Achill Island, Co Mayo, in the west of Ireland, has long been an inspiration for artists and writers, including Graham Greene, Heinrich Boll, Robert Henri and Paul Henry. Achill 24/7 profiles these artists and offers poems, Ireland pictures and tourism information about Achill Island.
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April 2, 2003
Paul Henry boosts visits to 10,000 in March
The current major exhibition of paintings by Paul Henry at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin continues to drive traffic to In March we received a record 10,000 visitors and over 31,000 page views. Most popular pages were our Paul Henry story and Paul Henry gallery. Thank you to all who visited last month ... and if you'd like to follow up with a visit to the real thing, don't forget that Achill Tourism offers full information on accommodation, travel and attractions on Achill Island.

March 1, 2003
Paul Henry pages most popular
A major retrospective exhibition of Paul Henry's work at the National Gallery in Dublin has prompted a surge of interest in the Paul Henry pages and gallery on These sections were the most popular pages on this Web site during February 2003. The exhibition itself features 100 paintings by Paul Henry, who lived and worked on Achill Island from 1910 to 1919. It runs until 18th May 2003.

January 1, 2003
66,600 visitors in 2002
The achill 24/7 web site had a total of 66,603 visitors during 2002, the year-end statistics reveal. There were 206,790 page views recorded (visits to individual pages), and the average length of time spent visiting was 3 minutes 41 seconds. The most popular sections were the Ireland pictures and daily poems areas. Thank you to all who visited, and we hope to see you back sometime soon.

December 9, 2002
New book of poems from Anne Kelly
A new book of poems by Achill writer Anne Kelly has been published, titled 'A New Tomorrow'. Poems from this new book are appearing daily on Achill 24/7 as our daily poems. For full details of this new publication, visit our poems from Achill section.

October 3, 2002
Achill 24/7 listed in
The Achill 24/7 web site has been listed in's Minimalist Project. This worthy initiative is 'a collection of good-looking websites that are built with minimalism in mind, the idea of beauty through 'less is more'. Inclusion in this Project reflects attempts to make Achill 24/7 as lean and easy to use as possible. Also included was Digital Acla, the business site of Achill 24/7's editor.

October 1, 2002
6,000 visitors in September
Statistics from our server for September 2002 show that the Achill 24/7 web site had 6,388 visitors - our highest ever monthly traffic. (That's almost 50,000 hits, for those who are impressed by this meaningless metric.) Average length of visit was nearly 3 minutes, which hopefully shows that people are finding something of interest to read or look at. The top 20 most visited pages from last month are listed on the Achill 24/7 home page.

September 12, 2002
Poems section gets makeover!
At last, the poems section on Achill 24/7 has been updated to reflect our new look. Only three months after the rest of the site! Slacker! The guestbook has been updated too, so please take a look and add your comments of support for Anne Kelly (or any other comments you might have about the site).

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