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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Mountains

All time
# quarter glass of milk
'There’s a hope in me that nobody else will have to go through this'
‘The reality is I know people are going through this every day.’
# Rescues
Gardaí can now issue €100 on-the-spot fines to those breaching Covid laws
A rescue spokesperson said it is “impossible to socially distance while carrying a stretcher”.
# climbing accidents
Four climbers killed in French Alps
Four people, including an Italian man and two French women, were killed in three separate accidents.
# avalanche deaths
Three mountain climbers killed in avalanches in Swiss Alps
Three climbers, two men and a woman, died in separate incidents.
# Nepal
Rescuers find trekker who survived in remote mountainous terrain for 47 days
The man’s partner had died three days before rescuers arrived, he said.
# voices of the mountain
Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'
An Indian court made the decision because the glaciers were “losing their very existence”.
# School Trip
Seven students and teacher killed in Japanese avalanche
A group of 52 students and 11 teachers were on a three-day outing when disaster struck.
# Assault
Man arrested after stabbing at the Hell Fire Club in south Dublin
Three people were assaulted during the incident.
# such great heights
Heading for the hills today? Here are 18 tips to stay safe on Ireland's mountains
It’s a busy time of year for the country’s mountain rescue teams. Here’s how to ensure you won’t need their services today.
# up in the mountains
This stunning footage of Carrauntoohil is like something out of a movie
Lord of the Rings much…?
# hello tourists
Dublin Mountains might be getting a restaurant
… and a few other upgrades to attract tourists.
# what a view
Dublin Mountains Way named one of the most scenic walks in the world
It stretches from Shankill to Sean Walsh Memorial Park in Tallaght.
# Malaysia
137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake
There are reports of one death on the mountain.
# climb every mountain
'We live always knowing we're going to die, but we don't think about it'
Peter Milne is in the middle of a very inspirational challenge.
# grand altogether
You'd almost forget how dramatic Ireland can look when the temperature drops
# head in the clouds
The view on this Donegal to Dublin flight was pretty epic
Luckily a photographer was on board.
# anti-terror laws
'No evidence of jihadist terror groups training in Irish mountains'
Frances Fitzgerald has said everything is being done to protect Ireland against terror threats.
# praise the lord
Resurrection: The five-metre cross on Carrauntoohil has been put back up
The cross at the summit has been in place since 1976.
# apennines
Irish climber reported to have died in Italy
The climber is believed to be from Cork.
# twelve bens
Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains
The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.
# Wicklow Mountains
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.
# Focus Ireland
Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend
The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.
# the coolest
This igloo hotel in Germany looks like the most magical place on earth
Someone book a flight, because we all need to go.
# Himalayan Tour
In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest
A virtual visit to Everest base camp and one of the most dangerous airports in the world…
# Kyrgyzstan
Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan
The 6.2 magnitude quake struck in the early hours of the morning but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
# Rescue
Mountain rescue crews launch four operations in one day in Wicklow area
The Easter bank holiday proved a busy day on the Wicklow Mountains, as a record number of rescues were mounted in response to distress calls.