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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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  • It is a convenient centre from which to visit achill island.

    The Sunny Side of Ireland John O'Mahony and R. Lloyd Praeger
  • If we could have put achill island and all its scenery out of commission forever, we would gladly have done it.

    On an Irish Jaunting-car Samuel G. Bayne
  • We left achill island in the afternoon, deeply regretting that we had not more time to devote to its wonders.

    On an Irish Jaunting-car Samuel G. Bayne
  • On achill island there is a comfortable hotel at the 'missionary settlement,' which is about 10 miles from the ferry.

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