I simply crossed the island in a day's run, spent another day in Achill, and returned to Wexford.
After the desolation of Achill it is pleasant to return to the hotel at Mallaranny.
On Achill Island there is a comfortable hotel at the 'missionary settlement,' which is about 10 miles from the ferry.
But for all that it may offer of wildness, of grandeur, and of interest, Achill has no charm for me.
Probably in no part of Ireland does superstition persist so strongly as in Achill.
In Achill the struggle for life is too keen to admit of any love for mere beauty.
As we are going north, Minnaun Cliffs, which are on the southern side of Achill, must be spoken about first.
Achill people said she belonged to the sea, and the sea had claimed her.
We left Achill Island in the afternoon, deeply regretting that we had not more time to devote to its wonders.
It is a convenient centre from which to visit Achill Island.