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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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 !
25th March 2018
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
16th April - 29th October 2018
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.
4th - 6th May 2018
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!
15th - 17th June 2018
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.
30th July - 3rd August 2018
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.
24th - 26th August 2018
Doolin Craft Beer & Roots Festival
The best roots acts from around the country and abroad, Irelands top craft beers and local artisan food. What a recipe for a weekend festival!