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Demand for water on Achill Island due to staycationers means it's now unsafe to drink
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Demand for water on Achill Island due to staycationers means it's now unsafe to drink

Aug 11th 2020, 3:41 PM 36,044 Views 36 Comments

Demand for water is roughly 50% higher than this time last year.

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman
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Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman

Jul 16th 2018, 1:08 PM 36,966 Views 2 Comments

The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.

The fascinating story of the Achill Island preacher, the Famine, and the Prelate
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The fascinating story of the Achill Island preacher, the Famine, and the Prelate

May 27th 2018, 9:15 AM 13,572 Views 1 Comment

A new book looks at this fascinating part of Irish history.

The Achill Island Coast Guard is getting very creative with its Storm Barbara updates
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# Babs And Gail

The Achill Island Coast Guard is getting very creative with its Storm Barbara updates

Dec 23rd 2016, 10:25 AM 3,288 Views 1 Comment

Here’s the tale of Babs and Gail.

Poisonous sea creatures spotted on several beaches along the west coast
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Poisonous sea creatures spotted on several beaches along the west coast

Sep 26th 2016, 4:08 PM 59,360 Views 30 Comments

The public have been warned not to touch the creature, and if they do get stung, to call 112 immediately.

Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard
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Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard

Aug 7th 2015, 7:58 AM 14,062 Views 19 Comments

He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.

Mayo developer erects statue in London city as a form of protest
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Mayo developer erects statue in London city as a form of protest

May 5th 2015, 6:42 PM 44,216 Views 58 Comments

The man who has become known for his high-profile protests has taken to the streets of London.

Brilliant video captures the Aran Achill GAA spirit before All-Island club football final
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Brilliant video captures the Aran Achill GAA spirit before All-Island club football final

Dec 5th 2014, 12:58 PM 4,071 Views 2 Comments

Galway’s Aran Islands played Mayo club Achill in the Connacht junior decider in a novel pairing last month.

Is Aran Islands v Achill Island set to be the most unique GAA provincial club final?
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Is Aran Islands v Achill Island set to be the most unique GAA provincial club final?

Nov 3rd 2014, 11:11 AM 10,029 Views 3 Comments

The two island clubs will face off in this year’s Connacht junior club football final.

Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island
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# Warm Fuzzies

Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island

May 2nd 2014, 3:51 PM 2,282 Views 1 Comment

Could this be Fungi’s heir apparent?

Five rescued from fishing vessel in 17-hour operation
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Five rescued from fishing vessel in 17-hour operation

Sep 20th 2013, 3:18 PM 7,627 Views 4 Comments

The crew got into trouble when the vessel’s nets became entangled in its propellers.

Pics: Four rescued off Achill after attaching boat to lobster pots to avoid being wrecked
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Pics: Four rescued off Achill after attaching boat to lobster pots to avoid being wrecked

Aug 24th 2013, 12:12 PM 10,032 Views 11 Comments

The four were rescued after their boat ran into engine trouble.

Police investigating case of missing woman find human remains
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Police investigating case of missing woman find human remains

Nov 18th 2012, 1:02 PM 16,814 Views 1 Comment

Sarah Cafferkey, who has Irish family, went missing on November 9. Human remains have been found by police investigating her disappearance.

Homicide squad 'take over missing Sarah Cafferkey case'
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Homicide squad 'take over missing Sarah Cafferkey case'

Nov 17th 2012, 12:41 PM 12,796 Views 2 Comments

Sarah Cafferkey is a second-generation Irish woman missing in Melbourne. She has not been seen for a week and her car was found on Friday.

Australian police renew appeal for missing second-generation Irish woman
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Australian police renew appeal for missing second-generation Irish woman

Nov 16th 2012, 9:33 AM 10,546 Views 14 Comments

Sarah Cafferkey, whose family is from Achill Island, has not been seen for a week.

Woman with Irish relations missing in Melbourne
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Woman with Irish relations missing in Melbourne

Nov 14th 2012, 1:07 PM 16,231 Views 20 Comments

Sarah Cafferkey, who has relations in Achill Island, Co Mayo, was last seen by her family at home on Ross Street, Bacchus Marsh on Friday, November 9.

Achillhenge still standing, despite court order
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Achillhenge still standing, despite court order

Sep 9th 2012, 7:45 AM 10,460 Views 31 Comments

Eyesore or novel attraction?

Meet Dime: the sheepdog who only understands Irish
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# Madra Caorach

Meet Dime: the sheepdog who only understands Irish

Feb 29th 2012, 3:20 PM 5,207 Views 22 Comments

Dime lives on Achill Island – where he does the entirety of his work as a ‘madra caorach’ through the Irish language.

Achill Island Coast Guard still working to recover student's body
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Achill Island Coast Guard still working to recover student's body

Nov 5th 2011, 3:06 PM 863 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old Finnish student tragically fell from a cliff in Achill Island, Co Mayo, last Thursday.

Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall
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Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall

Nov 4th 2011, 4:25 PM 6,812 Views 19 Comments

The 22-year-old man plunged from a cliff at Achill yesterday afternoon and Coast Guard teams are still trying to recover his body. The search has been called off until 7am tomorrow.