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#mayo mountain rescue

# mayo-mountain-rescue - Friday 24 July, 2020

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.

# mayo-mountain-rescue - Monday 1 July, 2019

Man airlifted from Croagh Patrick after falling on descent

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

# mayo-mountain-rescue - 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.

# mayo-mountain-rescue - Sunday 25 March, 2018

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.

# mayo-mountain-rescue - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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

The cars were broken into in the Doolough area of Louisburgh.

# mayo-mountain-rescue - 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.

# mayo-mountain-rescue - 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.

# mayo-mountain-rescue - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Rescue teams find body in search for missing hillwalker in Galway

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

# mayo-mountain-rescue - 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.

# mayo-mountain-rescue - Sunday 27 July, 2014

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.