Croagh Patrick: Pilgrimage
IF YOU HAVE REACHED THE SUMMIT and accessed us through the sign on the summit - WELCOME!!
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PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO TOILET FACILITIES ON THE MOUNTAIN
PLEASE CHECK FOR ANY WEATHER WARNING THAT MIGHT BE IN PLACE!!!
Once again it is advised to check the weather forecast.
Any local advice offered should be heeded - be aware that the path is on working farmland. Dogs should not be brought on the mountain at any time but most especially during lambing season.
Please make sure that you are familiar with the Leave No Trace Principals
Details of how to fulfil the spiritual requirements of the pilgrimage are available here
Croagh Patrick is a challenging climb and should only be attempted after serious consideration.
More information is available here.
Please note the following:
All pilgrims should heed the instructions of the Mountain Rescue Teams, Order of Malta and An Gárda Síochána at all times.
Pilgrims should follow the instructions and guidelines issued by Mayo Mountain Rescue
The Pilgrimage Stations are explained at the base of the mountain and are available here
Any priest wishing to celebrate the Sacraments on the summit must produce a valid Celebret.