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There are at least two trips down memory lane tomorrow night on Seascapes (Friday November 27th, 2009, 10.30pm, RTE Radio 1), as one Irish seaman recalls his incarceration in a German concentration camp, and a Dublin inner city parish remembers…
Ireland's Traditions, Building Crafts and Skills
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AFLOAT.IE  As we attempt to look into Ireland's future, sometimes the past can become even more important. This week on Seascapes, Tom MacSweeney and his crew discuss how – and if – Ireland's traditional boats could be saved; and the…
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Now that the mackerel talks have broken down, what happens next? The fisheries industry is vitally important to Ireland's economy, particularly now that the recession is biting. Tom MacSweeney investigates this Friday, November 6th, at 10.30pm on his Seascapes radio…
Hope for Irish Seafood Industry on Seascapes
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There's going to be a change for 84% of Irish exports within the Irish seafood industry, providing positive hope for the future of the Irish Seafood industry, according to the 'lady in charge' who'll be explaining how it's to be…
Everything maritime on Seascapes!
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For the first time, the Chairman of the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) talks to Tom MacSweeney about safety at sea – a matter close to all our hearts. And, as usual, Tom and his crew on Seascapes (Friday, 23rd…
Seascapes - The 'Black Science' of Navigation
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If you've ever wondered why you couldn't read that chart, maybe Friday's Seascapes (RTE Radio 1, 10.30pm) and their investigation into the 'black science' of navigation will clear up the mystery. Award-winning marine journalist Tom MacSweeney and his team have…
Seals, Real Ireland, and Inland - on Seascapes
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Water users are quite happy to share their adopted element with those who were there already, and Tom MacSweeney and his team take a look at the future for the seals and their champion, the Seal Sanctuary, tonight on Seascapes…
The year of the seafarer, on Seascapes
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Seascapes (RTE Radio 1, Friday, 10.30pm) are casting their net to find the most important line in shipping. Tom MacSweeney and his crew on Seascapes are also zoning in on 'The Year of the Seafarer', the latest All-Ireland Title for…
A Master Mariner's life - on Seascapes
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On tonight's Seascapes, Tom MacSweeney interviews a Master Mariner, who talks about the highs and lows of a career at sea, and paints a picture of life on the oceans of the world. Along with all the usual latest marine…
Seascapes: Cork-Swansea Ferry Restored
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This Friday Tom MacSweeney reports on the restoration of the Cork-Swansea ferry company on his Seascapes Radio Show  broadcast on RTE One at 10.30pm. The programme also interviews a Dubliner who is sailing for Cork in the pay-your-way Clipper Round…
Seascapes – Asgard one year on
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It is a year since the national sail training vessel sank in the Bay of Biscay and was abandoned by the Government. What will happen next? Other subject to be covered on RTE Radio One Seascapes programme tomorrow night are:…
Titanic provision for Lifeboat station on Seascapes
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Tom MacSweeney and his team on Seascapes this Friday (September 4th, 2009, at 10.30pm) tell the story of how a family connection with the Titanic led an English lady to provide the money for an Irish lifeboat station. Also on…
Friday night on the radio...
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There's a diverse range of subjects up for discussion on Seascapes this Friday (August 21st) – one being the ageless problem of fatigue amongst seafarers and ways to combat the exhaustion that results from long arduous hours at sea. And…
Tall Ships at Belfast for Seascapes
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This Friday (August 14) Seascapes reports from a port steeped in maritime history – Belfast, where the Tall Ships’ Atlantic Challenge Race has arrived. As well as talking to those sailing the tall ships, Tom MacSweeney will discuss the economic…
Fastnet and other maritime matters on Seascapes
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With the next Fastnet Race getting closer, Tom MacSweeney and his crew on Seascapes look back (Friday, August 7th, 2009) at the Fastnet of 30 years ago, when a storm wreaked havoc and caused 15 fatalities. Also on the show,…

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