UPDATE: Kildare Town Four peak challengers conquer first mountain

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Paula Campbell

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Kildare town four peak challengers conquer first mountain

The challengers at the top of peak one

The 23 four peak challengers from Kildare town successfully completed their first mountain yesterday.

“We the four peak challenge 2018  have all successful completed Day one of our challenge on Carrantoohill – it wasn't easy but we climbed up and down safetly climbers safely,” said PRO and climber Clodagh OToole.

The next peak is Croagh Patrick in Mayo.

“We Arrived in Mayo at 1.20 am to prepare for climbing Croagh Patrick this morning.”

All 23 participants will climb one mountain in each province in 4 days starting with Carrauntoohil today (Wednesday), Croagh Patrick tomorrow, Slieve Donard on Friday and Lugnaquilla on Saturday. The peaks are in aid of five local organisation St. Conleth's Day Centre, Monasterevin Day Care Centre for elderly, The Hive, Suncroft Young at Heart and St. Anne’s School, Curragh. 

“We have raised nearly €30,00 to date,” said PRO Clodagh O’Toole. 

“We are asking people to join with us to climb Lugnaquilla on the final leg of our challenge.  Pages Bus will leave Market Square Kildare Town at 8 am on Saturday  – €10.00 return. We wish all  23 climbers the Best of Luck and hope they get up and down each mountain safely.  You can follow our climbs on Facebook. Thanks to everyone for their support so far.”

Donations to Kildare Credit Union The 4 Peak ChallengeBIC: KIRIIE21 Ban: IE66KIRI99217910326602