Tom the Pole, an essay on the life of Tom Crean by James Sweeney.VOB
This is the story as written by James Sweeney aged 12 from St. Eunan's National School, Raphoe, Co. Donegal and is about 'Tom the Pole', Tom Crean the Antarctic Explorer's life. Tom is a young boy in Kerry and decides to join the merchant navy to see the world.
Tom Crean-Antarctic Explorer
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.
The Story of Tom Crean - Part 1
The Story of Tom Crean - Part 2
The Story of Tom Crean - Part 3
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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