Thousands scale Irish holy mountain

Up to 30,000 pilgrims are preparing to climb Ireland’s holiest mountain – Croagh Patrick in County Mayo – on the day traditionally known as “Reek Sunday”. It is a custom that dates back 1,500 years. Some will complete the climb barefoot and in the dark. The annual pilgrimage commemorates St Patrick’s ascent to the summit.... 
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Added July 27, 2014
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