Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh promoting  My Legacy and 65 Irish charities to launch a nationwide appeal to the public to leave a legacy gift to charity in their will. Photograph:  Keith Arkins

In the room where Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh is waiting there is a table laden with stuffed sandwiches and pastries and a scattering of fruit. He stands(...)

Cork’s Graham Canty, left, and former Kerry footballer Séamus Moynihan carry the Sam Maguire Cup to the summit of Carrauntoohil, Co Kerry, during the ‘Sam to Summit’ in aid of the Alan Kerins Project. Photo:  Valerie O’Sullivan/Sportsfile

Darkness at the break of noon, as the summit, almost vertically above us now, is suddenly eclipsed, and shadows itself from the big hard sun. No one s(...)

GAA Commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh lifts the Sam Maguire Cup on the summit of Carrauntoohil with programme director and former Galway star Alan Kerins (left) and Tom Prendergast, 1969 Kerry All-Ireland winner, during the “Sam to Summit” in aid of the Alan Kerins Project. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan/Sportsfile.

Legends and heroes have spawned from the steep crags of Carrauntoohil for centuries, although never before have so many of them gathered at the summit(...)