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A magical night learning about traditional music in Co. Clare

We so much enjoyed learning about traditional music in this are of Ireland! Presented by local... read more

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An amazing show! Great hosts!! The stories are brilliant and great craic but this is overshadowed... read more

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Christy Barry and his partner Sheila have entertained friends and musicians at their home for many years, sitting around the fire playing music and telling stories. Although the pub sessions are extremely popular they realized that many of their...more
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R478, Aughiska More, Ireland, Doolin V95 WY06, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We so much enjoyed learning about traditional music in this are of Ireland! Presented by local musicians who lived their lives in this beautiful area! I learned a great deal about the history of local music and dancing! Don’t miss this opportunity!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An amazing show! Great hosts!! The stories are brilliant and great craic but this is overshadowed by the amazing Irish music!! It's the only experience of a 'irish rambling house' and there is none like it in the whole of ireland!! Couldn't recommend enough!! You...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Christy & Sheila Barry opened up their home to our group for a wonderful session of traditional Irish music with stories of the origins and roots of the music. Christy and his friend James Devitt played numerous songs while Sheila shared wine, salmon, and Irish...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Christy and his wife, Sheila, hosted us for a great evening of music and a light meal. We enjoyed Christy's story telling and the guests he had for us that night. We'd love to go back!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go for the view, go for the wine, salmon & cheese, go for the turf fire, go for the stories, go for the tunes, go for the craic, but most of all go for the finest welcome you may find in any tourist destination in...More

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Doolin Music H, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Pat thank you so much for such a lovely review. We are absolutely thrilled to have meet you and hope you will visit us again. Thanks also for the nice tune you played yourself on the whistle - you have a real talent !!!. Best...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were six of us including young adult family and friends. This was a highlight of our week in Ireland. The wine and snacks were a perfect match for hearing true tunes of the Doolin music scene. We had a Swiss couple who spontaneously joined...More

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sheila q, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Ralph it was really wonderful to meet you family at the Doolin Music House. Thanks so much for the lovely comments. We are delighted and appreciate that you enjoyed your experience with us recently. Please let us know if you are visiting again. Best regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't really add to what others have said - a warm welcome, excellent and ample tit-bits and of course great music from two musicians who have been there since the old days. An authentic memory of times past in an intimate and generous setting.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This provided a good introduction to Irish Music. Two musicians played numerous songs and gave stories to match. Relaxed setting in private home With light snacks. Must have a car or taxi lined up. Options in this area are limited if you don’t have a...More

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sheila q, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Sharron it was great to meet you recently at the Doolin Music House. Thank you so much for commenting on your experience here. We would love if you visit us again !!!. Best Regards, Sheila and Christy,

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

An evening at the Doolin Music house was a great addition to our family vacation. The musis was great, the stories laid out the history of the music and the location... Doolin and the surrounding towns. The hospitality was warm and inviting! Thanks Sheila and...More

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Doolin Music H, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Melissa thanks so much for your lovely review. We are thrilled you enjoyed our music evening. Hope the rest of holidays went great. Best Regards Sheila

Reviewed 19 May 2018

I just happened on this place on line and decided to try it. It was wonderful! Christy is great at drawing a word picture of Doolin and the music scene there. Sheila was a great hostess. It is a little hard to find so call...More

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sheila q, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

John many thanks for your comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Doolin Music House. Kind Regards, Sheila & Christy

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OrilliaMike
15 May 2017|
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Response from sheila q | Property representative |
The venue is non-smoking. Sheila
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midgeo
6 December 2016|
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Yes, the cost is 20.00 euros per person. This includes the cultural experience of music and stories and also brown bread, salmon, local cheese and crackers and wiine or sparkling-still water. If you have any further... More
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JayBConnecticut
6 July 2016|
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It's advisable, but we reserved same day.
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