Located in the heart of West Clare, on Ireland’s fabulous Wild Atlantic Way, Doonbeg is a beautiful picturesque coastal village nestling in a sheltered bay on the edge of the broad Atlantic. There is a wide range of local attractions and amenities, and it’s an ideal base from which to explore North and West Clare, from Loop Head to the Burren.
Whether it’s golf, fishing, walking, surfing or sandcastles, Doonbeg has a lot to offer and, if you’re lucky, your time here will coincide with one of our vibrant festivals.
Video to accompany Doonbeg’s Tidy Towns Competition entry for 2021
Festivals & Events
Doonbeg is a real festival village with events happening throughout the year, so make a note in your diary to spend an exhilarating weekend with us enjoying the very best of drama, dancing, dining and jazz. Click here to see all Festivals & Events in Doonbeg
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Doonbeg has a bright and vibrant St Patrick’s Day parade through the village. A great day out for all the family.
Doonbeg International Jazz Festival
With an excellent line up of local and international musicians, it’s a weekend of entertainment to remember and all the concerts are free.
With competitors travelling from Galway and Kerry to compete with our local West Clare rowers, a great day of racing and family entertainment is guaranteed.
Things to Do
There are loads of things for the whole family to do in and around Doonbeg and being situated on the coast between Loop Head and the Burren, it’s an ideal place to base yourself for day trips exploring the unique beauty of West Clare. Click here to see more activities in Doonbeg
Doonbeg Heritage Trail
Have you ever wondered who lived in that house, or what a village looked like 100 years ago?
Join the Doonbeg Heritage Trail and make those discoveries!
Dining out and Evening entertainment
The village is well catered for if you’re looking for a pleasant evening out with a bit of music, dancing or perhaps a bite to eat. Several of the local pubs have adjoining restaurants and most will have music in the evenings throughout the summer. Comerford’s Pub...
Day Trips from Doonbeg
Doonbeg is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful region of west and north Clare, from the Loop Head peninsula, where the lighthouse has recently been opened to the public, to the unique flora, fauna and karst limestone landscape of the Burren. Loop Head...