Achill Beaches Awarded Excellent Bathing Water Quality in Latest EPA Report
Achill’s clear Atlantic waters have been recognised in the latest EPA Bathing Water Quality report, with four beaches achieving the highest ‘Excellent’ rating.

Padraig McCaul Launches Hurricane Lantern Collaboration
Achill-based artist Padraig McCaul has launched a new product following a collaboration with Coleraine-based Blue Ridge Craft Company. Five of Padraig’s images will appear on a series of handcrafted wax hurricane lanterns.

Keem Bay Best Beach Destination When We Travel Again
Travel journalist Pol O Conghaile appeared on Newstalk Radio’s Pat Kenny Show to discuss ‘The Best Beach Destinations for When We Can Travel’ and cited Keem Bay, Achill Island, as one of the most anticipated places that Irish people want to visit once coronavirus restrictions allow.

Achill Tourism COVID-19 Revamp Featured on RTE News
Achill Tourism’s temporary revamp as the hub for Achill’s Community Response to COVID-19 has been featured on RTE News.

Keem Bay in World’s Top Beaches
Achill’s Keem Bay has been ranked at number three and number 11 in two prestigious lists of the Worlds Top Beaches.

Basking Shark in Keem Bay
A huge basking shark has taken up residence in waters around Keem Bay, Achill Island, during May 2019.

Events to Celebrate Achill’s Wildlife 2019
A calendar of free public events celebrating Achill’s wildlife, taking place this summer in Achill.

Achill Featured on RTÉ Getaways TV Programme
Achill was featured as a ‘Short Getaway’ destination on the RTÉ travel programme ‘Getaways’ in February 2019.

Dooagh Beach Disappears … Again
The sandy beach that reappeared in Dooagh Bay in 2017, to worldwide media interest, has disappeared again following a series of storms in January 2019.

Achill Half Marathon wins two RunIreland Awards
The Achill Half Marathon has been awarded Ireland’s Best Half Marathon and also Most Scenic Route in the 2018 RunIreland.com annual awards.