Athy Heritage Centre-Museum

Endurance

This scale model replica of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 'Endurance' was used extensively in the making of the highly acclaimed Television drama 'Shackleton' starring Kenneth Branagh. Written and directed by Charles Sturridge 'Shackleton' is a Firstsight Films production for Channel 4 television and A & E in the USA. The ship has been refurbished after its use in the programme's re-enactment of the final hours of the Endurance , which went down in November, 1915. The model has been acquired with the assistance of funding from KELT.