- Events Calendar
- Achill Easter Festival
- Achill Half Marathon & 10K
- Achill Yawl Festival
- Féile na mBoillaí / Bill’s Rock Festival
- Féile Cill Damhnait / Kildavnet Festival
- Féile Na Mara / Achill Island Festival of the Sea
- Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend
- Féile Inis Bigil
- New Year’s Eve
- Quest Achill
- Scoil Acla
- Sheep Show
- St Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day Hillwalking Festival 17th – 20th March 2017
This festival package is offered free exclusively by Achill native Tomás Mac Lochláinn who is a professional International Mountain Leader.
Friday 17th March: Two Options:
Option 1: Walk with the Achill pipebands on their traditional marches through the villages of lower Achill (Bands Schedule)
Option 2: Self-guided walk from Achill Walking Guides
Saturday 18th March: Annagh Strand
5 – 6 hours. Cost: Free. Visit this remote area of Achill and explore the Boley village, megalithic tomb and corrie lake. Meet 10am at Dooagh beach car park.
Sunday 20th March: Sli Grainne Mhaol – (Bothrin na hAilte)
Meet at Patten’s Bar, Derreens. This walking route takes you through the deserted village of Ailt and travels over a very scenic and historic landscape.
Booking required for both guided walks. Adults only. No dogs.
For booking please contact Tomás directly: text to 087-9681780 or landline: 098-45085