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#Achill

# achill - Friday 1 November, 2019

'We're better than this in Ireland': Justice Department calls on Achill protesters to stand down
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

'We're better than this in Ireland': Justice Department calls on Achill protesters to stand down

Updated Nov 1st 2019, 2:14 PM 35,409 Views 180 Comments

Locals have argued that the Achill Head Hotel is not a suitable location for emergency accommodation.

# achill - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Plans to house 13 asylum seekers in Achill postponed due to ongoing protest outside hotel
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Plans to house 13 asylum seekers in Achill postponed due to ongoing protest outside hotel

Oct 31st 2019, 6:41 PM 28,336 Views 141 Comments

The Department of Justice said the women were only to be in Achill for 3 months.

# achill - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Woman missing from Co Mayo found safe and well
# Achill
# Achill

Woman missing from Co Mayo found safe and well

Feb 21st 2019, 10:25 PM 42,306 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

# achill - Friday 17 November, 2017

Major boost for Achill tourism after beach that was missing for 12 years returns
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Major boost for Achill tourism after beach that was missing for 12 years returns

Nov 17th 2017, 10:29 PM 42,451 Views 27 Comments

“People were telling us the beach at Ashleam comes back every seven years. I didn’t really believe them.”

# achill - Monday 14 September, 2015

Man dies after getting caught in floods on Achill Island
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man dies after getting caught in floods on Achill Island

Sep 14th 2015, 10:40 AM 27,288 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

# achill - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest
# Helping Hands
# Helping Hands

Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest

Jun 22nd 2014, 10:30 AM 9,673 Views 10 Comments

The Colaiste Pobail Acla students journey from Achill to Romania to donate their time to an Irish-run charity.

# achill - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

How did you spend Easter morning? This man towed a stranded dolphin back to the depths off Achill
# The Resurrection
# The Resurrection

How did you spend Easter morning? This man towed a stranded dolphin back to the depths off Achill

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:34 PM 29,334 Views 17 Comments

While most of the country was enjoying a lie-in, the Achill Coast Guard team led a local rescue mission for a stranded dolphin…

# achill - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Are microwave postboxes an Irish thing now?
# Hotmail
From The Daily Edge
# Hotmail

Are microwave postboxes an Irish thing now?

Mar 20th 2014, 1:35 PM 4,904 Views 1 Comment

Keeping the letters warm and dry has never been so easy.

# achill - Friday 27 December, 2013

Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach
# Keel
# Keel

Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach

Dec 27th 2013, 2:39 PM 53,836 Views 45 Comments

The mammal was stranded on Christmas Eve.

# achill - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

Dec 25th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,241 Views 4 Comments

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

# achill - Monday 23 December, 2013

Driver rescued from Achill lake after car plunges in during treacherous conditions
# Rescue
# Rescue

Driver rescued from Achill lake after car plunges in during treacherous conditions

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:45 AM 16,969 Views 13 Comments

The rescue was complicated by gale force winds, sleet and snow showers as water rapidly filled the car.

# achill - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Achill-henge structure gets arty makeover and it's all to help young men
# Our Nation’s Sons
# Our Nation’s Sons

Achill-henge structure gets arty makeover and it's all to help young men

Sep 1st 2013, 7:21 PM 14,768 Views 25 Comments

Thirty 12ft art pieces are being put on the side of each pillar on the structure.

# achill - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Somebody has written a song about The Square in Tallaght
# Shopping Jams
From The Daily Edge
# Shopping Jams

Somebody has written a song about The Square in Tallaght

Jul 17th 2013, 4:04 PM 3,209 Views 4 Comments

If you love to shop then this might be the song for you.

# achill - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Twelve dolphins found dead on Achill Island
# Stranding
# Stranding

Twelve dolphins found dead on Achill Island

Feb 2nd 2013, 12:55 PM 20,747 Views 40 Comments

The mass stranding in Mayo was reported by the Irish Whale & Dolphin Group.

# achill - Friday 16 November, 2012

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

Australian police renew appeal for missing second-generation Irish woman

Nov 16th 2012, 9:33 AM 10,542 Views 14 Comments

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

# achill - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Woman with Irish relations missing in Melbourne
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Woman with Irish relations missing in Melbourne

Nov 14th 2012, 1:07 PM 16,220 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.

# achill - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Mayo family to take civil case after daughter's road death is ruled accidental
# Inquest
# Inquest

Mayo family to take civil case after daughter's road death is ruled accidental

Jun 1st 2011, 6:44 PM 778 Views 0 Comments

The family of Aisling Gallagher, who died seven years ago, maintained that the incomplete road surface contributed to their daughter’s death.