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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 […]

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Burren coast view with flowers growing up out of the rocks

Burren in May

May is a fantastic month to visit the Burren and here are just a few reasons why! Burren in Bloom 28th April – 18th May 2016 The Burren is unique for many reasons but perhaps most of all for its beautiful wild flowers that emerge from the rocks each spring. The Burren in Bloom Festival […]

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Cliffs of Moher Sea Birds on a boat tour

Cliffs of Moher Seabird Festival

O’Brien Line Ferries and Bird Watch Ireland Bird watch Ireland was hatched in 1968 with the goal of protecting wild birds and their habitats throughout Ireland in places such as the Cliffs of Moher. With an impressive 14,000 members and 20 branches throughout Ireland, it’s the largest independent conservation organisation in the nation. The Doolin […]

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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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Lighthouse on Inisheer looking over to the Cliffs of Moher

Inisheer Lighthouse Open Day

Saturday, October 12th 11:00am~4:00pm Inis Oírr, Aran Islands This beautiful site brings many visitors to Inis Oírr each year. The Inis Oírr (Inisheer) Lighthouse is an Operational Aid to navigation marking in the southern approaches to Galway Bay. This is one of three on the Aran Islands, the others being Straw Island Lighthouse and Eeragh Lighthouse. […]

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