K2 2008-09 - Ger McDonnell

Here is a link for anyone who didn't see last nights Ger McDonnell Nationwide special. Recommended viewing with a great insight to Gerards life and how he made a mark on everyone he met. http://www.rte.ie/player/#v=1081840
Wednesday, 29 September 2010 13:35

Ger McDonnell Nationwide Special 4th Oct 7pm

RTÉ's Nationwide celebrates local hero Ger McDonnell in special programmeNext Monday night (October 4th) at 7 pm, RTÉ One television will broadcast a special half hour Nationwide programme about the life, achievements and legacy of Kilcornan man, Ger McDonnell - the only Irish person to successfully summit K2 - the…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 12:50

Ger McDonnell Receives Major Rescue Award

Family and Friends are over the moon with the News that Ger will be receiving one of the Top Awards in Mountaineering for his contribution in selflessly helping other fellow mountaineers and in the process making the ultimate sacrifice in loosing his own life in the process. Ger was an…
Tuesday, 24 November 2009 16:13

Italian K2 pioneer Lino Lacedelli dies

(K2Climb.net) Italian K2 pioneer Lino Lacedelli died on the 20th November, local media reports. After several failed attempts, K2 was finally summited in 1954 by the Italians, Lino Lacedelli and Achille Compagnoni. There has been a debate about the events that took place on that first climb ever since. The…
1. Ger McDonnell Memorial Fund2. Ger McDonnell DCU Educational trust1. We would like to bring attention to this memorial fund which has been setup to help the families of the porters killed on K2 in August 2008 and also to provide training to locals whom take on a career as…
Thursday, 30 July 2009 00:00

Ger McDonnells anniversary

Picture. Elephant Island Antarctic 2006 in honour of Ernest Shackleton and Tom Crean. Pat Falvey, Stephen O Reilly, Clare O Leary and Ger McDonnell.I just cant believe a year has gone by and there has not been one day that I have not thought of Ger. To this day I…
Wednesday, 31 December 2008 00:00

Explorers Web team

A link to their tribute to Ger and all who were lost with the unfolding evidence and timelines of the events can be found below...www.mounteverest.net/news.php?id=17919
Thursday, 06 November 2008 00:00

Thanks for messages to Gers family

As the dust settles after the tragic disaster on K2, we would like to thank everyone who expressed their sincerest condolences to the McDonnell family. The condolences book which is being compiled at present will be presented to Ger’s family on completion. If you have not had a chance, and…
Monday, 18 August 2008 00:00

Updates from the mountain.

Reports compiled by Pat Falvey and Niall Foley. As you will appreciate news of this source is patchy as we compile news from K2 and other home teams that are now feeding us information as it occurs. We will be doing our best with what is being relayed to be…
Sunday, 17 August 2008 00:00

Memorial Mass in Limerick

Family announcement.A celebration of Gerards Life17th August 20081.30pmKilcornan Community Centre grounds, Co. Limerick.A memorial Mass for people, who’s lives were touched by Ger are more than welcome. A Mass will take place along with a musical celebration following the Mass All are invited to attend.Issued on behalf of the McDonnell…
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