One of Achill's most remote Blue Flag beaches, at the far west of the island, but after you spiral down to this perfect cove, it's like finding the pot of gold at the end of an Irish rainbow. Beautiful.
The bleak remains of this deserted (though there are lots of sheep) village at the foot of Mt Slievemore is slowly being reduced down to rock piles, a poignant reminder of the island's past hardships and a vanished …
The 8km drive west from Keel to what is literally the end of the road is spectacular, with sweeping views across the water as the road climbs the sheer rock face.
Rising right next to the shore, this lovely 40ft-high 15th-century tower house at Kildavnet is associated with the pirate queen Grace O'Malley.
This village is where Don Allum, the first person to row across the Atlantic Ocean in both directions, landed in September 1982 in his 6m-long plywood boat, dubbed the QE3, after 77 days at sea. Opposite the monumen…
Rising from a narrow isthmus, the hillside village of Mulranny overlooks a wide Blue Flag beach on the road from Newport to Achill Sound and on the cusp of the Curraun Peninsula. It's a prime vantage point for count…
This church ruin probably dates to the 17th century, but an earlier church dating to the 16th century also existed here, perhaps built by Grace O'Malley who occupied the nearby castle tower.
A climb up Mt Croaghaun near Achill Head invites hikers to walk atop what locals claim are Europe's highest sea cliffs.
Mt Slievemore (672m) can be climbed from behind deserted Slievemore Village for terrific views of Blacksod Bay.
As the name implies, a ribbon of golden heaven in the north of Achill Island.