Although he lived only 44 years, Thomas Francis Meagher played a pivotal part in Irish and US history.
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Irish explorer Tom Crean was the Ice Man, whose extraordinary achievements during three expeditions to the Antarctic at the start of the last century lay dormant for almost 80 years.
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