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Flags at the Johnny Kilbane statue on Achill welcoming visitors to the Achill Film Festival


Achill, county Mayo.

Sauvignon Blanc writes:

The inaugural Achill Film Festival ended yesterday. It was a great success with excellent films (at link below) and very good audiences…

Achill Film Festival

Oh my.

The effervescent islanders of Achill, Co Mayo, in the early-1900s captured by America painter Robert Henri, he of the Ashcan school.

Unmarried male senior citizens on the Island were obliged to wear codpieces.

From top; Mary Lavelle,Thomas Cafferkey, Mary O’Donnell, Johnnie and Biddy Cummings, Brian O’Malley and Anthony Lavelle.

Thanks Sibling of Daedalus