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The largest of the Irish isles

Impressive rock formation

Achill Head is a headland located on the western coast of Ireland, specifically in County Mayo. It is situated on the southern side of Achill Island, which is the largest island in Ireland. Achill Head is known for its rugged and dramatic coastline, with towering cliffs that drop down to the Atlantic Ocean below. The headland is a popular destination for hiking and outdoor activities, as well as for its stunning views of the surrounding landscape and sea. There are also several historical and cultural attractions in the area, including ancient stone forts and traditional Irish villages.

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Achill Head is located on the western coast of Ireland, in County Mayo.

How to get there:

By Car: If you have access to a car, you can take the R319 from Westport and follow the signs for Achill Island. Once you cross the bridge onto the island, follow the signs for Keel and then for Achill Head.

By Bus: Bus Eireann offers regular services to Achill Island from Westport, Castlebar, and other nearby towns. Once you arrive on the island, you can take a taxi or walk to Achill Head.

By Bike: If you enjoy cycling, you can rent a bike in Westport or Achill Island and cycle to Achill Head.

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