Harry Hughes, Chairman of the Croagh Patrick Archaeological Group, explains Ireland's patron saint's connection with this mountain and why it is a place of pilgrimage.

RTÉ News reports from Croagh Patrick in County Mayo.The mountain is associated with Saint Patrick and pilgrimages to the top of the mountain are made regularly.

In this report, Harry Hughes chairman of the Croagh Patrick Archaeological Group talks to Michelle McCaughren of RTÉ about the lore attached to the mountain.

The clip includes scenic shots of Clew Bay on a clear day. Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and his feast day is celebrated on March 17th.