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# Ernest Shackleton

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# Ernest Shackleton
'It's amazing': Irish excitement as Shackleton’s lost ship Endurance found after 107 years
The wooden ship had not been seen since it went down in the Weddell Sea in 1915.
# Going polar
Expedition bids to locate lost ship of Kildare born polar explorer Ernest Shackleton
The Endurance22 Expedition will leave Cape Town, South Africa, on 5 February and travel to Antarctica.
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# Endurance
An Antarctic expedition will try to find Ernest Shackleton's ship
The Kildare-born explorer’s ship sank under the ice in 1915.
# shackleton 100
Easter Monday 1916: An Irish-British crew begin one of the greatest boat journeys ever
It was the last throw of the dice for Ernest Shackleton and his men, stranded at the end of the Earth.
Explorer dies trying to recreate Shackleton Antarctic crossing
Henry Worsley was 71 days into the attempt when he called for help.
# 100 years on
Braving snow and seals: Irish adventurers retrace Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition
The team sailed through iceberg-strewn waters to reach South Georgia, the scene of Shackleton’s legendary exploit.
# 100 years on
How do you tackle a HR crisis 1,300km from civilisation? Ask Ernest Shackleton
Here’s how the Kildare-born explorer dealt with an attempted mutiny, 100 years ago today.
# 21st century explorer
This Irish army officer is recreating Ernest Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition
Sinéad Hunt is setting off on the trip of a lifetime in two weeks.
# christmas dinner
Here's what Ernest Shackleton and his crew were having for dinner, inching through the ice 100 years ago today...
Jugged hare, anyone?
# shackleton and crean
Irish explorers almost killed themselves to reach this island ... Now, it's on Google Street View
Ernest Shackleton and Tom Crean risked their lives sailing to the isolated island of South Georgia — before crossing its hostile landscape to seek help for their stranded crewmates.
# South Pole
Explore Antarctica...from your couch
Or desk, or kitchen table…from wherever you want really as Google Streetview has just launched new views of the lonely continent today.
# South Pole
In pictures: Scott's Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole
Archived images of Scott and his team members, including Irishman Tom Crean, during his ill-fated push to reach the South Pole first.
# Last Will
The final fortunes of Irish figures published
The details of fortunes – or lack thereof – left behind famous Irishmen like Oscar Wilde, Charles Stewart Parnell and Ernest Shackleton are now available online