In Tom Crean’s Footsteps
Tom Crean is an Irish hero. In 1916, he was part of Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition to the Antarctic and one of the greatest adventure stories ever told.
Now, Tom’s granddaughter Aileen, her two sons, Morgan and Cian and her partner Bill will attempt to follow the men’s treacherous journey across South Georgia. Can Aileen honour Tom’s memory and complete the dangerous traverse of this isolated island at the bottom of the world?
As part of the RTE Documentary on One series, ‘In Tom Crean’s Footsteps’ was aired on August 5th 2017. Produced by Alan Meaney with Production Supervision by Robert Mulhern.
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