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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

The Britannic and Olympic

10/20/2017
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Hugh Oram recounts the history of the sister ships of the Titanic; the Britannic and the Olympic.

Duration: 00:06:52


The opening of the new public space at the Dublin Port Centre

10/20/2017
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Fergal Keane went to the opening of the new public space at the Dublin Port Centre.

Duration: 00:12:49


Around the World on a Yacht (Part 2)

10/20/2017
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Corkman Dave Hennessy, who has just completed a four-year around the world voyage with his wife on board their yacht Laragh, is back again with more stories from his trip. Tonight, he recounts how he and Katriona survived a storm in New Zealand.

Duration: 00:04:54


Seascapes - 20 October 2017

10/20/2017
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On tonight's programme, more stories from Dave Hennessy about his around the world voyage with his wife on board their yacht Laragh; a report from the opening of the new public space at the Dublin Port Centre; and Hugh Oram recounts the history of the sister ships of the Titanic; the Britannic and the Olympic.

Duration: 00:26:38


"So Far, So Good: An Adventurous Life" by Paddy Barry

10/13/2017
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Sailor and adventurer, Paddy Barry, speaks about his new autobiography, "So Far, So Good: An Adventurous Life", published by The Liffey Press.

Duration: 00:24:08


MV Malaviya Seven

10/13/2017
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Cork auctioneer, Dominic Daly, speaks about the MV Malaviya Seven, which will go for sale in Aberdeen on Tuesday, 17 October.

Duration: 00:02:21


Seascapes - 13 October 2017

10/13/2017
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On this evening's programme, sailor and adventurer, Paddy Barry speaks about his new autobiography, "So Far, So Good: An Adventurous Life", published by The Liffey Press. Also, Cork auctioneer, Dominic Daly speaks about the MV Malaviya Seven, which will go for sale in Aberdeen on Tuesday, 17 October.

Duration: 00:27:16


Barrowline Cruisers

10/6/2017
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Michael Lawless visits Orla and Philip of Barrowline Cruisers on the River Barrow.

Duration: 00:08:41


Recreating Marconi's first transatlantic transmission

10/6/2017
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Evelyn O'Rourke reports from Valentia Island and the Kerry Amateur Radio Group recreating Marconi's first transatlantic transmission.

Duration: 00:08:49


Around the World on a Yacht

10/6/2017
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Corkman Dave Hennessy, who has just completed a four-year around the world voyage with his wife on board their yacht Laragh, recounts some memorable days spent on the South Sea Islands.

Duration: 00:08:10


Seascapes - 6 October 2017

10/6/2017
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Tonight, we hear from Dave Hennessy, who has just completed a four-year around the world voyage with his wife on board their yacht Laragh. Evelyn O'Rourke reports from Valentia Island and the Kerry Amateur Radio Group recreating Marconi's first transatlantic transmission. And, Michael Lawless visits Barrowline Cruisers on the River Barrow.

Duration: 00:27:07


Retiring from sailmaking

9/29/2017
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Fergal Keane met sailmaker Des McWilliam in his sail loft in Cork. After making sails for 40 years in Crosshaven, Des is about to retire, but the business will continue.

Duration: 00:18:38


Restoring a 100-year-old lifeboat

9/29/2017
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Fergal Keane spoke to those involved in a project to rebuild and refurbish a 100-year-old Dún Laoghaire lifeboat recently returned to the harbour.

Duration: 00:07:48


Seascapes - 29 September 2017

9/29/2017
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Fergal Keane spoke to those involved in a project to rebuild and refurbish a 100-year-old Dún Laoghaire lifeboat recently returned to the harbour. He also met sailmaker Des McWilliam in his sail loft in Cork. After making sails for 40 years in Crosshaven, Des is about to retire, but the business will continue.

Duration: 00:27:08


Fishing and Brexit

9/22/2017
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Mark Costigan reports from the fishing port of Castletownbere in Cork on the commercial fishing sector and Brexit.

Duration: 00:11:26


Sailing into Wellness

9/22/2017
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Fergal Keane spoke to recovering addicts who have undertaken a sailing adventure to help in their recovery.

Duration: 00:14:40


Seascapes - 22 September 2017

9/22/2017
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Fergal Keane spoke to recovering addicts who have undertaken a sailing adventure to help in their recovery and Mark Costigan reports from the fishing port of Castletownbere in Cork on the commercial fishing sector and Brexit.

Duration: 00:26:58


Anniversary of the death of Caitríona Lucas

9/15/2017
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John Cooke spends a day with the volunteers of Doolin Coast Guard to mark the anniversary of the death of Caitríona Lucas.

Duration: 00:07:05


The 98th annual Liffey Swim

9/15/2017
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Jody Clarke reflects on last week's 98th annual Liffey Swim.

Duration: 00:04:22


The Story of the Shipwreck in Father Ted

9/15/2017
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Hugh Oram tells the story of the Aran Islands shipwreck featured in the Father Ted TV series credits.

Duration: 00:06:22

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