Noel Hanna

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Irish climber Seamus Lawless fell to his death on Mount Everest because of a freak wind, according to his friend and team leader Noel Hanna. The 39-y(...)

Séamus Lawless is said to have slipped while in the “Balcony area” near the summit of Everest

A memorial service is to be held on Monday for a father-of-one who died just hours after summiting the world’s highest mountain. The search for miss(...)

Kevin Hynes from Galway

An Irish father of two has died during a climb on Mount Everest. Kevin Hynes (56), from Galway, was part of a group from the climbing company 360 Exp(...)

Séamus Lawless is said to have slipped while in the “Balcony area” near the summit of Everest after reaching it last week.

A team of professional and experienced climbers are set to begin a search for an Irish man missing since he slipped and fell on the descent of Mount E(...)

Seamus Lawless (39) was a part of an eight-member climbing expedition when he went missing after he reportedly fell. Photograph: Seamus Lawless/Facebook

The search for a professor at Trinity College Dublin, who was been reported missing while descending Mount Everest after reaching the peak of the worl(...)

Seamus Lawless (39) was a part of an eight-member climbing expedition when he went missing after he reportedly fell. Photograph: Seamus Lawless/Facebook

A professor at Trinity College Dublin has been reported missing while descending Mount Everest after reaching the peak of the world’s highest mountain(...)

Noel Hanna at the summit of K2 earlier this month. Photograph: Facebook

Co Down climber Noel Hanna (51) who is one of the first Irishmen to survive an ascent of K2 says he would do it all again. Hanna has a habit of that,(...)

K2 summiteer Jason Black from Letterkenny, Co Donegal, with a plaque he took to the K2 base camp in memory of the first Irishman on the K2 summit: Ger McDonnell of Kilcornan, Co Limerick.

When Jason Black became only the second Irish man to survive an ascent of K2, the world’s second highest mountain, he had already witnessed one collea(...)

Jason Black, who is a “global endurance” athlete, made his first attempt on K2 two years ago. Photograph: Evan Logan.

Two Irish mountaineers have reached the summit of the world’s second-highest mountain, K2, this weekend, 10 years after the first summit by the late L(...)