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Open Daily:

Attractions:

Achill Experience Aquarium & Visitor Centre
Achill Experience, Keel
Aquarium, ‘boley’ house cottage, Achill history & culture. Tel. 098 43292.
Mon – Fri 10.30am – 4.00pm / Sat & Sun 12 noon – 3.00pm.

Achill Island Sea Salt Visitor Centre & Gift Shop
Achill Island Sea Salt, Bunnacurry
Gift shop open Mon-Fri 10am – 4pm. Guided factory tours every Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 12 noon. Booking for tours is essential. Book online at www.achillisialndseasalt.ie or call 098 47856 or 087 759 0499. Minimum numbers required.
Gift Shop Mon-Fri 10am-4pm / Tours Tues, Thurs & Fri @ noon

Achill Island Crazy Golf
Achill Tourism Keel Office, next to The Chalet, Keel
18 hole mini-golf course (with obstacles!). Family rate €14 or adults €5 and children €3.50. Tel 098 20400.
Open daily 10am – 6pm (closed for lunch 2-2.30pm; last entry 5.15pm)

Woodland Faerie Trail
Woodland Faerie Trail, The Valley House, Valley
Further info: Tel 085 216 7688.
Open daily 11.00am – 7.00pm

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). Tel. 098 36000
Open daily.

Seaweed Baths
Achill Island Seaweed Baths, River, Keel
Relax, Revive, Reconnect – and enjoy an ancient Celtic treatment. Available Thursday, Friday & Saturdays by appointment only. Call Mari on 087 717 1713
Thurs, Fri & Sat 11.00am – 4.00pm by appointment.

Galleries & Crafts:

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

Design & Crafts
The Top Drawer and Pantry, Keel.
Come and be guided through our Achill Art & Design Trail. Tel: 087-961-4202
Daily 11am – 5pm.

Art Exhibition
Western Light Art Gallery, Sandybanks, Keel.
Showing paintings, sculpture, photography & prints. ‘Edge of Light’ exhibition continues over the summer. Enquiries – contact Sean & Margaret Cannon 098 43325
Mon – Sat 11.00am – 5.00pm, Sun 12 noon – 5.00pm

The Art House Gallery
The Art House, beside Achill Sound Hotel, Achill Sound
Gallery and Craft shop. Well worth the visit! Full framing service also available. Contact Paraic on 086 241 3682
Mon – Sat, 11.00am – 5.00pm daily

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)
O’Grady’s Clare Island Ferries
Weekly sailings from Cloughmore to Clare Island. Currently Wednesdays, dep. 9.30am rtn. 3.30pm, weather & tide dependent. Also Roonagh/Clare Island. Call 086 851 5003 or 087 900 4115
Daily / Weekly Sailings

Babysitting Service
Tots’n’Teens
Contact Mary B on 087 629 2878
Available on request.


Thursday 17th October:

Slim-Way
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
All welcome to join.
9.30am

Young At Heart Fitness Classes
Tonragee Gym, Tonragee
Fitness class. Details from Pamela@PB Fitness. Tel. 087 950 2630
10.00am

Fit for Life Exercise Class
Mulranny Park Hotel Leisure Centre, Mulranny
Fitness class. For details Tel. 098 36000
11.00am

Talking Walls Festival: Slievemore Cemetery & Deserted Village Walk & Talk
Meet at Slievemore cemetery.
See TalkingWalls facebook page for updates on festival events.
12 noon

Kids Swim Lessons
Mulranny Park Hotel Leisure Centre, Mulranny
For details Tel. 098 36000
4.30pm

Talking Walls Festival: Historical Talks
Keel Hall, Keel.
‘Achill Yawls’ by James Kilbane & ‘Landlord-ism on Achill’ by Vincent English. See TalkingWalls facebook page for updates on festival events.
8.00pm

Aqua Aerobics
Mulranny Park Hotel Leisure Centre, Mulranny
For details Tel. 098 36000
8.00pm

Whist Drive – Card Game
Valley N.S.
All welcome!
8.30pm sharp!

Friday 18th October:

Talking Walls Festival: Haiku Talk & Workshop
Valley House, Valley.
See TalkingWalls facebook page for updates on festival events.
11.30am – 2.00pm

Bingo Night
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
All welcome!
8.00pm

Talking Walls Festival: Fadó Fadó Focus on Farming
Ted’s Bar, Cashel.
See TalkingWalls facebook page for updates on festival events.
9.00pm

Live Music
Lynott’s Bar, Cashel
All welcome.
10.00pm

Saturday 19th October:

Talking Walls Festival: Haiku Talk & Workshop
Valley House, Valley.
See TalkingWalls facebook page for updates on festival events.
11.30am – 2.00pm

Talking Walls Festival: Keel Sheep Show
Achill Head Hotel, Pollagh, Keel.
See TalkingWalls facebook page for updates on festival events.
1.00pm

Talking Walls Festival: “Le Céile” Open Mic Night
Gielty’s Clew Bay, Dooagh.
Open mic night of poetry and song, hosted by Michaál Gallagher & Michael O’Donnell. See TalkingWalls facebook page for updates on festival events.
8.00pm

Live Music
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
All welcome!
From 9.30pm

Traditional Music Session
Gielty’s Clew Bay, Dooagh
All welcome.
9.30pm

Achill Rovers Lotto Draw
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
All welcome.
10.00pm

Music with Flash Back Vinyl
The Wavecrest Hotel, Dooagh
Music from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. All welcome.
10.30pm

Sunday 20th October:

Golf Competitions
Achill Island Golf Club, Keel
Ladies & Men’s 18 Hole Competitions. Please contact the club (098 43456) for further info.
9.00am

Talking Walls Festival: Historic Bus Tour of Achill
Meet at Achill Tourism office, Davitt Quarter, Achill Sound.
With John Sweeney & Achill Heritage Tours. See TalkingWalls facebook page for updates on festival events.
2.00pm

Style Masterclass
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
With Anne-Marie, in aid of Saula, Cashel & Bunnacurry Senior Citizen’s Party. Admission €10, doors open 4.30pm.
5.30pm

Live Music + Joker Jackpot
McLoughlin’s Bar, Achill Sound.
Live music plus Jackpot Joker (Jackpot now at €3,000).
6pm – 8.30pm

Bingo & GAA Lotto Draw
Halla Acla, Achill Sound
All welcome.
8.00pm

Monday 21st October:

Yoga Class
Achill Island Yoga Studio, Glendararry, Achill Sound.
Suitable for both men and women. For details & booking contact Rosaleen on 087 962 1581.
8.00pm – 9.30pm

Whist Drive
Casadh an Taoille, Currane.
All welcome.
8.30pm sharp!

Whist Drive
Bullsmouth N.S, Dooniver.
All welcome.
8.30pm sharp!

Tuesday 22nd October:

Young At Heart Fitness Class
Tonragee Gym, Tonragee
For further details call Pamela at PB Fitness, 087 950 2630
10.00am

Fit for Life Exercise Class
Mulranny Park Hotel Leisure Centre, Mulranny
Fitness class. For details Tel. 098 36000
11.00am

Pound Class / Pilates Class
Mulranny Park Hotel Leisure Centre, Mulranny
Fitness classes. For details Tel. 098 36000
7.00pm / 8.00pm

Whist Drive
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
All welcome!
8.00pm

Set Dancing Classes
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
Scoil Acla hosts set dancing classes. 4 week course, €25 per person.
8.30pm

Wednesday 23rd October:

Yoga Class
Achill Island Yoga Studio, Glendararry, Achill Sound.
Suitable for both men and women. For details & booking contact Rosaleen on 087 962 1581.
10.30am – 12 noon

Kids Swimming Classes
Mulranny Park Hotel Leisure Centre, Mulranny
Swimming classes for children. For details Tel. 098 36000
4.00pm

Yoga Class
Achill Island Yoga Studio, Glendararry, Achill Sound.
Suitable for both men and women. For details & booking contact Rosaleen on 087 962 1581.
6.15pm – 7.45pm / 8pm – 9.30pm

Scoil Acla Autumn Classes
Mulranny Park Hotel Leisure Centre, Mulranny
Four week course, €25 per person, book online at scoilacla.ie.
Registration 6.30-7.00pm / Classes 7.00-8.00pm

Spinning Class
Mulranny Park Hotel Leisure Centre, Mulranny
Fixed bike spinning class. For details Tel. 098 36000
8.00pm

Achill Wheelers Turbo Spinning Class
Halla Acla, Achill Sound
All you need is a bike, water and a towel. Contact Sean on 086 821 6435
8.30pm

Whist Drive
Patten’s Bar, Dereens
All welcome.
8.30pm sharp!

Forthcoming Events:

October:

Achill International Harp Festival
Achill Island
Annual festival celebrating the harp. More Details.
25th – 28th October

Launch of ‘9 to 5: The Musical’
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
Launch of Achill Musical & Dramatic Society’s production of ‘9 to 5: The Musical’.
9.30pm, 26th October

Flavours of Achill
A showcase of Achill Island’s food and drink. Further details from 085 773 8799 or Flavours of Achill facebook page.
27th October

Chilren’s Irish Music & Song Workshop
Ted’s Bar & Restaurant, Cashel
Part of the Achill International Harp Festival.
9.30pm, 26th October

Achill Lifeboat RNLI Fish Supper
Fundraiser for Achill RNLI, to be held at Óstán Oileán Acla. Music on the night with raffle prize of a painting by Alexander Van Tuyll. Tickets €15. Contact Mary on 087 622 9104.
17th November

See Events Calendar for full year list of forthcoming events.