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Covid-19: 881 more deaths in the UK as death toll approaches 8,000
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Covid-19: 881 more deaths in the UK as death toll approaches 8,000

Updated Apr 9th 2020, 6:01 PM 39,401 Views 27 Comments

The 881 new deaths is fewer than the rise of 938 that was reported yesterday.

Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak
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Tributes paid to Irish climber who died descending Europe's tallest peak

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:01 PM 23,437 Views 2 Comments

Alan Mahon (40) from Monasterevin was a member of a party of ten climbers who were climbing Mount Elbrus.

Three world-renowned mountaineers die during avalanche in ascent of Canadian peak
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Three world-renowned mountaineers die during avalanche in ascent of Canadian peak

Apr 22nd 2019, 9:47 AM 22,956 Views 3 Comments

They were attempting to climb the east face of Howse Pass, an isolated and highly difficult route.

Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics
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# Plan

Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics

Feb 21st 2019, 10:35 AM 3,204 Views 14 Comments

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must now consider the proposal and come to a decision by December 2020.

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest
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A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest

Apr 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,571 Views 20 Comments

A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.

Ireland up to 31st in latest Fifa world rankings
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Ireland up to 31st in latest Fifa world rankings

Feb 15th 2018, 9:24 AM 6,176 Views 9 Comments

A dramatic fall for Egypt has benefited Martin O’Neill’s men.

Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions
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Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions

Dec 29th 2017, 10:14 AM 17,813 Views 56 Comments

It’s the fourth callout for the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team since Christmas.

Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days
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Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days

May 13th 2017, 5:00 PM 16,724 Views 12 Comments

The use of a hypoxic tent is becoming popular, but some climbers aren’t

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
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# Himalayan Tragedy

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

May 23rd 2016, 12:12 PM 18,947 Views 19 Comments

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas
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# Sishapangma

Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas

May 2nd 2016, 2:12 PM 35,408 Views 19 Comments

Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.

Ireland's Ice Queen Eimir McSwiggan on scaling brave new heights
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# Frozen

Ireland's Ice Queen Eimir McSwiggan on scaling brave new heights

Feb 20th 2016, 12:24 PM 5,020 Views 1 Comment

Eimir McSwiggan was a qualified architect but now she’s making her name on the ice climbing world cup circuit.

Boy who broke his ankle and elbow while rock climbing awarded €41,000
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Boy who broke his ankle and elbow while rock climbing awarded €41,000

Oct 20th 2015, 7:30 PM 28,664 Views 74 Comments

The court heard the boy had felt stiffness and discomfort in his left foot and ankle for some time after the accident.

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PHOTOS: Two friends climbed the world's scariest landmarks and put it all on Instagram

Jul 26th 2015, 5:30 PM 26,973 Views 22 Comments

GULP.

Tourists who stripped naked on a Malaysian mountain blamed for earthquake and now facing jail
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# Peak-a-boo

Tourists who stripped naked on a Malaysian mountain blamed for earthquake and now facing jail

Jun 11th 2015, 9:26 AM 24,581 Views 64 Comments

Four have been arrested with police officers saying they “will catch” six more.

137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake
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137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake

Jun 5th 2015, 2:04 PM 14,865 Views 13 Comments

There are reports of one death on the mountain.

These speed climbers could have dominated Gladiators back in the day
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# AWOOGA!

These speed climbers could have dominated Gladiators back in the day

Mar 4th 2015, 12:42 PM 4,103 Views 3 Comments

Three, two…. oh, they’re at the top.

Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank
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Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:34 AM 17,236 Views 37 Comments

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

Here are 4 'Mad March' fitness ideas you should try for the coming month
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# Spring In Your Step

Here are 4 'Mad March' fitness ideas you should try for the coming month

Feb 26th 2015, 7:15 AM 5,713 Views 3 Comments

Spring is in the air so it’s time to shake off the last of the winter cobwebs.

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil
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# Abseil

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil

Jan 25th 2015, 4:00 PM 15,808 Views 5 Comments

A mountain rescue team had to be airlifted to the summit to reach the climbers.

Want to know what it's like to climb Donegal's snowy mountains? Step this way...
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# Muckish

Want to know what it's like to climb Donegal's snowy mountains? Step this way...

Jan 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 16,668 Views 9 Comments

A group of climbers recorded their ascent last week.

Yosemite duo complete world's most difficult climb... free-climbing (yikes)
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# JUST DON'T LOOK DOWN

Yosemite duo complete world's most difficult climb... free-climbing (yikes)

Jan 15th 2015, 8:35 AM 9,319 Views 17 Comments

A crowd of friends and well-wishers were waiting for them.

How many of these Irish mountains can you climb over Christmas?
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How many of these Irish mountains can you climb over Christmas?

Dec 26th 2014, 10:44 PM 5,754 Views 2 Comments

See you at the summit of Lugnaquilla?

Resurrection: The five-metre cross on Carrauntoohil has been put back up
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# Praise The Lord

Resurrection: The five-metre cross on Carrauntoohil has been put back up

Nov 29th 2014, 8:48 PM 32,052 Views 187 Comments

The cross at the summit has been in place since 1976.

Ireland's Dan Martin up to sixth at the Vuelta
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Ireland's Dan Martin up to sixth at the Vuelta

Sep 8th 2014, 6:19 PM 3,961 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the race.

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks
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# Peaking It

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks

Aug 31st 2014, 6:30 PM 11,654 Views 15 Comments

The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.

Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge "for fun" has been charged
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# Skyline

Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge "for fun" has been charged

Aug 25th 2014, 9:26 PM 15,213 Views 9 Comments

Yaroslav Kolchin took some pictures from the top before coming down.

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains
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# Twelve Bens

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

Jul 27th 2014, 2:46 PM 20,653 Views 4 Comments

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend
# Focus Ireland
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# Focus Ireland

Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend

Jun 8th 2014, 2:33 PM 15,511 Views 19 Comments

The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'
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Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'

Apr 29th 2014, 8:15 PM 23,061 Views 13 Comments

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’
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Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

May 26th 2013, 8:15 AM 232 Views 4 Comments

Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.

'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest
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'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest

Apr 29th 2013, 12:23 PM 24,855 Views 41 Comments

Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.

Here's what it looks like to fall 100ft down a mountainside
# Terrifying
# Terrifying

Here's what it looks like to fall 100ft down a mountainside

Mar 12th 2013, 10:57 AM 9,406 Views 23 Comments

In the first person.

Ian McKeever: Taoiseach's message of condolence recalls 'passionate' adventurer
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# Tributes

Ian McKeever: Taoiseach's message of condolence recalls 'passionate' adventurer

Jan 3rd 2013, 1:23 PM 7,004 Views 10 Comments

Enda Kenny said McKeever was a passionate adventurer who was “driven in his belief that everybody can achieve their potential”.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,183 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing
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Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing

May 21st 2012, 8:40 AM 3,416 Views 1 Comment

The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.

On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings
# Kingpin
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# Kingpin

On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings

Apr 9th 2012, 11:48 AM 584 Views 1 Comment

The golfer from Bagdad … Florida has broken into the Top 10 for the first time while our Rory remains second.

Tiger jumps to 21st in rankings - as Rory McIlroy remains in second
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Tiger jumps to 21st in rankings - as Rory McIlroy remains in second

Dec 5th 2011, 10:23 AM 220 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy can catch Donald in the European Tour money list race by winning in Dubai this week – and hoping the Englishman finishes outside the top nine.

Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick
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Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick

Nov 25th 2011, 4:33 PM 4,223 Views 3 Comments

The body of the man in his 60s was discovered by climbers on the Mayo mountain this afternoon.

YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme
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# Virals

YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme

Sep 22nd 2011, 2:03 PM 539 Views 0 Comments

Also in this week’s countdown: booty-shaking LPGA golfers, Ben Foden’s cringe-proof rapping and Roberto Soldado out-Fernandoing a certain Chelsea striker.

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber
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Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

May 28th 2011, 2:25 PM 568 Views 0 Comments

Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.

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