News: SHACKLETON AND THE CHILE CONNECTION

Athy Heritage Centre Museum will host a lecture by the Chilean Naval historian Dr Fernando Wilson at 7.45am on Friday the 7th October. The lecture title is 'Re-discovering the Antarctic Epic Feat of Shackleton and Pardo'. Dr Wilson will talk about the operation led by Captain Luis Pardo to rescue Shackleton's men from Elephant Island.

The lecture will be preceded by a reception at 7pm hosted  by the Chilean Embassy in the Museum.

All are welcome to attend