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.

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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. It was set-up to promote Doolin as a tourism destination. 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

Community Character
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.

Economic Viability/Sustainability
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.

Natural Resources
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.

Cultural Resources
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.

Recreational Resources
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.

2018-2019 Doolin Tourism Steering Committee

  • Chairperson – Niall Hughes (Sea View House Doolin)
  • Secretary – Karen Courtney (StoneCutters Kitchen)
  • Treasurer– Carmel Shannon
  • Person to liaise with agencies – Anthony Moloney (Doolin Hostel)
  • Marketing & Experience Development  – Natalie Fitzgearld (Irish Crafts)
  • Doolin Co-op/Network Development & Training – Helen Browne (Doolin Cave)
  • Infrastructure – Eugene Garrihy – (Doolin2Arran Ferries)

2018-2019 Doolin Tourism Marketing Members

The following are the Marketing Members of Doolin Tourism and they feature on this website.


Aille River Hostel
Atlantic View Cottages
Aran View Guesthouse
Ballinalacken Castle
Churchfield B&B
Cloghaun Luxury Homes
Cois na hAbhann
Cullinans Guesthouse
Daly’s B&B
Doolin Activity Lodge
Doolin Hostel
Doolin Inn
Emohruo B&B Doolin
Half Door B&B
Harbour View B&B
Hotel Doolin
Moloney House B&B
Sea View House & Lodges
O’Connors Guesthouse
Rainbow Hostel
Riverfield House B&B
Riverside Cottage
Seascape B&B
Sheedy’s Doolin
Twin Peaks Doolin


Burren Smokehouse
Burren Tours
Clare Jam
Climb It
Doolin Cave
Doolin Cliff Walk
Doolin Ferry Co.
Doolin Music House
Doolin Rent-a-Bike
Doolin2Aran Ferries
Irish Crafts
O’Briens Crafts
Private Drive Chauffeur
Village Crafts


Anthony’s at Doolin Inn
Ballinalacken Castle
Chevril Restaurant
Doolin Café
Doolin Cave Garden Café
Fitzpatrick’s Bar
Oar Doolin
Stonecutters Kitchen Restaurant
Stone Wall Café
The Ivy Cottage