- 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.
Achill, along with the rest of Ireland, is now at Level 5 in the national framework for living with COVID-19. For details of how this affects visitors to Achill and local businesses, please see COVID-19 Visitor Information.
14th February: Valentine’s Day
17th March: St. Patrick’s Day
Bank Holiday for Ireland’s national day.
2nd April: Good Friday
Public (but not Bank) holiday, start of the Easter Weekend.
5th April: Easter Monday
Bank Holiday in Ireland.
3rd May: May Day
7th June: June Bank Holiday
3rd July: Achill Half Marathon & 10K
Half marathon and 10K run event on a spectacular course on Achill Island. See achillmarathon.com.
24th – 30th July: Scoil Acla (Virtual Event)
Traditional Irish summer school with music, dance, arts and culture tutorials and concerts. This will be online only in 2021. See scoilacla.ie
2nd August: Bank Holiday
August Bank holiday Monday.
Battle for the Lake
Kitesurfing and music festival in Keel. Dates TBC.
Tour de Achill
Cycling event on Achill. Dates TBC.
Achill International Harp Festival
25th October: Bank Holiday
October Bank Holiday.
Please contact Achill Tourism for further details of any of these events.
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