A limited number of events are scheduled for the next seven days. Jump to weekly What’s On listings.

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 have now re-opened:
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.

Attractions:

Achill Experience Aquarium & Visitor Centre
Achill Experience, Keel
45 minute aquarium tour only at this time – must be booked online. Tel. 098 43292.
Open daily 10am – 6pm Booking Required.

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.

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. Tel. 098 47856.
Mon – Sat 10am – 3pm

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.
Scheduled walks Mondays & Wednesdays, see What’s On This Week (below). Booking advised: 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.

Surf Camp, SUP & Surf Lessons
Blackfield Watersports, Closhreid & Keel Beach.
Surfing & Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP). For details Tel 089 422 1553.
Booking Required.

Surfing & Kayaking Lessons & Camps
Achill Surf & Kayak, Keel Beach.
For details Tel 085 155 4376.
Daily

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
From 22nd July

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


 

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What’s On This Week:

Saturday 1st August

Pop-Up Shop: Baked Goods & Treats
Achill Tourism Information Office, Keel
Cakes, breads, scones, brownies and more. Fresh baked. Queuing system in place.
10am to 12 noon.

Book Launch: Achill Painters – An Island Story
Outside ‘The Pub’, Dooagh
Launch of Mary J. Murphy’s latest Achill book, ‘Achill Painters – An Island Story’. In association with Scoil Acla, with mini aeríocht. Guest speaker John F. Deane.
3pm.

Mountain Walk
Achill Isle Walks. Keel.
Location to be decided. Booking advised: Tel 086 843 9683.
Details on booking.

Monday 3rd August (Bank Holiday)

Deserted Village Guided Walk
Achill Isle Walks. Keel.
Meet at Deserted Village, Slievemore. €10 per person or €30 per family. Booking advised: Tel 086 843 9683.
10.00am.

Outdoor Adventure Camp (Weekly)
Achill Outdoor Education Centre, Cashel
Week-long camp for children aged 10 – 16. Surfing, kayaking, SUP, windsurfing, hillwalking, rockclimbing, archery, bushcraft & ecology. Morning or afternoon sessions daily. Booking essential: Tel 098 47253.
10am – 12.30pm or 2.00pm – 4.30pm

Deserted Village & Lookout Tower Guided Walk
Achill Isle Walks. Keel.
Meet at Deserted Village, Slievemore. €15 per person. Booking advised: Tel 086 843 9683.
2.00pm.

Full Moon Sea Swim
Silver Strand Beach, Dugort
Meet at lifeguard hut (western end). Fun and refreshing Atlantic dip in the light of the full moon. All welcome. Tel 086 375 7355 for more info.
10.00pm.

Wednesday 5th August

Deserted Village Guided Walk
Achill Isle Walks. Keel.
Meet at Deserted Village, Slievemore. €10 per person or €30 per family.. Booking advised: Tel 086 843 9683.
10.00am.

Deserted Village & Lookout Tower Guided Walk
Achill Isle Walks. Keel.
Meet at Deserted Village, Slievemore. €15 per person. Booking advised: Tel 086 843 9683.
2.00pm.

Friday 7th August

Deserted Village Guided Walk
Achill Isle Walks. Keel.
Meet at Deserted Village, Slievemore. €10 per person or €30 per family. Booking advised: Tel 086 843 9683.
10.00am.

Deserted Village & Lookout Tower Guided Walk
Achill Isle Walks. Keel.
Meet at Deserted Village, Slievemore. €15 per person. Booking advised: Tel 086 843 9683.
2.00pm.

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