class recreational opportunities that provide diverse activities throughout the year. Those activities are served by facilities that enrich the visitor experience while ensuring affordable and accessible recreation opportunities for residents and visitors.
Where residents celebrate their collective diversity and where residents and visitors enjoy the natural beauty that makes one feel comfortable, happy and healthy in Doolin.
2021 Doolin Tourism Steering Committee
- Chairperson – Niall Hughes (Sea View House Doolin)
- Co-ordinator – Charles Monod
- Secretary – Karen Courtney (StoneCutters Kitchen)
- Treasurer– Blathnaid Sheedy (Sheedys Doolin, and Doolin Ferry Co)
- Person to liaise with agencies – Anthony Moloney (Doolin Inn)
- Marketing & Experience Development – Natalie Fitzgerald (Irish Crafts)
- Doolin Co-op/Network Development & Training – Helen Browne (Doolin Cave)
- Infrastructure – Eugene Garrihy – (Doolin2Arran Ferries)