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The Lonely Sea and the Sky is inspired by Dermot Bolger's late father's career at sea
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This week's Seascapes podcast features distinguished writer, poet and playwright Dermot Bolger in conversation with Marcus Connaughton about his recent novel "The Lonely Sea and the Sky" inspired by his late father's career at sea and the story of the MV Kerlogue.
The President unveils a sculpture of Roger Casement in Ardfert, Co. Kerry
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Welcome aboard this week's Seascapes podcast with Marcus Connaughton. This week's edition features the State ceremonial event held on Banna Strand earlier this year with HE President Michael D Higgins; descendants of Captain Monteith and Sir Roger Casement and Grainne McPolin talks to historian Pat Lawlor on…
Sir Ernest Shackleton – sculpture unveiled
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Hello and welcome aboard your maritime programme Seascapes, this week we bring you highlights from the unveiling of a fine sculture by Mark Richards in Athy, Co Kildare on the centenary to the day of the rescue of the Endurance…
Liebherr dockside cranes
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Hello and welcome aboard your maritime programme Seascapes, shortly we’ll be hearing about a company that dominate our skylines on constructions cities throughout this island ..Grainne McPolin for Seascapes focuses on crane company Liebherr and its relationship with Tralee Bay,…
The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) pushed the boat out to welcome home the Olympic Sailing team this week in Dun Laoghaire
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of Seascapes your maritime programme .......glad to be back this week after our break during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro we salute the Irish competitors who participated and congratulate our medal…
Donegal Bay Maritime Festival is hosting the All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes, shortly we’ll be talking to Eugene Garrihy of Dublin Bay Cruises out on the water aboard the St Bridget in Dublin Bay .......... Seamus Maguire will be linking…
The Irish Naval Service has rescued more than 10,000 people in the Mediterranean Sea since the navy's vessels were first deployed to the humanitarian operation in May 2015 Photo: Defence Forces
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes, this week we talk to Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett about the humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean rescuing migrants in a week…
The Royal Navy arrive in Cork Harbour for the Beaufort Cup
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of Seascapes – your maritime programme, we’ll be talking to the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett at Naval Headquarters in Haulbowline about the inaugural inter services Beaufort…
Seascapes Podcast: Glandore Classic Boat Summer School, Sailing in West Cork, SmartBay & Open Water Swimming
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes – this week we talk to sailing instructor and yachtsman Niall McAllister in Adrigole in West Cork; we have music from Eleanor Shanley and “Sail Away To The…
The Round Ireland Speed Record holder passes the Wicklow coastline
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes, we have music from Fairport Convention and “ A Sailor’s Life ” …..we visit the brand new Seafarers Centre in Dublin Port withMission to Seafarers – ships visitor…
RTE's Marcus Connaughton (left) interviews Round Ireland Race organiser Theo Phelan of Wicklow Sailing Club
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes ... we have music from Starboard Home and an exclusive wide ranging interview with the Chief Executive of Dublin Port Company – Eamonn O’ Reilly on the life of…
A lone Fireball dinghy sails on Dublin Bay with a backdrop of heavy mist on Killiney Hill on Saturday
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes ..Hello and welcome aboard Seascapes your maritime programme This week we have a preview of the Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race out of Wicklow Sailing Club which is fast…
Marine litter currently poses a dire, vast and growing threat to the marine and coastal environment
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes ...this week more on Cork Harbour Festival with Eimear Fitzgerald of Meitheal Mara ....... as boats are back in the water its time to get those Life Jacketss tested…
Athy Heritage Centre's launch of the James Caird installation
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes, this week we hear from Gery Flynn, Features Editor of Inshore Ireland magazine about the latest edition ; before we preview the Cork Harbour Festival next Friday we…
Olympic sailors Saskia Tidey and Andrea Brewster have a new team mater for Rio this summer after Finn Lynch won the nomination in the mens Laser class in Rio this week
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes,  this week we congratulate Finn Lynch who is the latest member of the Irish sailing team bound for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro following the World Championships…
Hear about a Round Ireland Cruise with the Sailing in Dublin club ...scroll down to listen to the podcast below
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of your maritime programme Seascapes, this week we have a report from last weekend’s commemoration in Ventry of the O‘Rahilly from Grainne McPolin for Seascapes, we’ll also be hearing from historian Brandn O…

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