MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum confirm Carrauntoohil Cross has been re-instated

Rising slowly...Mike O'Shea, Irish Rope Access, watching progress as the Landmark Cross on Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy's Reeks, Killarney is re-instated.The MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum, were delighted with the response to all the volunteers that helped out on the day. The mammoth task was undertaken on a voluntary basis by Mike O’Shea, Irish Rope Access,  staff from Liebherr Container Cranes, Killarney, members of Beaufort Community Council and local landowners. Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan

Rising slowly…Mike O’Shea, Irish Rope Access, watching progress as the Landmark Cross on Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Killarney is re-instated.The MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum, were delighted with the response to all the volunteers that helped out on the day. The mammoth task was undertaken on a voluntary basis by Mike O’Shea, Irish Rope Access, staff from Liebherr Container Cranes, Killarney, members of Beaufort Community Council and local landowners. Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

The MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum are pleased to announce that the cross on the summit of Carrauntoohil has been re-instated earlier today-Saturday the 29th of November. The mammoth task was undertaken on a voluntary basis by Mike O’Shea, Work at Height, staff from Liebherr Container Cranes, Killarney, members of Beaufort Community Council and local landowners.

The MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum wish to thank all those who offered their support and assistance and said there would be many opportunities in the future to help with projects in the Reeks area, such as remedial works to help prevent further erosion.

 

Volunteers and landowners after reinstating  the Landmark Cross on Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy's Reeks, Killarney. Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan

Volunteers and landowners after reinstating the Landmark Cross on Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Killarney. Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

Family Ties..Anthony O'Shea, whose uncle, Tony O'Shea, build the original cross in 1976, Anthony, a volunteer, was on hand as a welder, from Liebherr Cranes,  as the Landmark Cross on Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy's Reeks, Killarney was re-instated. Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan

Family Ties..Anthony O’Shea, whose uncle, Tony O’Shea, build the original cross in 1976, Anthony, a volunteer, was on hand as a welder, from Liebherr Cranes, as the Landmark Cross on Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Killarney was re-instated. Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

 

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