The Aran Islands Express

2020-02-07T08:39:52+00:00 February 6th, 2020|Aran Islands|

2020 is really going to be an exciting year for Doolin Ferry Co. Not only are we celebrating our 50th year in business, but we are also launching a second express ferry into our fleet. We are thrilled to announce the name of that ferry; the Aran Islands Express!  The naming of this ferry has [...]

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Our new addition…

2019-10-30T17:44:15+00:00 October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

So, we have an announcement! A new addition to the Doolin Ferry Co family.... Today, our new Ferry has arrived to Ireland. All the way from France! From April 1st 2020 we will be introducing a second high speed, express vessel into our Aran Islands service to compliment the existing Doolin Express. Our Doolin to [...]

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Doolin Ferry Co & The Burren Ecotourism Network

2019-10-30T14:59:45+00:00 October 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Doolin Ferry Co has been a proud member of the Burren Ecotourism Network (B.E.N) since 2014. B.E.N is a network of tourism enterprises with the objective of establishing the burren as a recognised sustainable tourism region and ensuring the future economic and sustainable development of its communities, heritage and environment. It works alongside the Burren [...]

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Crew of Doolin Express find US Navy Boat!!

2019-09-04T10:37:10+01:00 September 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

At 1.30pm on Monday September 2nd the crew of Doolin Ferry Co’s Doolin Express spotted something floating in the water on their route to Inis Oirr. They went to investigate further and found a boat! Later we sent one of our crews and ferry to tow the boat, (with the help of a local fishing [...]

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Inis Meáin – “The Last Outpost of Europe”

2019-08-12T14:47:50+01:00 August 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

About Inis Meáin lnis Meáin (Inishmaan) is the middle island among the three Aran Islands and has remained the quietest and least visited by tourists throughout the years. It’s an escape from the modern world, with over 300 flowering plants on the island and is a maze of winding roads, laneways and trails that take [...]

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Aran Islands 2019 – What to bring!

2019-08-07T13:36:03+01:00 June 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Do you remember last year when we had almost three months of glorious sunshine and roaring temperatures? It feels like a distant memory! The summer of 2019 has most definitely not gotten off to the same start but let’s not despair… there is no such thing as bad weather - just bad clothing!   The [...]

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Doolin Ferry Co. Sailing Tips..

2019-05-23T13:03:51+01:00 May 23rd, 2019|Aran Islands|

Doolin Ferry Co. Sailing Tips, for better safety and enjoyment of your trip... When you arrive… Our Main ticket office is located at No.1 Doolin Pier. You will see Doolin Ferry Co. with Bill O’Brien in red letters over our door, left door only. You will see our staff in lovely bright red jackets – you [...]

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Things to do in Doolin

2019-05-20T15:07:21+01:00 May 17th, 2019|Aran Islands, Doolin|

Doolin is a beautiful seaside village, rich in scenery and heritage. It’s a great place to visit, pass through, stay a night or even as a base for an extended stay. It’s prime location – less than one hour from Shannon Airport, 1.5 hours from both Limerick and Galway City Centres, means that you can [...]

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Explore the Aran Islands through the Aran LIFE Project

2019-05-17T12:10:05+01:00 December 12th, 2018|Aran Islands|

Many visitors that hop on board Doolin Ferry to visit the Aran Islands have so many questions for us such as; 'How do people live out there?  Where did they come from?  What do they do for a living?'.  Well here is a series of some beautifully made new videos that help answer those questions by the Aran [...]

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31st October Final Sailing Day of the 2018 Season

2019-05-17T12:03:31+01:00 October 31st, 2018|Doolin|

We are saying so long for now as the 2018 Sailing Season with Bill O'Brien's Doolin Ferry comes to a close. The Doolin Ferry Co. will finish all sailings to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher Cruises on Wednesday 31st October 2018.  We have enjoyed another fantastic season of meeting and greeting our passengers and taking them [...]

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