Jim Warny in a cave in Co Clare. Photograph: Cathal Mullane

Irish-based cave diver Jim Warny was part of the international team which assisted in rescuing the 12 boys and their football coach from the cave sys(...)

Patrick Troy (centre) and his son Finn were rescued from a cave in north Clare on Sunday after being stuck for 28 hours. Photograph: Press 22

A father and son were rescued from a cave in Co Clare on Sunday after getting lost and spending 28 hours underground. Dubliners Patrick Troy and his s(...)

Pilgrims at the summit of Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo, on Sunday. The annual climb takes place every year on the last Sunday in July. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When high winds whisked the glass oratory off the tiny church on Croagh Patrick’s summit, John Cummins knew the mountain was in trouble. Cummins, who (...)

Dominick Geraghty, Carnaross, Kells, Co Meath,with his dog Edward on his way down the mountain during his pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

Benedict Donnelly wore short pants, a shirt and a tie when he first climbed the Reek as a small boy, and his best Sunday shoes were almost worn throug(...)