Creative Experiences

The Burren is a haven for artists and musicians with a history of traditional music dating back for generations. There are lots of opportunities to experience the cultural scene of the area, through festivals, events and classes.

Burren College of Art

The Burren College of Art is located on the outskirts of Ballyvaughan in a scenic location overlooking the Burren. For the art lovers, or art hobbyists,  here are a wide range of courses, including botanical drawing and printmaking workshops. For more information go to Burren College of Art 

Doolin Folk Festival

Doolin Folk Festival is an annual festival held in Doolin with an eclectic mix of fold and traditional music with people coming from all over the world Doolin Folk Festival

Russell Festival Weekend

The annual weekend is a traditional Irish music festival held in Doolin in February to celebrate the legacy of Micho, Packie & Gussie Russell, all famous local musician and the musical heritage. For more information go to Russell Festival Weekend

The Hedge school Doolin

Annual event held in Hotel Doolin in January, featuring creative writing, performance and music. For more information go to Hedge School Doolin

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