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Seascapes

RTE Ireland

Seascapes is the Maritime Programme for This Island Nation, covering all aspects of the marine sector. The programme particularly welcomes listeners' involvement, through views and comments or topics and stories for broadcast. The programme provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the marine sector. It is presented by Marcus Connaughton.

Seascapes is the Maritime Programme for This Island Nation, covering all aspects of the marine sector. The programme particularly welcomes listeners' involvement, through views and comments or topics and stories for broadcast. The programme provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the marine sector. It is presented by Marcus Connaughton.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Seascapes is the Maritime Programme for This Island Nation, covering all aspects of the marine sector. The programme particularly welcomes listeners' involvement, through views and comments or topics and stories for broadcast. The programme provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the marine sector. It is presented by Marcus Connaughton.

Twitter:

@RTERadio1

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 021-4805876


Episodes

MV Celine

4/20/2018
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The world’s largest short sea RoRo vessel, MV Celine, was christened at Dublin Port this afternoon and Fergal Keane was there.

Duration:00:13:11

Galway Hookers

4/20/2018
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Fergal visits some of the people who are preparing for the sailing season, getting the historic Galway Hookers ready for the summer.

Duration:00:11:35

Seascapes - 20 April 2018

4/20/2018
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Tonight, Fergal visits some of the people who are preparing for the sailing season, getting the historic Galway Hookers ready for the summer and he was at the christening ceremony of the world’s largest short sea RoRo vessel, MV Celine, at Dublin Port this afternoon.

Duration:00:25:35

Ocean Liners: Speed and Style

4/13/2018
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Hugh Oram went to see a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London called "Ocean Liners: Speed and Style".

Duration:00:08:28

Kate Dempsey, Irish Mussel Seed Company

4/13/2018
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Kate Dempsey is one of the finalists competing to be Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur in 2018. She told Fergal all about her business, Irish Mussel Seed Company.

Duration:00:06:50

Annamoe Trout Fishery

4/13/2018
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Fergal Keane visits Annamoe Trout Fishery in Wicklow.

Duration:00:11:45

Seascapes - 13 April 2018

4/13/2018
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On tonight's programme, Fergal Keane visits Annamoe Trout Fishery; Kate Dempsey tells us about her business, Irish Mussel Seed Company; and Hugh Oram talks about his recent visit to see the "Ocean Liners: Speed and Style" exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Duration:00:28:03

The sinking of the yacht Geraldine

4/6/2018
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Marine historian, Sean Rickard, recounts the sinking of the yacht Geraldine by a U-boat 100 years ago this week.

Duration:00:07:48

Captain James Cook, the first European to reach Australia and New Zealand

4/6/2018
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Hugh Oram recounts the adventures of Captain James Cook, the first European to reach Australia and New Zealand.

Duration:00:08:51

Circumnavigating the Atlantic Ocean in their seventies

4/6/2018
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Grainne McPolin speaks to Anne Kenny and Neil Hegarty who circumnavigated the Atlantic Ocean while in their seventies.

Duration:00:09:54

Seascapes - 6th April 2018

4/6/2018
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Tonight, Grainne McPolin speaks to Anne Kenny & Neil Hegarty who circumnavigated the Atlantic Ocean while in their seventies; Hugh Oram recounts the adventures of Captain James Cook, the first European to reach Australia & New Zealand; marine historian, Sean Rickard, recounts the sinking of the yacht Geraldine by a U-boat 100 years ago this week.

Duration:00:27:32

Write by the Sea, Kilmore Quay

3/30/2018
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One of the Write by the Sea competition winners, Marie Noonan, reads her short story.

Duration:00:05:17

Why does Ireland not a have quota for tuna angling?

3/30/2018
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North West Chartered Skippers talk to Fergal about tuna angling off Donegal and why Ireland has no quota for these fish.

Duration:00:03:15

The fate of the Kilmore Quay maritime museum

3/30/2018
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Hugh Oram reports on the fate of the Kilmore Quay maritime museum.

Duration:00:06:35

Noel Sweeney reports on a High Court case involving a Marine Notice

3/30/2018
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Noel Sweeney reports on a recent High Court case which overturned a Marine Notice which did not recognise seafaring certificates issued in Ireland.

Duration:00:06:20

Volvo Ocean Race tragedy

3/30/2018
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A report from the Volvo Ocean Race on the loss of sailor John Fisher off Cape Horn.

Duration:00:03:55

Seascapes - 30 March 2018

3/30/2018
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Tonight on Seascapes, a report from the Volvo Ocean Race on the loss of sailor John Fisher off Cape Horn; Hugh Oram on the fate of the Kilmore Quay maritime museum; North West Chartered Skippers on tuna angling off Donegal and why Ireland has no quota for these fish; Write by the Sea competition winner, Marie Noonan, reads her short story.

Duration:00:26:55

Seascapes - 23 March 2018

3/23/2018
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Tonight on Seascapes, we hear extracts from a programme made in 1988 by Tim Lehane to mark 70 years since the sinking of the RMS Leinster off Dún Laoghaire. This year is the centenary of the tragedy and several events are planned for later in the year.

Duration:00:27:16

50th Anniversary of Tuskar Rock Air Tragedy

3/16/2018
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Fergal speaks to Seán Boyce of the Commemoration Committee about what's planned for the commemoration this year.

Duration:00:08:08

Clogherhead, Fishing and Brexit

3/16/2018
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Hugh Oram was in Clogherhead recently and tells us about the worries there about Brexit.

Duration:00:08:16

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