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Cyclists to gear up for Tour de Achill

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One of Ireland’s most picturesque cycle sportives, the Tour de Achill, which takes in routes along the Wild Atlantic Way, will take place next Saturday, September 1. The Tour de Achill, hosted by the Achill Wheelers Cycling Club, takes in some of the most stunning scenic routes along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Six boys and the Achill Mission

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In the summer of 1840 two of London’s most prolific writers and journalists, Mr and Mrs S C Hall, set out from London for an ambitious tour of Ireland. They would later publish their journey and observations in Ireland - its Scenery and Character, a best selling three volume snap-shot of Ireland, sumptuously illustrated by engravings created by the best artists of its time*. It is a treasured collector’s item today.

Achill Experience to open new extension tomorrow

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Another step in the development of one of Ireland’s most exciting visitor attractions will happen tomorrow, Saturday, when the newly-extended Achill Experience, Aquarium and Visitor Centre is officially opened by Minister Michael Ring.

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.

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.

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.

New counselling service in Achill Sound

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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.

One in a million lobster finds a new home in Achill

The Achill Experience, aquarium and visitor centre on Achill Island has checked in a new and very rare guest – a white lobster. The Marine Institute said such a specimen is extremely rare and very unusual to Irish waters. A genetic mismatch means that the lobster is not the traditional dark blue colour.

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