Ernest Shackleton – Kildare born Polar Explorer

When:
18th October 2018 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
2018-10-18T19:15:00+01:00
2018-10-18T20:30:00+01:00
Where:
Leixlip Library
Captain's Hill
Newtown, Leixlip, Co. Kildare
Ireland
Contact:
Leixlip History Club

Leixlip History Club’s October talk is on the Kildare born explorer Ernest Shackleton, who is celebrated for his leadership in the face of crisis on his gruelling polar expeditions.

The speaker is Kevin Kenny, a member of the Shackleton Heritage Committee based in Athy for many years.

Admission free.

Image montage: Ernest Shackleton from The Three Polar Stars (detail) date take: 16.January 1913 – National Library of Norway (CC BY) Image Number: bldsa_SURA0042; with Endurance final sinking in Antarctica – Royal Geographic Society (public domain).