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#South Pole

# south-pole - Saturday 2 December, 2017

'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.

# south-pole - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission 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.

# south-pole - Sunday 27 December, 2015

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

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.

# south-pole - Thursday 25 December, 2014

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

# south-pole - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor Vroom Vroom

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”.

# south-pole - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration Polar Exploration This post contains images

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.

# south-pole - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Explore Antarctica...from your couch South Pole This post contains images

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.

# south-pole - Friday 15 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's '25 most powerful Irish women' honoured Honoured

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.

# south-pole - Monday 23 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie British woman sets Antarctic crossing record Antarctic

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.

# south-pole - Thursday 19 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Scott's Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole South Pole This post contains images

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.

# south-pole - Sunday 16 October, 2011

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# south-pole - Sunday 24 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ denies it misled on viewing figures for Charlie Bird's South Pole trek RTÉ

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.