Achill Island


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Achill Island

an island in the Republic of Ireland, off the W coast of Co. Mayo. Area: 148 sq. km (57 sq. miles). Pop.: 2620 (2002)
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Valentia, off the coast of Kerry 1 Achill Island has stunning views 2 Go seal spotting on Sanday island 3 See the puffins in Northumberland 4 North Uist in the Outer Hebrides 5 Tioram Cottage on Eilean Shona 6 Take a tour of the Hebrides 7 Jura has more deer than people 8 Osea Island off the Essex coast 9 Birdwatchers love Holy Island 10
Patrick was eventually rescued by the Achill Island Coastguard after the colleague he was with raised the alarm.
They were returning from their holiday home on Achill Island to Thornton Heath, in Surrey.
Brain Coughlan in Achill Island tattie-hokers in Scotland and the Kirkintilloch tragedy, 1937, also examines a community for whom migration was adopted as a survival mechanism.
And it warns a doomsday scenario for the world - but says that followers of Gallagher's House of Prayer on Achill Island 'will be saved'.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Oil, with its co-venturers Saga Petroleum, Statoil Exploration and Marathon Petroleum, today announced a second successful appraisal on the Corrib field 70 kilometres from Achill Island, off the west coast of Ireland.
THE last of the summer festivals 'The Battle for the Lake' is taking place on Achill island next weekend.
Sean Lavelle was left for dead by a gang who broke into his home on Achill Island, Co Mayo, in February 2010.
Dermot Weld will rely on Khalid Abdullah's Famous Name, and Aidan O'Brien will be represented by Achill Island.
Weld could run Famous Name instead while fellow Irishman Aidan O'Brien has the option of Achill Island or Sligo.
Mr and Mrs Stafford, 69 and 70 respectively, who lived in the commuter town of Thornton Heath, Surrey, and had four grown-up sons, had spent the summer on their native Achill Island off County Mayo and were returning to their home when they were killed.