Achill Island and the Curraun Peninsula, in County Mayo, are the jewels in the crown of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Soaring sea cliffs, Blue Flag beaches, mountains, lakes and big Atlantic skies await you.


There’s a wide selection of places to stay across Achill, including hotelshostels, B&Bsguesthouses,  self-catering and caravan and camping.

Eating & Drinking

Traditional Irish food, fresh sea-food or an ice cream by the sea, Achill has numerous eating out choices for you. Eating Out in Achill.

What to Do

From water sports to walking trails, kite flying to fishing, relaxing on a stunning beach to cycling the superb landscapes, Achill has it all to offer. What to Do in Achill.

Welcome to, your guide to Achill Island and the Curraun Peninsula, Co. Mayo, on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Discover Achill’s natural beauty including five Blue Flag beaches, the highest sea cliffs in Ireland, iconic Keem Bay, soaring mountains, corrie lakes, secluded (and secret) beaches, inland lakes and colourful flora, all set under huge and ever-changing Atlantic skies.

What’s On This Week

Guide to events on, activities available, local festivals, and businesses open in Achill this week.

Achill Weather

Three day, six day and long term weather forecasts for Achill Island, Curraun and surrounding area.

Achill Greenway parkrun

Run, jog or walk! Every Saturday morning, 9.30am start, at the Greenway in Polranny.

Banshees of Inisherin Trailer Released

The official trailer for the movie ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ has been released. The film was shot on location here in Achill, as well as Inishmore on the Aran Islands. Read full story …

Achill in final five Best Place to Holiday in Ireland

Achill is one of the five finalists in The Irish Times competition for Best Place to Holiday in Ireland, in association with Fáilte Ireland. Read full story …

Irish Times Best Place to Holiday in Ireland graphic

Keem Bay with Irish Daily Mirror logo

Keem Bay Rated Ireland’s Best Beach

Irish Daily Mirror study puts Keem at #1 in Irish beaches, as rated by visitors. Dugort’s Silver Strand came in at #4 in the list. Read full story …

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Buy from our Online Store

Our online store has a choice selection of books, music, magazines, maps and more, all with an Achill connection, and all available to buy online with worldwide shipping. Visit Online Store.

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