What’s On This Week in Achill

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Open Daily:

Attractions:

Achill Experience Aquarium & Visitor Centre
Achill Experience, Keel
Aquarium, ‘boley’ house cottage, Achill history & culture. Tel. 098 43292
Open Mon-Fri 10.30am – 16.00pm. Sat/Sun 12 noon – 15.00pm.

Achill Island Sea Salt Visitor Centre & Gift Shop
Achill Island Sea Salt, Bunnacurry
Guided tours. Booking is required – €7 per adult, booking online at www.achillisialndseasalt.ie or call 098 47856 or 087 759 0499. Minimum numbers required.
Thurs & Fridays, noon – 12.45pm

Outdoor Activities:

Guided Walks
Achill Isle Walks
Guided walking tours of the Deserted Village (Slievemore) and half- or full-day hillwalking.
Contact Gerard on 086 843 9683
Available on request.

Woodland Faerie Trail / Pitch & Putt
Valley House, Valley.
Entry €2.
Daily 10.00am to dusk.

Surf Lessons
Blackfield Surf School, Keel
Contact 086 405 2765 to book or further info.
Available daily.

Health & Wellness:

Bio-Energy Therapy
Achill Bio-Energy Therapy, Slievemore Road, Keel
Call Agata 087 936 2097
10am – 8pm

Leisure Centre
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Swimming pool, gym & suite (sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, outdoor hot tub). See Daily Listings, below, for fitness classes timetable. Tel. 098 36000
Open daily.

Galleries & Crafts:

Lakefield Gallery
Lakefield Gallery: Achill Bogwood Sculptures, Blackfield Clothing Studio & local crafts, Slievemore Road, Keel
Current exhibition: ‘Memories of Achill’, curated by Liam Kelly, open 11am – 5pm daily until 29th October. Contact Sabine 087 6648237
11am – 5pm

Art Exhibition
The Art House, Davitt Quarter, Achill Sound
Paintings, ceramics, glass, jewellery, photography and drawings.
Contact Pauric 086 2413692
Open daily

Art Exhibition
Western Light Art Gallery, Sandybanks, Keel.
The Western Light Art Gallery – Featuring an extensive range of Paintings, Sculpture, Collage, limited edition Archival Photography. Exhibition curated by Margaret & Sean Cannon. Vouchers available. Crating & Shipping services. Enquiries – contact Sean & Margaret Cannon 098 43325
Mon – Sat 11.00am – 17.00pm, Sun 12 noon – 16.30pm

Design & Crafts
The Top Drawer and Pantry, Keel.
Come and be guided through our Achill Art & Design Trail.
Open by appointment.

Crafts @ The Beehive
The Beehive, Keel.
Irish designer knitwear, handcrafted ceramics, plus cards, prints and crafts.
Daily from 10.00am.

Other Services:

Wild Atlantic Achill Tours
Colum Ginnelly – Wild Atlantic Way Travel Cab & Bus Hire
Half- & full-day tours tailored to suit your needs.
Tel. Colum on 087 238 3692
As required.

Babysitting Service
Tots’n’Teens
Contact Mary B on 087 629 2878
Available on request.


Thursday 18th October:

Haiku Talk & Workshop
The Valley House, Valley
“Capturing the Moment” haiku talk and workshop. Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
11.00am – 1pm.

Fit For Life
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Exercise class. Contact the Leisure Centre directly for details. Tel. 098 36709
11.00am.

Talk on Achill History
Keel Hall, Keel
“Achill 1830 – 1850: The Rise of the Achill Misson, The Famine in Achill and the Keel Drownings” presentation by Vincent English. Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
20.00pm.

Aqua Aerobics
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Contact the Leisure Centre directly for details. Tel. 098 36709
20.00pm

Whist Drive
Valley N.S., Valley
All welcome.
20.30pm sharp

Friday 19th October:

Talk on Achill History
Meet at Slievemore Cemetery
“Slievemore Cemetery & Deserted Village Historical Talk” with Vincent English. Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
12 noon.

Puppet Show
Achill Library, Achill Sound
Suitable for 3 – 7 year olds. Please contact the Library for further details 098 20910
13.00pm.

Historical Display
Fisherman’s Cottage, Dooega
Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
14.00pm – 16.00pm.

Fun Table Quiz
McLoughlin’s Bar, Achill Sound
In support of Achill Musical & Dramatic Society. Tables of 4 for €20. Lots of prizes to be won on the night – all welcome!
20.30pm

Fisherman’s Tales – Local Tales from the Sea
Patten’s Bar, Dereens
Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
21.00pm.

Saturday 20th October:

Celebrate the Sea Vegetables
The Beehive Craft & Coffee Shop, Keel
Talk with Annette O’Leary. Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
11.00am.

Historical Display
Fisherman’s Cottage, Dooega
Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
14.00pm – 16.00pm.

“Le Céile” Open Mic
The Valley House, Valley
“Le Céile” Open Mic night of Poetry & Song Hosted by Micheál Gallagher. Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
20.00pm.

Achill Rovers Lotto Draw
Lynott’s Bar, Cashel
All welcome!
22.00pm

Sunday 21st October:

18 Hole Club Competition
Achill Island Golf Club, Keel
18 Hole Club Competition. Contact club for details: 098 43456
from 09.00am

Achill Wheelers Group Cycle
Meet at Ted’s Bar Car Park, Cashel
All welcome. Call Sean on 086 821 6435 for details.
10.00am

Indoor Market & Car Boot Sale
Tonragee Community Market, Tonragee
To book a space please contact Colletta on 086 313 2401.
12 noon – 15.00pm

Historical Talk
Óstán Oileán Acla, Achill Sound
“The Bridge, The Railway & The Graveyard” Talk by John Sweeney. Part of the 2018 Talking Walls Festival.
14.00pm.

Sunday Music Session
Achill Head Hotel, Pollagh
All welcome.
16.00pm

Sunday Live Music Sessions
McLoughlin’s Bar, Achill Sound
Live music sessions plus Joker Jackpot.
18.00pm

Bingo & Achill GAA Lotto Draw
Halla Acla, Achill Sound.
All welcome.
20.00pm

Monday 22nd October:

Spinning Class
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Contact the Leisure Centre directly for details. Tel. 098 36709
20.00pm.

Yoga Class
Achill Yoga Studio, Glendarrary, Achill Sound
Suitable for both men and women. Contact Rosaleen on 087 9621581.
20.00pm – 21.30pm

Whist Drive
Casadh an Taoille, Currane
All card players welcome!
20.30pm sharp.

Whist Drive
Bullsmouth N.S., Dooniver
All card players welcome!
20.30pm sharp.

Tuesday 23rd October:

Young At Heart Fitness Classes
Halla Acla, Achill Sound
Details: Pamela 087 950 2630
11.00am

Fit For Life
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Exercise class. Contact the Leisure Centre directly for details. Tel. 098 36709
11.00am

Pound Class / Pilates
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Exercise classes. Contact the Leisure Centre directly for details. Tel. 098 36709
19.00pm / 20.00pm

Wednesday 24th October:

Yoga Classes
Achill Yoga Studio, Glendarrary, Achill Sound
Morning and evening classes suitable for both men and women. Contact Rosaleen on 087 9621581.
10.30am – noon / 18.15pm – 19.45pm

Scoil Acla Music Class
Bunnacurry N.S., Bunnacurry
Book online at scoilacla.ie.
19.00pm / 20.00pm

Spinning Class
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Contact the Leisure Centre directly for details. Tel. 098 36709
20.00pm

Achill Wheelers Spinning Class
Halla Acla, Achill Sound
All you need is a bike, water and a towel – please contact Sean for further info 086 821 6435
20.30pm

’25’ Drive Card Game
Óstán Oileán Acla, Achill Sound
Please contact 098 45138 for any further details
20.30pm

Whist Drive
Patten’s Bar, Dereens
All welcome.
20.30pm sharp!

Live Music
Lynott’s Bar, Cashel
All Welcome!
21.30pm

 

 


Forthcoming Events:

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