Place:Achill Sound, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland

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NameAchill Sound
Alt namesGob an Choiresource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates53.917°N 9.967°W
Located inCounty Mayo, Republic of Ireland
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Gob an Choire or Gob a' Choire (English name: Achill Sound), formerly anglicised as Gubacurra, is a Gaeltacht village in County Mayo, Ireland. It lies on the east coast 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 separating Achill Island from the Irish mainland.

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