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Take the ferry from Blacksod to Achill

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Geraghty Charters connect Blacksod (An Fód Dubh) and The Great Western Greenway in only 30 minutes. Every Friday the Noirín Bán will depart the pier at Blacksod at 10.30am sharp and arrive in Doogort, Achill Island at 11am (subject to weather). This service offers people the opportunity to discover Achill Island on foot, by bicycle, or even by pony and trap, which is available for hire once you get there. Spend the day discovering all Achill has to offer. Noirín Bán will return to Blacksod leaving Doogort at 5.00pm sharp arriving at 5.30pm.

Citóg gigs for June

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CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED Irish indie bands will be taking to the stage of the Róisín Dubh over the coming Wednesday nights for the monthly Citóg gigs, with folk-blues, rock, electro, and acoustic genres well to the fore. Admission to all three shows are free. Doors are at 9pm.

Böll weekend gets under way in Achill

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A weekend of literary and artistic talks, workshops, exhibitions and tours gets under way today (Friday May 1) on Achill as the island celebrates its links to the renowned German writer Heinrich Böll.

‘As a writer you see something from the outside, but you also have the view from inside’

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When award winning English novelist and short story writer Jon McGregor comes to Galway, to read at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, it will be his second visit to the county in less than a month.

Literary talks, workshops, and exhibitions for Achill’s Böll celebrations

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Achill is preparing to once again celebrate its links with the Nobel Prize winning German writer Heinrich Böll during the first weekend in May.

Ballycroy National Park is open for the new season Young Luke

Ballycroy National Park visitor centre reopens for the 2015 season today, Good Friday, with a series of special events for all ages. Ballycroy National Park covers 11,000 hectares in area and comprises the Nephin Beg Mountain Range and the Owenduff Bog, the largest intact active blanket bog in Ireland.

Brewing up a whole new sector in Mayo

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There is a whole new sector brewing in Mayo.

Bio-energy therapy on Achill Island

Bio-energy therapy is a complimentary healing method which energises the body, balances the bio-field and stimulates the immune system through hands-on healing.

Five for the weekend

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Trad music, Tour of Champions

Top travel blogger explores Mayo this week

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Hundreds of thousands of people in Scandinavia, and elsewhere around the world, are set to read all about Mayo and the Wild Atlantic Way. Finnish travel blogger Satu Vänskä-Westgarth is taking on the “challenge of her lifetime” – cycling the entire Wild Atlantic Way, or some 2,500km along Ireland’s western seaboard, over the next five weeks.

 

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