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.
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