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Open Daily:


Achill Experience Aquarium & Visitor Centre
Achill Experience, Keel
Aquarium, ‘boley’ house cottage, Achill history & culture. Tel. 098 43292.
Mon – Fri, 10.30am – 16.00pm. Sat & Sun noon – 15.30pm
Closed Sun 17th. Open Mon 18th.

Achill Island Sea Salt Visitor Centre & Gift Shop
Achill Island Sea Salt, Bunnacurry
Guided tours Thursdays & Fridays only. Booking is required – €7 per adult, booking online at or call 098 47856 or 087 759 0499. Minimum numbers required.
Thurs & Fridays, noon – 12.45pm

Health & Wellness:

Bio-Energy Therapy
Achill Bio-Energy Therapy, Slievemore Road, Keel
Call Agata 087 936 2097
Daily 10am – 8pm

Leisure Centre
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Swimming pool, gym & suite (sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, outdoor hot tub). See Daily Listings, below, for fitness classes timetable. Tel. 098 36000
Open daily.

Galleries & Crafts:

Craft Shop
The Beehive Craft & Coffee Shop, Keel
Crafts, books, paintings, prints, clothing, accessories & gifts. Tel: 086 8542009
Daily from 10.00am – 17.00pm

Dánlann Yawl Art Gallery
Dánlann Yawl Art Gallery & Achill Painting School, Owenduff, Tonragee
Open by appointment. Please call 098 36137
By appointment.

Design & Crafts
The Top Drawer and Pantry, Keel.
Come and be guided through our Achill Art & Design Trail. Tel: 087-961-4202
Open by appointment.

Art Exhibition
Western Light Art Gallery, Sandybanks, Keel.
The Western Light Art Gallery – Featuring an extensive range of Paintings, Sculpture, Collage, limited edition Archival Photography. Exhibition curated by Margaret & Sean Cannon. Vouchers available. Crating & Shipping services. Enquiries – contact Sean & Margaret Cannon 098 43325
Sat 11.00am – 17.00pm, Sun 12 noon – 16.30pm

Lakefield Gallery
Lakefield Gallery: Achill Bogwood Sculptures, Blackfield Clothing Studio & local crafts, Slievemore Road, Keel
Contact Sabine 087 6648237
11am – 17.00pm

Other Services:

Wild Atlantic Achill Tours
Colum Ginnelly – Wild Atlantic Way Travel Cab & Bus Hire
Half- & full-day tours tailored to suit your needs.
Tel. Colum on 087 238 3692
As required.

Clare Island Ferries
O’Grady’s Clare Island Ferries
Weekly sailings from Cloughmore to Clare Island. Also Roonagh/Clare Island. Call 086 851 5003 or 087 900 4115
Daily / Weekly Sailings

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

Thursday 14th March:

Fit for Life
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Fitness class. Tel. 098 36000

Operation Transformation Walk
Davit Park, Polranny
GAA Healthy Clubs Operation Transformation Walk (under floodlights).
Bigi Linn!

Aqua Aerobics
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Fitness class. Tel. 098 36000

Whist Drive
Valley N.S., Valley
All welcome.
20.30pm sharp!

Friday 15th March:

Seachtain na Gaeilge – Cupán Caife
VTOS Further Education Centre, Cashel
Cupan caife (nó tae!). Everyone welcome – come try a few words as Gaeilge.
11.30am – 12.30pm

Live Music
Lynott’s Bar, Cashel
All welcome.

Saturday 16th March:

Music with Tom McGinty
McLoughlin’s Bar, Achill Sound
Live music with Tom McGinty. All welcome.

Achill Rovers Lotto Draw
Patten’s Bar, Dereens
All welcome.

Achill Head Hotel, Pollagh
All welcome.
From 22.00pm

Sunday 17th March (St. Patrick’s Day):

St. Patrick’s Day Reveille
Dooagh & Pollagh
The big drum is sounded to summon the pipe band members.

St. Patrick’s Day Pipe Band March
From Dooagh to Dookinella
March with Achill’s pipe bands. Start 8am at Mollys (opp. Gielty’s Clew Bay). 9am Mass at St. Patrick’s Church, Pollagh. 12 noon Mass at Dookinella Church.
From 08.00am

Live Music + Joker Jackpot
McLoughlin’s Bar, Achill Sound.
Live music with Mulloy Bros. followed later by Jackpot Joker.
18.00pm – 20.30pm / 21.00pm

Music with The Evergreens
The Cross Bar, Dookinella
All welcome.

Bingo & GAA Lotto Draw
Halla Acla, Achill Sound
All welcome.

Live Music + Nightclub
Achill Head Hotel, Pollagh
Music with Irish Knights followed by nightclub.
From 22.00pm

Monday 18th March (Bank Holiday):

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Achill Sound.
Annual parade, with face-painting in Halla Acla from 12 noon. Activities in Alices after parade. March starts 1pm sharp from Halla Acla, ends at Alices (Óstán Oileán Acla). Full details on facebook page.
12 noon to 14.00pm

Exhibition of Photographs
Óstán Oileán Acla, Achill Sound.
Exhibition of ‘Achill on Parade’ photographs by Mark F. Chaddock.
From 13.00pm

Live Music with Tony & The Ramblers
McLoughlin’s Bar, Achill Sound.
All welcome.
From 13.30pm

Whist Drive
Casadh an Taoille, Currane.
All welcome.
20.30pm sharp!

Whist Drive
Bullsmouth N.S., Dooniver
All welcome.
20.30pm sharp!

Tuesday 19th March:

Young At Heart Fitness Class
Halla Acla, Achill Sound
For further details call Pamela at PB Fitness, 087 950 2630

Fit For Life
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Fitness class. Tel. 098 36000

The Art Group – Art Lessons
Art lessons with Peti Buchel. €5 per lesson, please bring drawing materials, pencils and paints. It’s a friendly group. Please contact 0031-65-224-5155 for full info.
12 noon – 14.00pm

Pound Class / Pilates
Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny
Fitness classes. Tel. 098 36000
19.00pm / 20.00pm

Meditation Classes
Achill Island Yoga Studio, Achill Sound
Five week course. Details & booking call Rosaleen 087 962 1581
19.00pm – 20.00pm

Wednesday 20th March:

Yoga Class
Achill Island Yoga Studio, Achill Sound
Suitable for men and women. Details & booking call Rosaleen 087 962 1581
10.30am – noon / 18.15pm – 19.45pm

Talk on Mental Health
Achill Library, Achill Sound
Talk with Occupational Psychologist Paul Marsden, “Be Kind To Your Mind: Taking Care Of Your Mental Health”. Booking essential.

Achill Singing & Heritage Club
Ted’s Bar, Cashel
In English & Irish, with emphasis on songs from Achill & Mayo.

Turbo Spinning Class
Halla Acla, Achill Sound
Achill Wheelers Cycling Club hosts a turbo spinning class. All you need is a bike, water and towel. Contact Sean for further info, 086 821 6435

Whist Drive
Patten’s Bar, Dereens
All welcome.
20.30 sharp!

25 Card Game
Óstán Oileán Acla, Achill Sound
All welcome.

Forthcoming Events:

See Events Calendar for full year list of forthcoming events.