# climbing - Saturday 29 November, 2014
The cross at the summit has been in place since 1976.
# climbing - Monday 8 September, 2014
Meanwhile Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the race.
# climbing - Sunday 31 August, 2014
The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.
# climbing - Monday 25 August, 2014
Yaroslav Kolchin took some pictures from the top before coming down.
# climbing - Sunday 27 July, 2014
The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.
# climbing - Sunday 8 June, 2014
The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.
# climbing - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.
# climbing - Sunday 26 May, 2013
Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.
# climbing - Monday 29 April, 2013
Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.
# climbing - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
In the first person.
# climbing - Thursday 3 January, 2013
# climbing - Monday 21 May, 2012
Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…
The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.
# climbing - Monday 9 April, 2012
The golfer from Bagdad … Florida has broken into the Top 10 for the first time while our Rory remains second.
# climbing - Monday 5 December, 2011
McIlroy can catch Donald in the European Tour money list race by winning in Dubai this week – and hoping the Englishman finishes outside the top nine.
# climbing - Friday 25 November, 2011
The body of the man in his 60s was discovered by climbers on the Mayo mountain this afternoon.
# climbing - Thursday 22 September, 2011
Also in this week’s countdown: booty-shaking LPGA golfers, Ben Foden’s cringe-proof rapping and Roberto Soldado out-Fernandoing a certain Chelsea striker.
# climbing - Saturday 28 May, 2011
Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.
# climbing - Friday 27 May, 2011
Delaney, a successful businessman who founded the market prediction company Intrade, died last weekend just 50 metres from the summit of Everest. Business colleagues have been paying tribute to him after his tragic death.
# climbing - Tuesday 24 May, 2011
John Delaney, 41, hadn’t been told that his wife gave birth before he died on Saturday only 50 metres from the summit.