Expedition News

Irish North Pole Expedition 2012: Statement: Pat Falvey rescheduling North Pole 2012 attempt from Canada It is with sadness that I will be rescheduling my expedition from going to the North Pole via Canada this year 2012   Increasing expedition cost due to a strengthening dollar against the euro and…
Tuesday, 17 January 2012 10:35

Scott arrives at the pole 100 years today

Robert Falcon Scott, CVO (6 June 1868 – c. 29 March 1912) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, 1901–04, and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, 1910–13. During this second venture, Scott led a party of five which reached the…
Irish Explores Trust weekend in Kerry on the 13th -15th January. Including a Gala Dinner Black Tie €99 euros and a lot of interesting speakers over the weekend. Mike Barry from Tralee, Mark Pollock, Martoni Vaughan, Colonel Ronald Smith and also our own DR Clare O Leary all dong presentation…
A letter to Santa from Pat Falvey Printed in the Irish Examiner 24th December. Save Santa's home. Dear Santa. I know all the problems you are having on the North Pole and that soon you, your elves and all the polars bears may not have a place to live anymore or…
Friday, 05 August 2011 14:51

Polar Bear kills British tourist

WE have just received this report in.  By Sam Marsden, Press Association Chief Reporter A polar bear has killed one person and seriously injured four others from a British tour group visiting the Arctic, it was reported today. The tragedy happened this morning about 25 miles from the town of…
In Memory Of Ger McDonnell and Rolf Bae: This week we remember our good friends Ger McDonnell and Rolf Bae who died on K2 2nd August 2008. From their family and friends we have lost two great lovable people. Our thoughts are with their families. Thoughts of Ger and  Rolf…
Wednesday May 25 2011 Article by "Pat Falvey"  Irish Independent We don't do it to die, we do it to live. Since the evolution of man, people have set out to explore and to conquer mountains. People love standing on the highest point in their county or country. And once…
  Sadly we have been informed that our good friend John Delaney Irish mountaineer and adventurer has died tragically during an attempt to reach the Summit of Mount Everest. John Delaney got into difficulty and collapsed after suffering problems at 8,800 meters in the death zone, and was later pronounced…
Jerry O Sullivan and Tony Diskin  who were part of our Irish South Georgia Antarctic crossing "Beyond Endurance Expedition 2008'' are recovering in Alaska after an epic ascent on Mt McKinley. One climber from their team, a Swiss national, Beat Niederer (38) from St Gallen is dead May he rest…
Trip Report section 3 Step down of Irish North Pole Expedition Our alternative adventure A diary account of an interesting few days on Baffin Island
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Auyuittuq National Park (land that never melts) Irish Baffin Island Expedition 2011 - Pat Falvey and Dr Clare O Leary Day 1, March 12th:…
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