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Wonders of the Wake to bring a treat to Achill

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Lovers of Irish music are in for a treat this coming May Bank Holiday Sunday, May 6, in Achill, with the world premiere of a new trad arts show Wonders of the Wake.

Startup Weekend West comes to Achill

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In the age of the Internet of Things, urbanisation and Elon Musk… what lies in store for our cities, towns, and villages?

Mayo Stages a roaring success in Achill

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Conditions were perfect for the return of the Mayo Stages Rally to Achill Island. After the success of last year’s event, clerk of the course Trevor O’Connell and his team rose to the occasion to make an every bigger and more spectacular event.

Mayo Stages to hit top gear in Achill

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Sport and tourism integrate this weekend as a new season of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship gets under way on Sunday next with the Óstán Oileán Acla/Connacht Print and Signs Mayo Rally.

Mayo Stages Rally Achill getting ready to accelerate again

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There was great excitement as Mayo and District Motorsport Club gathered in Óstán Oileán Acla for the launch of the Óstán Oileán Acla/Connacht Print and Signs Mayo Stages Rally 2018.

Achill getting All Shook Up over musical

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Achill Island is getting ready to get All Shook Up as the Achill Musical and Dramatic Society get ready to stage their second musical this week.

No stopping play around the clubs in Mayo

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It was another busy weekend around the courses of the county and this weekend promises another busy weekend as the Winter season kicks into gear. 

Achill getting ready for the return of international harp festival

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Achill International Harp Festival returns to Achill Island over the October Bank Holiday Weekend of October 27 to 30 showcasing the finest exponents of contemporary harp playing representing various styles, genres, and musical cultures. The festival is not only celebrating the harp as our national instrument and emblem, it is showcasing the instrument in its international context, with performers from South America, France, Scotland, and Ireland.

Mayo musicians explore Breton connections for Achill International Harp Festival

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Achill International Harp Festival are embarking on an exciting new musical venture to open this year’s festival on Friday, October 27. After the success of last year’s commissioned show Sraith Oileán Acla/Achill Island Suite which explored the Achill-Scotland connections, the festival is currently developing another cross-cultural collaboration, this time with a Breton-Mayo theme.

Minister Ring proud to turn sod on new Phase 2 of Achill Experience

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The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, has said that the launching of Phase 2 of the Achill Experience represents a crucial development in Achill’s tourism offering. The Achill Local Area Development Company has developed a new indoor visitor attraction on Achill by converting 2,300 square feet of its head office into a visitor attraction. Phase 2 of the Achill Deserted Village project, which Minister Ring launched on Saturday, will feature the development of Boley House in the visitor centre to give visitors an insight into how families once lived and a presentation on the history of the deserted village.

 

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