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IrelandSearch continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest

06:15  24 may  2019
06:15  24 may  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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THE SEARCH TO locate missing Trinity professor Séamus Lawless, who fell on Mount Everest last week, is set to resume today. The family issued an update through the page to say that search efforts for Shay were able to resume as weather conditions on Everest had improved.

Séamus Lawless went missing after reaching the summit of the mountain. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. A FUNDRAISING PAGE set up to raise money to help find climber and Trinity College professor Séamus Lawless has reached €180

Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest © Facebook SeamusLawless Seamus Lawless has been missing since last Thursday.

THE SEARCH TO locate missing Trinity professor Séamus Lawless, who fell on Mount Everest last week, is set to resume today.

The climber went missing at an altitude of around 8,300m, hours after he completed a lifetime ambition of reaching the peak of the world’s highest mountain last Thursday.

An assistant professor at the university’s School of Computer Science, he was one of four Irish people who climbed Mount Everest as part of a group called ‘Ireland on Everest’ this month.

A fundraising page set up on Friday night by the Trinity professor’s family has reached over a third of its €750,000 target.

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. 

Seamus Lawless went missing on the world’s highest mountain earlier this week. Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you. THE GOVERNMENT HAS pledged to support efforts to locate missing Trinity professor Séamus Lawless, who fell on Mount

Image: Twitter/@TCD Dublin. A TRINITY COLLEGE professor has gone missing on Mount Seamus Lawless, an assistant professor at the university’s School of Computer Science, was one of four Irish people who climbed the mountain as part of a group called ‘Ireland on Everest ’ this month.

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Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest
The family issued an update through the page to say that search efforts for Shay were able to resume as weather conditions on Everest had improved.

“The expedition team, led by Noel Hanna with eight highly skilled Sherpas, has flown to Camp II and will commence their search from Camp IV tomorrow, which is not far from where Shay went missing.

The team is also using drone technology to assist them in the search operation and our thoughts and hopes are with them.

Hanna, an experienced climber from Co Down who was part of Lawless’ expedition team, will lead the team of eight high-altitude Sherpa climbers.

Chairman at Seven Summit Treks, Mingma Sherpa, told the Himalayan Times that the team will begin a search for the missing 39-year-old Irish climber this morning.

Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000

Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000 Séamus Lawless went missing after reaching the summit of the mountain.

The search for a missing Trinity College professor on Mount Everest has been temporarily suspended Mountaineer Pat Falvey, who has climbed Everest twice, said the rescue search which was A spokesperson for Trinity College said yesterday that Mr Lawless and his family "are in our

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Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest © Getty This photo taken on April 27, 2019 shows an aerial view of Mount Everest (centre R) taken during a flight from Nepal to Bhutan. (Photo by Sarah LAI / AFP) (Photo credit should read SARAH LAI/AFP/Getty Images) “The team, equipped with search and recovery equipment, will try its best to recover Lawless’s body from the Mt Everest death zone,” he said.

Deaths

Meanwhile, a large queue of climbers have formed near the summit of Mount Everest as expedition organisers reported two deaths on the world’s highest mountain.

An American and Indian climber are the latest fatalities, their expedition organisers said, on one of the busiest-ever days on the the 8,848-metre peak.

Donald Lynn Cash (55) collapsed at the summit yesterday as he was taking photographs, while Anjali Kulkarni, also 55, died while descending after reaching the top.

Kulkarni’s expedition organiser, Arun Treks, said heavy traffic at the summit had delayed her descent and caused her death.

Recovery operation for missing Séamus Lawless may not go ahead due to safety concerns

Recovery operation for missing Séamus Lawless may not go ahead due to safety concerns Seamus Lawless was fulfilling a life-long dream of reaching the summit of Mount Everest

Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest . Fundraising page to help find Trinity College professor missing on Mount Everest reaches €180,000. Updated May 18th 2019, 7:58 PM 80,653 Views 11 Comments.

Irish professor , 39, missing on Everest after slipping at 27,000ft 'balcony' of the mountain on his Seamus Lawless fell while descending from the peak of Mt Everest on Thursday The professor at Dublin's Trinity College joked the climb was his 'mid-life crisis' A search operation has resumed today after an Irish professor went missing on Everest after

Search continues for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest © Getty This photograph taken from a helicopter shows an aerial view of the Mount Everest in Nepal's Solukhumbu district, some 140kms northeast of Kathmandu, on November 22, 2018. (Photo by PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP) (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images) “She had to wait for a long time to reach the summit and descend,” said Thupden Sherpa. “She couldn’t move down on her own and died as Sherpa guides brought her down.”

Pasang Tenje Sherpa, of Pioneer Adventure, told AFP that Cash collapsed on the summit and died close to Hillary Step as guides were bringing him back.

With reporting by AFP

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