The Story Of Tom Crean by 1st & 2nd Class Burnfort National School
Just stumbled upon this gem by the children of first and second class, at Burnfort National School in County Cork, and Cormac Cahill.
In their own words – This is an animation created by the children of 1st and 2nd class in Burnfort National School, Cork, Ireland telling the amazing story of Tom Crean. Tom came from Kerry and went to Antarctica with both Scott and Shackleton. He’s adventures during these trips earned him awards for bravery. On his second trip he saved the lives of two of how colleagues. His third trip on board Endurance is the stuff of legend.
Tom Crean – An Essay by James Sweeney
This is a wonderfully created video featuring an essay about Tom Crean, written by James Sweeney aged 12 from St. Eunan’s National School, Raphoe, Co. Donegal. On his return to Co. Kerry after retiring from the Navy in 1920, Tom earned the nickname Tom The Pole. The animation features the ships Tom sailed South aboard, to his many adventures.
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