Poler explorer Tom Creans daughter dies

Eileen Crean O Brien the daughter of the West Kerry polar explorer Tom Crean has died. Eileen had been living in Tralee but grew up in her father`s pub, the South Pole Inn in Annauscaul. Tom crean ended up being on three of the four major British Antarctic expeditions. Michael Smith is the author of “The Unsung Hero”, a biography of the West Kerry man. During the course of his research for the book he met with Eileen O Brien, he says she was very like her father.