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Links for things to do in Achill during your visit are further down this page

Some other similar events during the year:-

Monster MAC - Sat 28th April 2012 - Millstreet, Co Cork

www.monstermac.ie


WAR 1 - Sat 14th April 2012 - Glendalough, Co Wicklow

WAR 2 - Sat 28thJ uly 2012 - Glenmalure, Co Wicklow 

WAR 3 - Sat 22nd Sept 2012 - Powerscourt House, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow

www.wicklowadventurerace.com


Rough Diamond - Letterfrack, Co Galway - Sat 28th Aug

www.connemararoughdiamond.com

The "CLEC" - Carlingford Lough Endurance Challenge - Sat 7th July 2012 

http://clec1.wordpress.com/

Causeway Coast Adventure Race Series

 http://www.causewaycoastar.co.uk/

 Harlequin Adventure Duathlon - Castlebar, Co Mayo - Sat 27th March

 http://www.runireland.com/events/2010-04-27/days-adventure-duathlon

 Cooley Legends Half Marathon (60% off road) - Carlingford Co Louth, Sat 24th April 2010

http://cooleylegendshalfmarathon.wordpress.com/

Mourne Way and Causeway Coast Marathon (Plus 1/2 M and 10k) Runs  organised by 26 Extreme

http://26extreme.com/

Mourne Mountain Marathon

http://www.mourne2day.com/

Galeforce West - Sat 18thAug 2012

www.gaelforcewest.ie

Beast of Ballyhoura; Blackrock Challenge; Ballyhoura Blitz  -4/5/6th Aug 2012

www.ballyhourabeast.com

Other good events for off road running training:

Irish Mountain Running Races

www.imra.ie

RUNAMUCK CHALLENGE

Fun off road run w obstacles  challenges along the way - 5k and 10k options - Solo, Pairs or Teams
Johnstownbridge, Co  Kildare - Sat 20th Oct 2012

http://www.runamuckchallenge.com

Tulfarris 10 - 10 mile Road race in Co Wicklow - Sat 16th June

www.tulfarris10.com

Athlone 3/4 Marathon - Athlone, Co Westmeath - Sun 7th October

www.athlone3quarter.com

 


Things to do in Achill - ask for Roar Races Special Discount for Winsurfing and Surfing Lessons:

 Sat 7th July 2012

 

All Achill Activities are detailed at www.achilltourism.com or phone 098-47353

Sea Angling:

www.members.achilltourism.com/cuannacuime

Surfing lessons:

Gerry Brannigan at Blackfield Surf School,Shop and Coffee bar
Closhreed (1 mile before Keel on the main road)

tel 098 43590
Fax 098 43591
E-mail info@blackfield.com 

www.blackfield.com

Scuba Diving:

www.achilldivecentre.com

Golf:

www.achillgolfclub.com

Pitch and Putt:

www.valley-house.com

Adventure Sports / Multi Activity Centre:

www.achilloutdoor.com


Newsagent, Foodstore, Lotto Agent, Bike Hire, Deli Counter:

Bicycle Hire


Achill Lodge
Bunnacurry, Achill Island, Co. Mayo.
Contact: Kenneth Deery
Tel:               098-47878        or               087-6950213       
Email: info@achilllodge.ie or kennethdeery@hotmail.com 
Web site: www.achilllodge.ie
Cycle hire available seasonally.
 
 


Blackfield
Closhreid, Dookinella,
Keel, Achill Island, Co. Mayo.
Tel:               098-43590       , or Fax: 098-43591
Email: info@blackfield.com 
Web: www.blackfield.com
Cycle hire available seasonally.

Horseriding


Calvey's Equestrian and Pony Trekking Centre
Keel, Achill, Co Mayo
Tel:               087 9881093       
Email: orlacalvey@hotmail.co.uk 
Web site: www.calveysofachill.com
Equestrian centre.

Outdoor Activities


Achill Outdoor Education Centre
Cashel, Achill, Co Mayo
Contact: Tim Daly
Tel:               098-47253        /               098-47304        Fax: 098-47304
Email: info@achilloutdoor.com 
Web site: www.achilloutdoor.com
Adventure sports, Multi activity centre.
 
 

Achill Adventures
Dugort, Achill Island, Co. Mayo.
Contact: Richard and Tina O'Hara
Tel:               098 43148       
Mobile:               087-247-4322       
Email: info@baysports.ie 
Web site: www.achilladventures.com
Richard O'Hara, specialist in windsurfing and sailing programmes.
 
 

Tomás Mac Lochláinn
Cursaí Amuigh Faoin Speir
Ghob a'Choire, Acaill, Co Mhuigh Eo.
Tel:               098-45085       
Email: siul@eircom.net 
Web site: members.achilltourism.com/tomasmaclochlainn/
Walking, rock climbing, surfing, kayaking.

 

Activities Providers on Achill, Co Mayo, Ireland

Directory of Schools, Tuition & Equipment Hire


Newsagent, Foodstore, Lotto Agent, Bike Hire, Deli Counter
Complementary holistic hands-on therapies.
 

Angling & Fishing


Achill Sporting Club
The Valley, Achill Island, Co Mayo
Contact: Dave Gumley
Tel:               086 3044273       
Fresh water fishing & shooting permits.
 
 

Achill Sea Angling
Purteen Harbour, Keel, Achill Island, Co Mayo
Contact: Tony Burke
Tel:               098-47257       
Mob:               086-3211560       
Email: tmburke@eircom.net 
Web site: www.members.achilltourism.com/cuannacuime
Cuan na Cuime. Fishing, Boat Trips. (April - October).
 
 

Colm Ciara
Tonragee East, Westport, Co Mayo
Contact: David Campbell
Tel:               098 45991        /               086-3603057       
Email: davidcampbell74@eircom.net 
Web site: www.achillfishing.com
Deep Sea angling, Boat Trips, Scuba Diving. Also achilldiving.com - Divers bring own equipment.
 
 
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Archaeological


Achill Archaeological Field School
Dooagh, Achill Island, Co Mayo
Tel:               098 43564       
Fax: 098 43595
Email: info@achill-fieldschool.com 
Web site: www.achill-fieldschool.com
Courses, Tours, Lectures, Exhibitions.
 
 
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Bicycle Hire


Achill Lodge
Bunnacurry, Achill Island, Co. Mayo.
Contact: Kenneth Deery
Tel:               098-47878        or               087-6950213       
Email: info@achilllodge.ie or kennethdeery@hotmail.com 
Web site: www.achilllodge.ie
Cycle hire available seasonally.
 
 

Blackfield
Closhreid, Dookinella,
Keel, Achill Island, Co. Mayo.
Tel:               098-43590       , or Fax: 098-43591
Email: info@blackfield.com 
Web: www.blackfield.com
Cycle hire available seasonally.
 
 
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Diving


Achill Island Scuba Dive Centre
Purteen Harbour, Keel, Achill, Co Mayo
Tel:               087 2349884       
Dive Centre, Daily Dives
Email: joseph@achilldivecentre.com 
Web site: www.achilldivecentre.com
 
 

Colm Ciara
Tonragee East, Westport, Co Mayo
Contact: David Campbell
Tel:               098 45991        /               086-3603057       
Email: davidcampbell74@eircom.net 
Web site: www.achillfishing.com
Deep Sea angling, Boat Trips, Scuba Diving. Also achilldiving.com - Divers bring own equipment.
 
 
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Garden Tours


Achill Secret Garden
Bleanaskill Lodge, Bleanaskill, Co Mayo
Contact: Doutsje Nauta
Tel:               098 45103       
Mob:               087 4149895       
Web site: www.achillsecretgarden.com
Guided tour through the garden, booking essential. Open from St. Patrick's Day until Sept 2009.
 
 
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Guided Motor Tours


Achill Tours
Taxi, Mini Bus Hire, & Tours of Achill
Dooagh, Achill Island, Co. Mayo
Tel:               098 43301       , Mobile:               087 2437686       
Email: teachcruachan@eircom.net 
Web site: www.teachcruachan.com
 
 
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Golf


Achill Golf Club
Keel, Achill, Co Mayo
Tel:               098-43456       
9 hole golf links
Email: achillgolfclub@eircom.net 
Web site: www.achillgolfclub.com
 
 

Valley House Pitch & Putt
The Valley, Achill Island, Co. Mayo.
Contact: Pat and Alice Gallagher
Tel:               098-47204       ,
Email: info@valley-house.com 
Web site: www.valley-house.com
 
 
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Horseriding


Calvey's Equestrian and Pony Trekking Centre
Keel, Achill, Co Mayo
Tel:               087 9881093       
Email: orlacalvey@hotmail.co.uk 
Web site: www.calveysofachill.com
Equestrian centre.
 
 
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Outdoor Activities


Achill Outdoor Education Centre
Cashel, Achill, Co Mayo
Contact: Tim Daly
Tel:               098-47253        /               098-47304        Fax: 098-47304
Email: info@achilloutdoor.com 
Web site: www.achilloutdoor.com
Adventure sports, Multi activity centre.
 
 

Achill Adventures
Dugort, Achill Island, Co. Mayo.
Contact: Richard and Tina O'Hara
Tel:               098 43148       
Mobile:               087-247-4322       
Email: info@baysports.ie 
Web site: www.achilladventures.com
Richard O'Hara, specialist in windsurfing and sailing programmes.
 
 

Tomás Mac Lochláinn
Cursaí Amuigh Faoin Speir
Ghob a'Choire, Acaill, Co Mhuigh Eo.
Tel:               098-45085       
Email: siul@eircom.net 
Web site: members.achilltourism.com/tomasmaclochlainn/
Walking, rock climbing, surfing, kayaking.
 
 
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Painting


Padraig McCaul
Mob:               086 8801733       
Email: info@padraigmccaul.com 
Web site: www.padraigmccaul.com
Achill painting workshops with Padraig McCaul. Padraig's paintings are on view throughout the year at the Western Light Art Gallery, Keel, Achill.

Surfing / Kite surfing lessons and accomodation

www.puremagic.ie

Body Evolution women's 5km run and wellness day at Russborough on Saturday 30th April - www.be5k.ie