All pubs in Doolin offer traditional music nightly during the tourist season, and on weekends year-round, beginning at 9:30 p.m. There is a great emphasis and long history of Irish music in Doolin you will never be short a session.



Fitzpatrick’s at Hotel Doolin

The session at Fitz’s starts slightly earlier @ 9pm.

O’Connors Bar

O’Connors sometimes have trad sessions during the day.

Doolin Music House

Christy Barry and his partner Sheila open their atmospheric home to visitors, so they can experience local Irish music in the relaxed surrounding of their home, enjoying local company.

Kenny’s Bar, Lahinch

This is a great intimate music venue. While it doesn’t feature trad, it hosts many excellent acts to suit all tastes – check out their Facebook page for upcoming artists.

Glor, Ennis

Glor¬†Theatre, Ennis, Co. Clare, is the West Coast of Ireland’s premier event venue for drama, film, music, comedy, musicals, exhibitions, art workshops and business conferences complete with hospitality for two stages, a restaurant and full licensed bar.

Music Shops

The Traditional Music Shop (+353 65 707 4407) and Magnetic Music (+353 65 707 4988) in Doolin sell all types of cassettes, CDs as well as music/songbooks, tin whistles, etc.