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Achill getting ready to take to the skies for Mayo International Kite Festival

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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.

Mayo Cancer Support roll out new outreach service in Achill

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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.

RNLI charity concert in Achill

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A charity concert in aid of the RNLI and St Thomas' Church, Dugort, Achill, will take place on Sunday, 14th October at 3pm in the church.

‘A Shaking of the Dry Bones’ - Achill Island in the 1830s

On the eve of the Great Famine there was a terrible scandal in Kinvara, Co Galway. William Burke, who had served as a Catholic priest for 13 years, announced to his congregation that he was leaving the church and becoming Protestant. The people were so angry that about 2,000 pursued his carriage and hurled abuse at him. Two other clergymen and police protection were required to keep him safe.

Wonders of the Wake to bring a treat to Achill

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Lovers of Irish music are in for a treat this coming May Bank Holiday Sunday, May 6, in Achill, with the world premiere of a new trad arts show Wonders of the Wake.

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 Rally Achill getting ready to accelerate again

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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.

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.

One in a million Lobster – finds a new home in Achill

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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.

Achill Wheelers launch Tour de Achill

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The second annual Achill Wheelers Tour de Achill was launched on Keel beach recently with this September’s cycle to include three routes around the parish.The expanded Tour de Achill will take place on Saturday September 10 and is hosted by Achill Wheelers Cycling Club and follows the success of their inaugural cycle last year.

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