The Mayor of Cleveland is set to visit Achill Island this weekend, in his first trip to Ireland as Mayor.

Mayor Justin Bibb will fly to Ireland on the inaugural Aer Lingus flight from Cleveland to Dublin and has a 5 day itinerary here.

His first day will be spent in Achill, which marks its 20th anniversary of town twinning with Cleveland this year.

Currently, it's estimated that around 250,000 people of Achill origin now live permanently in Cleveland.

Terence Dever is the CEO of Comhlacht Forbartha Aitiuil Acla.

He has been giving more details about the significance of such a visit to Midwest Radio's Alannah Nolan....


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