Tag: Croagh Patrick

The Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Walking Festival 2013 in Association with Croi

The Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail Walking is a three day walking festival from 22nd to 24th March 2013 featuring 6 guided walks on the Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail and local loop walks in the heart of rural Mayo. The Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail is a 61 kilometre trail which extends from the town of Balla in central Co. Mayo to the seaside village of Murrisk at the foot of Croagh Patrick. The trail is walked over three days it is graded from moderate to hard and an average of 20 km per day and Read more [...]

The Story Behind The Photo: Sunset Dream

This entry is part 6 of 18 in the series The Story Behind The Photo
The latest photo in our series ‘The Story Behind The Photo’ is a stunning shot from John Mee of a dreamy sunset over iconic Croagh Patrick. Check out www.johnmeephotography.com to see more of John's superb work. This is probably one of my most popular photos and a personal favourite too. I shot this about three years ago. The holy mountain of Croagh Patrick (764 metres), known locally as The Reek forms a backdrop for quite a few of my photos. Although quite a bit smaller, it always reminds Read more [...]