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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Reek Sunday

Last year
# Pilgrimage
Mountain rescuers urge people to 'be sensible' ahead of Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick
The Covid pandemic led to the annual event being cancelled in 2020, with lower numbers than usual turning out for the climb last year.
All time
# Reek Sunday
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.
# Croagh Patrick
23 people injured as thousands climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday
One person was evacuated by helicopter and brought to Castlebar Hospital.
# take care
Mass and mountain rescuers: Thousands set to climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday
As many as 25,000 people are expected to make the climb up the Mayo mountain tomorrow.
# Event Guide
Event Guide: Heading out? Here's what is happening around the country this weekend
From mountains to scarecrows, there is no shortage of events taking place.
# Reek Sunday
Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick
Several other people were treated for medical issues on the mountain.
# Mayo
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.
# Reek Sunday
Man suffers heart attack, and others sustain serious injuries, on way up Croagh Patrick
Thousands are climbing the mountain this Reek Sunday.
# ahoy pilgrims
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.
# 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.
# throwing shale
11 spectacular views you can only get on the way up Croagh Patrick
Reek Sunday is here.
# Reek Sunday
Three-year-old child treated for hypothermia on Croagh Patrick
Hundreds of people ignored warnings not to climb the mountain yesterday.
# Reek Sunday
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.
# night climbers
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.
# Reek Sunday
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.
# Pilgrimage
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…
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
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.
# holy mountain
Gardaí warn pilgrims to be careful ahead of Croagh Patrick trek
An estimated 25,000 people will climb Croagh Patrick this Sunday.
# Rescue
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.
# Mayo
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.
# In Pictures
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.
# Daily Fix
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’s daily round-up…
# Reek Sunday
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.