Athy Heritage Centre-Museum

Shackleton's Endurance

The retelling of the 'Endurance' story through music and words is an unique and innovative commemorative piece.
This original work has been created by musicians/artists from County Kildare, Brian Hughes composer, John MacKenna narrator. This is a collaboration of some of the finest musicians and artist in County kildare. The words and music on this production make the story of Ernest Shackleton more vivid than ever before

Shackleton's 1914-17 "Endurance" Expedition to Antarctica was, without doubt, his finest hour. It is the stuff of legend, and is acknowledged as such throughout the world. The voyage of Ernest Shackleton, the County Kildare born South Pole explorer is one of triumph over disaster.

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