Ian Taylor

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Belfast architect Dawson Stelfox (left), who reached the 8,848m summit of Mount Everest on May 27th, 1993, is pictured with his deputy leader on the climb ,Frank Nugent (right). File photograph: Brian Hayes

The 25th anniversary of the first successful ascent of Mount Everest by Irish climbers is due to be marked with events in the Dublin and Mourne mounta(...)

Gareth Barry will make his 632nd top-flight appearance on Saturday should he feature for West Brom against West Ham. Photograph: Steve Feeney/Action Plus via Getty Images

Gareth Barry will equal the Premier League appearance record held by Ryan Giggs on Saturday should he feature for West Bromwich Albion against West Ha(...)

Mike Rake, chairman of BT, said there is concern among business leaders of a potential Brexit and “without any doubt this is causing sentiment to change”. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Uncertainty over the outcome of Britain’s EU referendum is having a chilling effect on business activity in Britain, with companies pulling back on hi(...)

Ice cold: Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin and Jake Gyllenhaal  in the film Everest.

Lipstick, a loo roll, Paloma Picasso perfume, a naggin of Bushmills and some Tayto cheese-and-onion crisps. These five items are an indispensable p(...)

Dawa Chhiri Sherpa: “Our houses are gone and my 16-year-old son is not sleeping well, but I have no information at all about my family back at home”

Dawa Chhiri Sherpa speaks English with a hint of an Irish accent, due to his close relationship with many from these parts who are drawn to the Himal(...)

 A man carries a bicycle salvaged from a destroyed building as another carries a canister of gas in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Nepal. The number of people killed in the earthquake in Nepal passed 5,000, according to official figures. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

  A Dublin-based Nepali engineer and an Irish climber who were both in Kathmandu when the earthquake struck have spoken of “desperation” a(...)

A rescue helicopter is shown at the Mount Everest south base camp in Nepal a day after a huge earthquake-caused avalanche killed at least 17 people, in this photo courtesy of 6summitschallenge.com

The Irish man injured in an avalanche which swept through Everest base camp in the aftermath of the Nepalese earthquake has been flown to Kathmandu, a(...)

Vitol has agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shell’s Australian refinery and petrol stations for about $2.6 billion. Photo: Bloomberg News

Global oil trader Vitol has agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shell’s Australian refinery and petrol stations for about $2.6 billion in its biggest acq(...)