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Aran Island Ferries from Doolin ticket office at Doolin Harbour

O’Brien Ferries Doolin History

O’Brien Ferries Doolin started out with a single traditional boat (a currach) operated by Bill O’Brien. Regulations were much more lax back then!  Over the years Bill O’Brien improved his boats increasing in size and comfort. The Irish Department of Transport regulations changed in 1987 and from then on they insisted that a ferry using […]

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Russell Memorial Weekend playing the tin whistle in Doolin

Russell Memorial Weekend

The last weekend in February is a great time to be in Doolin. The annual Russell Memorial Weekend kicks off the spring season to celebrate the lives of world-famous traditional musicians and Irish Music. The Russell family Micho, Packie and Gussie Russell have left behind them a rich heritage of Irish tunes that can be […]

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Doolin Fast Ferries with O'Brien Ferries from Doolin to Aran

Fast ferries from Doolin

Join O’Brien Ferries Doolin in welcoming a new addition to our ferry service from to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher. Introducing ‘The Doolin Express’! This Doolin Express ferry is now the officially the largest passenger ferry operating out of Doolin Pier. The current largest ferry is our M.V. Tranquility which carries 100 passengers, […]

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Willy Clancy Festival MIltown Malbay

Willie Clancy Festival Miltown Malbay

July 5th- 13th Miltown Malbay County Clare 42nd Willie Clancy Summer School This summer school (Scoil Samhraidh) held in Miltown Malbay on the County Clare Coast is all about teaching traditional music with instruments and dancing at its heart. Hundreds of talented teachers and students come together to learn, celebrate, and entertain the public. Nightly […]

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