Ernest Shackleton Memorial
Ernest Shackleton Memorial
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Bozeman-Dublin
Trim, Ireland10,876 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Friends
A very elegant statue in the square of Athy just outside the heritage centre which houses an exhibition on the Antarxtic explorer
The statue is well worth a photo stop but don't miss the museum as its superb.
Written August 20, 2021
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Edy O
Dublin, Ireland39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Friends
Interested museum. €5 euro entrance and you find a lot of info about Athy and history of Ireland and grand personalities from ireland
Written March 5, 2020
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Eliza Smith
Athy, Ireland31 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
A fine statue and very welcome to alot of people. There is a special weekend for him every year and dont forget to visit Athy Heritage Centre with a lot of exhibits on show which is now his permanent home.
Written January 7, 2020
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Christy_Luv2
Gorey, Ireland1,878 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Friends
It's great to see this man - and others alongside him, being respected and honoured in this way. Well worth a visit, along with a trip to the museum very nearby. KEVIN KENNY was a joy to listen to and boy, does he know his history! Nice to see in the Museum, a WW1 Book of Honour of local people who lost their lives in WW1, also remembred. Great history and told so well. ENJOY!
Written July 18, 2019
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Dan L
Bunbury, Australia7,760 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
This statue is a new addition to the square, it was unveiled exactly 100 years since he rescued the crew of his ship, Endurance, from Elephant island in the Antarctic. The statue, cast in bronze, by sculptor Mark Richards, was unveiled by his grand-daughter Alexandra Shackleton and is located to the side of the Heritage Centre which features a permanent Shackleton display. As an aside, there is another memorial adjacent that commemorates the 50th anniversary of Macra Na Feirme, an Irish voluntary rural youth organisation founded in 1944; this memorial is in the form of a sundial.
Written June 27, 2019
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