The official opening of the Slievemore Heritage Trail on Achill Island takes place on Friday 16th February 2024. Minister Dara Calleary will open this new resource which aims provides interactive interpretation of an area rich in history. The trail covers an area approximately 3km in length and includes megalithic portal and court tombs as well as the famous Deserted Village. An app has been developed which, along with QR codes attached to strategically placed posts, will allow the visitor to access information and stories about each site as they walk through the trail. The app is live on both Google Play and the Apple Store, just search for ‘Slievemore Heritage Trail’.
The official opening begins at 3pm at the Deserted Village, with a reception in Keel Hall to follow. Attendance is free but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.