26th – 30th June 2017 The Craiceann Summer School which first began in 2001, returns to Inis Oírr this summer for another great week of music making. Mícháel O’hÁlmháin who originally came up with the concept wanted to link the musical heritage of the Aran Islands with the need for improving the drumming skills of [...]
June 2017 Join O'Brien Line Ferries in welcoming a new addition to our ferry service to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher from Doolin, The Doolin Fast Ferry- Doolin Express! This Doolin Fast Ferry is now the officially the largest passenger ferry operating out of Doolin Pier. The current largest ferry is our M.V. [...]
A weekend of music and storytelling 24th -26th of June Sail out to Inis Oírr this weekend for the Dúil Festival. On Friday the 24th you can see Mise Éire and Cian Finn at the Áras Éanna. Another highlight of the weekend is stories from Eddie Lenihan on Saturday at Tigh Ruairi from 4:00pm. Eddie [...]
Happening in the Burren this 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 [...]
Thursday 25th - Monday 29th of February 2016 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 [...]
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 [...]
Cruise to the Cliffs of Moher with Doolin Ferry The talented crew from the Australian television program 'The Gurus Explore' filmed this fantastic video last September on board our Cliffs of Moher Cruise. They had a brilliant day for it and we enjoyed the whole filming experience. This is the most informative and beautiful video [...]
The Aran Islands are certainly a wonderful place to visit during the Summer, but there are also many advantages to travelling to the islands during October.
Looking for something different while staying at the Burren? Every week the Burren food series takes place. We have picked two of the upcoming events that will be taking place that we highly recommend.
Visit native Tomás and Eoghan Poil, the brains behind the 'Man of Aran Fudge' company. A nice family story, Eoghan started selling his creamy, buttery fudge for his uncle on the island of Inis Mor, with the hope of expanding on to Inis Oirr next year.