Croagh Patrick


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Croagh Patrick

(krō`äpăt`rĭk, krō`äkh–), mountain, 2,510 ft (765 m) high, Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland, near Westport Bay. Legend connects it with St. Patrick, and its summit has long been a place of pilgrimage.
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Ond wrth adael Croagh Patrick, dyma sylwi fod y Gofeb Newyn Genedlaethol dros ffordd sydd yno ers y flwyddyn 2000.
Presenter |Christine Bleakley, and Croagh Patrick mountain, below
Images of Croagh Patrick and the Rock of Cashel feature alongside drawings depicting Irish music and dance and Gaelic games.
I believe Croagh Patrick is the obvious location for the statue since it is one of the most beautiful places on earth and has such a rich association with St Patrick.
THE VIEW FROM HERE: Looking out over Clew Bay and, from the top, the heights of Croagh Patrick, riding atWhite Strand and surfing at Carrownisky beach
THOUSANDS of pilgrims yesterday made the annual climb to the peak of Croagh Patrick.
IRISH disabled would-be mountaineer Sean O'Hare is determined to conquer Croagh Patrick.
The trail of rough boulders and sharp stones circles behind a lesser mountain before attacking Croagh Patrick, locally called the Reek, a 2,510-foot-tall cone of white quartz pointing to heaven.
Many other mountains are visited mainly for religious reasons, such as Croagh Patrick in Ireland, Mount Athos in Greece, and Ausangate in Peru; while other sacred mountains, including Mount Fuji in Japan, T'ai Shan in China, and Mount Sinai in Egypt, are now also major tourist attractions.
During their holiday, John and Anna visited Ireland's holiest mountain, Croagh Patrick, where they prayed with pilgrims.
A MAN in his 70s was airlifted off Croagh Patrick yesterday after suffering a heart attack while climbing the country's holiest mountain with thousands of other pilgrims.