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.