Please see COVID-19 Visitor Information for the current restrictions under the National Framework for living with COVID-19.
We also have a printable guide listing all activities, shops, galleries, services, and food outlets that are open this week:
Download / View PDF Version of What’s Open Guide (103kb)
Achill Greenway parkrun
The weekly Achill Greenway parkrun takes place on the Greenway at Polranny.
Runners, joggers and walkers welcome to this free event, part of the global parkrun initiative. Register at parkrun.ie to get official timings.
At the Valley House , Valley
Two free performances of song, circus, music and magic celebrating the dark skies of Mayo. Booking required.
Saturday 4th December, 10.30am – 11.30am / 5pm – 6pm
At the Achill Experience Aquarium & Visitor Centre, Keel
Families enjoy a private visit with Santa plus self-guided tour of aquarium and visitor centre. Booking essential, visit achillexperience.ie to book a visit to Santa. 098 43292.
Sunday 12th December, 1pm – 5pm
Achill Experience Aquarium & Visitor Centre
Achill Experience, Keel
45 minute Aquarium time slots available as well as self guided exhibitions on our local history in our Visitor Centre – Booking online is recommended to avoid disappointment 098 43292.
Mon – Fri 10am – 4.00pm / Sat – Sun 12.15pm – 3.15pm (last admission 3.15)
The Colony Tour
The Colony Tour, Dugort
Two-hour historical walking tour led by BAFTA winner writer and bardic poet Kevin Toolis. Booking required, via website. Tel 086 071 3973.
Tours on Sundays (Nov/Dec)
Achill Island Pub Tours
Custom guided tours for groups. Tel Colum for details: 087 238 3692.
Galleries & Crafts:
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.
Open by appointment.
Top Drawer & Pantry
Top Drawer & Pantry, Keel
Gift Shop and Creative space of the ‘Live Simply’ brand. We nurture, support and promote local design, craft and art. Private shopping appointments an be made outside opening hours. Tel. 087 961 4202.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 12 – 4pm
Achill Isle Walks
Guided tours and hill walks by Failte Ireland qualified guide of Achill including Keem Loop Walk, Minaun, Slievemore, and Croaghaun to view the highest sea cliffs in Ireland. Surrounding areas of Mayo Nephin and Mweelrea are also covered. Guided historical walk through Achill’s famous Deserted Village. See achillislewalks.ie for more info or call Gerard on 086 843 9683.
Travel & Transport:
Open for browsing and borrowing. Tel. 098-20910
Tue-Wed 2-4pm/5-7pm. Fri-Sat 11-1pm/2-4pm.
KC’s Cleaning Services
KC’s Cleaning Service, Polranny (opp. GAA pitch)
House cleaning, business cleaning, property management, laundry services. Tel. 087 7144880
Laundry open Mon – Fri 9.30 – 6pm; Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Achill Tourism Visitor Information (Achill Sound)
Achill Tourism Office, next to the Post Office, Achill Sound
Visitor information. Souvenirs and Achill gifts. Tel. 098 20400.
Open Mon – Sat 10am – 4pm.
Masterson’s Bar & Anchor Restaurant, Golden Strand, Dugort
Open daily for indoor dining + takeaway.
Tel: 098 47216