Achill Island

/ (ˈækɪl) /


noun
  1. 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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How to use Achill Island in a sentence

  • 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
  • It is a convenient centre from which to visit Achill Island.

    The Sunny Side of Ireland | John O'Mahony and R. Lloyd Praeger
  • On Achill Island there is a comfortable hotel at the 'missionary settlement,' which is about 10 miles from the ferry.