- Events Calendar
- Achill Greenway parkrun
- Achill Half Marathon & 10K
- Achill International Harp Festival
- Achill Yawl Festival
- Battle for the Lake
- Féile Cill Damhnait / Kildavnet Festival
- Currane Challenge
- Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend
- Féile Inis Bigil
- Midsummer Walks Festival
- New Year’s Eve
- Robert Henri Festival
- Scoil Acla
- Achill Sheep Show
- St. Patrick’s Day
- Tour de Achill
Festivals and events on Achill Island, Ireland
For a full calendar of major events happening on Achill Island see our Events Calendar.
Events are subject to change, postponement or restriction according to prevailing COVID-19 guidelines, please see COVID-19 Visitor Information.
Achill offers a busy, varied and exciting range of festivals and events throughout the year. Our events diary provides a calendar of the major and most popular events.
The annual Scoil Acla summer school is hugely popular, offering tuition in traditional music to students of all levels as well as writer’s workshops, a painters school, readings, exhibitions, concerts and more.
Use the navigation links on the left to find out more about Achill’s festivals and events. Further details can also be obtained from the Achill Tourism office, which is open all year round.
For information on travelling to Achill, including a map of Ireland, please consult our Getting Here & Getting Around section. These pages include a detailed map of Achill Island, allowing you to see the exact location of events and festival activities on Achill Island.