Joe O’Farrell (left) of the Shackleton Museum Athy and Sven Habermann of Conservation Letterfrack peer into the cabin in which the explorer died in the Antartic on January 5th, 1922. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sven Habermann has taken delivery of many fine and fragile objects at his north Connemara workshop, and they come in all shapes, sizes, ages and condi(...)

Shackleton’s cabin pictured at Dun Laoghaire en route to Galway for restoration work with John O’Reilly, Fergus O Gorman  and Joe Farrell. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The cabin in which Irish adventurer Ernest Shackleton died of a heart attack in the Antarctic Ocean in early 1922 has landed in Letterfrack in Connema(...)

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s South Pole expedition team: Left to right – Frank Wild, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Eric Marshall and Jameson Boyd-Adams. Photograph: Shackleton Foundation/PA

The cabin in which Irish adventurer Ernest Shackleton died of a heart attack in the Antarctic Ocean in early 1922 has been shipped to Ireland as a lo(...)

‘Penguins listening to the gramophone during the summer’

A 100 years ago, in 1915, the third British Expedition to the Antarctic ended when the ship Endurance had to be abandoned by Sir Ernest Shackleton and(...)

Ulf Bakke in Ernest Shackleton’s former ship’s cabin, which has been on his family’s farm since the 1920s.

When Ulf Bakke was a small boy staying with his grandparents on a farm above the Arctic Circle in northern Norway, he would often be asked to g(...)