What’s On

Doolin is a bustling village, with events and festivals held throughout the entire year. Visitors to Doolin during festival times will experience another side to the village, which embraces the cultural and musical roots of this special county Clare Village!

There is always something to do!

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Doolin Pier

Cliffs of Moher Cruise Fundraiser Events

This August 23rd and September 7th, there will be a special fundraising event in aid of 2 very worthy local causes, the RNLI and Doolin Rescue – an evening Cliffs of Moher Cruise with international singer Sean Keane.

The Burren, Co. Clare

The Burren Food Trail

The Burren Food Trail features a wide variety of different food providers, producers, visitor attractions and outdoor activities. Those behind the Burren Food trail are passionate about food, growing and producing it locally for you to enjoy.

Lisdoonvarna, County Clare

Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival

Love is in the air…
The world-famous Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival returns to Lisdoonvarna this year from the 31st August to the 30th September.

Lisdoonvarna, County Clare

The Outing Festival

The World Famous Gay Music & Matchmaking Festival ‘The Outing’ returns 5th & 6th October 2018 in Lisdoonvarna County Clare. Discover Irish and International acts and stars, LGBT+ singer-songwriters to pop-up clubs, drag performances, comedy, live music and more.

Doolin Cave

Nuala O’Faoláin Table at Doolin Cave

Nuala O’Faoláin was an Irish journalist, TV producer, book reviewer, teacher and writer. Nuala was a great friend of Doolin Cave and the Burren Food Trail have put together this extravagant dinner event in her memory.

The Barn at Hotel Doolin

Doolin Writers Weekend

The seventh annual Doolin Writers Weekend in association with UL Creative Writing takes place on the 25th – 27th January 2019. There will be a series of workshops, readings, advice from industry insiders, music sessions, open mic and great food all weekend long.

Nightly at village pubs

Traditional Music Sessions

Doolin is renowned for traditional Irish Music, music sessions take place nightly across all of the bars; O’Connors, Fitzpatricks, McGanns & McDermotts.

Doolin Music House

Experience traditional music in the home of Christy Barry, one of Doolin’s most celebrated musician. Music, stories, laughter, local food and the irish welcome are the ingredients to a evening which you will be guaranteed to enjoy !

Russell Cultural Centre & all pubs

Russell Memorial Weekend

The last weekend of February every year sees Doolin remember its greatest music ambassadors the Russell brothers; Micho, Packie & Gussie. The brightest musicians descend on Doolin to attend workshops and perform.

Doolin Pier to Russell Cultural Centre

St Patricks Day Parade

The annual St.Patricks Day parade makes its way through Doolin on the saints national day March 17th. It makes its way down Fisherstreet, and through Doolin to Roadford and finish up at the Russel Community Centre.

Russell Cultural Centre, Doolin

The Doolin Dash

The Doolin Dash is an annual charity ride run by the County Clare Hunt in conjunction with the local landowners in Doolin

The Barn at Hotel Doolin

Doolin Folk Festival

Taking inspiration from the great festivals of the 70’s and 80’s such as Lisdoonvarna down the road and from the deep musical roots of the county, The Doolin Folk Festival presents powerful music in an intimate setting.

St. Breckans GAA Grounds, Lisdoonvarna

GAA Cúl Camps

Hosted by our local GAA Club St. Breckans, the GAA Cúl Camps offer children a fun environment to learn more about gaelic football. Camps welcome both boys and girls, between the ages of 6 and 13.


Fr. Ted Festival

A Festival of all things Father Ted. Daytime entertainment and craic for all the family, and night-time entertainment for adults only; highlights of a bus tour with tea and cake to Father Ted house!


Yoga & Holistic Treatments

Set against the iconic backgrounds of the Atlantic Ocean, the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren there are a number of nearby retreats, classes & workshops for your holistic pleasure.


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