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Conquer your personal Everest in 2019

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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers will host a talk by renowned businessman, philanthropist, and mountaineer John Burke next week.

From the top of the world — experienced Nepalese mountaineers

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Two of the world’s best known mountaineers are visiting Galway this week. Guinness World Record holders, brothers Mingma and Pasang Sherpa, have between them climbed Mount Everest a total of 28 times, while Mingma Sherpa was the first Nepalise man to reach the summit of K2. The Sherpas hail from a renowned climbing family which consists of seven brothers who have climbed Everest a combined total of 54 times

Conquering Everest to save lives

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.

Unique chance to meet K2 adventurer

One of Ireland’s best-known adventurers along with an internationally renowned Sherpa will be telling the tragic story behind the award-winning movie The Summit in Mullingar in the on Friday December 6.

First Galwayman to climb Everest to talk at Jigsaw Galway

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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.

Tuam man to take on Everest challenge for Pieta House

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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.

World record raises €10,245 on Croagh Patrick

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Six months after the world record breaking day the 11 climbers and their support team got to celebrate the magnificent achievement at Campbell’s Bar, Murrisk.

Climb Mweelrea

A major national fundraising challenge in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland is bound for Mayo on Saturday July 30.

Body of Kilkenny climber to remain on Everest

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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.

Croagh Patrick world record climb attempt

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.

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