Keem Bay in World's Top 10 Beaches

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Keem Bay on Achill Island has been listed among 10 of the world’s most breathtaking beaches, according to the Irish Independent. Taking its place alongside beaches the Seychelles, Tahiti, Big Sur California and other global locations, Keem is the only Irish beach listed in the paper’s Travel Top 10. Travel writer Pól Ó Conghaile says this of Keem: “Framed by cliffs, undeveloped save for an old stone cottage and heaven for snorkelers and sea kayakers, it’s a first impression that lasts a very long time.” He recounts how on his most recent visit he was told by a lifeguard that a sea kayaker had just been paddling with a basking shark.

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Fisherman's cottage, Keem Bay, Achill Island