Argentina's president has said an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and the vessel's disappearance will be investigated.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
All 44 crew members on a missing Argentinian submarine are feared dead after the navy announced a sound thought to be an explosion had been detected.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017
Sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic did not come from an Argentine submarine that has been lost for five days, the country's navy said, dashing newfound hope among relatives of the 44 sailors aboard.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Argentina's Navy has detected seven brief satellite calls that officials believe may have come from a missing submarine with 44 crew members on board.
Sun, 19 Nov, 2017
Argentina's navy says it has lost contact with a submarine off the southern coast - but does not consider it lost.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Emiliano Grillo can breathe a sigh of relief after he feared he would miss out on the Olympic Games because an airline had lost his golf clubs.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
A travel- and adventure-hungry Irish Army lieutenant has been selected as one of just three people selected to retrace the steps of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Wanted:Three young volunteers to retrace a path taken by one of our nation’s greatest explorers.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Art: Paul Klee: Making Visible
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
It took Ian Lacey 452 days to travel from the northern most road of North America to the southern most road of South America, reports Megan Specia
Thu, 22 Nov, 2012
Michael Wigge left Berlin without a penny and travelled over 40,000km to Antarctica, hitchhiking, bartering and working his way by ship, plane, car, and foot, from Europe to Canada and the US and through Latin America.
Wed, 23 May, 2012
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
An electric sportscar finished a remarkable road trip on the Panamerican Highway today, travelling from near the Arctic Circle in Alaska to the world’s southernmost city without a single blast of carbon dioxide emissions.
Wed, 17 Nov, 2010
Two Argentinian men were joined in Latin America’s first same-sex marriage, travelling to the southernmost tip of the Americas to find a welcoming spot to wed.
Tue, 29 Dec, 2009
Five Irish passengers on board an Antarctic cruise ship trapped in ice were tonight preparing to be evacuated to safety.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2009
More than 120 passengers and crew had to be rescued today from a cruise ship that hit rocks off Antarctica.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2008
British and Irish holidaymakers forced to abandon their cruise liner when it struck ice are expected to be flown to mainland South America today.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2007
Four Irish people were rescued from their stricken Antarctic Ocean cruise ship today after the vessel struck an iceberg.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2007
There are reports that four Irish people are among the 100 passengers that had to be rescued from a stricken cruise liner in the Antarctic Ocean today.
Around 100 passengers had to be rescued from a stricken cruise liner in the Antarctic Ocean today.
A British warship anchored in Argentina for the first time since the two countries went to war over the Falkland Islands 23 years ago, meeting a chilly reception in its homage to those who died in the conflict.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2006
THEY FINALLY touched land late last Monday afternoon, felt terra firma for the first time in almost two months, but even then they were dizzy and unsure of themselves.
Wed, 14 Apr, 2004
Heavy winds and high seas in the South Atlantic today forced explorers to abandon their search for an Argentine warship sunk by a British nuclear submarine during the 1982 Falkland Islands war.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2003
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