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Irish in Antarctica on St Patricks Day

Pictured: left to right Robert Kennedy (Dublin) - Danny Mc Fadden (Donegal) - Anna Lawlor (Dublin) - Brian Mc Donnell (Cork & Mayo)

Pictured: left to right
Robert Kennedy (Dublin) – Danny Mc Fadden (Donegal) – Anna Lawlor (Dublin) – Brian Mc Donnell (Cork & Mayo)


ALL missing St Patrick’s Day back in Ireland but keeping the festive spirit alive in Rothera Antarctica last week were Robert Kennedy (Dublin), Danny Mc Fadden (Donegal), Anna Lawlor (Dublin) and Brian McDonnell (Cork & Mayo).
At time like this it is hard being away from home, but it’s nice that there is a small group of us here.
Three of the four Irish will depart Rothera shortly leaving Rob to overwinter, with the rest looking forward to returning home in the not too distant future.

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