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Tom Crean – Ireland’s Unsung Hero – BOOKED OUT

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free
Michael Smith, Tom Crean’s biographer, discusses the Antarctic explorer’s remarkable adventures and the creation of an iconic figure in Irish history.

Michael Smith is the best-selling author whose book, An Unsung Hero, the biography of Tom Crean, stimulated widespread interest in Ireland’s role in Polar exploration. Crean’s story is now included on the curriculum in all Irish schools and a new Irish naval vessel has been named in honour of Tom Crean.  Michael’s books have sold over 250,000 copies around the world, he has appeared on TV and radio and lectured extensively at literary festivals and prestigious venues such as the National Library of Ireland, Royal Society of Irish Antiquarians, National Maritime Museum and Royal Geographical Society London and the Princess Grace Memorial Library, Monaco.  Michael is a former award-winning journalist with The Guardian and The Observer.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Pearse Street Library
144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Dublin, D02 DE68 Ireland
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Phone:
(01) 222 8431
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Tickets
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/419602772187/
Event Type
In-person only
Duration
1 hour
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible
Subtitle
Michael Smith