The Wyeth Everest Expedition returns to base.

The Wyeth Everest expedition is now in the process of returning to base. The group including Beaufort based Pat Falvey reached the top of Mount Everest in the early hours of this morning. 33 year old Claire Falvey made history when she became the first Irish woman to climb Everest. While Pat Falvey set a record by becoming the first Irish man to climb Everest from both sides. Con Moriarty is a Co- orinator and Co Sponsor of the expedition. He said the mountaineers did the bulk of their preparation in Kerry