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#Reek Sunday

# reek-sunday - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Mountain rescuers urge people to 'be sensible' ahead of Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick
# Pilgrimage
# Pilgrimage

Mountain rescuers urge people to 'be sensible' ahead of Reek Sunday climb up Croagh Patrick

Jul 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 14,834 Views 4 Comments

The Covid pandemic led to the annual event being cancelled in 2020, with lower numbers than usual turning out for the climb last year.

# reek-sunday - Friday 24 July, 2020

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 24,833 Views 36 Comments

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

# reek-sunday - Sunday 28 July, 2019

23 people injured as thousands climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday
# Croagh Patrick
# Croagh Patrick

23 people injured as thousands climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday

Jul 28th 2019, 5:28 PM 38,397 Views 93 Comments

One person was evacuated by helicopter and brought to Castlebar Hospital.

# reek-sunday - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Mass and mountain rescuers: Thousands set to climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday
# Take Care
# Take Care

Mass and mountain rescuers: Thousands set to climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday

Jul 27th 2019, 9:30 PM 15,451 Views 22 Comments

As many as 25,000 people are expected to make the climb up the Mayo mountain tomorrow.

Event Guide: Heading out? Here's what is happening around the country this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Event Guide: Heading out? Here's what is happening around the country this weekend

Jul 27th 2019, 9:30 AM 21,381 Views 5 Comments

From mountains to scarecrows, there is no shortage of events taking place.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

Jul 29th 2018, 7:35 PM 26,763 Views 42 Comments

Several other people were treated for medical issues on the mountain.

# reek-sunday - Saturday 28 July, 2018

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 18,007 Views 26 Comments

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

# reek-sunday - Sunday 30 July, 2017

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.

# reek-sunday - Saturday 29 July, 2017

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 14,658 Views 46 Comments

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

# reek-sunday - Monday 1 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 1st 2016, 10:15 AM 6,909 Views 3 Comments

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

# reek-sunday - Sunday 31 July, 2016

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

11 spectacular views you can only get on the way up Croagh Patrick

Jul 31st 2016, 3:22 PM 5,022 Views 0 Comments

Reek Sunday is here.

# reek-sunday - Monday 27 July, 2015

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 42,605 Views 119 Comments

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

# reek-sunday - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Hundreds ignore warning not to climb Croagh Patrick, ten get hypothermia
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

Hundreds ignore warning not to climb Croagh Patrick, ten get hypothermia

Jul 26th 2015, 7:52 PM 74,706 Views 150 Comments

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people were expected to climb what’s regarded as the country’s holiest mountain this weekend.

# reek-sunday - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims
# Night Climbers
# Night Climbers

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims

Jul 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 33,647 Views 49 Comments

20,000 people are expected on Croagh Patrick, with some likely to start their ascent in the early hours.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 27 July, 2014

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 28,125 Views 52 Comments

Up to 30,000 people are estimated to be making the trek to the top.

# reek-sunday - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Erosion of Croagh Patrick a major concern ahead of 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage
# Pilgrimage
# Pilgrimage

Erosion of Croagh Patrick a major concern ahead of 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:14 PM 13,309 Views 35 Comments

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people are expected to climb ‘Ireland’s holiest mountain’ this Sunday…

# reek-sunday - Monday 23 June, 2014

Opinion: Thousands of Irish people go on pilgrimage every year... but why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Thousands of Irish people go on pilgrimage every year... but why?

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 1,326 Views 50 Comments

The weekly mass-goer and interested agnostic can walk alongside the person who privately explores their spirituality.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage
# Croagh Patrick
# Croagh Patrick

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

Jul 28th 2013, 5:13 PM 21,614 Views 93 Comments

One woman sustained a head injury and a man in his 50s had a suspected cardiac arrest.

# reek-sunday - Monday 22 July, 2013

Gardaí warn pilgrims to be careful ahead of Croagh Patrick trek
# Holy Mountain
# Holy Mountain

Gardaí warn pilgrims to be careful ahead of Croagh Patrick trek

Jul 22nd 2013, 2:00 PM 11,881 Views 53 Comments

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

# reek-sunday - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 1st 2012, 11:08 AM 6,237 Views 8 Comments

The Air Corp filmed the rescue at the weekend from the moment the helicopter took off for the mountain. Here’s what happened.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Three casualties from Croagh Patrick pilgrimage
# Mayo
# Mayo

Three casualties from Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

Jul 29th 2012, 5:48 PM 9,531 Views 25 Comments

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.

PHOTOS: Climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

PHOTOS: Climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday

Jul 29th 2012, 9:30 AM 9,251 Views 15 Comments

On this day every year, thousands of pilgrims scramble up the Reek. Photographer Sergey Sergeev set out to capture the climb.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 31 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jul 31st 2011, 8:27 PM 2,201 Views 3 Comments

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
# Reek Sunday
# Reek Sunday

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

Jul 31st 2011, 6:28 PM 1,152 Views 28 Comments

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