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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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.


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 !

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 Garden & Nursery

Jerry Cahir Sculpture Exhibition

The main body of the garden at Doolin Garden and Nursery houses a permanent selling exhibition of sculptures by Jerry Cahir. Jerry Cahir is a well known hard working artist born in Ennis

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.

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.


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!

Cliffs of Moher

Seabirds Festival – Cliffs of Moher

A family friendly series of activities and events celebrating the presence of our feathered friends. There is nowhere else on the mainland of Ireland where you can so easily see such a host of nesting seabirds from accessible viewing points.

Ballyvaughan, Co Clare

Burren Marathon Challenge

This is a road, green road and trail challenge across the Beautiful Scenic Burren. Enjoy some of Europe’s most unique landscapes and see the riches of the Burren in bloom.

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.

Kilshanny House

Flora, Fauna & folklore

Local history and habitat weave together on this guided walk through the green vales of Kilshanny.

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.


Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

The Fleadh; for some its a talent showcase as the best of musicians, singers and dancers look for recognition of being an All-Ireland champion. For others it is a unique and welcoming festival of the best of traditional arts that offers a wide range of activities to be enjoyed by all.

Hotel Doolin

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!

Hotel Doolin

Doolin Motorcycle Fest

Doolin Motorcycle Fest will feature: a custom Harley bike show, bike graphics, tattoo artists, stalls, fireworks display, pub sessions, live bands and a Burren rideout.


Country Music Weekend

Get your dancing shoes on, for the country Music Weekend. Featuring Mike Denver, Outa Diesel, Natthan Carter , Blue Ridge Country, Lisa McHugh , Barry Kirwan Band & back by popular demand Derek Ryan!


The Outing

Now in its fifth year, the world famous offshoot of the historical matchmaking festival is back with pop-up clubs, drag performances, comedy, live music, arts , literary/Film Festival and interactive events.


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