Irish North Pole 2012

Irish adventurers Mike O' Shea and Clare O' Leary want to become the first Irish people to travel on foot to the Geographical North Pole. They have decided to depart from the classical starting point, the northern coast of Ellesmere Island, Ward Hunt.


Below are all the news we published about the Irish North Pole 2012 expedition

  • First and early abandon : Irish team is giving up…

    Published on 12.03.2012

    After having waited for three weeks in Resolute (they got there on February 5th), Clare O' Leary and Mike O' Shea have been dropped at Ward Hunt on 2 March. But on 12 March, after having spent ten days on the ice, they decided to abandon their attempt.

Contact us

Please feel free to drop us a mail with your comments and suggestions.

Focus on

Expedition website

The Coldest Journey (Sir Ranulph Fiennes & Team)

Antarctic 2012-2013 - ongoing

25.10.2012 -

Sir Ranulph Fiennes is back in the Antarctic for a world first. He will lead a team of explorers to conquer…

Support the IPF

Support us

All donations to the IPF are tax deductible.

Donations can be made by various means, depending if they are made by a company or by individuals.

Support Us

Polar Explorers

3 Random Polar Explorers from our directory. More inside!

Browse all explorers

Keep in Touch

RSS Feeds

Subscribe to our RSS feeds to be warned in real time when the website is updated.