Kilimanjaro

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Dr Owen O’Flynn: ‘My biggest fear was dying (from Covid-19)’

A trainee doctor, who previously climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, has warned young people not to take the dangers of coronavirus lightly after he ended up i(...)

Jonathan Smith: ‘Take some deep, deep breaths, exhale slowly, and definitely don’t gasp’

The first step is to relax and get your five litres of blood running three times around the world. Then it’s about feeling and thinking and not once c(...)

Conor O’Keeffe will run   for 23 hours straight this weekend in aid of  Pieta House

“There were times when I drove around the [river] Lee and thought about whether I would drive in or not.” Conor O’Keeffe wrestled with an inclination(...)

Philip Doyle  after setting a new Irish record on the ergometer for 2,000 metres at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Gorman

The Ireland team’s programme for this Olympic year will be hectic: there is no place for the European Championships. Yesterday, a forecast of troubl(...)

A while ago, I was standing at the office tea point when a colleague who had heard I was a runner asked me if I did ultramarathons – the term for any (...)

The Tanzanian government has set up  a new ePassport service for its  56 million citizens that is modelled on the Irish system

It is a long way from Dublin to Dar Es Salaam but Tanzanian citizens looking to acquire a new passport will soon receive documents that have been prod(...)

Spike Island

Ireland’s answer to Alcatraz has scooped second place in the World Travel Awards coming in ahead of such world famous landmarks as the Great Wall of C(...)

The first floor dining room at Kerala Kitchen on Baggot Street. Photograph: Nathalie Márquez Courtney

If turkey and ham is not your thing, and you are looking for a Christmas party venue, Kerala Kitchen on Upper Baggot Street in Dublin 4 is taking rese(...)

Majella Duffy (35) was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of her father who died of a heart attack.

The death of a 35-year-old Irish woman on a charity climb of Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of her late father was described as “surreal” by a priest at (...)

Majella Duffy died last Friday while climbing the mountain in memory of her late father.

A 35-year-old Irish woman who died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania has been described as “very kind and good natured”. Majella Duffy fr(...)

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