Sean Duignan reports from the air traffic radar antenna on Mount Gabriel on Mizen Head, County Cork, where he meets one of if not the only female steeplejack in Ireland Angela Collins.

Angela Collins talks about the her work, how it has expanded, the dangers of the job, and her hopes to pass on the business to her children. Some of the men who work with Angela talk about what it is like to have a female boss in a predominantly male industry. 

Asked the question 

Did you ever think you'd wind up as a steeplejack working for a woman?

One man describes Angela as "quite good" at her job.

Angela employs 28 steeplejacks working on various projects throughout Ireland, Europe and The Middle East. 

A Newsround report broadcast on 19 October 1975.