Doolin Cave is re-opening this week-end to coincide with the festival.
The Russell weekend is one of the early highlights of the season and is always a lively mix of traditional music sessions in the local pubs, workshops, set dancing and the centrepiece is the annual Saturday concert at 2pm
The highlight of the concert this year will the great Frankie Gavin and De Dannan
Frankie and the original De Danann’s connection with Doolin go back a long way, back to the 1970s and 80s when the Russell brothers and other local musicians attracted visiting musicians to Doolin. Eddie Stack’s recent book
‘Doolin people, places & culture’ is a wonderful trip down memory lane to the Golden Age of music in Doolin