Mullingar Advertiser. 7 January 2011

Ireland to Everest climb kicks off in Westmeath Westmeath is set to be the starting point of a charity Everest climb this year in aid of Cysti Fibrosis Association of Ireland (CFAi). The 32 Steps for Cystic Fibrosis (CF), will start in early January 2011 in Co Westmeath and finish in Nepal in May 2012 and will see a team of climbers scale the highest points in each of the 32 counties (never before undertaken for charity), and some other parts of the world, before tackling Everest. Undertaking this massive task are Cian O’Brolchain and...

read more

Athlone Advertiser Friday, 7 January 2011

Ireland to Everest climb kicks off in Westmeath Westmeath is set to be the starting point of a charity Everest climb this year in aid of Cysti Fibrosis Association of Ireland (CFAi). The 32 Steps for Cystic Fibrosis (CF), will start in early January 2011 in Co Westmeath and finish in Nepal in May 2012 and will see a team of climbers scale the highest points in each of the 32 counties (never before undertaken for charity), and some other parts of the world, before tackling Everest. Undertaking this massive task are Cian O’Brolchain and...

read more

Irish Examiner – Feelgood. Friday, 7 January 2011

EVEREST CHALLENGE: Ireland to`Everest, 32 Steps for Cystic Fibrosis will see a team of climbers scale the highest points in each of the 32 counties and some other parts of the world, before tackling Everest. Members of the public can join the team at the various locations throughout Ireland and can participate in the easier climbs. The aim of this fundraising drive is to establish a National Double Lung Transplant Support Fund for Ireland. The next climb begins at 12 noon this Sunday at Mullaghmeen in Co Westmeath. For full details see...

read more

The Westmeath Topic Thursday, 16 December 2010

Ireland to Everest climbing challenge due to kick off in Mullaghmeen Forest falls foul of the weather. Due to the very heavy snow that fell over the past two weeks Ireland to Everest, 32 Steps for Cystic Fibrosis (CF), which was due to commence last Saturday, December 11 in ullaghmeen Forest in Co. Westmeath was cancelled. For the latest details on the Ireland to Everest walk see www.lrelandtoEverest. com. or for more information on the challenge please go to www.lrelandtoEverest.com

read more

Ireland to Everest 2012

Ireland to Everest 2012

Welcome to the Ireland to Everest 2012 website. Cian reached summit of Cho Oyu 1st October 2011 in Tibet (6th highest mountain in world 8,201m). Check the Latest News tab of wesbite or join our facebook page for updates. Our aim is to raise money to help establish a much needed Lung Transplant Support Fund for Ireland, in partnership with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Association of Ireland and the Mater Hospital. We completed the 32 Steps for CF in August 2011. Our journey will continue by climbing five other mountains on five continents with our...

read more

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Cian on summit of Kilimanjaro 5,895m 4th Feb 2012, Tanzania. Highest mountain in Africa

read more

Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc

Cian at Mont Blanc in June 2010

read more

High Camp on Denali, 5,300m July 2011 Alaska

High Camp on Denali, 5,300m July 2011 Alaska

This photo was taken after 7 nights and 8 days being stuck in storms at camp 4 on Denali. We were unable to make a summit attempt due to high winds and avalanche risk. Views of Mt Foraker in the background

read more