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Address: Murrisk, Ireland
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+353 98 64114

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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A Tough Climb, But A Huge Sense Of Accomplishment

We had no idea of what we were getting into. My wife is less active than me and struggled with the steep Final Assent and Decent. But when we made it to the top the view was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had no idea of what we were getting into. My wife is less active than me and struggled with the steep Final Assent and Decent. But when we made it to the top the view was fantastic, and when we made it to the bottom the sense of accomplishment could not be beaten. When we got to the bottom... More 

1 Thank peterpiperpicked123
Delvin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Second trip to the top after the first time said never again but was asked so said ok and now will definitely do it again. The walk is in three sections first third the last bit is very steep and small stones moving so this is difficult then the next section is lovely and almost flat a chance to catch... More 

1 Thank Pier19
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm rating this climb as a 5 because it is a most fantastic achievement when completed. But tough it is. Torturous going up, terrifying coming down. The sense of relief and exhilaration when you actually get to the top is an experience. And then you remember that the only way down is back the same dangerous path. But at least... More 

2 Thank Cat C
Banagher, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely place to visit on a lovely sunny day like we had coffee shop lovely and staff friendly. Car park a little too small for the crowds

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a bucket list item for my partner who is considerably fitter than I, so we went along on a hot, sunny Sunday to make the ascent. This is a high mountain, make no mistake, attracting tens of thousands of pilgrims and walkers of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes. This day was no exception and we were among... More 

2 Thank Ginny T
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely stunning view at the top of Croagh Patrick awaits...if you can manage the very steep final ascent. The majority of the climb is on a well marked path but there are some sections which are very steep and unsteady underfoot. The final section is definitely the most difficult, requiring climbing at times and careful foot placement. The descent... More 

1 Thank WestgateWonderer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tough climb, and good footwear and a walking stick are essential. It suggests a 3.5 hours time frame. This is misleading. Perhaps very young and very fit people can do so in this time, but it took us 5.5 hours and we are regular walkers. Granted we were taking our time and probably spent about a half... More 

1 Thank Fuchsia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Someone recommended that we see Croagh Patrick and the monument commemorating lives lost during the famine. My travel companion and I are very adventurous so we decided to climb to the top. In hindsight, had I known the climb was as difficult and challenging as it was, I may not have done it - to be very honest. A lovely... More 

1 Thank AReagen
Bebington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We climbed Croagh Patrick on a very sunny day in May. The path is easily followed all the way up as it's well trodden however on the last stage it's very loose underfoot made of large rocks and scree that make it challenging to climb and descend. There is a toilet block half way up and at the top though... More 

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Slocum, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find, just outside Westport. Not so easy to climb. Plan on an early start to your day so the visitor center will be open when you're done. Use good shoes and a staff. If you don't have one, you can rent one for €3 at the location. Nice car park, pay at the machine. Food available, sandwiches, desserts,... More 

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