Scroll down for details of all activities and other service providers that have now re-opened. For details of restaurants and cafes open, please see our Eating & Drinking section. For sunny days, we also have a list of Achill eateries with outdoor seating.

We also have a printable guide listing all activities, attractions, shops, galleries, services, and food outlets that are open this week:
Download / View PDF Version of What’s Open Guide (102kb)

Re-Opened Activity & Service Providers:

The following businesses and service providers are now open. Some changes to normal practices, including reduced numbers and a requirement for advance booking, will be necessary to ensure safety – please follow all requests issued by each provider.


Achill Experience Aquarium & Visitor Centre
Achill Experience, Keel
45 minute aquarium tour only at this time – must be booked online. Tel. 098 43292.
Mon-Fri 10am – 4.45pm / Sat-Sun 10.45am – 4.45pm.

Achill Heritage Centre
Achill Heritage Centre, Bunnacurry
Achill history and family genealogy. Tel 086 340 6396.
Open by appointment.

Achill Island Crazy Golf
Achill Tourism Keel Office, next to The Chalet, Keel
18 hole mini-golf course. Booking advised. Last entry 6pm. Tel 083 093 7193.
Open daily 11am – 7pm.

IrishAmerican Distillery Tours
IrishAmerican Distillery, Bunnacurry.
Tours of the distillery available, with tastings. Online Booking Required.
Thurs – Sun, 11am – 4pm

Woodland Faerie Trail
Woodland Faerie Trail, The Valley House, Valley
Enchanting woodland walk for young and old. €3 entry. Tel 085 216 7688.
Open daily 11am – 7pm

Galleries & Crafts:

Achill Crafts
Achill Tourism Office & Shop, Keel
Range of products from local suppliers and craftspeople. Tel. 083 093 7193.
Daily 11am – 7pm

Achill Island Sea Salt Visitor Centre
Achill Island Sea Salt Visitor Centre, Bunnacurry
Gift shop open + Wild Coffee Truck. Tel. 098 47856.
Friday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm

Art Exhibition
Western Light Art Gallery, Sandybanks, Keel.
Showing paintings, sculpture, photography & prints. Signed copies of ‘Edge of Light’ book by Sean Cannon. Admission free. Wheelchair friendly. Enquiries – contact Sean & Margaret Cannon 098 43325
Mon – Sat 11am – 5pm; Sun 2pm – 5pm

The Art House Gallery
The Art House, beside Achill Sound Hotel, Achill Sound
Gallery and Craft shop. Contact Paraic on 086 241 3692.
Wed – Sat, 11am – 5pm

The Beehive Craft & Coffee Shop
The Beehive Craft & Coffee Shop, Keel
Tel. 086 854 2009.
Mon – Sat 10am – 5pm

Kieran Sweeney Crafts & Knitwear
Kieran Sweeney Crafts & Knitwear, Achill Sound
Tel. 098 45227.
Open daily Mon – Sat

Sweeney’s Siopa Claddagh
Sweeney’s Siopa Claddagh, Achill Sound
Tel. 098 45211.
Open daily Mon – Sat

Top Drawer & Pantry
Top Drawer & Pantry, Keel
Out of hours private shopping by appointment. Tel. 087 961 4202.
Mon – Sat 11am – 5pm

Health & Wellness:

Achill Bioenergy Therapy
Achill Bioenergy Therapy, Slievemore Road, Keel
Call Agata 087 936 2097
Booking Required.

Outdoor Activities:

Achill Bikes (Bicycle Hire)
Achill Bikes, Keelwest
Bicycle hire. Tel. 00353 (0)98 43301.
Booking Required.

Achill Sound Bike Hire
Achill Sound Bike Hire. Polranny.
Booking essential: Tel 086 088 0882.
Booking Required.

Guided Walks
Achill Isle Walks. Keel.
Guided walks, including Slievemore Deserted Village, by appointment: Tel 086 843 9683.
Booking Required.

Horse Riding
Calvey’s Equestrian Centre. Keel.
Please book in advance: Tel 087 988 1093.
Booking Required.

Kitesurfing & SUP
Pure Magic Kitesurfing Centre & School, Dugort.
For details Tel 085 243 9782.
Booking Required.

Surfing & Kayaking Lessons & Camps
Achill Surf & Kayak, Keel Beach.
For details Tel 085 155 4376.
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Surfing / Kayak / SUP / Hiking / Rockclimbing
Achill Outdoor Education Centre, Cashel
Tel. 098 47253.
Booking Required.

Tours & Transport:

Achill Cabs Taxi & Bus Hire
Achill Cabs Taxi & Bus Hire, Achill Island
Call Colum 087 238 3692
Booking Required.

Achill Heritage Bus Tours
Achill Heritage Bus Tours (Gielty’s), Keelwest
Call Alan for details and booking. Tel. 085 850 5025.
Booking Required.

Clare Island Ferries (O’Grady’s)
O’Grady’s Clare Island Ferries
Weekly sailings from Cloughmore to Clare Island. Call 086 851 5003 or 087 900 4115
Wednesdays 9.30am

Geraghty Charters Boat Trips
Geraghty Charters, Dugort Pier
Boat trips around Achill including to Croaghaun Cliffs. Weather dependent. Call 086 269 5851
Booking required.

Other Services:

Achill Community Laundry
Achill Community Laundry
Full laundry services to households & businesses. Tel. 098-43041
Book in Advance.

Babysitting Service
Contact Mary B on 087 629 2878
Available on request.


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What’s On This Week:

Saturday 26th September

Achill Outdoor Education Centre, meet at Keel Lake
Meet at 10.15am Saturday morning at Keel Lake. Registration essential with Canoeing Ireland. Limited places! For enquiries call the Centre 098 47253
Registered participants meet at 10.15 at Keel Lake

GAA-2-Greenway Cycle
Great Western Greenway, Polranny, Achill
As part of National Bike Week, Achill GAA is hosting a family fun cycle from the clubhouse in Polranny along the Greenway to Mulranny (or as far as you can go) and back. Outdoor activity, please observe COVID-19 protocols.
Depart clubhouse 11am

Sunday 4th October

Coffee Morning for Mayo-Roscommon Hospice
Fundraiser for Mayo-Roscommon Hospice. Tea/ooffee and home-made baked goods. Call-in to takeaway preferred. Limited sit-in arrangements. Please observe COVID-19 guidelines.
Keel Hall, 11am – 1pm


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