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Our current plans has my wife and I visiting Doolin in the late afternoon. Are we out of luck in listening to any music. From what I read, the music performances starts late in the evening.

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That's correct. Not sure I would visit Doolin for an afternoon - not much to see there. What you could do is plan on a meal at McGann's pub - there's always a chance a musician may be there.

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'Not much to see in Doolin' - Why make a comment like that 'trintraveler'. It may be your opinion but not necessarily the correct advice. In addition to having a meal in McGann's pub or in any of the other pubs in the village, there is a number of craft shops, a music shop, a book shop, a deli and coffee shop, pitch & putt, tourist information and a number of very interesting walks including with historical and archaeological sites. There is an early music session in O'Connors pub on Sunday afternoons and sessions start in all the pubs at 9.30 every night. Please come and enjoy yourselves.

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Thank you trintraveler and rainbowhostel for your comments.

I have changed my plans to allow me to stay the night in Doolin and enjoy the music as well as the other sights.

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I agree with 'trintraveler'. Not worth a trip to hear music in the afternoon--probably won't find any. Most pubs will start their sessions around 9:30. We had a very good meal at McDermott's and since we were staying within walking distance, we returned for the evening music session. Not my "opinion" but fact--it was the worst music session we heard during our three week stay in Ireland. The music we heard in Kinsale, Dingle, Clifden was all better hands down. Admittedly, it was one night in one pub, but given all the hype we had heard about the Doolin music scene it was very disappointing.

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