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New Online Exhibition Honours Midlands Explorer's Famous Everest Expedition

Charles Howard-Bury grew up in Tullamore's Charleville Castle and later lived in Belvedere House.

The man who first popularised the myth of the Abominable Snowman is being honoured with a new online exhibition.

Explorer Charles Howard-Bury grew up in Tullamore's Charleville Castle and later lived in Belvedere House in Mullingar.

And his expedition to Mount Everest in 1921 - the first to explore and map the mountain - is being commemorated with an online exhibition, including his photos and maps, on everest1921.com.

Co-creator of the exhibition Ian Kenneally says the famous explorer had many stories to tell:

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