News: SHACKLETON AT THE NATIONAL CONCERT HALL
Nearest the South Pole
14 December 2009 08:30 PM KEVIN BARRY ROOM
Featuring Jonathan Shackleton, Michael Holohan, Donal O'Kelly, Simon O'Dwyer, Peter Sirr and Joe Woods
A Multi-Media event commemorating ' Nearest the South Pole' a lecture by Sir Ernest Shackleton based on The Nimrod South Pole Expedition given in the University Buildings (now The National Concert Hall) , Earlsfort Terrace on December 14th 1909.
This commemorative evening will include Jonathan Shackleton's presentation about the Antarctic, rare recording of Ernest Shackleton's own voice, readings from the archives of the 1909 Irish Times, Poetry by Derek Mahon, Bill Manhire, T.S. Elliot, Claire Benyon, Peter Sirr and Leland Bardwell read by Peter Sirr and Joe Woods and a new work by Michael Holohan, ' Where a single footprint lasts a thousand years' - a piece of music-theatre performed by Donal O' Kelly, Simon O 'Dwyer and Michael Holohan.
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