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A piece written by committee member Michael Smith entitled ‘The first Sighting of Antarctica – Bransfield or Bellingshausen? See it here
Bransfield or Bellingshausen – Who Saw Antarctica First? See it here
When a request had been made for an announcement to be placed within the journal to promote our series of PowerPoint presentation held at Douglas Library as part of 96FM Radiothon by our members, we were approached by Claire O’Donoghue, their editor specifically engaged to cover items of local historical interests. Members of our committee…
Ireland’s Antarctic explorers, including Edward Bransfield
The Cork Independent was planning to publish a supplement specifically to promote business and local Midleton Community projects. Upon hearing of our project they were very keen to lean more, and interview Eugene. The only known descent of Edward’s brother so far discovered, Eliesa Gallo, photographed we met at Cobh last summer.
Edward Bransfield Talk given by, Jim Wilson, to guests on the ship Island Sky while on the Bransfield Strait.
Tom MacSweeney recorded an interview with Eugene Furlong at the exhibition in the library.