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€480,000 to repair and restore Pilgrim Path on Croagh Patrick

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Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed that he has approved €480,000 in funding to support sustainable access works and habitat restoration on Croagh Patrick.

National Pilgrim Path event to include Easter Monday Tóchar walk

Easter weekend has again been designated Ireland's second National Pilgrim Paths event with a nationwide series of walks planned along all of the country's major medieval penitential walkways. To coincide with this event part of Tóchar Phádraig - the ancient Pilgrim Path between Ballintubber and Croagh Patrick - will be walked on Easter Monday April 6 from Aughagower to Ballintubber Abbey. Further details from (094) 9030934 or

Historic Ballintubber Abbey to mark 800 years

Ancient Ballintubber Abbey is getting ready to mark its 800th anniversary in 2016.

Joe Brolly to launch Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail

RTE Pundit and organ donor campaigner Joe Brolly will be in Mayo on St Valentine’s Day, February 14, to join Mayo Roscommon Hospice and the Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail committee to launch their three-day walking festival.

Roisin Tansy fund to take on Tochar challenge

The Tochar Pháidraig walk from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick will take place on Sunday week, June 28. Fundraisers for the Roisin Tansey Fund will be doing the walk to raise money for the fund. They have asked that anyone who would like to join them on the walk or to sponsor them to contact James Keane on 087 9622946 or email [email protected] or donate online at

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Annual Collection Day for Croí

The triumph of Easter Passion Play at Ballintubber Abbey

Ballintubber Passion Play is now in its 25th year of production. It is enacted in the grounds of Ballintubber Abbey, which were landscaped in 1986 with just such an event in mind. It involves a cast of 70 people, all drawn from the local community, and lasts one hour. A stand has been erected to accommodate the hundreds that come to experience it each year from all over Ireland. This year it takes place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of Holy Week, March 25, 26 and 27.

Pilgrim walk

The Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick will take place tomorrow, Saturday, departing the Abbey at 8.30am. 

Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk

The Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick takes place on Sunday July 29 departing the Abbey at 8.30am. A back up car will accompany all the walkers to the end at Murrisk.

Pilgrim walk

The  Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk will take place on Saturday June 30. It will depart from Ballintubber Abbey from 8.30am and continue on its journey to Croagh Patrick.


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