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Mullingar Man First To Climb Every Hill In Ireland

A Westmeath man has become the first person to climb all the 1,489 hills on the island of Ireland.

A Westmeath man has become the first person to climb all the 1,489 hills on the island of Ireland.

Fergal Hingerty from Mullingar started the challenge after undergoing a major emergency operation on his back a decade ago.

Before surgery, he was suffering from chronic sciatica and could only stand up for a max of 2 minutes.

Fergal says getting to the peak of the last hill was a great feeling:

 

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