Researchers hope to find the lost ship of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton when they set off on a major international scientific expedition next year.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018
The polar medal awarded to Kinsale man Timothy McCarthy who sailed to South Georgia in the Antarctic with Shackleton comes up at auction in London on July 22.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016
The gallant endeavours of Cork and Kerry explorers enriched our national heritage, writes Brendan Cardiff
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
How Shackleton and his crew of Irish, English, and Scots worked together was a million miles away from the events taking place at the same time in Dublin 1916, writes Patrick G O’Shea of the University of Maryland
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
A new book tells the story of the 23-foot open lifeboat that completed the greatest feat of
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
A NOTABLE centenary passed almost unnoticed this autumn; in August 1914, the Endurance set sail for Antarctica.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
Explorer Tim Jarvis and his crew have just set off on the exact route across the Antarctic taken by Irishman Ernest Shackleton in 1916, right down to a replica boat and equipment, he tells Danielle McGrane
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013
BEING asked to recount highlights of working in the Antarctic is very difficult because there are so many highlights and it is so difficult to pick the best.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
IF ALL goes to plan, and hopefully it will, a group of Irish adventurers will today safely reach the South Pole, an achievement that once represented the Holy Grail for generations of explorers.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2008
A HIDDEN universe of exotic marine life has been discovered in the ocean depths around Antarctica.
Thu, 17 May, 2007
SPINDLY orange sea stars, fan-finned ice fish and herds of roving sea cucumbers are among the exotic creatures spied off the Antarctic coast in an area formerly covered by ice, scientists reported.
Tue, 27 Feb, 2007
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Commemorating 100 years since the War of Independence
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