Achill Island is the largest island in the County (24km x 19km) and is accessible from the mainland by the Michael Davitt bridge at Achill Sound.
Its magnificent golden sandy beaches, breathtaking sea cliffs and bare mountains make Achill one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Ireland.
It boasts a long history of human settlement and there is evidence that Achill was inhabited as many as 5,000 years ago.
Beautiful villages such as Dooagh, Dooega, Dugort and Keel lay on the shore of the Atlantic. Achill is unique and offers experiences to remember in every season. About Achill someone said “a place to go to before you die”.
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