Jarlath Kearney: Aiming to stand 'straight as a rush' atop Donard

Jarlath Kearney hopes to still be able to climb Slieve Donard and stand at the summit 'as straight as a rush' with when he is 80. Picture by Mal McCann
FOR my birthday this year, I climbed Donard's summit through a patchy spread of spring snow thawing from January's blizzards, a foot-deep in parts. An older man was up ahead the whole way, pounding w[...]

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