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Achill-henge is a concrete structure on Achill Island off the northwest coast of County Mayo, Ireland. The term henge is used colloquially only and does not indicate genuine structural or cultural similarity to prehistoric monuments found in Ireland.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Achill henge by using our Achill Island day trip planning app.
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We were there jan 2013 worth the visit an impressive structure worth the drive and the effort to get the car up for the photo oppurtunity more »
This is an odd place to find in the middle of nowhere , or almost. Achill island is a beautiful and wild place, but this concrete circular construction , which was apparently built as a protest... more »
To go here, to have a barbecue could be a little tricky, careful judgment with the weather has to be taken into consideration. If you was to park down the hill on the main road, it would then mean over a 1k walk, virtuality uphill. Yeah! Very little parking even before the rough farmhouse track, leading upto the peat bog style terrain, (beware the cute sheepdogs barking from the big barn area to the right on the rough track). My pics cannot do the henge justice, could have done with a drone. Worth a quick look in good weather, looks like the locals were having a laugh. No real meaning, other than a protest about austerity, legends say........
Worth a look if you're in Keel.
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