Sticks for the Reek

IN ST. PATRICK'S FOOTSTEPS

Photo:One of the Stations on the Reek

One of the Stations on the Reek

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Photo:1950s image of climbing the Reek with the islands of Clew Bay in the background

1950s image of climbing the Reek with the islands of Clew Bay in the background

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Photo:In the mist both old and young made the pilgrimage

In the mist both old and young made the pilgrimage

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Sticks sold on Bridge Street.
By Averil Staunton
Just click on top image to see video clip.

The end of July was a busy time for the shopkeepers on Bridge Street, when hundreds of 'stick for the reek' were purchased by potential pilgrims.

We would apprreciate any memories of this event that you would like to share with us as Ballinrobe people were great supporters of this great event which still goes on till this day.

Just click on the image for some memories of the 1950's.

Did you take part?

 

This page was added by Averil Staunton on 02/04/2011.

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