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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

Seascapes - 16 February 2018

2/16/2018
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Tonight, we hear how Fergal Keane got on at the Irish Sailing Awards last week - he spoke to winners and organisers on the night. Photograph: Simon Hoffman, Santiago Alegre, Johnny Durcan, Jack Roy, Jay Stacy and Colin Byrne at the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Duration:00:27:42

Kelp and Bantry Bay

2/9/2018
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Mark Costigan reports from Bantry Bay where controversy has arisen over the granting of a licence for the commercial harvesting of Kelp in the Bay.

Duration:00:11:15

Review of "The Mercy" and Gregor McGuckin on his preparation for the rerun of the Golden Globe Race

2/9/2018
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We review the new Colin Firth movie, "The Mercy", based on the 1968 Golden Globe Race & the story of Donald Crowhurst and Fergal visits Gregor McGuckin on his boat and talks to him about his preparation for taking part in a rerun of that race this year.

Duration:00:14:11

Seascapes - 9 February 2018

2/9/2018
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Tonight, we review the new Colin Firth movie, The Mercy, based on the 1968 Golden Globe Race & the story of Donald Crowhurst; we speak to Gregor McGuckin who'll take part in a rerun of that race; & Mark Costigan reports from Bantry Bay where controversy has arisen over the granting of a licence for the commercial harvesting of Kelp in the Bay.

Duration:00:26:21

The History of Verolme Cork Dockyard

2/2/2018
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Hugh Oram recounts the history of Verolme Cork Dockyard.

Duration:00:08:13

Ireland Angling Show

2/2/2018
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Hugh Bonner of Mara Media tells Fergal about the upcoming Ireland Angling Show which will take place in the National Show Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin on 17th and 18th February.

Duration:00:07:39

Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron

2/2/2018
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Fergal Keane visits one of the world's most successful yacht clubs, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.

Duration:00:09:28

Seascapes - 26 January 2018

1/26/2018
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On this week's programme, Seascapes is on board the Spirit of New Zealand in Auckland, where four Irish teenagers recently took part in a voyage.

Duration:00:27:40

Seascapes - 19 January 2018

1/19/2018
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Seascapes joins Enda O'Coineen in Auckland, New Zealand, as he resumes his solo round the world Vendée Globe voyage. He was dismasted 180 miles off NZ a year ago but has since teamed up with a French team, rebuilt his boat, and is about to set off again.

Duration:00:27:47

Inland Fisheries Ireland's work to develop angling

1/12/2018
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Suzanne Campion of Inland Fisheries Ireland on IFI's work to develop angling across the country.

Duration:00:12:12

Arklow's Maritime Museum

1/12/2018
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Hugh Oram on Arklow's Maritime Museum and the town's contribution to Ireland's maritime history.

Duration:00:08:35

Careers in the Irish Navy

1/12/2018
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Michael Lawless reports from Haulbowline Naval Base in Cork on careers in the Irish Navy.

Duration:00:06:04

Seascapes - 12 January 2018

1/12/2018
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On tonight's programme, Michael Lawless reports from Haulbowline Naval Base in Cork on careers in the Irish Navy; Hugh Oram on Arklow's Maritime Museum and the town's contribution to Ireland's maritime history; and Suzanne Campion of Inland Fisheries Ireland on IFI's work to develop angling across the country.

Duration:00:27:50

Atlantic Youth Trust on their New Zealand Adventure

1/5/2018
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Members of the Atlantic Youth Trust on their trip for a sail training adventure in New Zealand.

Duration:00:05:32

Fionn Lyden on his efforts to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics

1/5/2018
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Irish champion dinghy sailor, Fionn Lyden, talks about his efforts to qualify in the Finn class for the Tokyo Olympics and Baltimore Sailing Club Commodore, Michael Walsh, tells of his club's efforts to support him.

Duration:00:12:45

Ballinacura and Edward Bransfield, the first person to set eyes on the Antarctic

1/5/2018
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Regular contributor Hugh Oram recounts the history of the vanished port of Ballinacurra in County Cork, and its most famous son, Antarctic explorer Edward Bransfield.

Duration:00:08:01

Seascapes - 5 January 2018

1/5/2018
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Hugh Oram recounts the history of the vanished port of Ballinacurra and Antarctic explorer Edward Bransfield; Fionn Lyden talks about his efforts to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics & Baltimore Sailing Club Commodore, Michael Walsh, tells of his club's efforts to support him; and Members of the Atlantic Youth Trust on their adventure in New Zealand.

Duration:00:27:45

Starting your career as a professional sailor

12/22/2017
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Will Byrne talks to Fergal about how he wants to make a career for himself in sailing.

Duration:00:02:14

David Branigan, photographer and writer with the Irish Times

12/22/2017
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David Branigan, photographer and writer with the Irish Times, spoke to Fergal about the challenge of the Vendée Globe.

Duration:00:03:43

Emma Kettle, Partnership Manager for Ireland Ocean Racing

12/22/2017
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Fergal spoke with Emma Kettle, Partnership Manager for Ireland Ocean Racing, about Nin O'Leary and the Vendée Globe.

Duration:00:04:04

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