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Antarctica in Athy

Antarctica in Athy

After 2 great weekends in Athy celebrating Cruinniú na nÓg,our National Day of Youth. Young people of Athy built upon...

Journey of the Crow’s Nest

Journey of the Crow’s Nest

On Wednesday 25th May 2022 the Crow’s nest from the Quest Ship began the first part of its journey to South Georgia...

Shackleton’s Cabin Première

Shackleton’s Cabin Première

Fantastic evening at the World  première of the documentary on Shackleton's Cabin  in the Stella Theatre. A  brilliant...

Wreck of Endurance found   

Wreck of Endurance found   

The Shackleton Museum Athy is excited at the great news that the wreck of Endurance has now been found in the Weddell...

Norwegian Ambassador visits Athy

Norwegian Ambassador visits Athy

A very enjoyable day was had by Norwegian Ambassador Mari Skåre, Torunn Stokke Griffin and Anna Bjørhovde while they...

22nd Shackleton Autumn School

Welcome to our annual Shackleton Autumn School event! Explore this year’s edition of the Aumtumn School and previous editions at the link below.

Heritage Week

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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