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Michael Neary said ( about Holy Mountain ) : "The National Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday is an important annual occasion for many people, and it has a long and distinguished history. Climbing Ireland’s Holy Mountain provides an opportunity for pilgrims to pray both in petition and in thanksgiving, to participate at Mass and to celebrate the Sacrament of Penance at the summit. "
leitrimobserver Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT
Joe Murray says ( about Holy Mountain ) : “I find it hard to describe the feeling I get from having been part of the Doolough Famine walk over the past three decades. It's akin, maybe, to the feeling some people get from climbing the Holy Mountain - Croagh Patrick or from doing the Camino, which is popular with so many. For me the Famine Walk is a pilgrimage that 'joins the dots' of memory, compassion and solidarity,”
con-telegraph Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT