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Going Green in Clare- Places to charge your Electric Vehicle on your next trip!

As the global shift towards sustainable transportation gains momentum, County Clare emerges as a beacon of progress in Ireland’s journey towards greener mobility. Nestled along the captivating west coast, Doolin, and County Clare is not only renowned for its stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage but also for its proactive stance on environmental conservation. One […]

Keep Discovering Doolin in 2024

In the heart of County Clare, along the rugged west coast of Ireland, lies a small village with a big reputation: Doolin. Renowned for its captivating landscapes, traditional music, and warm hospitality, Doolin continues to enchant traveller’s from around the globe. As we step into 2024, there’s never been a better time to uncover the […]

Embracing the Unhurried: Slow Adventure in Doolin 2024

Nestled on the rugged west coast of Ireland, Doolin is a place where time seems to slow down, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature and the richness of local culture. In a world often dominated by fast-paced travel, Doolin offers a unique and enriching experience known as “slow adventure.” This quaint […]

Join a music session in Doolin

Ireland is renowned worldwide for its rich musical heritage, and there are few places that capture the essence of Irish traditional music quite like Doolin in County Clare. Nestled along the rugged coast of The Wild Atlantic Way, our picturesque village has become a hub for traditional Irish music sessions. If you’re looking to immerse […]

Accessible Tourism in Doolin

Here in the Doolin we want everyone to enjoy our beautiful landscape, learn all about our heritage and discover all the great activities and attractions on offer. Many of our members and sites are suitable for people of all ages and all abilities. We understand it takes time to research all the places you can […]

Meet the B&B’s- Sheedy’s Doolin Boutique B&B

  Meet the B&B’s – Sheedy’s Doolin Boutique B&B Personalised hospitality will never go out of fashion in Ireland. In Doolin, our B&B’s are famous for providing that personal touch to their guests. There are few places in Ireland where you will receive the hospitality that you do in Doolin. Our B&B members have been […]

Meet the B&B’s- Daly’s House

  Meet the B&B’s – Daly’s House  Personalised hospitality will never go out of fashion in Ireland. In Doolin, our B&B’s are famous for providing that personal touch to their guests. There are few places in Ireland where you will receive the hospitality that you do in Doolin. Our B&B members have been welcoming visitors […]

Meet the B&B’s- Churchfield B&B

  Meet the B&B’s – Churchfield Personalised hospitality will never go out of fashion in Ireland. In Doolin, our B&B’s are famous for providing that personal touch to their guests. There are few places in Ireland where you will receive the hospitality that you do in Doolin. Our B&B members have been welcoming visitors to […]

Meet the B&B’s- Twin Peaks B&B

  Meet the B&B’s – Twin Peaks Personalised hospitality will never go out of fashion in Ireland. In Doolin, our B&B’s are famous for providing that personal touch to their guests. There are few places in Ireland where you will receive the hospitality that you do in Doolin. Our B&B members have been welcoming visitors […]

Meet the B&B’s- Glasha Meadows

  Meet the B&B’s – Glasha Meadows There are few places in Ireland where you will receive the hospitality that you do in Doolin. Our B&B members have been welcoming visitors to Doolin for a long time ,some of them are in their 3rd generation of running a B&B business. And they have some great […]

Meet our Chefs – Robbie McCauley

Meet our Chefs – Robbie McCauley Here in Doolin, you can experience fresh, locally inspired dishes during your visit. Dine like a local and enjoy the tastes of the wild Atlantic and Burren region. Doolin is a culinary hub and is home to some great local restaurants, cafés, eateries and B&B’s. Our culinary experiences are […]

Meet our Chefs – Martyn Whyte

Meet our Chefs – Martyn Whyte Here in Doolin, you can experience fresh, locally inspired dishes during your visit. Dine like a local and enjoy the tastes of the wild Atlantic and Burren region. Doolin is a culinary hub and is home to some great local restaurants, cafés, eateries and B&B’s. Our culinary experiences are […]

Meet our Chefs – Frank Sheedy

Meet our Chefs – Frank Sheedy Here in Doolin, you can experience fresh, locally inspired dishes during your visit. Dine like a local and enjoy the tastes of the wild Atlantic and Burren region. Doolin is a culinary hub and is home to some great local restaurants, cafés, eateries and B&B’s. Our culinary experiences are […]

Meet our Chefs – Luca Mantoan

  Meet our Chefs – Luca Mantoan Here in Doolin, you can experience fresh, locally inspired dishes during your visit. Dine like a local and enjoy the tastes of the wild Atlantic and Burren region. Doolin is a culinary hub and is home to some great local restaurants, cafés and eateries. Our culinary experiences are […]

Meet our Chefs – Jamie Hagen

  Meet our Chefs – Jamie Hagen Here in Doolin, you can experience fresh, locally inspired dishes during your visit. Dine like a local and enjoy the tastes of the wild Atlantic and Burren region. Doolin is a culinary hub and is home to some great local restaurants, cafés and eateries. Our culinary experiences are […]

Breakfast in Doolin

Breakfast in Doolin Known as the most important meal of the day, there are few other destinations in Ireland quite as scenic to enjoy breakfast than Doolin. Our restaurants, hotels and B&B’s pride themselves on offering an impressive array of locally sourced produce for their guests all year round. Delicious smoked salmon, perfectly poached eggs […]

Meet our Chefs – Ala Puts

  Meet our Chefs – Ala Puts Here in Doolin, you can experience fresh, locally inspired dishes during your visit. Dine like a local and enjoy the tastes of the wild Atlantic and Burren region. Doolin is a culinary hub and is home to some great local restaurants, cafés and eateries. Our culinary experiences are […]

Meet our Chefs – Viv Kelly

Meet our Chefs – Viv Kelly Doolin is famous for many things. Our beautiful location on the Wild Atlantic Way. Traditional Irish music that plays in our pubs 7 nights a week. Our friendly locals and welcoming nature- and of course our delicious locally sourced food. We are very lucky here in Doolin to be […]

February Events in Doolin

February Events in Doolin For a small village- we have a lot going on! February is a busy month here in Doolin with Valentine’s Day, Mid-Term Break and of course the ever popular Russell Festival weekend. As always, there is also a host of other events to enjoy too! Be sure to spend the night […]

March Events in Doolin

March Events in Doolin The evening are getting longer, and spring is well and truly here in Doolin. March is the start of the bus season here in Clare, our hospitality businesses are incresing their hours and it is a great time of the year to visit! As always, there is also a host of […]

48 Hours in Doolin

48 Hours in Doolin (From the Perspective of Helen at Galavanting Ireland) A weekend away is always something to look forward to- whether you are travelling with friends, family or a special someone- the anticipation starts building mid-week, and by the time Friday comes around, you just want to be there. On a Friday afternoon, […]

Activities for Rainy Days in Doolin

Activities for Rainy Days in Doolin Probably the opening line of every conversation with an Irish person will involve a comment on the weather. Because Ireland’s weather has done more than sculpt our landscape, it’s shaped our very culture. It doesn’t matter what the weather is doing when you visit Doolin- there is always plenty […]

Getting Married in Doolin

Getting Married in Doolin As far as wedding destinations in Ireland go, Doolin has got it all. Romantic scenery, friendly and hospitable locals, and all the suppliers that you need to make your wedding day the best ever. If you are thinking of getting married in Ireland and you’re looking for that stand out destination- […]

Doolin, One Destination, 365 Days A Year

Doolin offers visitors a warm welcome, and an immense cultural and natural heritage, which you can discover at a slow pace, any time of the year. With traditional Irish music played nightly across the village 365 days a year, there’s never a “bad time” to visit Doolin.

Saint Patricks Day in Doolin

The St. Patrick’s festivities will kick off at the start of the week with music sessions in the pubs around Doolin, followed by Doolin’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Friday 17th March at 2pm. The parade will gather at Doolin Pier at 1.30pm, and will begin at 2pm, traversing through the village for all spectators to enjoy. So arrive here early for a bite to eat or a pint, and pick a great spot to watch the parade from. Music sessions and gigs will also take place throughout the long weekend – it’s set to be an epic weekend of laughter, reunions, craic & ceol.

9 Reasons to Visit Doolin in County Clare Ireland!

Doolin in County Clare, Ireland is the perfect spot for a short midweek or weekend break in the west. This quaint village on the western seaboard, along Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way, makes it a holiday destination like no other. With bucket loads to explore in Doolin and its surrounding area, there is something for every visitor to enjoy.
We’ve chosen 9 reasons why you should visit Doolin. Check it out!

The Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2023: 6 Doolin Businesses In The Top 25 B&Bs & Small Hotels In Ireland

The best Bed & Breakfasts, Inns & Small Stays in Ireland have been revealed, as TripAdvisor announces the winners of its Travellers’ Choice Awards 2022. We are so proud to announce that 6 Doolin Businesses who are members of Doolin Tourism have made it into the Top 25 B&Bs & Small Stays in Ireland.

11 Tips To Enjoy An Authentic Irish Trad Session

Visiting Doolin, you’re never too far from the lyrical sounds of a fiddle or flute. But how can you ensure you experience the very best of Ireland’s beloved musical heritage? Here are a few tips on how to enjoy the experience to the fullest.

50 Things To Do In Doolin

We’ve picked some unique things to do in Doolin during your holiday. Stay and discover more!

9 Travel Tips for Planning an Adventure to Doolin

Explore our top tips for planning an adventure to Doolin. You’ll find links to all the latest travel advice, tips on how to save money and what to do once you get here.

Meet the Makers along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Captivate your curiosity for local art and craftmanship by meeting some of the people who deliver brilliant taste and craft experiences around Doolin. We caught up with four local makers to get some insight into their craft, and what inspires their work.

The Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2021: 4 Doolin Businesses In The Top 15 B&Bs & Hotels In Ireland

The best Bed & Breakfasts, Inns & Hotels in Ireland have been revealed, as TripAdvisor announces the winners of its Travellers’ Choice Awards 2021. We are so proud to announce that 4 Doolin Businesses who are members of Doolin Tourism have made it into the Top 15 B&Bs &Hotels in Ireland.

Why Doolin Is The Best Place In Ireland For An Autumn Break

Looking to get away for a romantic escape, family staycation, some “me-time” or a group trip in Ireland, but don’t know where to go or what to do? Well, we’re here to tell you that Doolin is the best place in Ireland to take an Autumn break.

Russell Festival Weekend 2024: Everything you need to know!

The countdown is on for the infamous Russell Festival Weekend, which has had to take place virtually for the last 2 years, but now it’s back with a bang as a real-life in-person event, and we’re SO excited here at Doolin Tourism. With a jam-packed weekend of music, song, dance, workshops, and more, it’s not a weekend you want to miss out on so here’s everything you need to know about this year’s festival.

Russell Festival Weekend 2023: Everything you need to know!

The countdown is on for the infamous Russell Festival Weekend, which has had to take place virtually for the last 2 years, but now it’s back with a bang as a real-life in-person event, and we’re SO excited here at Doolin Tourism. With a jam-packed weekend of music, song, dance, workshops, and more, it’s not a weekend you want to miss out on so here’s everything you need to know about this year’s festival.

The Doolin Christmas Gift Guide 2023

We encourage everyone to shop local in store and online across the busy Christmas gifting season. Let’s make supporting local a year-round habit and ensure our communities remain vibrant in the months ahead. Show your Love for Local and check out our list of Doolin-inspired gift ideas.

A Very Doolin Christmas Gift Guide

We encourage everyone to shop local in store and online across the busy Christmas gifting season. Let’s make supporting local a year-round habit and ensure our communities remain vibrant in the months ahead. Show your Love for Local and check out our list of Doolin-inspired gift ideas.

Christmas Recipes From Doolin 2023

Check out these festive favourites from the Doolin locals this Christmas! From mulled wine to Christmas Gingerbread, and everything in between. View Recipes

Festive Recipes From Doolin Locals 2021

Check out these festive favourites from the Doolin locals this Christmas! From mulled wine to Christmas Gingerbread, and everything in between. View Recipes

Fall in love with Doolin

Fall in love with Doolin this Valentine’s weekend and enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes from the home of Irish music. With romantic sunset spots, towering castles, crashing waves, delicious local food, intimate trad sessions and lots of activities to enjoy above and below ground, Doolin is a dream for spending time together. With romantic sunset spots, towering castles, crashing waves, delicious local food, intimate trad sessions and lots of activities to enjoy above and below ground, Doolin is a dream for spending time together. 

The Doolin Staycation Guide

We’ve compiled a comprehensive Doolin Staycation Guide for your Irish Staycation. Are you ready to make a break for it, Ireland?

Burren Baskets: Enjoy the Burren in a Basket this Autumn

Experience the taste of the Burren with a Burren Basket delivered right to your doorstep! The initiative is a collaboration featuring some of the area’s best known award-winning artisan food producers, such as the Burren Smokehouse and St. Tola Irish Goat Cheese, with the support of the Burren Ecotourism Network.

7 Things that Doolin Is Famous For

Christy Barry, one of Doolin’s most celebrated Traditional Musicians explains what Doolin is famous for – referring to Doolin as “the New Orleans of Irish Music”, but also as a place that is famous for welcoming people. Check out these 7 things that Doolin is famous for.

Discover Doolin’s Rugged Coastline & Water Activities

Follow local Scuba Diver, Caroline Hartigan, and Doolin Tourism on a wild Atlantic tour of Doolin’s Coastline, and get info on our top-rated water activities to experience in the area.

The Historical Sites of Doolin in County Clare

Follow local historian, Mattie Shannon, and Doolin Tourism on a journey through time as we visit the historical sites of Doolin in the Burren, County Clare.

A Look Inside Doolin’s Newest Hotel

A look inside Doolin’s newest hotel.. The 13 bedroom boutique hotel is a new addition to Doolin’s quality accommodation offering.

Doolin – A Hub of Welcoming Irish Hospitality

If you didn’t already know, Doolin is one of Ireland’s most welcoming destinations for tourists – and here’s why! Warm welcomes await..

Doolin’s Musical Culture – The Place, The People & The Passion

Get an insight into Doolin’s musical culture, why it’s considered to be “the home of traditional Irish music”, and what experiences you need to add to your bucket list while in the area!

Feasting Your Way Through History in Doolin

Uncover the traditions, experiences and modern food culture of “The Fishing Village of Doolin”. Here it’s all about the taste, the passion, the characters and the experiences.

Hidden Gems: Unique Outdoor Activities in Doolin

Hidden Gems: Unique Outdoor Activities in Doolin, Ireland Adventure like a local! Discover some of the most unique outdoor activities in Doolin and County Clare. Below you will find a handful of the many hidden gems in Doolin’s great outdoors, recommended by Doolin locals. Doolin warmly welcomes visitors to stay & discover more, explore the […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Get Married in Doolin, Ireland

Here are 7 Reasons Why You Should Get Married in Doolin! Doolin is one of the most beautiful and unique wedding destinations in Ireland, and here’s why..

Great Outdoor Activities to Experience in Doolin & The Burren

A new year, a new adventure. For those of you looking to get active or to try some new experiences in the great outdoors, here are our top suggestions for outdoor activities to experience in Doolin.

How The Locals Are Keeping the Doolin Spirit Going during Lockdown

It’s common knowledge that the community in Doolin is a vibrant and positive bunch. So this crisis wasn’t going to dampen their spirits. In fact, the Doolin locals have been busy keeping the Doolin spirit going during Ireland’s Lockdown.

Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020: 3 Doolin B&Bs in the Top 25 Best B&Bs in Ireland

The best Bed & Breakfasts in Ireland have been revealed, as TripAdvisor announces the winners of its Travellers’ Choice Awards. We are so proud to announce that 3 Doolin B&Bs who are members of Doolin Tourism have made it into the Top 25 Best B&Bs in Ireland.

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