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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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.
Achill Island in Co Mayo is 87% bog and one of the densest peat reserves anywhere in the world.
BRIAN COUGHLAN Achill Island tattie-hokers in Scotland and the Kirkintilloch tragedy, 1937 Four Courts Press, 2006, 9.
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'.
It was completed during the period in his life when he lived on Achill Island (1910-19) and was first exhibited in Belfast in 1911.
A new exhibition showcases spectacular images captured on Dalkey Island (Dublin), Inis Mor (Galway), the Skelligs (Kerry), Bere Island (Cork), Cape Clear (Cork), Achill Island (Mayo) and Ireland's Eye (Dublin).
While in Mayo, the clubs Wild Atlantic Way tour brought them to Westport and Achill Island.
ACHILL Island in County Mayo, off the West Coast of Ireland, has magnificent sandy beaches and cliffs and is popular with cyclists.
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.