Pat wants to help people to ‘realise their own Everest'

November 27th, 2019 10:05 PM

By Southern Star Team

A full house at the first Southern Star Events talk by adventurer and explorer Pat Falvey which was held last Thursday night in the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen. (Photo: Anne Minihane)

Share this article


ADVENTURER Pat Falvey believes everyone has their own Everest and, at a Southern Star Events presentation in the West Cork Hotel last week, he showed people how to go about achieving it.

Pat Falvey was a teenager when he left school ‘to become a millionaire’. But life brought boom and bust and a failed suicide attempt. 

It was on the top of Carrauntoohil he had his ‘a-ha’ moment and it was from Buddhist monks – during his trips to climb Everest – that he learned his job in life is to be his ‘best self’, and to serve others.

Pat Falvey does that in lots of ways: he helps people ‘realise their Everest’, and he is engaged in charitable giving. 

Pat told The Southern Star on the night that he has also recently set up a free organisation for the over 50s called the Forever Young Club.

‘Life is not a rehearsal, it’s a performance – live it!’ is its tagline. For more see

Share this article

Related content


to our mailing list for the latest news and sport:

Thank You!

You have successfully been subscribed to SouthernStar newsletter!

Form submitting... Thank you for waiting.