Sir Francis McClintock


Radio 1's Morning Ireland

Dundalk devotes exhibition to Arctic Fox

RTE's Nationwide
Exhibition on Dundalk polar explorer

The Exhibition

Gallery ImagesThe exhibiton runs from November 18th 2007 to February 17th 2008.

Opening hours are:
Mondays (Closed)
Tuesday to Saturday 10.30-17.30
Sunday 14.00-18.00

Admission to the Exhibition is Free.

Speakers and Topics in the McClintock Winter School

Friday 18th January




Dr. Russell Potter (Rhode Island College)

The Literary Legacy of Francis Leopold McClintock: The Voyage of the Fox and its Readers

Shane McCorristine

'The Supernatural Arctic'

Andrew Moore

Sir Edwin Landseer’s “Man proposes, God disposes” and the fate of Franklin.

Dr. Kevin McKenna

Hazards of Polar Exploration

Jarlath Cunnane

Exploring the Northwest Passage

Joe O’Farrell

The search for the Terror and the Erebus

Saturday 19th January




Dr. Huw Lewis Jones (Scott Polar Institute Cambridge)

Commander Cheyne, the Arctic Aeronaut

Colleen Healy (National Museum of Ireland)

The impact of the European Settlers on the Inuit people.

Nigel Monaghan (Natural History Museum, Dublin)

The contribution of Leopold McClintock to the natural sciences.

Jim McAdam

Irish Polar Explorers

Michael Smith

Francis Crozier

Kari Herbert

Life for the Explorers’ wives and family

John McClintock

One explorer’s family generations on - an appreciation