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# climbing - Monday 8 September, 2014

Ireland’s Dan Martin up to sixth at the Vuelta

Meanwhile Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the race.

# climbing - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks Peaking It

Everest on speed: Summit expert will take you to the top of the world in six weeks

The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.

# climbing - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge “for fun” has been charged Skyline

Man who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge “for fun” has been charged

Yaroslav Kolchin took some pictures from the top before coming down.

# climbing - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains Twelve Bens

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

# climbing - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend Focus Ireland

Dozens of climbers scale four Irish peaks in one weekend

The event was in support of homelessness charity Focus Ireland.

# climbing - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest ‘shuts down’ Death Zone

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest ‘shuts down’

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

# climbing - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Extract: ’8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’ Read Me This post contains images

Extract: ’8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

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

From TheJournal.ie ‘Terrifying’ brawl between climbers on Everest Fight At A Height

‘Terrifying’ brawl between climbers on Everest

Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.

# climbing - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s what it looks like to fall 100ft down a mountainside Terrifying This post contains videos

# climbing - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ian McKeever: Taoiseach’s message of condolence recalls ‘passionate’ adventurer Tributes

Ian McKeever: Taoiseach’s message of condolence recalls ‘passionate’ adventurer

Enda Kenny said McKeever was a passionate adventurer who was “driven in his belief that everybody can achieve their potential”.

# climbing - Monday 21 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

From TheJournal.ie Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing Tragedy

Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing

The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.

# climbing - Monday 9 April, 2012

On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings

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

Tiger jumps to 21st in rankings – as Rory McIlroy remains in second

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

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick Tragedy

Man dies after fall on Croagh Patrick

The body of the man in his 60s was discovered by climbers on the Mayo mountain this afternoon.

# climbing - Thursday 22 September, 2011

YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme Virals This post contains videos

YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme

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

From TheJournal.ie Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber R.I.P.

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

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

From TheJournal.ie Service to be held today in memory of Irish Everest climber John Delaney Everest

Service to be held today in memory of Irish Everest climber John Delaney

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

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Irish climber dies on Everest – three days after wife gave birth Tragedy

Irish climber dies on Everest – three days after wife gave birth

John Delaney, 41, hadn’t been told that his wife gave birth before he died on Saturday only 50 metres from the summit.