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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 24,843 Views 36 Comments

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

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 18,189 Views 6 Comments

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
# Mayo
# Mayo

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

Jul 28th 2018, 6:31 PM 18,011 Views 26 Comments

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
# Mayo

Coast Guard helicopter called out as two women sustain leg injuries on Croagh Patrick

Mar 25th 2018, 8:12 AM 17,305 Views 11 Comments

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
# Thefts
# Thefts

Equipment stolen from Galway and Mayo Mountain Rescue as cars broken into

Mar 21st 2018, 8:05 AM 19,479 Views 37 Comments

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
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

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

Jul 30th 2017, 2:29 PM 52,588 Views 87 Comments

Thousands are climbing the mountain this Reek Sunday.

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 14,662 Views 46 Comments

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
# Maamturks
# Maamturks

Rescue teams find body in search for missing hillwalker in Galway

Mar 18th 2017, 5:24 PM 33,904 Views 28 Comments

They had been searching for a man who was missing since yesterday.

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 42,608 Views 119 Comments

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

Two people airlifted from Croagh Patrick as thousands make pilgrimage
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Two people airlifted from Croagh Patrick as thousands make pilgrimage

Jul 27th 2014, 7:46 PM 28,126 Views 52 Comments

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
# The 20 Thousand
# The 20 Thousand

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

Jul 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,478 Views 18 Comments

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