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# Everest

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# Everest
'Had an English person called me Jerry, I'd have told him to eff off - but Telfer was a Celt'
Jeremy Davidson scaled rugby’s peak with the 1997 Lions and ahead of today’s first Test he reveals the secret to beating the world champion Springboks in their backyard.
# Nepal
Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72
Ang Rita was a national hero known as the ‘snow leopard”.
# TheJournal Investigation
“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
“This black mountain, in the past this was all ice but now it’s just rock.”
# one man's everest
'I like the person I become the harder stuff gets'
Ex-rugby player Damian Browne is working his way towards The Seven Summits. Everest awaits.
# Seamus Lawless
Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced
The family called off the search for Seamus Lawless yesterday evening.
# RIP
Search for Trinity College professor ended as second Irishman dies climbing Everest
Séamus Lawless and Kevin Hynes have both died on the mountain.
# Top of the World
'My first thought after climbing Everest was how soon could I get back down'
Today marks the 25th anniversary of Dawson Stelfox reaching the summit of the world’s highest mountain.
# Xia Boyu
A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest
A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.
# Death Toll
The bodies of four more climbers found inside a tent near summit of Mount Everest
These latest discoveries brings the death toll in recent days to 10.
# Summit Happens
Irishman who climbed Everest speaks about passing bodies at the summit
John Burke says the final night was “hell on earth”.
# peaking
Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days
The use of a hypoxic tent is becoming popular, but some climbers aren’t
# Min Bahadur Sherchan
85-year-old climber died of altitude sickness during Everest attempt
Min Bahadur Sherchan was attempting to reclaim his title as the world’s oldest person to summit Mount Everest.
# Mount Everest
85-year-old attempting to reclaim title as oldest person to summit Everest dies at base camp
The former soldier became the world’s oldest climber to summit Everest in 2008 when he was 76.
# molehill
Is Everest still the tallest peak? Scientists aren't too sure
It’s thought a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015 knocked an inch off the top of the world’s highest peak.
# himalayan tragedy
Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
The latest fatality is an Indian climber.
# Cinema
Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?
What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.
# Earthquake
All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing
The death toll has topped 6,000.
# Earthquake
Irish climber catches on video the moment deadly earthquake rocked Everest
Paul Devaney was at Everest Base Camp in Nepal when the earthquake hit.
# Disaster
Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp
At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.
# Search and Rescue
There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake
Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.
# Scaling New Heights
Ever wanted to climb Everest? Now you can - in a way*
*In a way that is nothing like actually climbing Everest, but is still pretty good.
# 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.
# 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.
# Everest
11 dead after avalanche strikes Mt Everest
Six Sherpa guides were killed after they went early in the morning to fix ropes for climbers.
# garbage deep mountain high
Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest - or face a penalty
Each member of an expedition must bring back at least eight kilos of rubbish, apart from their own trash.
# craghopper
A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest
The puppy had been rescued from the brink of death by his owner.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# legit
This guy survived a record-breaking base jump from Mount Everest
Looks easy.
# 8848 metres
Everest: 60 years since Hillary, Norgay reached summit
Since then, Temba Tsheri laments, the mountain has become ‘a playground’.
# Record
He did it! 80-year-old scales Everest, sets record
Yuichiro Miura described himself as “the happiest person in the world” after completing the task.
# Mount Everest
80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest
He already broke the world record in 2007 but it was beaten four years later.
# 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.
# Tragedy
Three climbers die on Mount Everest, two still missing
The three climbers were descending the mountain when a wind storm hit the mountain.
# 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”.
# 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.
# 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.
# Nepal
I'm on top of the world, Ma!: Everest gets mobile coverage
Climbers will be able to text home and check their email thanks to Nepalese telecommunications company.