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# mount-everest - Monday 3 March, 2014

Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest - or face a penalty
# Garbage Deep Mountain High
# Garbage Deep Mountain High

Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest - or face a penalty

Mar 3rd 2014, 3:15 PM 14,230 Views 38 Comments

Each member of an expedition must bring back at least eight kilos of rubbish, apart from their own trash.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

This guy survived a record-breaking base jump from Mount Everest
# Legit
From The42
# Legit

This guy survived a record-breaking base jump from Mount Everest

May 29th 2013, 2:41 PM 2,080 Views 0 Comments

Looks easy.

# mount-everest - Sunday 26 May, 2013

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

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

May 26th 2013, 8:15 AM 246 Views 4 Comments

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.

# mount-everest - Friday 17 May, 2013

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest

May 17th 2013, 2:06 PM 5,330 Views 11 Comments

He already broke the world record in 2007 but it was beaten four years later.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by 'out-of-control mob'
# Brawl
From The42
# Brawl

Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by 'out-of-control mob'

Apr 30th 2013, 10:23 AM 2,160 Views 1 Comment

Nothing like a bit of fisticuffs at 6,500m above sea level.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Boy, 15, becomes first teen with Down's Syndrome to reach Everest base
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

Boy, 15, becomes first teen with Down's Syndrome to reach Everest base

Apr 3rd 2013, 10:55 AM 8,806 Views 16 Comments

Eli Reimer is the first person with his condition to reach the base camp, which is 5,364 metres above sea level.

# mount-everest - Friday 28 September, 2012

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal
# Nepal
# Nepal

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal

Sep 28th 2012, 10:14 AM 5,104 Views 7 Comments

The plane was carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region when the crash occurred just minutes after takeoff.

# mount-everest - Friday 15 June, 2012

Ireland's '25 most powerful Irish women' honoured
# Honoured
# Honoured

Ireland's '25 most powerful Irish women' honoured

Jun 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,466 Views 78 Comments

Former President Mary Robinson and novelist Edna O’Brien were among the 25 women celebrated last night.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Runners complete gruelling Everest marathon
# Hard Yards
From The42
# Hard Yards

Runners complete gruelling Everest marathon

May 29th 2012, 11:57 AM 311 Views 0 Comments

The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon marks the first conquest of the famous mountain every year.

# mount-everest - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,194 Views 6 Comments

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

# mount-everest - Monday 9 April, 2012

In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest
# Himalayan Tour
From The Daily Edge
# Himalayan Tour

In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest

Apr 9th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,764 Views 3 Comments

A virtual visit to Everest base camp and one of the most dangerous airports in the world…

# mount-everest - Sunday 25 September, 2011

19 killed in Nepal plane crash
# Nepal
# Nepal

19 killed in Nepal plane crash

Sep 25th 2011, 7:59 AM 544 Views 0 Comments

The plane hit the roof of a house and disintegrated into several pieces just south of the capital. Kathmandu.

# mount-everest - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

May 28th 2011, 2:25 PM 592 Views 0 Comments

Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.

# mount-everest - Friday 27 May, 2011

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

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

May 27th 2011, 8:44 AM 1,457 Views 0 Comments

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.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Tragic Everest climber did not know of daughter's birth
# Tragic
# Tragic

Tragic Everest climber did not know of daughter's birth

May 25th 2011, 8:47 AM 808 Views 4 Comments

John Delaney, the Irishman who died while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest last weekend, did not know that his wife had given birth to a little girl in the days before his death.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Irish climber dies on Everest - three days after wife gave birth
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

May 24th 2011, 12:41 PM 2,398 Views 0 Comments

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