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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...

Shackleton’s Crow’s Nest

Shackleton’s Crow’s Nest

This barrel is Shackleton’s Crow’s Nest from the ship the Quest. Centenary celebrations will take place worldwide. On...

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)...

Autumn School & Virtually Shackleton

Welcome to the 20th Shackleton Autumn School – this year presented via the internet as ‘Virtually Shackleton’.

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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