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Address: Murrisk, Ireland
Phone Number: 09864114
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One of the oldest religious sites in Ireland, this mountain is home to an...

One of the oldest religious sites in Ireland, this mountain is home to an 11th century monastery.

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Great on a clear day, but be careful!

Climbing Croagh Patrick is great on a clear day. The view on the top is lovely and well worth the climb! However, please be careful. Make sure you wear appropriate shoes and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rene E
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbing Croagh Patrick is great on a clear day. The view on the top is lovely and well worth the climb! However, please be careful. Make sure you wear appropriate shoes and depending on the weather appropriate clothing. Unfortunately you see too many people going up and foremost struggling because they are ill prepared. If possible bring some walking sticks... More 

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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read several reviews on TA before doing the climb and all of the advice is spot on. Take water, buy a stick, good footwear etc. One surprise... There were aggressive midges for about 30 minutes of the hike. My husband was getting eaten alive! Maybe some bug repellent or long sleeves would help. Many of the other climbers were... More 

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Thank ModMego
County Mayo, Ireland
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have climbed a good few times. My 8 and 10 year old climbed with us this year. Can be dangerous if weather is wet. Bring a stick and lots of water & snacks.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The climb is much tougher than I thought it would be and the path near the top is all loose rock and very windy. Gets very steep on the final ascent. We started at 10am and the peak was covered in cloud, by the rime got close to the top clouds had cleared and was a beautiful blue sunny sky... More 

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Thank soc1986
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite not climbing the mountain for religious reasons, unlike many of the others on the same route with us, we still found it an incredible journey. I'll say first that the climb is not for the unfit - it is long, over occasionally rough terrain at steep inclines - but it is definitely worth it. We rented sticks from the... More 

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ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who love hill walking Croagh Patrick is not to be missed. Be careful especially near the top as it gets really steep really quickly and don't risk it if bad weather comes in - just use some common sense and you'll be alright. Don't rush it. I took my time climbing it and enjoyed every step. The views... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have climbed Croagh Patrick solo and with friends this week seven times. My first climb was almost 40years ago with my fiancee. She's still married to me, but she hasn't been up the Reek since. We completed it with a great sense of achievement and sanctity! I would only climb if the weather was good, because the views over... More 

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Challenging climb the requires determination, good shoes, water and time. Get there early and take tour time. Very busy on nice days. Parking is limited. Bring a friend and stop to enjoy views along the way.

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Asbury, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have heard that Michael Cusack is a great guide from a few others. How do I contact him please? Is there a website or phone number?

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Thank Kathy H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in o a beautiful sunny day and the place was packed. Came back the following day and it was wet and miserable but we had a window of opportunity so we did the climb. Low visibility but still worth the trek. Was astounded at how many people where walking it in such wet weather.. definitely worth the hike

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