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IrelandSearch resumes for Trinity College professor Seamus Lawless who is missing on Mount Everest

08:25  23 may  2019
08:25  23 may  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

Search called off for Irish dad Seamus Lawless who fell while descending Mount Everest

Search called off for Irish dad Seamus Lawless who fell while descending Mount Everest Seamus Lawless was fulfilling a life-long dream of reaching the summit of Mount Everest , which stands at 8,848 metres, before he reached his 40th birthday in July this year. The assistant professor in artificial intelligence at Trinity’s School of Computer Science and Statistics, had successfully reached the summit on Thursday along with several others in his group of eight led by world-renowned Co Down adventurer Noel Hanna - just hours before his fall.

The search for a professor at Trinity College Dublin, who was been reported missing while The rescue team searching for Mr Lawless resumed its efforts on Friday. Nepal is five hours and 45 A spokeswoman for Trinity College said: “ Seamus and his family are in our thoughts during this

Photograph: Seamus Lawless /Facebook. The search for a professor at Trinity College Dublin, who has been reported missing while descending The Co Wicklow man, who is married with a four-year-old daughter, was climbing Everest as part of a charity effort to raise €25,000 for Barretstown, which

Search resumes for Trinity College professor Seamus Lawless who is missing on Mount Everest © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Seamus Lawless

A nine-strong team of high altitude climbers have resumed the search for a Trinity College professor was is missing on Mount Everest.

Seamus Lawless, 39, went missing after he reportedly fell from an altitude of 8,300 metres last week.

The married dad-of-one had been following a lifelong dream to scale the world's highest peak while raising €25,000 for children's charity Barretstown.

Earlier search operations had been unsuccessful but a new search was launched on Wednesday evening, led by Irish mountaineer Noel Hanna.

Hanna will lead the team to Base Camp IV of the world's highest peak this evening.

Search now a recovery operation for missing Trinity College professor on Mount Everest

Search now a recovery operation for missing Trinity College professor on Mount Everest The search for the missing Irish climber on Mount Everest has now been classified as a recovery operation. Father-of-one Seamus Lawless (39), from Bray, Co Wicklow, fell at an altitude of 8,300 metres while descending from the world’s highest peak. 

Photograph: Seamus Lawless /Facebook. A professor at Trinity College Dublin has been reported missing while descending Mount Everest after The Co Wicklow man, who is married with a four-year-old daughter, was climbing Everest as part of a charity effort to raise €25,000 for Barretstown

A search will commence today for an Irish climber missing on Mount Everest , according to local media reports. Trinity College professor Seamus Lawless fell during his descent from the mountain last week. Nine climbers, led by mountaineer Noel Hanna, who was part of Mr Lawless 's

A search of the mountain's death zone will begin on Thursday morning, reports the Himalayan Times.

The team consists of eight high-altitude Sherpa climbers, including lead guide Temba Bhote.

Hanna and Bhote reached the summit of Everest with Lawless last Thursday.

The Bray man is reported to have slipped while descending from the summit point later that day.

A GoFundMe page set up to help pay for the costs of the search has already raised over €250,000.

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Seamus Lawless had been missing on the world’s highest mountain since last week and has not been located despite the best efforts of search teams . Seamus, 39, who was a computer science lecturer at Trinity College Dublin, has left behind his wife, Pam and young daughter, Emma. The service will be held at the Holy Redeemer Church in Bray on Monday, May 27 at 11 a.m A post on RIP.ie reads: "Séamus (Shay) Lawless, aged 39, died following a freak accident having summited Mount Everest on the 16th May 2019.

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