the facilities at Doolin Harbour, here seen from the pier, are pretty basic
fancy a round of golf? It's par 3 only but it comes with a view
a side street leads to several B&B's
at first sight Gus O'Connor's Pub looks like your average Irish watering hole
big waves are rolling in, the ferry service to the Aran Islands may be cancelled for the day
who would take a refreshing dip here
it's low tide,is he looking for scallops?
halfway down to Doolin Harbour, Fisher Street looks more and more rural
Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way, west of the rugged landscape of the Burren, lies Doolin village which is actually
a conglomerate of three separate sections and a harbour area.
Nearby Neolithic remains like the Poulnabrone dolmen tell
a story of 6000 years of human presence in this region.
Doolin claims to be the home of traditional Irish music which harks back to
the 1930's when the first recordings of the Russell Brothers were made.
Traditional Irish music is played live in Doolin's pubs, of
which the Gus O'Connor's Pub in Fisher Street is the oldest and most famous of them all. In this area you also find several
souvenir shops and hostels.
Golfers will appreciate the Doolin Pitch and Put par 3 course with fantastic views of Ireland's
biggest waves rolling in.
Ferries to the Aran Islands operate from Doolin Harbour where you can also book cruises below the towering
Cliffs of Moher,
We visited Doolin in June 2018 and had to cancel a trip to the Arans because of the weather.
the bridge over the Aille River brings you to Fisher street where Doolin's action is
in June the Aille River is almost dry
the Cliffs of Moher
dinner at Gus O'Connor's includes live Irish music
Crab Island protects Doolin Harbour from the rough seas. Sort of