Expedition News

  A flash back to Clare becoming the first Irish women to reach the top of Everest, here is the blogs from that day. Thirty three year old, Dr Clare O'Leary from Bandon, Co Cork was this morning, Tuesday 18th May, the first ever Irish woman to reach the 29,035…

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Jan

Pat Falvey: Adventurer - Speaker - Entrepreneur
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 of going to the North Pole via Canada this year 2012.  Increasing expedition costs due to a strengthening dollar against the euro, current logistical…

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Jan

Scotts party at the South Pole 1912
Robert Falcon Scott, CVO (6 June 1868 –  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…

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Dec

Gala Dinner and talks
Irish Explorers Trust weekend in Kerry on the 13th -15th January. Including a Gala Dinner Black Tie (€99) 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 doing presentations on…
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 in the North Pole and that soon you, your elves and all the polar bears may not have a place to live anymore…

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Aug

Polar Bear from our Training in Longyearbyen
We have just received this report. 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 Longyearbyen…

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Aug

Rolf Bae And Ger McDonnell on South Georgia Antarctica
In Memory Of Ger McDonnell and Rolf Bae: This week we remember our good friends Ger McDonnell and Rolf Bae who died on K2, August 2nd, 2008. From their family and friends we have lost two great lovable people. Our thoughts are with their families. Thoughts of Ger and Rolf:…

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May

John Delaney on summit of Aconcagua 2006
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…

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May

Irish Aconcagua team 2005
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 dead.…

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May

 Jerry OSullivan (RED) & Tony Diskin (YELLOW) on South Georgia 2008 -  Pat Falvey Beyond Endurance Expedition
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…
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