Doolin is a charming small seaside village on the northwest coast of County Clare in Irelands Shannon Region. Set against the rugged Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by the spectacular bare limestone landscape of the Burren, Doolin is a place of breathtaking beauty.
The Local Area
Doolin is situated 8km from the famous cliffs of Moher, 6km from Lisdoonvarna spa town, 50km from Shannon Airport and 70km from Galway City on the west coast of Ireland.
Traditionally a fishing village, Doolin is now renowned world-wide as the traditional music capital of Ireland. One of Doolin’s most famous sons was Micho Russell, a world-reknown whistle player. His contribution to Irish music is celebrated with a weekend of traditional music every February.
Home to thousands of international visitors each year, Doolin is many things to many people. For some it is a place to experience rousing music sessions nightly in the pub and for others it is a place of solitude and tranquility where one can refresh their spirits away from the everyday hustle and bustle of life.
Doolin restaurants offer fine foods with local seafood a specialty. Our world famous pubs feature traditional music sessions nightly and also serve tasty pub food. There is a varied and interesting range of shops with items to suit all tastes and budgets.
Heritage & Culture
Why not come and enjoy the charms of this small Irish seaside village rooted in heritage and culture yet possessing an international ambience. You will be assured a warm welcome with top quality service and a friendly smile. We guarantee you wish you discovered it sooner and will not want to leave Doolin County Clare.