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# South Pole

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'It was like running on the moon' - The Irishman who ran the fastest Antarctic mile
Paul Robinson braved blizzards and freezing temperatures to race near the South Pole.
Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission
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
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...
Jugged hare, anyone?
Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor
“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
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
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
Former President Mary Robinson and novelist Edna O’Brien were among the 25 women celebrated last night.
British woman sets Antarctic crossing record
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
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
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
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.