Yearly Archives: 2016


Marvellous May

We had a fantastic bank holiday weekend in Achill. The weather was glorious, warm sunshine from dawn 'til dusk, we caught fish, and a lobster.  We had sailed from Liverpool to Belfast overnight,  and the Irish Sea was like a mill pond. The route through Northern Ireland, Leitrim and Sligo is always beautiful, but the [...]

9th June, 2016|

An exciting new project!

Our new project We would like to share the excitement of our recent purchase of the house on the hill above  Achill Ocean’s Edge, which has  the most spectacular panoramic views of Clew Bay, Achill Beg, Clare Island and Achill Head. Quite apart from the astonishing views, the house itself is architecturally magnificent. [...]

2nd May, 2016|

Spring has arrived!

We have just returned from a week at Ocean's Edge where we met one of our new neighbours (pictured)  for the first time. If you have visited Achill you will have seen the Mayo Blackface sheep who are so well adapted to life on the island. The lambs are really cute with their black faces [...]

2nd April, 2016|

Amazing response!

We have been delighted by the response to the publication of our website and the ongoing interest in our cottage. Thanks to all for your interest and kind words - hat tip to James Lungley ( who designed and built our website and was eternally patient with us and our constant revisions. We have had [...]

2nd April, 2016|

Welcome to Achill Ocean’s Edge!

We are delighted to launch the letting of our cottage at Achill Ocean's Edge. We have been holidaying in Achill for many many years. We love the place and have long admired the view from the cottage which we were lucky enough to purchase in September 2014. Since then we have been getting the place [...]

2nd March, 2016|

Meet Cecil

We were lucky enough to spend Christmas and New Year at Ocean’s Edge. We arrived on 22nd December, allowing us plenty of time to prepare for the big day.  We had family joining us for New Year, some of whom had never visited Achill before. They were all flying in to Knock on 28th December. [...]

22nd January, 2016|