Achill Outdoor Education Centre

achilloutdoorAchill OEC is administered by Mayo, Sligo & Leitrim ETB. The centre is located on Ireland’s largest off shore Island connected to the main land by a bridge. It is surrounded by breath taking scenery and is within range of five blue flag beaches and four 600 metre mountains making Achill Ireland’s premier destination for outdoor pursuits.

Facilities include:

  • Dining room & common room with open fire
  • Lecture room
  • Accommodation for 55 in dormitory style 2 and 4 bedded rooms
  • Drying room for clothing shoes etc.
  • Large Indoor facility for Indoor games etc


  • Multi - activity
  • Geography/ecological studies
  • Cultural/ foreign language school
  • Education partnerships and exchanges
  • President’s award- bronze and silver
  • Leadership awards in adventure sports
  • Summer camps 7- 12 year olds
  • Teenage camps 12 to 18 year olds
  • First Aid Wilderness
  • Personal development via the outdoors

All programmes can be tailored to suit your groups own requirements

Activities include:

  • Surfing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Windsurfing
  • First Aid Wilderness
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Orienteering
  • Kayaking
  • Archery
  • Dinghy sailing
  • Power boating
  • Traditional sailing
  • Team building
  • Hill walking


Achill Outdoor Education Centre

Address: Cashel, Achill island, Co. Mayo

Tel: 098 47253

Fax: 098 47304

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