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#Croagh Patrick

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

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

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

# croagh-patrick - Monday 31 July, 2017

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

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 30 July, 2017

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

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

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

# croagh-patrick - Monday 1 August, 2016

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

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

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

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 31 July, 2016

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

Pilgrims are advised not to climb Croagh Patrick barefoot

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

# croagh-patrick - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The42 Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day Photobomb This post contains images

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

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 This post contains images

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you climbed Croagh Patrick?

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

PHOTOS: Climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday In Pictures This post contains images

PHOTOS: Climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday

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

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

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

Poland bound? McClean looks set for Euro inclusion

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

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

From The42 Going up: Enda Kenny and Giovanni Trapattoni take on Croagh Patrick Political Football This post contains images

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

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

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

Mount Enda Pic of the Day

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

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

# croagh-patrick - Monday 21 November, 2011

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

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

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

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

Column: Cardinal Rules – Croagh Patrick for purists

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.

# croagh-patrick - Sunday 31 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

It’s been a busy bank holiday weekend – keep up to date on the day’s events and all the little bits in between with TheJournal.ie’s daily round-up…

Archbishop: Clerics hurt too by the Church's mishandling of abuse claims

The Archbishop of Tuam, Michael Neary, addresses pilgrims on top of Croagh Patrick as part of “spiritual” Reek Sunday in Mayo.

# croagh-patrick - Friday 29 July, 2011

Judge: Dole recipients should get food vouchers instead

Replacing payments with vouchers would prevent people on benefits spending them on “alcohol and drugs”, said the judge.

# croagh-patrick - Saturday 4 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge 278km later... Charity climber completes 365-day trek of Croagh Patrick Top Man

278km later... Charity climber completes 365-day trek of Croagh Patrick

Matt Loughrey has climbed Croagh Patrick every day for the last 364 days. Today he finishes a mammoth charity climb.

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