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Doolin Music House

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Amazing evening!

We were visiting from US with 9 friends to celebrate getting married We had an amazing evening at... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
grtns
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orange park, florida
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Intimate Irish Music Experience

As other traveler's have said, our evening at the Doolin Music House was a true high point of our... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
STANLEY S
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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 7 October 2018 via mobile

We were visiting from US with 9 friends to celebrate getting married We had an amazing evening at the Doolin House. When Shelia found out about our upcoming wedding,she brought out cake and Christy and his friend sang while we danced. It was an unforgettable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

As other traveler's have said, our evening at the Doolin Music House was a true high point of our week in Ireland. Six of were staying at Daly's House, and our host Susan recommended we spend an evening at the home of Christy and Sheila...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

The evening spent sitting by the fireplace, eating salmon and drinking wine at Christy and Sheila's was the most memorable of a two week travel around Ireland. Though gathered with a dozen strangers, the warmth of the place and people made it feel like we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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sheila q, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Culture307397 we are absolutely thrilled with your comments about our home - Doolin Music House. We always hope that our guests feel totally at home and enjoy the music, stories and canapes exactly as you describe. Thank you so much. Which evening were you there...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Doolin Music House is an intimate setting for authentic Irish music. The small venue makes you fell part of the music. The storytelling was fun, snacks, good and music wonderful. A great night in Doolin.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

We spent a lovely evening there in April. The music was fun and the tales were entertaining. We also had nice wine and cheese throughout the evening.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 17 August 2018

My family hails from Minnesota in the USA and we traveled as a group of 47 people to Ireland together. Our entire stay was preplanned and put together, with a planned week long stay in Doolin. However, these musicians were not on our original itinerary...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob W
sheila q, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Rob thank you so much for your lovely comments. We were thrilled that we got to meet you family at Ballyvara House. The group would have been too big for our home here in Doolin and we are also delighted it worked out so well...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We are so glad that we were able to visit the Doolin Music House. Christy is an incredible story-teller and the music was wonderful. We also had the treat of a local 11-year-old prodigy joining in on the music. Sheila is a great host and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicole B
sheila q, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Nicole it was great to meet you recently and thanks for your lovely comments. We were so luckey that Liam (11 year old) was a guest that evening. He really is a prodigy. He is not only great on the pipes but also on the...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pat W
sheila q, Owner at Doolin Music House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Pat and Lisa it was realy great to meet yourself and your family and friends recently in the Doolin Music House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the visit to our home so much and will keep you posted about our USA trip next...More

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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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Response from sheila q | Property representative |
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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Response from adventurecgn | Reviewed this property |
It's advisable, but we reserved same day.
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