#OnThisDay 1877 Tom Crean, the Antarctic explorer was born near Annascaul, Kerry. Crean joined the Royal Navy & rose through the ranks before volunteering for the first of three Antarctic expeditions, most famously with Kildare born Ernest Shackleton in 1914-17.
I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now.
I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in.
Hope you enjoy.
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