Cold comforts: Scott’s Hut in Cape Evans. Photograph: Michael Morrison

When Stefanie White returned to her home in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, from Antarctica last autumn she did so as a new member of an exclusive group tha(...)

Paul Devaney, the longest living resident in UL’s national altitude training centre, is preparing to attempt the world’s seven highest summits while raising money for charity. Photograph: Press 22

When aeronautical engineer Paul Devaney closes the door of his “digs” in the University of Limerick (UL) each evening, he sleeps in a room over three (...)

Video: Irish adventurers trek 640km along Siberian frozen lake

Irish adventurers Clare O’Leary and Mike O’Shea have pledged to traverse all of the world’s major ice caps following their successful trek alon(...)

Ronan McGreevy More than 5,500 people, most of them from abroad, have so far signed up to walk in the “people’s parade” ahead of the mai(...)