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# mountains - Monday 30 July, 2018

Four climbers killed in French Alps

Four people, including an Italian man and two French women, were killed in three separate accidents.

# mountains - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Three mountain climbers killed in avalanches in Swiss Alps

Three climbers, two men and a woman, died in separate incidents.

# mountains - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

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.

# mountains - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'

An Indian court made the decision because the glaciers were “losing their very existence”.

# mountains - Monday 27 March, 2017

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.

# mountains - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Man arrested after stabbing at the Hell Fire Club in south Dublin

Three people were assaulted during the incident.

# mountains - Saturday 26 December, 2015

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.

# mountains - Monday 2 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This stunning footage of Carrauntoohil is like something out of a movie Up In The Mountains

# mountains - Friday 4 September, 2015

Dublin Mountains might be getting a restaurant

… and a few other upgrades to attract tourists.

# mountains - Friday 7 August, 2015

Dublin Mountains Way named one of the most scenic walks in the world

It stretches from Shankill to Sean Walsh Memorial Park in Tallaght.

# mountains - Friday 5 June, 2015

137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake

There are reports of one death on the mountain.

# mountains - Saturday 23 May, 2015

'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.

# mountains - Sunday 22 February, 2015

# mountains - Monday 9 February, 2015

The view on this Donegal to Dublin flight was pretty epic

Luckily a photographer was on board.

# mountains - Saturday 17 January, 2015

'No evidence of jihadist terror groups training in Irish mountains'

Frances Fitzgerald has said everything is being done to protect Ireland against terror threats.

# mountains - Saturday 29 November, 2014

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

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

# mountains - Friday 1 August, 2014

Irish climber reported to have died in Italy

The climber is believed to be from Cork.

# mountains - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

# mountains - 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.

# mountains - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend

The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.

# mountains - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This igloo hotel in Germany looks like the most magical place on earth 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.

# mountains - Monday 9 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest Himalayan Tour This post contains images

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…

# mountains - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

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.

# mountains - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

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.