Charlie Bird on the Trail of Tom Crean
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 12:42PM
Ian Benjamin Kenny

For 20 years Charlie Bird has wanted to travel to the South Pole to tell the story of a remarkable Irishman. In 2011 Charlie's wish came true. Tom Crean is fast becoming an Irish legend and to bring Crean's story to life, Charlie spent two months crisscrossing Antarctica and travelled to the South Pole, completing a journey Crean was denied from making on the very cusp of success. With Crean the official mascot of the Boy Scouts and part of the Primary School curriculum, 'On the Trail of Tom Crean' tells the definitive story of the legendary Kerryman and reveals the crucial role Crean played in some of the most dramatic events in exploration.




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