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Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 26 May, 2016


# nepal - Monday 23 May, 2016

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

# nepal - Monday 4 April, 2016

Survivors of Nepal earthquake 'being sold as child slaves in UK'

Children are said to be exchanging hands for as little as €6,500.

# nepal - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain

The aircraft lost contact with air traffic control eight minutes after taking off.

# nepal - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Nepal earthquake survivor: ‘More than anything now, the women need safety’

One month on, a survivor of the Nepalese earthquake talks about the conditions in the camps and the dangers faced by displaced women and girls.

# nepal - Friday 15 May, 2015

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

# nepal - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

A little girl egged at a No campaign event, the death of Derek Davis and a train crash in Philadelphia had people talking today.

“People have no hope left. We know that another quake is coming”

The search has also been continuing for a US military helicopter that went missing while delivering aid.

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook’s Nepal safety check-in

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

“We were sitting in the car when it started to shake…it was sheer pandemonium”

Speaking to, an Oxfam aid worker on the ground described the consequences of yesterday’s earthquake.

# nepal - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

US helicopter missing in Nepal after massive earthquake that killed dozens

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said there were no reports or suggestions of any Irish casualties.

How does an earthquake happen and why do they kill people?

The answer is they don’t.

WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament Panic This post contains videos

WATCH: The terrifying moment the Nepal quake struck the parliament

Dozens of people have been declared dead after the 7.3 magnitude earthquake.

# nepal - Monday 4 May, 2015

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake

Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.

# nepal - Sunday 3 May, 2015

101-year-old man in Nepal pulled from rubble alive – eight days after quake

Separately, the death toll from last weekend’s disaster has now surpassed 7,000.

‘The avalanche just missed us’: Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake

One has set up a fundraising page to help with the aid effort.

# nepal - Saturday 2 May, 2015

‘No chance’ of more survivors beneath rubble

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed all 170 Irish in affected regions have been accounted for.

# nepal - Friday 1 May, 2015

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing

The death toll has topped 6,000.

Here’s what O’Connell Street would look like after an earthquake

The billboard by aid agency, GOAL, is on display on O’Connell Street until 1pm.

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake

Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.

# nepal - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.

Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest

Paul Devaney was at Everest Base Camp in Nepal when the earthquake hit.

# nepal - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

# nepal - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Minister Charlie Flanagan said there have been no reports of any Irish fatalities

# nepal - Monday 27 April, 2015

Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake

The names of Irish tourists or travellers have been posted on the Red Cross’s website.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

# nepal - Sunday 26 April, 2015

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake

Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.

Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit

A strong aftershock has hit the region, as a massive rescue effort gets under way.

From The Daily Edge People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they’re safe Safe

People in Nepal are using Facebook to let loved ones know they’re safe

Facebook is asking people to mark themselves as ‘safe’ after the massive earthquake yesterday.

# nepal - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal

It has been reported that a number of Irish people are now stranded in Nepal.

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# nepal - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Plane carrying 224 passengers skids off runway, ends up on grass

Nobody was injured, but witnesses said the cabin filled with smoke.

# nepal - Friday 28 November, 2014

Thousands of animals slaughtered in honour of Hindu goddess

Animals ranging from buffaloes to rats are being sacrificed in the name of the goddess Gadhimai. [GRAPHIC CONTENT].

# nepal - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Nepal plans new safety rules after country’s worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead

518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.

# nepal - Sunday 19 October, 2014

12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm

34 trekkers were rescued after getting stranded.

# nepal - Friday 17 October, 2014

Himalayan avalanches leave 29 people dead and hikers stranded on mountain

Dozens of people have taken shelter in small lodges and huts.

# nepal - Sunday 31 August, 2014

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

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

# nepal - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Officials say there’s ‘no hope’ of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide

Authorities have evacuated more than 20,000 people amid fears that a torrent of water could inundate villages and farms if a dam suddenly breaks.

# nepal - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook STrength

Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook

The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.

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