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#Reek Sunday

# 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# reek-sunday - Monday 1 August, 2016

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

# reek-sunday - Sunday 31 July, 2016

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

# reek-sunday - 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.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 26 July, 2015

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.

# reek-sunday - Saturday 25 July, 2015

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 - 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.

# reek-sunday - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

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…

# reek-sunday - Monday 23 June, 2014

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.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 28 July, 2013

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.

# reek-sunday - Monday 22 July, 2013

Gardaí warn pilgrims to be careful ahead of Croagh Patrick trek

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 This post contains videos

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.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 29 July, 2012

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.

PHOTOS: Climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday In Pictures This post contains images

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.

# reek-sunday - Sunday 31 July, 2011

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…

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.