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Artist among 3 dead in avalanche.



ONE of the trio of climbers who died in a Scottish mountain avalanche was a well-known Northern Ireland Northern Ireland: see Ireland, Northern.
Northern Ireland

Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland occupying the northeastern portion of the island of Ireland. Area: 5,461 sq mi (14,144 sq km). Population (2001): 1,685,267.
 artist, it was revealed last night.

Award-winning painter and former teacher Eamonn Murphy, 61, from Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, was caught up in the disaster on Buchaille Etive Mhor, near Glencoe, in the Scottish Highlands
This article pertains to the geographic region of the Scottish Highlands. See Highlands and Highlander for alternate meanings


The Scottish Highlands (A' GhĂ idhealtachd
 on Saturday. A huge slab of snow came away in blizzard conditions burying at least one of its victims.

Mr Murphy's brother, John, 63, from Portrush, Co Antrim, and Brian Murray Also see Bryan Murray, a disambiguation page.

Brian Murray (born September 10 1937) is a South African actor and theatre director.

Born in Johannesburg, Murray made his Broadway debut in the play All in Good Time in 1965.
, 46, from Monifieth in Tayside, Scotland, also died.

Another person suffered a shoulder injury.

In total, nine people from at least two separate parties were involved in Saturday's tragedy.

The three men who died had all been climbing as part of the same group.

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A mountain rescue helicopter flies to Buchaille Etive Mor to help save climbers caught up in an avalanche. Inset: Eamonn Murphy, 61, from Carrickfergus in Co Antrim
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jan 26, 2009
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