Travel & Tourism

Take a trek up St. Patrick’s mountain

This July 27, 2014 photo shows climbers nearing the summit of Croagh Patrick, a holy mountain in County Mayo, Ireland. The mountain, where the fifth century saint is said to have fasted for forty days and nights, draws over a million visitors - tourists and pilgrims from around the world - every year. (AP Photo/Helen O'Neill)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on February 27, 2015, on page 5.




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