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Sailing by: Celebrating 25 Years of RTE's 'Seascapes'

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Pub Date: 01/11/2014
Publisher: The Liffey Press
ISBN: 9781908308665
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview Sailing By features a specially chosen selection of material broadcast on Seascapes, RT Radio 1's dedicated maritime program. 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 program.
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Sailing By features a specially chosen selection of material broadcast on 'Seascapes', RTE Radio One'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. Contents 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 * Marcus Connaughton on Ireland's Maritime Heroes * Hugh Oram on the legendary John de Courcy Ireland

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