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19th Ernest Shackleton Autumn School

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19th Ernest Shackleton Autumn School

October Bank Holiday Weekend, Friday 25th — Monday 28th October 2018

Athy Heritage Centre Museum- Shackleton Museum presents the 19th Annual Shackleton Autumn School, an action packed weekend. 'The Polar Event Of The Year', provides a forum for discussion and debate on polar exploration and the presentation of artistic works relevant to Polar Exploration.

The event of the year that commemorates the South Kildare Polar explorer in the county of his birth,with a series of lectures, film, drama, annual dinner, exhibition, book launch and bus tour.

The Museum is home to the only permanent exhibition devoted to Ernest Shackleton the Kildare born Polar explorer. Highlights include an original sledge and harness from his Antarctic expeditions, a model of Shackleton’s ship Endurance and an audio-visual display featuring Frank Hurley’s film footage of the Endurance expedition.

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