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: