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Awards & Honours
Pat and his teams have been presented with numerous awards and accolades for their contributions to the environment, education and for showcasing human endurance. These include:
- Polar Medal presented by Mary Crean O’Brien, daughter of Ireland’s unsung Polar hero Tom Crean, in honour of being the first Irish team to trek to the South Pole.
- Cork Person of the Year 2008.
- Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Nominee for Special Category – Social Entrepreneur.
- Pat and his teams have received numerous other civic awards in recognition of his leadership and the successes of the teams’ achievements.
- On three occasions, Pat and his teams have been honoured by the President of Ireland for their leadership, endurance and to acknowledge national pride in their unique achievements.
- In the national PPI Radio Awards, Ask the Explorer won a bronze award in the category of Specialist Speech Programme. In the programme, Pat answered questions put to him by presenter Deirdre Walsh and by schoolchildren from all over Kerry about his successful South Pole expedition.
- Pat and his team won the Green IT Project of the Year 2008 at the Inspired Awards for their innovative approach to education and the environment during the Antarctic Voyage of Discovery. This project linked science, technology and active citizenship for Transition Year students by bringing them on an inspirational Voyage of Discovery to Antarctica. Students worked as research assistants with scientists on a three-week journey in Antarctica.
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