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#Croagh Patrick

# croagh-patrick - Friday 24 July, 2020

People warned to not climb Croagh Patrick as rescue attempts will take longer due to Covid risk
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

People warned to not climb Croagh Patrick as rescue attempts will take longer due to Covid risk

Jul 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 24,536 Views 36 Comments

Reek Sunday has officially been cancelled but some people are still expected to attend.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 28 July, 2019

23 people injured as thousands climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday
# Croagh Patrick
# Croagh Patrick

23 people injured as thousands climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday

Jul 28th 2019, 5:28 PM 37,917 Views 93 Comments

One person was evacuated by helicopter and brought to Castlebar Hospital.

# croagh-patrick - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Mass and mountain rescuers: Thousands set to climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday
# Take Care
# Take Care

Mass and mountain rescuers: Thousands set to climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday

Jul 27th 2019, 9:30 PM 15,371 Views 22 Comments

As many as 25,000 people are expected to make the climb up the Mayo mountain tomorrow.

# croagh-patrick - Monday 1 July, 2019

Man airlifted from Croagh Patrick after falling on descent
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man airlifted from Croagh Patrick after falling on descent

Jul 1st 2019, 10:29 AM 18,130 Views 5 Comments

Rescue teams also assisted two walkers who had become disorientated in Ballycroy National Park.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

Jul 29th 2018, 7:35 PM 26,650 Views 42 Comments

Several other people were treated for medical issues on the mountain.

# croagh-patrick - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Barefoot pilgrims, 13 masses and 140 rescuers: Busy Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick expected
# Mayo
# Mayo

Barefoot pilgrims, 13 masses and 140 rescuers: Busy Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick expected

Jul 28th 2018, 6:31 PM 17,956 Views 26 Comments

It’s estimated that between 15,000-25,000 people could take part.

# croagh-patrick - Monday 31 July, 2017

A man nearly creased himself on RTÉ News but made a heroic last minute save
# Born Slippy
From The Daily Edge
# Born Slippy

A man nearly creased himself on RTÉ News but made a heroic last minute save

Jul 31st 2017, 2:26 PM 10,215 Views 2 Comments

What a save.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Man suffers heart attack, and others sustain serious injuries, on way up Croagh Patrick
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Man suffers heart attack, and others sustain serious injuries, on way up Croagh Patrick

Jul 30th 2017, 2:29 PM 52,472 Views 88 Comments

Thousands are climbing the mountain this Reek Sunday.

# croagh-patrick - Saturday 29 July, 2017

There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for Reek Sunday
# Ahoy Pilgrims
# Ahoy Pilgrims

There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for Reek Sunday

Jul 29th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,616 Views 46 Comments

A total of 25,000 people are expected to take part in the pilgrimage.

# croagh-patrick - Monday 1 August, 2016

This lad having a sneaky smoke on Croagh Patrick sums up our feelings about hiking
# Smoke Patrick
From The Daily Edge
# Smoke Patrick

This lad having a sneaky smoke on Croagh Patrick sums up our feelings about hiking

Aug 1st 2016, 10:15 AM 6,882 Views 3 Comments

When you try to be healthy but just say, feck it.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 31 July, 2016

11 spectacular views you can only get on the way up Croagh Patrick
# Throwing Shale
From The Daily Edge
# Throwing Shale

11 spectacular views you can only get on the way up Croagh Patrick

Jul 31st 2016, 3:22 PM 4,825 Views 0 Comments

Reek Sunday is here.

Pilgrims are advised not to climb Croagh Patrick barefoot
# Pilgrimage
# Pilgrimage

Pilgrims are advised not to climb Croagh Patrick barefoot

Jul 31st 2016, 7:15 AM 39,253 Views 46 Comments

Around 25,000 people are expected to make the pilgrimage up Croagh Patrick today.

# croagh-patrick - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2015
# Over To You
# Over To You

The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 5:00 PM 21,081 Views 43 Comments

From Bill O’Herlihy to Graham Dwyer, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from readers this year.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 25 October, 2015

A tiny kitten whose tail was skinned off has made a miraculous recovery and has a new home
# Happy Ending
# Happy Ending

A tiny kitten whose tail was skinned off has made a miraculous recovery and has a new home

Oct 25th 2015, 6:26 PM 18,338 Views 41 Comments

Patrick was found freezing and terribly injured near Croagh Patrick in Mayo.

# croagh-patrick - Monday 27 July, 2015

Three-year-old child treated for hypothermia on Croagh Patrick
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Three-year-old child treated for hypothermia on Croagh Patrick

Jul 27th 2015, 8:00 AM 42,434 Views 119 Comments

Hundreds of people ignored warnings not to climb the mountain yesterday.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Hundreds ignore warning not to climb Croagh Patrick, ten get hypothermia
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Hundreds ignore warning not to climb Croagh Patrick, ten get hypothermia

Jul 26th 2015, 7:52 PM 74,649 Views 150 Comments

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people were expected to climb what’s regarded as the country’s holiest mountain this weekend.

# croagh-patrick - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims
# Night Climbers
# Night Climbers

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims

Jul 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 32,908 Views 49 Comments

20,000 people are expected on Croagh Patrick, with some likely to start their ascent in the early hours.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 27th 2014, 7:49 PM 14,890 Views 15 Comments

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

13 mountain rescue teams in Mayo for mass 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage
# The 20 Thousand
# The 20 Thousand

13 mountain rescue teams in Mayo for mass 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage

Jul 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,457 Views 18 Comments

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people are expected to climb ‘Ireland’s holiest mountain’ today.

# croagh-patrick - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Erosion of Croagh Patrick a major concern ahead of 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage
# Pilgrimage
# Pilgrimage

Erosion of Croagh Patrick a major concern ahead of 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:14 PM 13,252 Views 35 Comments

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people are expected to climb ‘Ireland’s holiest mountain’ this Sunday…

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Three people airlifted from Croagh Patrick after sustaining injuries
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three people airlifted from Croagh Patrick after sustaining injuries

Jul 20th 2014, 4:28 PM 18,182 Views 18 Comments

One climber on the mountain warned that conditions were difficult.

# croagh-patrick - Monday 23 June, 2014

Opinion: Thousands of Irish people go on pilgrimage every year... but why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Thousands of Irish people go on pilgrimage every year... but why?

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 1,184 Views 50 Comments

The weekly mass-goer and interested agnostic can walk alongside the person who privately explores their spirituality.

# croagh-patrick - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Want an adventure? Try climbing Croagh Patrick, surfing Mullaghmore and horse-riding at Castle Leslie
# Tourism
# Tourism

Want an adventure? Try climbing Croagh Patrick, surfing Mullaghmore and horse-riding at Castle Leslie

Sep 17th 2013, 9:42 PM 12,841 Views 28 Comments

That’s what the Lonely Planet guide would tell you to do in Ireland, anyway.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage
# Croagh Patrick
# Croagh Patrick

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

Jul 28th 2013, 5:13 PM 21,581 Views 93 Comments

One woman sustained a head injury and a man in his 50s had a suspected cardiac arrest.

# croagh-patrick - Monday 22 July, 2013

Gardaí warn pilgrims to be careful ahead of Croagh Patrick trek
# Holy Mountain
# Holy Mountain

Gardaí warn pilgrims to be careful ahead of Croagh Patrick trek

Jul 22nd 2013, 2:00 PM 11,816 Views 53 Comments

An estimated 25,000 people will climb Croagh Patrick this Sunday.

# croagh-patrick - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day
# Photobomb
From The42
# Photobomb

Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day

Dec 11th 2012, 2:46 PM 20,045 Views 15 Comments

Fionnuala looks delighted to see the Sports Minister.

# croagh-patrick - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Pics: Fine Gael TDs climb Croagh Patrick... one of them runs back down
# Think-In
# Think-In

Pics: Fine Gael TDs climb Croagh Patrick... one of them runs back down

Sep 11th 2012, 9:57 PM 15,012 Views 56 Comments

All the way up, and all the way down…

# croagh-patrick - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick
# Rescue
# Rescue

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick

Aug 1st 2012, 11:08 AM 6,202 Views 8 Comments

The Air Corp filmed the rescue at the weekend from the moment the helicopter took off for the mountain. Here’s what happened.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Three casualties from Croagh Patrick pilgrimage
# Mayo
# Mayo

Three casualties from Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

Jul 29th 2012, 5:48 PM 9,503 Views 25 Comments

An elderly woman, a teenage boy and a man received medical attention after attempting to climb the mountain as part of the annual Reek Sunday Pilgrimage.

Poll: Have you climbed Croagh Patrick?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you climbed Croagh Patrick?

Jul 29th 2012, 10:35 AM 10,449 Views 52 Comments

Or would you like to? Let us know in today’s poll.

PHOTOS: Climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

PHOTOS: Climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday

Jul 29th 2012, 9:30 AM 9,218 Views 15 Comments

On this day every year, thousands of pilgrims scramble up the Reek. Photographer Sergey Sergeev set out to capture the climb.

# croagh-patrick - Monday 7 May, 2012

Action man: How Enda Kenny may be the fittest Taoiseach ever
# Action Man
# Action Man

Action man: How Enda Kenny may be the fittest Taoiseach ever

May 7th 2012, 3:55 PM 16,270 Views 93 Comments

The 61-year-old has climbed Kilimanjaro, cycled the Ring of Kerry, plays golf, and did a 100km cycle for charity this bank holiday weekend. Phew.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Poland bound? McClean looks set for Euro inclusion
# Decision Time
From The42
# Decision Time

Poland bound? McClean looks set for Euro inclusion

Apr 29th 2012, 12:34 PM 2,785 Views 2 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni has suggested the Sunderland star has a “90 to 99 per cent” chance of making the 23-man squad.

# croagh-patrick - Saturday 28 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Apr 28th 2012, 7:48 PM 6,270 Views 2 Comments

Potentially devastating bomb in Newry, legendary artist laid to rest, and good news for Peats…

Going up: Enda Kenny and Giovanni Trapattoni take on Croagh Patrick
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Going up: Enda Kenny and Giovanni Trapattoni take on Croagh Patrick

Apr 28th 2012, 4:40 PM 8,668 Views 30 Comments

The Taoiseach and Ireland’s football chief teamed up for a charity fundraiser at the famous Co Mayo climb earlier.

Mount Enda Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Mount Enda Pic of the Day

Apr 28th 2012, 3:26 PM 4,553 Views 37 Comments

The Taoiseach who went up a hill and came down a mountain…

# croagh-patrick - Friday 25 November, 2011

Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick

Nov 25th 2011, 4:33 PM 4,233 Views 3 Comments

The body of the man in his 60s was discovered by climbers on the Mayo mountain this afternoon.

# croagh-patrick - Monday 21 November, 2011

I'll stand by you: Kenny throws down Croagh Patrick gauntlet to Trap
# Get The Popcorn
From The42
# Get The Popcorn

I'll stand by you: Kenny throws down Croagh Patrick gauntlet to Trap

Nov 21st 2011, 3:49 PM 4,887 Views 32 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has promised to personally accompany Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni on his climb up Croagh Patrick.

# croagh-patrick - Friday 5 August, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – Croagh Patrick for purists
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules – Croagh Patrick for purists

Aug 5th 2011, 7:00 PM 13 Views 10 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland details the trials of the recent Reek Sunday – where fun has started to ruin the penitential tradition beloved of (not) Bishop Brophy.

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