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Seascapes - 17 November 2017

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000

On tonight's programme, Fergal Keane speaks to members of the Connaught Angling Council about a decision by Inland Fisheries to review their policy of culling pike on Lough Corrib; more reflections from Dave Hennessy on his four-year around the world trip; and plans to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of the Mail Boat Leinster next year.

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Seascapes - 3 November 2017

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000

This week, Richard Nairn speaks about his new book, "Dublin Bay - Nature and History", published by Collins Press. Hugh Oram tells the story of Captain William Bligh. John Cooke reports from County Clare, where a campaign is underway to educate Eastern Europeans about the dangers involved in sea angling, following several drownings.

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Commemoration in Lacken

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0000

On October 28, 1927 a sudden storm hit the West Coast of Ireland killing over 50 people, mostly fishermen. Nine were from Lacken in North Mayo and this weekend a commemoration will be held in the village to remember those who died. Seascapes went to the archives and found witnesses to the events of 90 years ago this weekend.

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Seascapes - 6 October 2017

Fri, 6 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0000

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.

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Seascapes - 15 September 2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0000

Michael Lawless speaks to Master John Hambley-Jones about life at sea. Hugh Oram tells the story of the Aran Islands shipwreck featured in Father Ted. Jody Clarke reflects on last week's 98th annual Liffey Swim. John Cooke spends a day with the volunteers of Doolin Coast Guard to mark the anniversary of the death of Caitríona Lucas.

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Seascapes - 28 July 2017

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0000

Seascapes comes from the Glandore Classic Regatta in West Cork. The bi-annual regatta was celebrating its 25th anniversary. Contributors include Karen Horgan, Commodore Glandore Yacht Club. Paul Cusack on the Glen class, Kieran O'Donoghue on the history of the event and actor Jeremy Irons on his classic boat.

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Seascapes - 21 July 2017

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0000

A report from Oldcourt, Skibereen, County Cork on the project to rebuild the AK Ilen sailing vessel, with Gerry McMahon and Liam Hegarty. Hugh Oram on the Achill Yawl Festival. Gery Flynn of Inshore Ireland on concerns in the commercial fishing sector over Brexit. Michael T Kingston on the sinking of the Lusitania and safety at sea.

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Seascapes - 7 July 2017

Fri, 7 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0000

A special programme on the UN Day of the Seafarer. Featuring Gerry Brennan of SIPTU, Sheelagh Broderick on her podcasts Also Rev Willie Black, chaplain to the Seafarers mission in Dublin Port, Eamon O'Reilly, Chief Executive of Dublin Port, and Raymond Garrett, Director of Operations at the Philippines Consul in Dublin.

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Seascapes Friday 2nd June 2017

Fri, 2 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000

On this week's edition of Seascapes an extraordinary tale from Bill Nelson on his grandfather William Nelson and the loss in May of 1917 of The Derrymore off the North East coast of Ireland to a U Boat...first tonight we bring you highlights of the recent opening of the Lusitania Memorial Garden on the Old Head of Kinsale.

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