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Ernest Shackleton Autumn School

Ernest Shackleton Autumn School

Athy - County Kildare - October 2017

The Autumn School Committee is pleased to announce that the following lectures are confirmed for this year's school - October Bank Holiday Weekend - at the Athy Heritage Centre Museum:

  • John Geiger - 'The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible'
  • Anne Melgard - 'An exceptional Letter & its Mailbox: Amundsen at the South Pole 1911'
  • Mark Pharaoh - ' Shackleton's Foreigners': Douglas Mawson, and His Eventual Supremacy 1909-11'
  • Joe O'Farrell - ' The Ross Sea Party 1914-1917: Tragedy or Triumph?'
  • Laura Kissell - ' Ushering in the Age of Mechanical Exploration: Richard E. Byrd's 1st & 2nd Expeditions to Antarctica'


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