Doolin Folk

Folk Festival

Doolin Folk

Event date: 18th - 19th September 2021

Programme 2020

 Friday 20th March 2020

6pm    Doors Open.
6pm The Barn Beers & Bites sponsored by O'Hara's Irish Beer.
7.30pm The Barn Movie Premieres & Q & A in association with Red Bull 
    Featuring Naxto Gonzales, Andrew Cotton, Conor Maguire & Justine Dupont
9.30pm The Barn

King Kong Company.

11pm- Late The Barn Homebeat Djs.



Saturday 21st March 2020

10am -1pm Hotel Lobby Wim Hof Method Workshop: Discounted price for weekend ticket holders €49pp, €99 for non-ticket holders.
    Discounted price for weekend ticket holders- €49pp and €99 for non-ticket holders
11am- 2pm Hotel Lobby Dust off the cobwebs!

Dust off the cobwebs, pick one of the following activities. Included in your weekend ticket:

Foraging Walk- Oonagh O'Dwyer of the Wild Kitchen.

Cliff Walk- Pat Sweeney if Doolin Cliff Walks.

Bouldering- Brian Bateson & Ben's surf Clinic.

Yoga- Tricia O'Donnellof Doolin Yoga.

11am - 6pm Surfer's Market Surfers Market, please register your stall with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Wetsuit recycle and repair stand
    There is no charge for the stall but open to weekend ticket holders.Limited spaces available.
3pm-5pm The Barn Movie Premiere
    Brilliant Corners Mauritania and Q & A with Sam Bleakley & Easkey Britton
5pm - 7pm Patio Irish (freeze your bollocks off) BBQ in the courtyard with Guest Chefs.
7pm- 9pm The Barn Competition Screenings

Competition Screenings with €6000 in prizes sponsored by Red Bull

MC'd by Liam Grant- Shorts, Tonn Mór & Wave of the Winter Awards.

9pm The barn Kormac
12 - Late Fitz's Bar DJ Paddy Dolan


Sunday 22nd March 2020

11am  Doolin Pier

Jump off Doolin Pier

    Jump off the pier to get rid of the hangover, no wetsuits allowed, led by Michelle Moroney, Wim Hof Instructor and Cliffs of Moher Retreat
11.30am - 1pm Doolin Pier Beach Clean up at Doolin Pier in association with Clean Coasts
12-2pm The Barn Brunch & Ocean Water Quality Panel Discussion



Hotel Doolin will host a panel discussion in association with Clean Coasts Ireland discussing the impact poor seawater quality is having on our health and the benefits of water quality supervision. This panel discussion is open to the public fee of charge.

Water quality is a huge issue for surfer's around the globe. Although typically associated with developing countries such as Mexico or Indonesia, here too in Ireland, surfers endure serious pollution. As well as threatening marine ecosystems, poor water quality can have serious detrimental impacts on water-users' health. As surfers tend to access the coastline outside of typical bathing areas they do not always benefit from water quality certifications such as the Blue Flag.

This panel will discuss what the main pressures are on our coastal waters, what the impacts are on us as individuals and as communities and how best we can mitigate them at a personal and environmental level.

Chaired by Ray Foley, An Taisce, Clean Coasts.

Karen Foley- Environmental Awareness Officer with Clare County Council.

Eoin McCarthy Deering- Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon and surfer.

Dave Flynn- West Coast Surf Club Chair & Engineer

Ollie O'Flaherty- Big Wave Surfer and Water Quality Advocate

Róisín Garvey- Green Party Clare County Councillor


 2pm The Barn  Movie Premiere- Transition