Archive for the 'Aran Islands' Category

Boat Tour of the Year Award Doolin Ferry Company, best Aran Islands Ferry.

Best ferry from Doolin

Boat Tour of the Year 2021 Ireland Doolin Ferry Company is delighted to announce that we have won not one, but two, Travel & Tourism awards this year. ‘Boat Tour of the Year’ 2021 in Ireland and ‘Boat Tour of the Year’ 2021 for the West of Ireland. We are so thrilled to receive these […]

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Aran Islands Christmas Tree Bauble

Aran Islands Christmas Gift

‘Ferry Christmas’ from Doolin Ferry Co. We are delighted to launch our first EVER Aran Islands Christmas gift! 2020 was a strange year and we missed so many faces who could not travel with us. So we are bringing a little bit of The Aran Islands magic to you! 1970:  Where we started      […]

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Passengers boarding Aran Islands Express ferry at Doolin Pier with Doolin Ferry Company.

Aran Islands- What to bring?

Visit the Aran Islands Wondering what you need to bring on your trip to the Aran Islands? With over 50 years experience in traveling to and from the Aran Islands, Doolin Ferry Co have this down to a tee! As they say, there is no such thing as bad weather- just bad clothing! The success […]

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O'Brien's Castle on Inis Oirr with a sunset

O’Brien’s Castle

Caisleán Uí Bhríain When taking the ferry from Doolin to the Aran Islands one of the first things you will see upon approach is O’Brien’s Castle, on Inis Oírr (Inisheer). The Castle is located on one of the highest points of the island and grandly overlooks the beach, pier, and ruins below. This castle is […]

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The Plassey Shipwreck on Inis Oirr, Aran Islands.

Plassey Shipwreck

The Famous Plassey Shipwreck In 1960 on a dark stormy night a freighter was washed ashore on the Island of Inis Oirr. The Islanders quickly gathered to the wreck to rescue those on board and to salvage what they could from the battering sea. The ship carried many goods that were never before seen on […]

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Cliffs of Moher Ferry

Doolin Express Ferry

Fast Ferry Service in Doolin New in 2018, The Doolin Ferry Co. with the O’Brien Family welcomes a fast ferry to the fleet, the ‘Doolin Express’! We have officially put into operation our new fast ferry, the Doolin Express. Today is a very exciting day for our ferry service here in Doolin which has been […]

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