- Events Calendar
- Achill Half Marathon & 10K
- Achill International Harp Festival
- Achill Yawl Festival
- Battle for the Lake
- Féile Cill Damhnait / Kildavnet Festival
- Currane Challenge
- Féile Na Mara / Achill Island Festival of the Sea
- Give It A Go
- Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend
- Féile Inis Bigil
- New Year’s Eve
- Scoil Acla
- Sheep Show
- St Patrick’s Day
- Tour de Achill
Achill Island Calendar of Events
Scroll down for a calendar of major events happening on Achill Island and the surrounding areas. Please note, due to COVID-19 many events have been cancelled for this year. The items listed below may be subject to revision depending on circumstances closer to the event date.
4th July: Achill Half Marathon & 10K ***RESCHEDULED TO 12TH SEPTEMBER
26th July: Scoil Acla ***CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
18th – 19th July: Mayo International Kite Festival
26th July: St. Colman’s Garden Fete
Annual garden fete at St. Colman’s, Pollagh. Family fun and entertainment, stalls, games, fresh seafood and boxty, plus monster Wheel of Fortune.
3rd August: August Bank Holiday
7th – 9th August: Tarry Fest
Village festival in Dookinella. Final details TBC.
7th – 16th August: Feile Kildavnet
Annual village festival in Kildavnet. Final details TBC.
5th September: Tour de Achill
Achill Wheelers cycling club hosts its annual Tour de Achill event with three distances/routes – 36k, 65k and 110k. Details & online registration.
12th September: Achill Half Marathon & 10K
Award-winning half marathon and 10K run on the most scenic route in Ireland. Registration reopens 1st June. See Achill Half Marathon for more details.
Battle for the Lake
Kitesurfing & music festival at Keel lake. Details to follow. See battleforthelake.com.
Talking Walls Festival
Annual festival. Details TBC.
23rd – 26th October: Achill International Harp Festival
Fourth year of this fast-growing international festival celebrating Ireland’s national musical instrument. See achillharpfestival.ie.
26th October: October Bank Holiday
Battle of the Bands
Please contact Achill Tourism for further details of any of these events.
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