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Woman rescued from holy mountain just days before Reek Sunday

“Whatever you do, take your time and stay safe,” advised Colm Byrne, team leader of Mayo Mountain Rescue, when asked about giving advice to people climbing Croagh Patrick on Sunday next, Reek Sunday.

Motor neuron collection

Over the upcoming August Bank Holiday weekend, the Bailieborough branch of the Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association will hold their annual fundraising event. This year the event involves a mammoth cycle of 420km, starting out in Bailieborough, Co Cavan, cycling to Westport, then climbing Croagh Patrick, before cycling back to Cavan.

Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk

The Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick takes place on Reek Sunday, July 31, departing from the Abbey at 8.30am.

Charity events in Mayo

There are two forthcoming charity events in Mayo. They both aim to raise money for the charity group Vita.

Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk

The Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walks from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick take place on Reek Sunday, July 31, departing the Abbey at 8.30am.

Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim walk

The Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim walk from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick will take place on Saturday June 25 departing the abbey at 8.30am.

Croagh Patrick 365, Through a Lens

Matt Loughrey has been climbing Croagh Patrick every day, for a year, for the Society of St Vincent de Paul.

Croagh Patrick world record climb attempt

Friday July 1 could be remembered as the day Croagh Patrick broke all records. A group of hardy souls have been in training for the past four months and are now ready to set a few records straight. The group aim to climb up and down the mountain 12 times with three objectives in mind. The first is a Guinness World record attempt for the highest metres ascended and descended in a 24 hour period. The second is to break the national record of nine climbs on the holy mountain in one day, and thirdly to climb more metres than Everest, and go beyond the endurance required climbing the highest mountain in the world, and to achieve it without leaving the country.

Comprehensive walking guide includes top Mayo routes

This weekend will see the launch of a new guide to the best walking routes in Connemara and Mayo.

A great weekend of walking in Mayo

All thoughts of the long cold winter were banished when the first days of spring coincided with the start of the 2011 Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail (CPHT) Walking Festival.

 

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