Shackleton’s Island

Shackleton’s Island

The Irish Examiner published the the following story I wrote in August 2009, as a review of the National Geographic’s episode of Ice Patrol entitled ‘Shackleton’s Island’ which screened on 17 August 2009. Please note that a full version of...
Admiral Sir Leopold McClintock & His Family

Admiral Sir Leopold McClintock & His Family

This accomplished branch of the family descend from Harry McClintock, Collector of Customs at Dundalk port and uncle of the first Lord Rathdonnell. Harry’s son Leopold would find lasting fame as the man who discovered the fate of Sir John Franklin’s Arctic...