Croagh Patrick: Pilgrimage 2021

IF YOU HAVE REACHED THE SUMMIT and accessed us through the sign on the summit - WELCOME!! 

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FOR DIRECTIONS TO CROAGH PATRICK CAR PARK CLICK HERE FOR GOOGLE MAPS LINK

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO TOILET FACILITIES ON THE MOUNTAIN

PLEASE CHECK FOR ANY WEATHER WARNING  THAT MIGHT BE IN PLACE!!!

There are currently no public Masses scheduled for the summit.

If you intend to climb the mountain make sure you are aware of the weather conditions!

Please consult Mountaineering Ireland's Good Practice Guide and Mayo Mountain Rescue for advice 

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

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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.