Bygone Days, Achill Island in Co. Mayo

Here is a glimpse into the bygone days on Achill Island. Today there are seventeen villages on the island. Traces of the past are all around and should not be ignored.

They have impact on the landscape and on the islanders’ life. For this reason it’s very important to understand the bygone days because nowadays the island and the villages are what the past left behind.

Achill has a rich heritage to be preserved and is stepped in history. Annually thousands of holidaymakers visit the island and enjoy its heritage. The island casts a spell on them with its unique background and history.