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The fascinating world of polar exploration at The Shackleton Museum, Athy

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Robert (Bob) Burton: A Tribute

Robert (Bob) Burton: A Tribute

It is with great and profound sadness that  The Shackleton Autumn School has  learned of the death of Robert (Bob)...

Learn about Sir Ernest Shackleton

The Shackleton Museum has a permanent exhibition devoted to the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton.

Step into Athy’s past

Explore the ancient, medieval and post-16th century lives and achievements of the people of the town of Athy and its hinterland.

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Booking Essential. Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm, on Weekends at request