Croagh Patrick Mountain, Mayo

Croagh Patrick Mountain, Mayo, in the West of Ireland. An important site of pilgrimage, on “Reek Sunday”, the last Sunday in July every year, over 15,000 pilgrims climb it. Croagh Patrick is 764 metres (2,507 ft) high, and in the background you can see Clare Island.

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Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and "known troublemaker" Dave Walsh is the founder of, described both as "possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River", and "the nicest website circulating in Ireland". Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.