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Sailing By: Celebrating 25 Years in Seascapes on RTE Radio 1

Sailing By: Celebrating 25 Years in Seascapes on RTE Radio 1

Marcus Connaughton

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A specially chosen selection of material broadcast on Seascapes, RTÉ Radio 1’s dedicated maritime programme

Sailing By features a specially chosen selection of material broadcast on Seascapes, RTÉ Radio 1’s dedicated maritime programme. Originally developed and presented by Tom MacSweeney, who retired in 2009, the helm has passed on to Marcus Connaughton who now presents and produces the weekly programme. Essays include:

 Sailor and explorer Paddy Barry’s circumnavigation of the island of Ireland

 W.M. Nixon on Ireland’s sailing tradition

 Pete Hogan on building his own boat and sailing it down the coast of California, through the Panama Canal and across the Atlantic to Ireland

 Historian Dr Michael Martin on Ireland’s emigrant and convict ship trail

 The Royal National Lifeboat Institution, by Dick Robinson

 Fishing and Harvesting the Sea with Jason Whooley, former Chief Executive of Bord Iascaigh Mhara

 Gerald Butler, one of Ireland’s last lightkeepers, on the tragic 1979 Fastnet yacht race

 Trade unionist Francis Devine on Irish seafarers and trade union organisation

 Former Flag Officer of the Naval Service, Commodore John Kavanagh, on Ireland’s Naval and Merchant Marine Service

 The sinking of the Lusitania, by Patrick O’Sullivan

 Hugh Oram on the legendary John de Courcy Ireland

 And much more

Additional Information

Author Marcus Connaughton
Publisher Liffey Press
Publication date 31 Oct 2014
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781908308665

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