Achill Island Calendar of Events

Scroll down for a calendar of major events happening on Achill Island and the surrounding areas.

For this week’s entertainment guide, please see the Achill Weekly Entertainment Guide.

For details of activities currently available, please see the Daily Activities Guide.

To keep updated with all Achill events direct to your mobile device, download the What’s On in Achill app

April 2017

Friday 7th April: Children’s Pyjama Party
Children’s pyjama party with music, games, bedtime stories and a movie. 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Gielty’s Clew Bay, Dooagh.

Saturday 8th April: Sex and the City Night
Cocktail and disco night. Annexe Inn, Keel.

14th April
Good Friday

Saturday 15th April: Coda + Graham Sweeney
Venue: Ted’s Bar, Cashel. Tickets available from Achill Tourism and Ted’s.

16th April
Easter Sunday

17th April
Easter Monday
Public holiday. Also Achill EXPO

28th April – 1st May: Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend 2017
Böll100 arts festival. Full details to follow. See Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend

May 2017

Monday 1st May
May Day public holiday. Also Mayo Day. Achill Sports Festival.

June 2017

5th June
June Bank Holiday.

July 2017

1st – 31st July: Feile na Mara

1st July
Achill Half Marathon & 10K.

22nd – 29th July
Scoil Acla.

August 2017

4th – 6th August: Feile Du Eige
Community festival in Dooega.

4th – 6th August: Feile Inis Bigil
Community festival on Inishbiggle Island.

7th August
August Bank Holiday.

11th – 20th August: Feile Chill Damhnait
Community festival in Kildavnet.

26th – 27th August: Achill Ultra
Half, Full & Ultra Marathon. Full Details & Booking

September 2017

2nd September: Achill Wheelers Leisure Cycle

2nd September: Achill Bridge Festival
Celebrating 130 years of the Michael Davitt Bridge at Achill Sound.

9th September: QUEST Achill

29th September – 1st October: Pure Magic ‘Battle for the Lake’

October 2017

29th September – 1st October: Pure Magic ‘Battle for the Lake’

8th October: Achill Sheep Show

14th October: Currane Challenge

30th October
October Bank Holiday.


Please contact Achill Tourism for further details of any of these events.
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