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Doolin Cave celebrates 70th anniversary since its discovery

Doolin Cave (i:Pol an Ionain) celebrates 70th anniversary since its discovery 07.06.2022 Doolin Cave is celebrating its 70th anniversary, marking 7 decades after its discovery by cavers, Brian Varley and Mike Dickenson in 1952. Unveiling a commemorative plaque, Helen & John Browne, Proprietors of Doolin Cave Visitor Centre, presented Brian Varley with the plaque which

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For the Love of Limestone

Fall in love with the Burren & experience Valentine’s weekend at Doolin CaveFor those looking to do something a little bit different this Valentine’s weekend, we’ve got the perfect date inspo to cover all ground – limestone ground that is!   Foolin’ in DoolinHead to Wild at the Cave for a spot of lunch at

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Halloween at the cave

Halloween at the Cave

Experience Halloween at the Cave! Take a spooktacular tour of Doolin Cave this Halloween and discover spooky passages and the great stalactite! Best of all, children under 12 who arrive in fancy dress GO FREE! To find out more or to book, please call 065 707 5761. Limited availability – tours will fill fast so be

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12 amazing things to do in the burren county clare

12 Amazing Things To Do In The Burren County Clare

1. Doolin Cave Take a fun and fascinating guided tour of Doolin Cave in County Clare. You will see one of Europe’s most impressive show caves. Go more than 60 meters down to the limestone chamber and marvel at millions of years of natural history. The highlight of the tour is that you get to

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National Heritage Week Event at Doolin Cave

National Heritage Week Event: Guided Tour of Doolin Cave Nature Trail with Helen Browne Dates: Saturday 14th and Saturday 21st August at 11.30 am Price: FREE Event RSVP: Please note this event has limited capacity. To secure your place on the tour, please RSVP at the bottom of this page. National Heritage Week, an initiative

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Burren named as Best Community Tourism Project by Lonely Planet

Burren named as Best Community Tourism Project by Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet named the Burren EcoTourism Network the Best Community Tourism Project in its Best in Travel picks for 2021.  “Joining together to promote slow tourism, local engagement and a greater responsibility for a more sustainable future for all in the area”, the publication writes. “All enterprises subscribe to the Burren & Cliffs of Moher

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Doolin Cave - Safety Charter

The Covid Safe Cave

Ireland has reopened its tourist attractions but only under strict guidelines from our governing body, Failte Ireland to ensure the safety of visitors. It was a proud and happy day when we at Doolin Cave received our Covid-19 Safety Charter Certificate which is available to view in our Visitor Centre here on the Wild Atlantic

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Some summer favourites from the Garden Café at Doolin Cave.

Uncle Dave’s Brown Bread Ingredients 2oz white flour                                                         .5 pint of buttermilk 1oz bran                                                                     1.5 oz butter 1 tbs wheatgerm                                                      .5 tsp salt 1 heaped tsp. breadsoda                                        1 tbs. brown sugar 1 egg (Beaten) 12 oz wheatmeal organic flour   Method Mix all the dry ingredients, rub in the butter. Stir in the beaten egg

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Set in Stone

I start off by asking how he came to work at Doolin Cave. “Well I’m in college at moment studying architecture and I needed a summer job and have always had an interest in geology. I’m a local and saw that caves seemed to be a big thing in the area and as I had

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