Doolin Tourism

Doolin is a lovely coastal village located on the Atlantic Coast. Surrounded by the spectacular Burren region, Doolin is considered to be a gateway to the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher, and the Burren in the West of Ireland. Doolin is also noted for being the heart and soul of traditional Irish music which is often played here in the night clubs.

If you move out of the town, numerous archaeological sites, dating back to even the Iron Age, can be found. Back in the town, Doolin is scattered into four sections – The Harbour, Fisher Street, Fitz's Cross, and Roadford. Charming and quaint, Doolin has many interesting places and activities to do. Fisher Street and Roadford are bustling all year round with tourists who come here for tranquillity and solitude.

Essential travel information and Doolin tips for your visit

  • Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +0) and Irish Standard Time (GMT +1) during Daylight Saving Time
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Electricity: The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. In Doolin, the power plugs and sockets are of type G.
  • Languages: Irish, English, Hiberno-English
  • Internet: Most hotels and restaurants will provide you Wi-Fi access. 3G/4G broadband services are available in Doolin.
  • Security: 112 or 999 is Republic of Ireland’s national emergency numbers. These numbers are toll free.
  • Tipping: There is no set standard for tipping in Doolin. Most of the times, the service charge is already included in the bill.
  • What to wear: Wear comfortable footwear and weather appropriate clothing. Doolin is usually very windy so it is advisable to keep a jacket handy at all times.
  • Excellent health care facilities are readily available in Doolin.
  • Drink only filtered or bottled water while in Doolin.
  • Know the pollution level of Doolin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 19.12 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.78 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.41 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.41 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 19.12 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Doolin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Doolin.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.97 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.54 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 23.13 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.69 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 19.4 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.46 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.99 (Low)
    • Drug offense 44.03 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.69 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.96 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.3 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.3 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Doolin is 172 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 70.07 (High)
    • Climate Index 90.11 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 21.73 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.04 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 46.8 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.02 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 78.05 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Doolin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.91 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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