Events Calendar

Calendar of Events 2022

Scroll down for a calendar of major events happening on Achill Island and the surrounding areas in 2022.


July 2022

27th June – 1st July: GAA Cúl Camp
Summer camp teaching Gaelic games. Venue is Achill GAA club in Polranny. Apply at Cúl Camps website.

2nd July: Achill Half Marathon & 10K
Annual half-marathon and 10K event on Achill Island. See Achill Half Marathon page for details.

10th July: Dooagh Day
Annual village festival in Dooagh with family fun events.

17th July: Achill RNLI Open Day
Open day at RNLI Achill Lifeboat Station at Kildavnet.

24th July: St. Colman’s Garden Fete
Annual festival at St. Colman’s in Keel.

24th – 31st July: Scoil Acla
Annual summer school for Irish arts, music and culture. See Scoil Acla 2022 page for details.

30th July – 4th August: Innishbiggle Festival
Annual village festival on the island of Innishbiggle.


August 2022

1st August: August Bank Holiday Monday
Public Holiday.

30th July – 4th August: Innishbiggle Festival
Annual village festival on the island of Innishbiggle.

4th – 15th August: Feile Chill Damhnait
Annual village festival in Kildownet with family fun events. More details.

5th – 7th August: Tarry Fest
Annual village festival in Dookinella with family fun events.


September 2022

3rd September: Tour de Achill
Annual cycling event with choice of three routes around Achill. Further details via facebook event page.

30th September – 2nd October: Battle for the Lake Achill Island
Annual kitesurfing and music festival at Keel Lake. More details.


October 2022

30th September – 2nd October: Battle for the Lake Achill Island
Annual kitesurfing and music festival at Keel Lake. More details.

Achill International Harp Festival
Annual festival celebrating this iconic Irish instrument. 2022 details to be confirmed.

31st October: Bank Holiday
Public Holiday.


November 2022

4th – 6th November: Mayo Dark Sky Festival
More info from mayodarkskyfestival.ie.

Please contact Achill Tourism for further details of any of these events.
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