Antarctica with Charlie Bird: Who Knew Seal Pups Were So Friendly

Charlie Bird meets seals while traveling through Antarctica following the route of explorer Tom Crean’s final expedition alongside Ernest Shackleton aboard the Endurance in 1914-15.

FLASHBACK: Charlie Bird during a photo shoot expedition in Antarctica in 2011.

Charles “Charlie” Bird is an Irish journalist and broadcaster. He was Chief News Correspondent with RTÉ News and Current Affairs until January 2009. He took up the role of Washington Correspondent, but prematurely returned to his earlier post in Ireland in June 2010. He retired from RTÉ in August 2012.

RTÉ News and Current Affairs is the largest and most popular news source in Ireland.

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