- Events Calendar
- Achill Half Marathon & 10K
- Achill International Harp Festival
- Achill Yawl Festival
- Battle for the Lake
- Féile Cill Damhnait / Kildavnet Festival
- Currane Challenge
- Féile Na Mara / Achill Island Festival of the Sea
- Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend
- Féile Inis Bigil
- New Year’s Eve
- Scoil Acla
- Sheep Show
- St Patrick’s Day
- Tour de Achill
Daily Guided Tours at the Deserted Village, Slievemore
During July and August a guided walking tour of the Deserted Village at Slievemore is available from local experienced guides. The tour starts at 11am from the car park and takes place every weekday (Monday to Friday). Cost is €10 per adult with payment direct to the guide on the day. No advance booking is required, but please arrive in plenty of time to check-in with your guide before the 11am start.
Please note, this 90 minute tour includes uneven ground and suitable footwear should be worn. All visitors to the Deserted Village should adhere to the ‘Leave No Trace’ principles. Unfortunately dogs cannot be taken on this tour.
There is ample free parking at Slievemore Cemetery and portaloo toilet facilities are available.