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70 years since the Everest summit

Today marks seventy years since New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Nepali Tenzing Norgay Sherpa became the first humans to summit Everest on May 29, 1953. Two Irish men who have made the climb are Explorer Pat Falvey and Jonathan Ruane from Sligo who climbed Everest last year and they both spoke to Kieran Cuddihy on the show…

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17.40 29 May 2023


70 years since the Everest summit


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17.40 29 May 2023


Today marks seventy years since New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Nepali Tenzing Norgay Sherpa became the first humans to summit Everest on May 29, 1953.

Two Irish men who have made the climb are Explorer Pat Falvey and Jonathan Ruane from Sligo who climbed Everest last year and they both spoke to Kieran Cuddihy on the show…


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