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# south-pole - Saturday 2 December, 2017

'It was like running on the moon' - The Irishman who ran the fastest Antarctic mile
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From The42
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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 23,793 Views 16 Comments

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

# south-pole - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission
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# South Pole

Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:27 AM 15,278 Views 9 Comments

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

# south-pole - Sunday 27 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 27th 2015, 9:22 PM 27,030 Views 31 Comments

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

# south-pole - Thursday 25 December, 2014

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

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 50,856 Views 36 Comments

Jugged hare, anyone?

# south-pole - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

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

Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor

Dec 9th 2014, 2:45 PM 14,114 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”.

# south-pole - Sunday 29 July, 2012

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

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

Jul 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 6,805 Views 9 Comments

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

# south-pole - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Explore Antarctica...from your couch
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From The Daily Edge
# South Pole

Explore Antarctica...from your couch

Jul 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 5,490 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.

# south-pole - Friday 15 June, 2012

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

Ireland's '25 most powerful Irish women' honoured

Jun 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,427 Views 79 Comments

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

# south-pole - Monday 23 January, 2012

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record
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# Antarctic

British woman sets Antarctic crossing record

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:03 PM 2,978 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.

# south-pole - Thursday 19 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 19th 2012, 8:30 PM 7,051 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.

# south-pole - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 16th 2011, 11:00 AM 53 Views 2 Comments

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

# south-pole - Sunday 24 April, 2011

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

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

Apr 24th 2011, 2:16 PM 3,132 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.