Sir Ernest Shackleton – By Endurance, We Conquer

Sir Ernest Shackleton – By Endurance, We Conquer

An astonishing lesson in leadership from the Irishman whose attempt to cross the Antarctic by land left him with the immense challenge of leading his 27 crewmen on a godforsaken adventure through the world's most hellish waters and an uncharted mountain range....
Deep-Sea Fishing in County Clare

Deep-Sea Fishing in County Clare

In 2009, a Swiss financier caught a bluntnose sixgill shark near Carriagaholt, County Clare. It was the largest yet fish caught by a rod and line in Irish or British waters. Turtle headed down a week later to see if he could do any better. He could not. Unlimited...
The Last Minute Mayhem

The Last Minute Mayhem

A Christmas interview with Liz Cairns (née Moore) of Leicestershire, England. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...

Knox D’Arcy -Mayo’s Oil Tycoon

As he inspected the wells and rigs of his vast oil fields in Persia (Iran), Knox D’Arcy must have marvelled at the manner in which his fortunes had turned again. In 1908, his drilling team discovered the first commercial oil field in the Middle East. World history...