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Top surfers hitting the waves in Achill for national competition

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Eleven colleges from all over the country are hitting the waves on Achill Island this weekend for the Irish Surfing Intervarsities, hosted by GMIT Mayo.

Whale uncovered in Achill

Stormy weather and high tides have uncovered the 20-metre fin whale, buried by Mayo County Council, on an Achill beach last week.

Giant whale prompts unusual tourism idea

The 20 metre whale beached at Keel, Achill, over Christmas has prompted some calls for a new tourism attraction focused on the region’s whale history.

Residential and commercial properties in Mayo to go under Allsop hammer

A total of eight different property portfolios in Mayo will go under the hammer at the next Allsop/Space auction in the RDS in Dublin on Tuesday December 10. The Mayo properties up for grabs include a number of residential and commercial properties.

Kitesurfing festival in Achill

Sun, sand, kites, surf-boards and great tunes are the order of the day when Achill Island plays host to the finale of the Irish Kitesurfing Tour Competition at this year’s Battle for the Lake Music and Kite Festival on September 28 and 29.

Achill Island agricultural show 2013

The lyrics of “That bonny spot called Keel” should be altered this year to “that Sunny spot called Keel”. On August 31, Keel will claim another adjective. If the Agricultural Show Committee members have their way, busy will be another word to describe the capital of Achill. The committee are currently organising the revival of the old black faced mountain sheep show of the eighties.

Mayo bathing waters meet EU standards

Twelve out of 15 beaches in Mayo were found to have good bathing water quality according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and all 15 were found to meet the mandatory values as set out by the EU.

Achill Roar Adventure Race

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The Achill Roar Adventure Race returns to Achill on Saturday September 8.

More than 2,500 runners expected on Achill Island this weekend

Over 2,500 runners are expected to descend on Achill Island this weekend for the Achill Half Marathon taking place on Saturday, July 7.

All Mayo bathing areas are of a ‘good’ standard — EPA report

Bathing waters in the county achieved ‘good’ status in The Environmental Protection Agency’s Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland report.

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