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'It was like running on the moon' - The Irishman who ran the fastest Antarctic mile
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'It was like running on the moon' - The Irishman who ran the fastest Antarctic mile

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:00 AM 23,809 Views 16 Comments

Paul Robinson braved blizzards and freezing temperatures to race near the South Pole.

Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission
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Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:27 AM 15,280 Views 8 Comments

It was only the third time that an emergency rescue operation has been launched in the middle of winter.

How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton
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How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton

Dec 27th 2015, 9:22 PM 27,072 Views 31 Comments

Here’s how the Kildare-born explorer dealt with an attempted mutiny, 100 years ago today.

Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today...
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Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today...

Dec 25th 2014, 2:45 PM 54,859 Views 36 Comments

Jugged hare, anyone?

Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor
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Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor

Dec 9th 2014, 2:45 PM 14,150 Views 31 Comments

“The tractor for me symbolises that if you want to do something, maybe you will not be so fast but if you keep going and keep your sense of humour you will get there”.

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration
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Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration

Jul 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 6,901 Views 9 Comments

The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.

Explore Antarctica...from your couch
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Explore Antarctica...from your couch

Jul 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 5,496 Views 3 Comments

Or desk, or kitchen table…from wherever you want really as Google Streetview has just launched new views of the lonely continent today.

Ireland's '25 most powerful Irish women' honoured
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Ireland's '25 most powerful Irish women' honoured

Jun 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,460 Views 78 Comments

Former President Mary Robinson and novelist Edna O’Brien were among the 25 women celebrated last night.

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record
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British woman sets Antarctic crossing record

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:03 PM 2,980 Views 17 Comments

Felicity Aston, 34, has become the first woman to ski alone across Antarctica on Monday, persevering for 59 days in near-total solitude.

In pictures: Scott's Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole
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In pictures: Scott's Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole

Jan 19th 2012, 8:30 PM 7,114 Views 14 Comments

Archived images of Scott and his team members, including Irishman Tom Crean, during his ill-fated push to reach the South Pole first.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 16th 2011, 11:00 AM 57 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek
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RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek

Apr 24th 2011, 2:16 PM 3,168 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster has been accused of artificially inflating viewing figures for the much criticised programme in which its chief news correspondent sets out to retrace the footsteps of explorer Tom Crean.