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Athy Atumn School

  20th Shackleton Autumn School – cancelled this year The Athy Heritage Centre’s Shackleton Autumn School is the only Polar School in Ireland and was established to commemorate the explorer in the county of his birth. It provides a forum for discussion and debate on polar exploration and the presentation of artistic works relevant to Shackleton and his […]

May updates

News from one of the projects the JCS is sponsoring Shackleton the Penguin, the team mascot for ReQuest2021, has something to celebrate: the scout team of eight from Kent and two from Scotland have recently hit the halfway point with fundraising for their Antarctic Research Project! The team would like to say a huge thank […]

It’s almost time to decide on the shackleton award …

The purpose of The Shackleton Award is to honour outstanding expedition achievements and to inspire today’s explorers to new expeditions into unknown territories or conditions. The award will be given annually to an expedition found to be ‘real and novel, un-motorized and within polar areas or conditions’.  You have until 15th JANUARY 2017 to make your nomination.  […]

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