In September 2021, Westmeath County Council launched an online exhibition – everest1921.com – created by Historian in Residence Ian Kenneally, to commemorate Howard-Bury’s leadership of the first reconnaissance expedition to Mount Everest in 1921.
This short film highlights aspects of the exhibition through a series of interviews with Frank Nugent – historian, mountaineer and deputy leader of the 1993 Irish expedition to Mount Everest.
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This article was published on: 3rd November, 2021
Filed under: Decade of Centenary