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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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Battle for the Lake is back for a seventh year from Friday, September 29, to Sunday, October 1, and promises to be an even bigger celebration of all things Mayo. Set on the stunning Achill Island, Keel Lake will provide the perfect backdrop for a weekend of surfing, music, and fun. Nestled on the Wild Atlantic Way, combine your weekend with some of the most breathtaking scenery Ireland has to offer and head to Mayo’s best festival where family and friends gather to see some spectacular aerial displays as the riders fly through the air and of course catch some of the best Irish bands in the last festival of the summer.
Achill born Aaron Henry has been providing one to one counselling since graduating from the Institute of Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy in 2009. In addition to his early work in the Village Couselling Service in Tallaght. Aaron has also provided counselling services in the Acorn Therapy Centre in Drogheda, and he has worked with clients affected by suicide and those dealing with their own suicidal ideation within the SOSAD Centre in Drogheda.