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#Reek Sunday

From TheJournal.ie 23 people injured as thousands climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday Croagh Patrick

23 people injured as thousands climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday

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

From TheJournal.ie Mass and mountain rescuers: Thousands set to climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday 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.

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

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick Reek Sunday

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man suffers heart attack, and others sustain serious injuries, on way up Croagh Patrick Reek Sunday

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

Thousands are climbing the mountain this Reek Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old child treated for hypothermia on Croagh Patrick Reek Sunday

Three-year-old child treated for hypothermia on Croagh Patrick

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

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds ignore warning not to climb Croagh Patrick, ten get hypothermia 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.

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

From TheJournal.ie Two people airlifted from Croagh Patrick as thousands make pilgrimage 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.

From TheJournal.ie Erosion of Croagh Patrick a major concern ahead of 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage 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…

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage 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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn pilgrims to be careful ahead of Croagh Patrick trek Holy Mountain

Gardaí warn pilgrims to be careful ahead of Croagh Patrick trek

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Three casualties from Croagh Patrick pilgrimage 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday 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 TheJournal.ie’s daily round-up…

From TheJournal.ie Archbishop: Clerics hurt too by the Church's mishandling of abuse claims 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.