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Two views of Achill in County Mayo on the West coast of Ireland. The first one shows Gráinne Ó Máille’s castle at Kildavnet facing the mainland. Gráinne was a well known historical figure in 16th century Irish history known as the Pirate Queen or the Sea Queen of Connacht.
The currach used in Achill is a traditional lightweight Irish fishing boat made from a wooden frame covered with canvas which is then tarred. This one was opposite the island of Inishbiggle and the hills of North Mayo are in the distance.