A Castleconnor man has reached the summit of mount Everest overnight. Jonathan Ruane is the first Sligo man to successfully climb the almost 9 thousand metre mountain.

He left camp four yesterday and reached the peak at about 12:30am Irish time. Ruane is an experienced climber having climbed Manalsu, the eighth highest mountain in the world in Nepal last year.

Jonathan's sister Stephanie has been speaking to Midwest News about his fantastic achievement...

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