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More than 200 people attended a public meeting in Achill on Wednesday night after it emerged that an emergency accommodation centre might be opened in The Achill Head Hotel at Pollagh. The meeting heard of the unsuitability of the location for the proposed centre, with attendees saying that the people who are seeking the accommodation are not the targets, but the Department of Justice which had failed to liaise with locals on the matter.
Fun, fresh air and frolics are promised for the 2019 Mayo International Kite Festival taking place on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 at Keel Beach, Achill Island.
The launch of a new Achill Outreach Service by Mayo Cancer Support took place at the end of last month in Ostan Oilean Acla and the event was very well supported, with locals, GPs and area representatives including Councillor Paul McNamara in attendance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.