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#North Pole

# north-pole - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Polar bear shot dead in 'self-defence' after wounding cruise ship worker

The man suffered head injuries before a co-worker shot the bear.

# north-pole - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Record temperatures as the North Pole gets a heatwave for Christmas

As the North Pole is made up completely of sea ice, it may mean that Santa Claus will have to transfer his operations elsewhere.

# north-pole - Friday 27 November, 2015

Santa wants to remind all the Irish boys and girls to get their letters in early

Santa wants to remind all the Irish boys and girls to get their letters in early

Santa said all the elves are working really hard to get the gifts ready for Christmas Eve.

# north-pole - Monday 26 January, 2015

An Post investigation underway after Santa letter doesn't reach North Pole

Cue one baffled three-year-old.

# north-pole - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's what happens to your Christmas cards at the Dublin mail centre To Santa

Here's what happens to your Christmas cards at the Dublin mail centre

It’s strangely spellbinding.

# north-pole - Friday 19 December, 2014

Blizzard may cause some problems for Santa ... But don't worry, it should pass by Christmas Eve

Santa’s coming … Just five sleeps to go. But will he have a clear run to Ireland from the North Pole?

# north-pole - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Irish duo forced to abandon 780km North Pole trek after sled accident

It’s the second time Clare O’Leary and Mike O’Shea have had to abandon an attempt at the Pole.

# north-pole - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Minus 50 degrees you say? Let's go for a dip....

Minus 50 degrees you say? Let's go for a dip....

Two adventurers planning the first Irish trek to the North Pole have been acclimatising themselves in remote northern Canada.

# north-pole - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Here's why the first ever Irish trek to the North Pole could be the last ever by humans

Daytime temperatures of minus 50, costs that could run to €100,000 plus, and at least 780km to cover (depending on the temperament of the Arctic ice)…

# north-pole - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Varadkar waives fees and charges for Santa as mystery surrounds time he'll reach Ireland

The Transport Minister has confirmed that the Irish Aviation Authority has waived fees and charges for the big fella…

From The Daily Edge Santa leaves the North Pole in just over 2 hours according to Google Maps Santa Tracker

Santa leaves the North Pole in just over 2 hours according to Google Maps

It will take Santa all day and night to visit every boy and girl in the world.

# north-pole - Friday 6 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Santa's head elf sends letter to Irish kids Checking It Twice

Santa's head elf sends letter to Irish kids

She’s reminding them to get their letters in on time.

# north-pole - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Watch the North Pole turn into a lake

Warmer than usual sea temperatures have turned the North Pole into a shallow, very cold, lake.

# north-pole - Monday 24 December, 2012

And he's off! Santa has left the North Pole

He’ll be hitting this part of the world in just over 12 hours, but there’s a lot of work to do between now and then…

# north-pole - Sunday 16 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge 23 unbearably cute letters to Santa from children North Pole This post contains images

23 unbearably cute letters to Santa from children

“One billion dollars.” Kids these days think big.

# north-pole - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge So, we got an email from Santa... Very Unorthodox

So, we got an email from Santa...

Have you got a smallie in your life? Quick! Santa has a message for them.

# north-pole - Monday 12 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday

All today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed along the way…

Irish North Pole duo forced to turn back after facing €120k bill

The team said they would face a bill of between €120,000 and €180,000 to continue after their plan to share charter logistics with other teams fell apart.

# north-pole - Friday 24 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge Santa sets off on 33-hour marathon journey Santawatch

Santa sets off on 33-hour marathon journey

There’s a few billion children to get presents to, so Santa’s setting off in good time and starting with a trip to New Zealand.