News 2020


Title:  Fatal accident at Fairhead
Date:  21/06/2020

Mountaineering Ireland, on behalf of our membership, Board and officers would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Davey Andrews who died in a tragic climbing accident at Fair Head on Thursday 18th of June. The entire climbing community are thinking of you at this difficult time.

A very keen and experienced climber, Davey was a member of Belfast Climbing Club and a frequent climber at Fair Head.

We would also like to extend our thanks to Ballycastle and Coleraine Coastguard teams, HM Coastguard Rescue 119 Prestwick, North West Mountain Rescue Team, PSNI, RNLI, NI Air Ambulance and local climbers and community who assisted.


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