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Friday 29 August 2014

Expedition exhibition poles apart

Published 30/11/2012 | 05:00

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A world-class exhibition telling the tale of three heroic Irish Antarctic explorers, Ernest Shackleton, from Kildare, Tom Crean from Kerry, and Tim McCarthy from Cork, has opened in Dublin.

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To celebrate the arrival of the exhibition at Dun Laoghaire Harbour, mini explorers Cadin Greene (6), Blaine Greene (7) and Lucia Spollen-Behrens (5) met up with baby husky Zara for an icy adventure.

A festival has been organised to coincide with the exhibition at Santa's Arctic Kingdom in Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre, with a 60-metre ice slide, live ice sculpture carvings, a live crib, a Christmas market and a fireworks displays.

Irish Independent

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