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Dolphin Research on Inis Oírr pt. 2

It’s a bright sunny day on Inis Oirr so I know that I have a busy day ahead of me.  Plenty of people in the water and plenty of dolphin-human interactions to observe and record.  As the ferry pulls into the bay while others take in the views and take photos, I’m getting ready by preparing [...]

2017-05-05T08:56:56+00:00 August 23rd, 2015|Aran Islands, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dolphin Research on Inis Oírr pt. 2

Dolphin Research on Inis Oírr pt. 1

Hi, my name is Abi and this is my office for the summer. While most people come here to visit I am privileged to call this spot, which rests on the utter edge of Europe my place of work. Now it’s not just the nice views and the famous splendid Irish summers that explain my [...]

2017-05-05T08:56:56+00:00 August 15th, 2015|Aran Islands, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dolphin Research on Inis Oírr pt. 1

Ever wonder what school would be like on the Aran Islands

This is an essay recently written by a student attending school on the Aran Islands for one year. Their response to this question prompt below will give you a wee heart-warming insight into what school life can be like on the Aran Islands in the eyes of a student. Enjoy! Last August I was fortunate [...]

2017-05-05T08:58:21+00:00 June 27th, 2015|Aran Islands, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ever wonder what school would be like on the Aran Islands

The evolution of Doolin Pier – a bittersweet occasion

Most would say that there isn’t a much better way to celebrate our 45th year of sailing from Doolin to the Aran Islands. Tomorrow, Friday, June 19th will see the Official opening of the highly anticipated and brand new Doolin Pier.  To mark this tremendous occasion Cathaoirleach John Crowe and Chief Executive of Clare County [...]

2017-08-08T15:51:45+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Doolin, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The evolution of Doolin Pier – a bittersweet occasion

Bird Watch Ireland

Bill O’Brien founder of The Doolin Ferry Company is delighted to announce our collaboration with Bird Watch Ireland. Bill says that this new initiative is designed to enhance our passenger experience while at the same time raise awareness of this wonderful organisation. “For us this is such a natural relationship as we have been sailing [...]

2017-05-05T08:58:53+00:00 May 9th, 2015|Doolin, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bird Watch Ireland

Cliffs of Moher Cruise Video – the best yet!

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 [...]

2017-05-05T08:58:54+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Doolin, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cliffs of Moher Cruise Video – the best yet!

The advantages of travelling to the Islands during October

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. The ferry services finish at the end of October, as the seas start to get very wild in Doolin from the beginning of November. From the months of November [...]

2017-05-05T08:58:21+00:00 October 17th, 2014|Aran Islands, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The advantages of travelling to the Islands during October

Na Seacht dTeampaill – The Seven Churches

The Seven Churches are the very fascinating ancient religious ruins on the island of Inis Mor. Trip Advisor reviews these ruins as "historic" and "peaceful" and "amazing". We agree. The Seven Churches (also known as Dísert Bhreacáin) are located on the west end of Inis Mor near the village of Eoghnacht. Despite the name there [...]

2017-05-05T08:58:21+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Aran Islands, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Na Seacht dTeampaill – The Seven Churches

Upcoming Events – Doolin

There is always plenty going on at Doolin, Co.Clare. We have researched a few great upcoming events that might interest our tourists visiting the beautiful town. 1. Salmon Smoking, Tasting and Guided Tour. When? 01/09/2014 This is an educational Food Tasting experience for all ages bringing an understanding of what Smoking Food is all about. [...]

2017-05-05T08:58:54+00:00 August 25th, 2014|Doolin, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Upcoming Events – Doolin

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Doolin

Celebrate St. Patricks Day in Doolin The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade begins from Doolin Pier at about 2:00 pm.  The parade winds its way through Fisher Street past O’Connor’s Pub and the Crafts & Music Shops along the way.  It then heads up past Roadford and finishes at the Russell Community Centre. How will you be [...]

2017-05-05T08:58:54+00:00 March 17th, 2014|Doolin, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Doolin
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