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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(...)

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(...)

Jason Black. Photograph: Evan Logan.

Ten years ago this summer, Limerick mountaineer Ger McDonnell died after becoming the first Irishman to summit K2, the world’s second highest mountain(...)

Mike O’Shea and  Anthony O’Shea working to reinstate  the Landmark Cross on Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

When you’re driving between Killarney and Killorglin, glance up and you’ll see Ireland’s highest mountains glinting at you from the horizon many miles(...)

A century ago this month, as Europe was at war and plans were being made for an Irish rebellion, a motley multinational group of adventurers led by Ernest Shackleton  was stranded in ice thousands of miles away on the Antarctic. Photograph: Scott Polar Research Institute/University of Cambridge/PA.

A century ago this month, as Europe was at war and plans were being made for an Irish rebellion, a motley multinational group of adventurers was stran(...)

A long way from political tussles: the thrust of Pat Kenny’s show has changed since his move to Newstalk.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

If the election has left the average voter feeling deflated, spare a thought for Pat Kenny. Not so long ago, during the 2012 presidential campaign, Ke(...)

 International Federation of the Red Cross  workers carrying an injured person in Kathmandu, Nepal,  April 25th, 2015. Photograph:  EPA/Carl Whetham/IFRC/EPA

Some 100 Irish citizens are now known to be in the region affected by the Nepal earthquake and the Department of Foreign Affairs said contact had been(...)

Jonathan Rutherford, Vodafone’s head of enterprise customer solutions

Visitors to the recent Vodafone-sponsored Pendulum Summit in Dublin were given a wealth of advice on how to empower themselves in their lives and care(...)

Regatta, the  outdoor clothing brand popular with  Irish hillwalkers, grew strongly throughout the recession, with annual sales growth of up to 20 per cent between 2009 and 2013.

Regatta Outdoor, the outdoor clothing brand beloved of Irish hillwalkers, plans to double its Irish workforce to more than 100 in coming months.The ch(...)

Irish climbers Colm Ennis and Peter Britton

Two Irish climbers have died in a fall on Mont Blanc mountain in France. Colm Ennis (37) from Waterford and Peter Britton (55) from Clonmel suffered (...)

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