Festivals and events on Achill Island, Ireland
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Events listings for 2013 plus weekly What's On guide
Achill offers a busy, varied and exciting range of festivals and events throughout the year. Our events diary provides a calendar of the most popular events, including the Féile Siúlóidí Acla / Achill Walks Festival and the summer-long Cruinniú Bádóirí Acla / Achill Yawl Festival.
Always a favourite destination for Bank Holidays, long weekends and short breaks, Achill also provides a unique and memorable experience for St. Patrick's Day and New Year's Eve celebrations.
The annual Scoil Acla summer school is hugely popular, offering tuition in traditional music to students of all levels (picture, left) as well as writer's workshops, a painters school, readings, exhibitions, concerts and more.
Use the links above or the navigation on the right to find out more about Achill's festivals and events. Further details can also be obtained from the Achill Tourism office, which is open all year round.
For information on travelling to Achill, including a map of Ireland, please consult our Maps & Travel section. These pages include a detailed map of Achill Island, allowing you to see the exact location of events and festival activities on Achill Island.