Achill Sound

Gob an Choire or Gob a' Choire (English name: Achill Sound), formerly anglicized as Gubacurra, is a Gaeltacht village in County Mayo, Ireland. It lies on the east side of Achill Island and is the first settlement one reaches after crossing the Michael Davitt Bridge, a swing bridge that joins Achill Island to Corraun Peninsula on the mainland.

Achill Sound is also the name of the waterway separting Achill Island from the Irish mainland.

Places in County Mayo
County town: Castlebar
Towns
  • Ballina
  • Castlebar
  • Westport
Villages
and townlands
  • Achill Sound
  • Attymass
  • Aughagower
  • Aughleam
  • Balla
  • Ballindine
  • Ballinrobe
  • Ballintubber
  • Ballycastle
  • Ballyglass
  • Ballyhaunis
  • Bangor Erris
  • Bekan
  • Belcarra
  • Belderrig
  • Bellacorick
  • Bellavary
  • Belmullet
  • Binghamstown
  • Bohola
  • Bonniconlon
  • Breaffy
  • Brickens
  • Bun an Churraigh
  • Carrowteige
  • Cashel
  • Castlehill
  • Charlestown
  • Charlestown-Bellahy
  • Claremorris
  • Cogaula
  • Cong
  • Corrimbla
  • Corroy
  • Cregganbaun
  • Cross
  • Crossmolina
  • Delphi
  • Derrew
  • Dooega
  • Doohoma
  • Dooniver
  • Drummin
  • Errew
  • Foxford
  • Glenamoy
  • Glencastle
  • Glengad
  • Glenhest
  • Glinsk
  • Gweesalia
  • Hollymount
  • Irishtown
  • Islandeady
  • Keel
  • Kilcummin
  • Kilkelly
  • Killala
  • Kilgalligan
  • Kilmaine
  • Kilmeena
  • Kilmovee
  • Kiltimagh
  • Knock
  • Lahardane
  • Lecanvey
  • Louisburgh
  • Mayo
  • Meelick
  • Moygownagh
  • Mulranny
  • Murrisk
  • Neale
  • Newport
  • Partry
  • Pontoon
  • Rakestreet
  • Rossport
  • Salia
  • Shammer
  • Shrule
  • Strade
  • Swinford
  • Toormakeady
  • Tulrahan
  • Turlough
Baronies
  • Burrishoole
  • Carra
  • Clanmorris
  • Costello
  • Erris
  • Gallen
  • Kilmaine
  • Murrisk
  • Tirawley
  • List of townlands in County Mayo
  • Category:Geography of County Mayo

Famous quotes containing the word sound:

    The spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me, he complains of my gab and my loitering.

    I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable,
    I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)