Kerry Climbing mountain guide Piaras Kelly confirmed it had been cut down with only one foot of it left in the ground, and the rest of the cross strewn on the ground nearby where it fell.
SENESLESS Cross brought down on Carrauntoohil PICTURES: PIARAS KELLY/ KERRYCLIMBING.
He will be joined by curates Piaras MacLochlainn and Harry Regan.
Report co-author Dr Piaras MacEinri said: "It's a vote of no confidence in the future and in that sense it should be taken seriously.
Piaras Beaslai was born in Breckfield Road South in 1881 and learned to speak Irish in Liverpool.
Piaras Beaslai, who died in 1965, will have a plaque commemorating his birthplace in Breckfield Road South on Sunday.
However, the judge issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Henry's co-accused 18-year-old Piaras Samuel Devenney from Rosemount Gardens, Belfast, after he failed to show up to be sentenced.
Meanwhile, St Malachy's began their campaign by eliminating the 2006 champions St Mary's 3-1 with a brace of goals from Piaras Donaghy and Michael Lynch netting the third.