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

February 2017

Tuesday 14th February
St. Valentine’s Day

March 2017

Friday 17th March: St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day falls on Friday 17th March 2017. Celebrate in traditional style with Achill’s famous pipe bands. Why not stay for a long weekend and savour the atmosphere?

Friday 31st March – Sunday 2nd April: Achill Walking Festival
Achill GAA in association with Achill Tourism are hosting a walks weekend with two guided walks, as part of the National Walking Weekend. Full Details & Booking.

April 2017

14th April
Good Friday

16th April
Easter Sunday

17th April
Easter Monday
Public holiday.

May 2017

1st May
May Day public holiday.

June 2017

5th June
June Bank Holiday.

July 2017

1st July
Achill Half Marathon & 10K.

22nd – 29th July
Scoil Acla.

August 2017

7th August
August Bank Holiday.

September 2017


October 2017

30th October
October Bank Holiday.


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