Tune in tomorrow night to Seascapes (Friday December 18th, 2009, 10.30pm, RTE Radio 1), to find out about the first Irish electric ship, Christmas on the Cape, sailing lessons and handling boats – and lots more maritime news. See over the fold.
Also on Seascapes this Friday night (and on Monday mornings at 5am):
• Inland Waterways Report
• Christmas on the offshore islands
• How the lifeboats deal with Christmas
• Review of the latest marine news and views
A perfect Christmas gift, the Seascapes book, published by Mercier Press to mark 1,000 editions of the programme, can be ordered via the website.
Seascapes, presented by Tom MacSweeney and produced by Marcus Connaughton, is also available as a podcast and is broadcast twice a week on the digital station, RTE Choice, on Wednesday mornings at 7.30am and Saturday lunchtimes at 12.30pm. Listeners can also hear Seascapes as a download on Sky Digital 0160 – NTL Channel 901 and in Northern Ireland on Virgin Media, Channel 917.
24-hour listeners' comments and recording line 1850 715 170, Email: [email protected] Maritime Desk 021 480 5828