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Two Roscommon men who had emigrated to Australia recently returned home to present local charities with funds raised from their challenge of a lifetime. Roch Hanmore and John Comiskey undertook a charity trek from December 20, 2013 to January 6, 2014 to Mount Everest Base Camp and raised over €17,000 for Croí and The Irish Cancer Society.
The first Galwayman to summit Mount Everest, Peter O’Connell, is giving a public lecture on his successful journey of the world’s highest mountain this evening from 7pm to 8pm in the Jigsaw Galway building on Fairgreen Rd.
A Tuam man is planning to reach new and greater heights this year when he takes on the gruelling challenge of climbing the Mount Everest to help raise funds for suicide and self-harm prevention charity Pieta House.
A major national fundraising challenge in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland is bound for Mayo on Saturday July 30.
The body of a Kilkenny man who died during his second attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest will not be returned home to his family due to the risks involved in recovering his remains.
Friday July 1 could be remembered as the day Croagh Patrick broke all records. A group of hardy souls have been in training for the past four months and are now ready to set a few records straight. The group aim to climb up and down the mountain 12 times with three objectives in mind. The first is a Guinness World record attempt for the highest metres ascended and descended in a 24 hour period. The second is to break the national record of nine climbs on the holy mountain in one day, and thirdly to climb more metres than Everest, and go beyond the endurance required climbing the highest mountain in the world, and to achieve it without leaving the country.
Due to the adverse weather conditions, the Ireland to Everest, 32 Steps for Cystic Fibrosis climb that was due to take place at Mullaghmeen, Co Westmeath this Saturday afternoon has been postponed.