To mark 100 years since Tom Crean embarked on one of the great feats of navigation, his descendants have decided to travel on the same epic journey, they tell Dan MacCarthy
On its centenary, Ryle Dwyer looks at an extraordinary rescue in the South Atlantic involving two Irishmen
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
A new book tells the story of the 23-foot open lifeboat that completed the greatest feat of
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.
This weekend marks the 75th anniversary of Tom Crean’s death. Ryle Dwyer examines his phenomenal feats that were long overlooked here
A COMMEMORATIVE set of coins marking Irish Antarctic explorers Earnest Shackleton and Tom Crean are being issued.
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.
President Mary McAleese leaves today for a six-day state visit to New Zealand.
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