Adventurer raises Egyptian flag at South Pole

Omar Samra had crossed 111km in Antarctica to reach the South Pole, one of coldest, windiest and driest places on earth. (Facebook) An Egyptian adventurer has realized his dreams this week after skii...

Remembering Ben Bradlee

No-one took on the aura of the swashbuckling newspaperman with more style than Ben Bradlee, who became one of the great editors. He loved the life, but he was also a man of steel. It wasn’t cha...

Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin (1958 –1996) was an award-winning journalist for the Sunday Independent. In 1995, she received the Press Freedom Award for pursuing Dublin mobsters even when her life was in danger. O...

Adventurer Mark Pollock: The Mark of a real man

Adventurer unbowed despite blindness and paralysis, says Suzanne Harrington ON the evening of November 12, in 30 cities, including Dublin, Cork, Belfast, London and Manchester, runners wearing flashi...

Scientist in focus – Arctic adventurer Will Steger

A trailblazing adventurer became a leading educator Will Steger As readers know, I often focus on the story, and history, of someone who makes an impact in climate change. This is the third such arti...