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Achill Island

Picture: This is the largest island off the Irish coast. Connected to the mainland by a bridge at Achill Sound it contains within its small compass every type of scenery from sandy beaches to towering mountains. Here the holidaymaker has all manner of recreational facilities and unrestricted scope for walking, cycling or touring and good deep sea fishing is also available.

Picture: This is Ireland's Holy Mountain which rises above the shore of Clew Bay. It is primarily associated with St. Patrick, the apostle of Ireland, who in the year 441 spent the forty days of lent on its lonely summit in prayer fasting for the people of Ireland. A great national pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick is held each year on the last Sunday in July.

Croagh Patrick