Tag: Irish

Irish inspiration series #2 : Lord Kelvin

By Donal Griffin   The rapid sequel (cough) in the ‘Irish Inspiration’ series is here. The first edition detailed the accomplished, yet widely unrecognised heroics of Tom Crean, the Antarctic explorer (https://blogs.qub.ac.uk/qubio/2016/02/19/irish-inspiration-thomas-crean-antarctic-explorer/). However, as ‘Irish’ in this context should read, ‘Island of Ireland’, I go from humble Kerryman to Belfast born William Thomson, aka, Lord […]