Expedition News

Friday, 14 August 2009 16:41

Polar - Voyage Expeditions

ROSS SEA Re-visited 2010 POSTPONED UNTIL 2012Terra Nova Centenary ExpeditionIn conjunction with The Tom Crean Society. New Zealand departure for this historic voyage to the famous Huts, Helicopter excursions, Wildlife, Stunning Ice Shelfs and much more...Prices start at 13,500euro all-in (was 14,000)Limited Places - Call for details or click link…
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, 16 January 2008 11:41

Team home arrival details

Following a conversation with the team today at noon irish time from their hotel in Punta Arenas, Chile. They can confirm their arrival in to Cork Airport, Ireland at approx. 7pm Thursday the 17th.We will officially release final details to the press tomorrow Wednesday 16th.Pat said “We didn’t get any…
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…
Thursday, 06 November 2008 00:00

Heading South with 60 Antarctic enthusiasts

The Beyond Endurance Voyage 2008 is set to depart Ireland tomorrow! This promises to be an exciting expedition for all involved. Pat and his team of fifteen will be crossing South Georgia in the coming weeks, world class scientists will be carrying out important research, and for the first time…
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…
Wednesday, 27 August 2008 00:00

Tribute By Clare O Leary

Tribute to Ger by Clare O’ LearyI first met Ger 6 years ago while preparing for an Everest Expedition; a couple of months later we were in Dublin airport, bound for Kathmandu. It was an exciting time and the 6 of us on the team laughed a lot, had great…
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