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One of the oldest religious sites in Ireland, this mountain is home to an 11th century monastery.
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Murrisk, Ireland
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+353 98 64114
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Reviewed yesterday

It is one Amazing climb, but you have to have time and be very careful..but overall awesome views and one for the bucket list for me.

Thank Natasja W
Reviewed 2 days ago

The great pilgrimage to the Reek. The history here along with the gorgeous view is a must see for anyone passing through the area.

Thank cljgerry
Reviewed 2 days ago

Me and my 6 year old son climbed this mountain. It is possibly one of the most amazing things I ever did with him. You MUST HAVE. Walking boots...not shoes... and water and food. A stick is optional. The first half is not so bad...More

Thank Jamie O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First of all...keep your shoes on!! Only the insane would climb this mountain barefoot however I must say I admire those who do. In saying that the trek is tough enough with shoes on (even if they are vans). This is a great religous experience...More

Thank Classic C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The most important thing is to be prepared, hiking boots are really the best footwear for this climb.Take a small backpack- plenty of water,energy snacks/sandwiches, waterproof jacket and trousers (weather at the top can change quickly).Be sure to take a walking staff, you can buy/rent...More

Thank eb20081
Reviewed 5 days ago

I climbed Croagh Patrick two days ago. It was one I wanted to do for some time. I am delighted I did it but you really need to be prepared for it. I was prepared in terms of my boyfriend had already done it before...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not so easy climb, you have to be prepared. The second part is the most difficult. And going down is not easy regarding the many stones.

Thank Geert L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thankfully the day that we climbed was a clear sunny day but I found the climb very very hard. The first part is hard but doable. The second part was horrible. Coming down is actually harder. I am delighted that I did it but I...More

Thank Sinead M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We climbed Croagh Patrick with our 13 year old daughter and it is incredibly tough going. The first half is hard but manageable but the second half was treacherous as it was very steep with lots of loose stone underfoot. It took us 5 hours...More

Thank lou-1108
Reviewed 1 week ago

Each year on Reek Sunday (last Sunday of July) pilgrims, adventurers, tourists, and ordinary people climb Croagh Patrick (mountain) in Ireland. Motives seem to vary with the 20,000 people there - for many it is a challenge, for others a religious experience and others a...More

Thank ScotAlberta
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Mayomurrays
14 May 2018|
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Response from cindy a | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can walk a little way with the kids and there’s a coffee shop at the bottom with toilets/ gift shop.
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sharonmcoyle
4 December 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Not going to lie, it's a tough climb even for a reasonably fit adult in decent weather, about 2 hours going up and hour and a half coming back down, a lot of it is very rocky and steep. If the weather is bad (and this is... More
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