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# mayo mountain rescue

This year
Pilgrims urged to 'take care' as thousands prepare for Croagh Patrick climb
Rescue teams from across Ireland and the UK will be on hand to help climbers who get into trouble
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People warned to not climb Croagh Patrick as rescue attempts will take longer due to Covid risk
Reek Sunday has officially been cancelled but some people are still expected to attend.
Man airlifted from Croagh Patrick after falling on descent
Rescue teams also assisted two walkers who had become disorientated in Ballycroy National Park.
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.
Coast Guard helicopter called out as two women sustain leg injuries on Croagh Patrick
Mayo Mountain Rescue responded to the call outs. The hikers were injured in separate incidents.
Equipment stolen from Galway and Mayo Mountain Rescue as cars broken into
The cars were broken into in the Doolough area of Louisburgh.
Man suffers heart attack, and others sustain serious injuries, on way up Croagh Patrick
Thousands are climbing the mountain this Reek Sunday.
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.
Rescue teams find body in search for missing hillwalker in Galway
They had been searching for a man who was missing since yesterday.
Three-year-old child treated for hypothermia on Croagh Patrick
Hundreds of people ignored warnings not to climb the mountain yesterday.
Two people airlifted from Croagh Patrick as thousands make pilgrimage
Up to 30,000 people are estimated to be making the trek to the top.
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.