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

May 2017

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

June 2017

5th June
June Bank Holiday.

23rd – 25th June: Bills Rock Festival / Féile na mBiollaí
New for 2017! Festival celebrating the Bill’s Rocks off Dooega Head. Includes boat trip to the rocks and family fun events throughout the weekend. More details to follow.

July 2017

1st – 31st July: Féile na Mara

1st July
Achill Half Marathon & 10K.

22nd – 29th July
Scoil Acla.

August 2017

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

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

7th August
August Bank Holiday.

11th – 20th August: Féile 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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