View going down Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohill  in Co Kerry. Photograph: iStock

As Ireland celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising in 1966, Myles Kinsella, a UCD student, set off alone for an ascent of Ireland’s highe(...)

Kevin Hallahan (43) was ‘a skilled and experienced mountaineer who selflessly applied his knowledge to help those in need.’

An Irish mountain rescue climber has died in an accident during a training event in Snowdonia, north Wales. Kevin Hallahan (43), a married man with (...)

Irish Coast Guard Dublin-based helicopter Rescue 116 on a call-out with the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team in Co Down on May 29th, 2016. Photograph: Mourne Mountain Rescue Team

Mountain Rescue Ireland has said there has been renewed interest in its work with search and rescue dogs due to the role played by late Irish Coast Gu(...)

Binn idir an Dá Log in Connemara, Co Galway

I met a friend of mine recently who was just back from climbing Kilimanjaro. “What was it like?” I said. “Tough,” said he, “but not as tough as the Ma(...)

Galway Mountain Rescue Team call on Government for review of tax issue.

A mountain rescue group has called on the Government to review a tax issue that it says is putting financial pressure on voluntary organisations.The (...)

 Leo Varadkar, backed up  Joan Burton  takes to his wheels on a new cycleway. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Michael D’s garden party season is in full swing. He has held two of them already – the first, last Saturday, was for families and on Wednesday, he ho(...)