- an island off the coast of NW Ireland. 14 miles (23 km) long; 11 miles (18 km) wide.
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After the desolation of Achill it is pleasant to return to the hotel at Mallaranny.Wanderings in Ireland
Michael Myers Shoemaker
But for all that it may offer of wildness, of grandeur, and of interest, Achill has no charm for me.Connaught
Stephen Lucius Gwynn
In Achill the struggle for life is too keen to admit of any love for mere beauty.
Achill people said she belonged to the sea, and the sea had claimed her.
It is a convenient centre from which to visit Achill Island.The Sunny Side of Ireland
John O'Mahony and R. Lloyd Praeger