A queue of mountain climbers waiting to stand at the summit of Mount Everest this week. Photograph:  Handout/Project Possible/AFP/Getty Images

The world’s highest mountain peak, which has claimed the lives of two Irish men in the last ten days, has long been known as one of the most dangerous(...)

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

A fundraising page set up by the family of Séamus (Shay) Lawless, who has been missing on Mount Everest since Thursday, has raised over €220,000 in tw(...)