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Ernest Shackleton

Ernest Shackleton's cabin and cathedral windows on funding list

Irish Examiner - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Athy Heritage Centre Museum is receiving €10,000 for the conservation and restoration of the interior of the Quest Cabin - the cabin where Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton spent his final hours. A total of 154 projects across Cork city and country ...

Shackleton Centenary Thanksgiving Service

MercoPress - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Tribute was paid to the courage and endurance of the Antarctic explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton, and his men at a centenary service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey in London on Friday, May 20th commemorating their survival in their Trans- Antarctic ...

Endurance. El increíble viaje de Sir Ernest Shackleton al Polo Sur. Alfred Lansing. Editorial: Planeta (CRÍTICA)

SinEmbargo - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Este es el relato del pánico y las privaciones sufridas por un grupo de 27 expedicionarios que dirigidos por Sir Ernest Shackleton zarparon a bordo del Endurance para atravesar el Polo Sur. A partir de entrevistas a los sobrevivientes y la consulta de ...

Surviving Shackleton

Otago Daily Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
On May 20, 1916 - 100 years ago - Englishman Sir Ernest Shackleton, New Zealander Frank Worsley and Irishman Tom Crean staggered into the whaling station of Stromness, South Georgia Island.

Artist Ken Done paints the biting beauty of Antarctica

The Australian - ‎May 25, 2016‎
... he looked at photos by Frank Hurley, who was part of Mawson's team and was then marooned on the ice for almost two years when he was a member of Ernest Shackleton's expedition, and paintings Sidney Nolan created after he visited Antarctica in 1964.

First step to entering a new sales territory

Computer Dealer News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Consider the experiences of early 20th century Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. After his first expedition ended in abysmal failure, he developed a smarter plan for next time.

Michael Collins: my marathon a day, for a month, to honour Irish emigrants

Irish Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Against the imminent loss of the physical world I read about Ernest Shackleton's heroic journey of survival in the Antarctic, then entered and won the Last Marathon in Antarctica.

Stunning haute couture TV show recreates Nazi-occupied Paris … in Wales

The Guardian - ‎May 25, 2016‎
His acclaimed productions include Parade's End, adapted by Sir Tom Stoppard and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and Shackleton, with Sir Kenneth Branagh as the explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. His latest production, called The Collection, is an eight ...

'Need to follow human leaders and not machines' Crishna

The Navhind Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The story was of Sir Ernest Shackleton, a man 'who failed in the every objective that he set himself in life to'; and yet when he was supremely tested, beyond all known levels of challenge and adversity, he came up triumphant and inspired people with ...

South Pole review: Elizabeth Leane's enticing cultural and natural history

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 20, 2016‎
In film and literature, journeys to the pole often symbolise a journey into the unconscious. As explorer Ernest Shackleton reportedly said: "We all have our own White South.

Commoner Tom Crean's heroism went almost unnoticed

Irish Examiner - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A CENTURY ago today, three men - Ernest Shackleton, Frank Worsley, and Tom Crean - stumbled into a whaling station at Stormness on the island of South George in a pitiful condition.

Antarctica: Men, Women and Children Wanted for Hazardous Journey

Huffington Post - ‎May 24, 2016‎
“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.

Christchurch - garden city or Antarctic gateway?

Radio New Zealand - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Explorers including Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton used Lyttelton as their departure point for their exhibitions.

The great polar survival

Church Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
TODAY, descendants of Ernest Shackleton will gather at Westminster Abbey for a centenary service of thanksgiving for the bravery of the great polar explorer and his team.

Gavin's new book charts an epic story of survival

Dundalk Democrat - ‎May 24, 2016‎
100 years ago, Ernest Shackleton, Tom Crean and four others braved the treacherous Southern Ocean in a 25-foot lifeboat. They did it to save their 22 colleagues left on Elephant Island after their ship Endurance was trapped and crushed by ice.

Boaty McBoatfleet: British ship joins wave of rugged polar vessels - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) currently operates two polar vessels, the 25-year-old RRS James Clark Ross for science, and the 21-year-old RRS Ernest Shackleton, which delivers equipment, food and people to its bases. To cut annual operating costs ...

'Natasha,' 'Sheba,' and 'My Fair Lady' top winners at the Norton awards

The Boston Globe - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The sole other winner in the large theater category was Wade McCollum's outstanding musical performance by an actor in ArtsEmerson's “Ernest Shackleton Loves Me.” In the smaller divisions, “My Fair Lady” was named outstanding musical production by a ...
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Norwell's Jennifer Coolidge wins Elliot Norton Award

Enterprise News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Outstanding Musical Performance by an Actor, Large Theater - Wade McCollum, “Ernest Shackleton Loves Me,” ArtsEmerson. Outstanding Musical Performance by an Actor, Midsize, Small or Fringe Theater - Tim Lawton, “Thoroughly Muslim Millie,” Gold ...

Spotlight: Famous Mr. Selfridge Visitors

PBS - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The whole staff was thrilled to meet Arctic explorer Ernest Shackleton—but perhaps his biggest fan was Harry's son, Gordon Selfridge.

Interview - Paul Cosgrove, Berghaus

E&T magazine - ‎May 17, 2016‎
A century ago, the likes of Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Douglas Mawson, Jean-Baptiste Charcot and Roald Amundsen, were leading teams wearing protective clothing of quite a different character, with nails in their boots instead of crampons ...