- Events Calendar
- Achill Easter Festival
- Achill Half Marathon & 10K
- Achill International Harp Festival
- Achill Yawl Festival
- Battle for the Lake
- Féile na mBoillaí / Bill’s Rock Festival
- Féile Cill Damhnait / Kildavnet Festival
- Féile Na Mara / Achill Island Festival of the Sea
- Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend
- Féile Inis Bigil
- New Year’s Eve
- Quest Achill
- Scoil Acla
- Sheep Show
- St Patrick’s Day
- Tour de Achill
Wonders of the Wake – WORLD PREMIERE!
Wavecrest Hotel, Dooagh. Sunday 6th May. 8pm.
Sunday 6th May at 8pm, celebrating the “Wonders of the Irish Wake” at The Wavecrest, Dooagh. Harp, song, the craic, the prumsái and the haunting, lamenting keening of a traditional Irish Wake. World renowned harpist Joleen McLaughlin is joined by the Mná Caointe of Áine Brolly, Mary Dillon, Tiona McSherry, Karen McLoughlin, John MacNamara and My Father’s Wake writer Kevin Toolis. Tickets on sale at Keel and Sound post offices and Achill Tourism, online at www.heinrichboellcottage.com
or on the door priced €20.00
This production is based the book ‘My Father’s Wake’ by Kevin Toolis. This book, subtitled ‘How The Irish Teach Us To Live, Love and Die’, is available to buy online in the Achill Tourism online shop, and in person in our tourism information office at Achill Sound.
This world premiere is part of a weekend of events in the Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend Arts Festival.