Best of Luck to Dr Clare O’Leary, Mike O’Shea and Tom Bear who are setting out today on their expedition to become the first Irish expedition to walk all the way to the North Pole.

Mike O'Shea and Dr Clare O'Leary ~ picture courtesy of Irish North Pole 2012

Many of us in Clonmel know Dr O’Leary who is based at South Tipperary General Hospital, she previously became the first Irish woman to conquer Everest and reach the South Pole.

We wish her and her team the very best of luck for a safe and successful expedition.

You can follow their expedition on Irish North Pole 2012