What would Shackleton do?
By Juliana Adelman, Athy Shackleton Museum, Jonathan Shackleton, Kevin Kenny, John Carty
At times in life we look to others for inspiration, to help us get through. The Covid-19 pandemic, and the drastic changes imposed on our lives is such an occasion. The Shackleton Autumn School, Athy, Co Kildare (close to where Ernest Shackleton was born) in conjunction with Dr. Juliana Adelman of DCU have looked at Ernest Shackleton and how he handled crisis and isolation to ultimately triumph over extreme conditions. We ask ourselves, 'What would Shackleton do' in the current crisis?