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# mountain - Monday 13 May, 2019

'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil

Ger Duffy was described as a kind man who would help anyone.

# mountain - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From The42 'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players Good Cause

'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players

The former Ireland flanker was joined by Mike McCarthy, Shane Byrne and Marcus Horan.

# mountain - Friday 3 August, 2018

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.

# mountain - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

Several other people were treated for medical issues on the mountain.

# mountain - Monday 23 July, 2018

Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain

He is only the third Irish person ever to scale K2, the world’s second-highest peak.

# mountain - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India

Police official Manoj Kumar said rescuers recovered 48 bodies from the accident site.

# mountain - Sunday 8 April, 2018

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

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

# mountain - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn

Jamie Andrew is believed to be the first quadruple amputee to conquer the Swiss mountain.

# mountain - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.

# mountain - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Man's body recovered from Carrauntoohil

It’s believed the man fell while hiking yesterday.

# mountain - Monday 23 May, 2016

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

# mountain - Thursday 31 March, 2016

'I'm a massive p***k': Woman sorry after being rescued from Britain's highest mountain with no hiking gear

Sara Albone apologised for putting herself and others in danger by climbing Ben Nevis on a whim.

# mountain - Monday 28 September, 2015

This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest

Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.

# mountain - Monday 3 August, 2015

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain

The man crashed near the summit of Seefin Mountain, and was airlifted down by the Rescue 117 crew.

# mountain - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Ireland's holiest mountain is crumbling - but that won't stop the barefoot pilgrims

20,000 people are expected on Croagh Patrick, with some likely to start their ascent in the early hours.

# mountain - Saturday 18 July, 2015

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play

And it’s all in the name of a very good cause

# mountain - Monday 6 July, 2015

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain

The group were hiking in the Mourne Mountains and had their call cut off before getting through to

# mountain - Monday 27 April, 2015

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp

At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.

# mountain - Monday 2 March, 2015

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

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

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

# mountain - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground

The rescue began at 4pm yesterday.

# mountain - Sunday 15 February, 2015

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains

So did the gardaí, Irish Coast Guard and Tramore Cliff and Mountain Rescue Team.

# mountain - Monday 26 January, 2015

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now

Don’t worry, it won’t crash into us.

# mountain - Thursday 27 November, 2014

The cross on Carrauntoohil will be re-erected before Christmas

We are still no closer to finding out who cut down the monument.

# mountain - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts

At least eleven hikers were injured when Mount Ontake started spewing ash and smoke.

# mountain - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Dozens of Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq

It is believed dozens of men from the Yazidi faith were massacred in the village of Kocho.

# mountain - Sunday 27 July, 2014

13 mountain rescue teams in Mayo for mass 'Reek Sunday' pilgrimage

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people are expected to climb ‘Ireland’s holiest mountain’ today.

# mountain - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

The rescue teams had to take measures to ensure he wouldn’t slip any further during the rescue.

# mountain - Monday 26 May, 2014

Two Irishmen reach summit of Mount Everest

Derek Mahon from Dublin and Noel Hanna from County Down reached the mountain’s summit on Saturday.

# mountain - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

PHOTOS: Teenager airlifted to hospital after dramatic chopper rescue at top of Mount Errigal

The teaching student fell between 30 and 40 metres from near the summit of Donegal’s tallest mountain.

# mountain - Friday 10 January, 2014

'Busiest year yet' for Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team

The 40-strong team of volunteers responded to over 100 call-outs in the past 12 months.

# mountain - Friday 27 December, 2013

Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions

“Initially, it looked like the helicopter wasn’t going to make it up — the conditions were just so bad.”

# mountain - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest Craghopper

A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest

The puppy had been rescued from the brink of death by his owner.

# mountain - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain

Jesus stands, arms outstretched, on the Cherubim mountain, overlooking a route pilgrims took from Constantinople to Jerusalem in ancient times.

# mountain - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue

The skeletal remains were found in woodlands in the Dublin mountains on Friday night.

# mountain - Thursday 23 May, 2013

He did it! 80-year-old scales Everest, sets record

Yuichiro Miura described himself as “the happiest person in the world” after completing the task.

# mountain - Thursday 4 April, 2013

So, what's the weather like on Carrauntoohil?

It’s -4C, but boy is it pretty.

# mountain - Saturday 23 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 more amazing places to visit... if we could put a roof on Ireland Ireland

# mountain - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From The42 This crazy footage shows a climber lose his grip and slide 100ft down a mountain Found Footage This post contains videos
From The Daily Edge Here's what it looks like to fall 100ft down a mountainside Terrifying This post contains videos

# mountain - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Irish climber Ian McKeever dies on Mt Kilimanjaro RIP

Irish climber Ian McKeever dies on Mt Kilimanjaro

The well-known figure in adventure sports was leading a group of charity fundraisers up the mountain when lightning struck.

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