Friday, 10.30 - 11pm


    Thursday 17th April

    Seascapes Friday 18th April 2014

    features former fisherman and author Seamus Hayden -celebrating 50th Anniversary of The Irish Skipper.

    Friday 11th April

    Seascapes Friday 11th April 2014

    features Padraig Whooley of Irish Whale & Dolphin Group; Captain James Robinson;Hugh Oram on Ivan Beshoff from Ukraine; RNLI new pontoon in Aran Islands.

    Friday 4th April

    Seascapes Friday 4th April 2014

    features EU Boat Leonardo Partnership ;A Tribute to John de Courcy Ireland by Hugh Oram; new Bantry Long Boat; Metal Cruise;Sail Spree; Coastguard Lecture by Joe Ryan.

    Friday 28th March

    Seascapes Friday 28th March 2014

    On this week's show; Mary Celeste –Kieran Devaney reveals a story of intrigue from Nova Scotia to Spain; Clipper sailor and photographer Brian Carlin and No Mermaid from Sinead Lohan

    Friday 21st March

    Seascapes Friday 21st March 2014

    features David Taylor on F18 World Championships; visit to Gorch Fock; Paul and Aileen Finucane on The Old Pier,Union Hall plus competition.

    Friday 14th March

    Seascapes Friday 14th March 2014

    features The Irish Skipper-Editor Niall Duffy; Eddie English of Sail Cork; Gorch Fock; Art Kavanagh; Inshore Ireland magazine; Norman Freeman on Tilawa.

    Friday 7th March

    Seascapes Friday 7th March 2014

    features the Irish Sailing Association 8th Annual Awards Ball in the Royal Marine Hotel last weekend plus lots more.

    Friday 28th February

    Seascapes Friday 28th February 2014

    features new shanty group The Molgoggers ; Centenary of The Mexico rescue by The Helen Blake in Rosslare;Irish Skipper 50th Anniversary.

    Friday 21st February

    Seascapes Friday 21st February 2014

    features naturalist Jim Wilson on his visit to Antarctica ; The Helen Blake Centenary in Wexford; sediment dumping on Great Barrier Reef;Lecture byEvelyn Cusack.

    Friday 14th February

    Seascapes Friday 14th February 2014

    features discarded flip flops;Olwen Gill from Inishmore on the Islands; Archive of Naomh Eanna from 1957;author Sylvester O Muiri on Irish Fisheries......

    Friday 7th February

    Seascapes Friday 7th February 2014

    features author,sailor & historian Sylvester O Muiri 'The State and the Sea Fisheries of the South and West Coasts of Ireland, 1922-1972.'; Kieran Devaney on the Brassbounders and David William Bone...

    Friday 31st January

    Seascapes Friday 31st January 2014

    features Colin Becker of IWAI ; RNLI latest figures with Owen Medland; Fergus Sweeney on ITP 47 found on Mullet beach;Norman Freeman and Flying Fish.

    Friday 24th January

    Seascapes Friday 24th January 2014

    features WSC - Round Ireland Yacht Race launch/Padraic Fogarty-IWT;Archaeologist Michael Gibbons;Clipper Race

    Friday 17th January

    Seascapes Friday 17th January 2014

    features Flying Enterprise; Water Rescue Dogs-Mick McCarthy; Hugh Oram on Newry Summit Canal; Jarlath Cunnane & Northabout.

    Friday 10th January

    Seascapes Friday 10th January 2014

    features Skyline-Eoghan Kavanagh; Water Rescue Dog handler Mick McCarthy ; Inshore Ireland -Gery Flynn.

    Friday 20th December

    Seascapes Friday 20th December 2013

    features Fishermen in Philippines; Robert Dunne and his great grandmother ;The Lifeboat Courage on Our Coasts.

    Friday 13th December

    Seascapes Friday 13th December 2013

    features The Fishmonger; Irish Shipping; Tide Tables; Old Gaffers 50th Anniversary.

    Friday 6th December

    Seascapes Friday 6th December 2013

    features Irish Shipping - A Fleet History;Flanders Fields; The Fishmonger by Pat O Connell;ROA Gathering.

    Friday 29th November

    Seascapes Friday 29th November 2013

    features Pat Tanner of University of Southampton; RNLI Courage on our Coasts Exhibition with Nigel Millard; Linda Thompson.

    Friday 22nd November

    Seascapes Friday 22nd November

    features MaREI Marine Renewable Energy;Kieran Devaney -Atlantic Conveyor;TJV -Damian Foxall.

    Friday 15th November

    Seascapes Friday 15th November 2013

    features Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society; LAST Charity founder Noel McDonagh plus music from Martyn Travis.

    Friday 8th November

    Seascapes Friday 8th November 2013

    features; Seamus Bovaird; Colin Becker; David Snook of

    Friday 1st November

    Seascapes Friday 1st November 2013

    features Smart Ocean Forum in Belfast plus Maritime Heritage Gathering in Dun Laoghaire.

    Friday 11th October


    features LE Emer to be auctioned; Clipper Ventures Round the World Yacht Race.

    Friday 27th September

    Seascapes Friday 27th September 2013

    features marine engineer and seafarer Fred Parle.

    Friday 20th September

    Seascapes Friday 20th September 2013

    features Commodore Mark Mellett -Flag Officer Commanding Naval Service.

    Friday 13th September

    Seascapes Friday 13th September 2013

    features Galway Sub Aqua Club as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary.

    Friday 6th September

    Seascapes Friday 6th September 2013

    features Photographer Brian Carlin; Laser European & World Championships; Cats on board Ship ;Tim Magennis.

    Friday 30th August

    Seascapes Friday 30th August 2013

    features IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships.

    Friday 23rd August

    Seascapes Friday 23rd August 2013

    features IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships;ISA Safe Trx App; Verolme Dockyard Reunion; Close Encounter.

    Friday 16th August

    Seascapes Friday 16th August 2013

    features Captain Dermot Gray -Master of the Granuaile -Commissioners of Irish Lights.

    Friday 9th August

    Seascapes Friday 9th August 2013

    features John Leech of IWS ; Jim Corr -a life on Tall Ships ; Larry Butler ; Gael Linn competition; Jerry Lundy- the taxidermist.

    Friday 2nd August

    Seascapes Friday 2nd August 2013

    features Mirror Dinghy World Championships with Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney ; Declan Bannon on half hull models; Baidin Fheidhlimi competition.

    Friday 26th July

    Seascapes 26th July 2013

    features Port of Cork stamps from An Post;Inland Waterways-Colin Becker;Claudine Murphy; Bruno Sroka-Kite Surfer.

    Friday 19th July

    Seascapes 19th July 2013

    features Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta; Clipper Ventures sailor Conor O Byrne;Commodore Liam O Rourke -RSGYC.

    Friday 12th July

    Seascapes 12th July 2013

    Seascapes this week features –the Kings of Tory and Coney Island ; we’ll be talking to Conor O Byrne as he sets sail around the world with Clipper Ventures; in Sligo descendants of those who emigrated in 1847 from the Palmerston Estate gather ; Olwen Gill has the latest on our Island communities from Inishmore; the oldest living Blasket Islander Michael Carney tells Rhona Tarrant about his memoir.

    Friday 5th July

    Seascapes 5th July 2013

    Seascapes this week we’ll be hearing from Gery Flynn of Inshore Ireland magazine ; Open Water Swimming with Ned Denison ; latest edition of Irish Angler ; the West Cork Literary Festival and the author of “Ocean of Life: How Our Seas Are Changing” Professor of Marine Conservation at The University of York is Callum Roberts; plus James O Callaghan of ISA.

    Friday 28th June

    Seascapes 28th June 2013

    On weeks edition of your maritime programme Part 2 of our conversation with Cormac Leavis on the Heir Island Lobster boats; Richard Glynn tells Seascapes about the history and heritage of Scattery Island and the Gathering event that is planned for the island that was evacuated in 1979 ; we’ll be talking to Michael Walsh in Kinsale where the Covestone Asset Management Sovereigns Cup is in full swing ; first on Seascapes to last weekend’ s stopover by the dramatic multihulls for the Route des Princes visit to Dun Laoghaire –

    Friday 21st June

    Seascapes 21st June 2013

    On Seascapes this week we remind you to check your life jacket – the RNLI Road Safety Show is in Wexford at the John Barry Maritime Festival ;music from The Drunken Sailor Shantymen from Hamburg and we talk to Helmut Uthof ; we’ll be hearing about this weekends Pirate Festival in Baltimore first on Seascapes to the North West to the Rosses Point Shanty Festival.

    Friday 10th May

    Seascapes 10th May 2013

    Features Vinny Hyland and the treasures of Caherdaniel and Derrynane, Gery Flynn has the latest on Inshore Ireland magazine and David Dinsmore editor of Irish Angler.

    Friday 29th March

    Seascapes March 29th 2013

    Latest edition of Irish Angler ; Suzanne Campion of Inland Fisheries Ireland ; Inland Waterways –Colin Becker; final instalment of Gerald Butler.

    Friday 22nd March

    Seascapes Friday 22nd March 2013

    Music this week from John Spillane; Islands – Olwen Gill ; The Lightkeeper and author Gerald Butler ; Galway Bay Fish Farm; ISA Dinghy Meeting

    Friday 15th March

    Seascapes Podcast Friday 15th March

    Seascapes features Mark Jessop on Puffins, Gerald Butler The Lightkeeper and Sharks and Manta Rays receive protection under CITES

    Friday 8th March

    Seascapes Friday 8th March 2013

    Seascapes features ISA Award winners.

    Friday 1st March

    Seascapes – Friday 1st March 2013

    Seascapes features Anna Ryan, Where Land Meets Sea.

    Friday 22nd February

    Seascapes – Friday 22nd February 2013

    Seascapes podcast features Hal Sisk, Diamantis & Inshore Ireland.

    Friday 15th February

    Seascapes – Friday 15th February 2013

    Seascapes features -Old Achill Island winners; Professor Abhay Pandit of NUIG ; The maritime programme for this island nation

    Friday 8th February

    Seascapes – Friday 8th February 2013

    Seascapes this week features – Pat “The Cope” Gallagher on Fish Discards; Islands with Olwen Gill from Inishmore; Captain James Onedin (actor Peter Gilmore) remembered; Tall Ships voyages for the year ahead; Old Achill Island author Hugh Oram and chance to win copies courtesy of Stenlake Publishing.

    Friday 1st February

    Seascapes – Friday 1st February 2013

    Seascapes this week features Angling with Paul Bourke ; Mark Redden –Artist and currach builder in Australia; Lord Franklin; Sail Training Ireland Awards; Captain Colm Newport who with Fin Goggin was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Friday 18th January

    SEASCAPES – Friday 18th January 2013

    Seascapes features author & illustrator Pete Hogan ; SIFP for The Shannon Estuary; Inland Waterways with Colin Becker.

    Friday 11th January

    Seascapes Podcast Friday 11th January

    Seascapes features author Daniel Nolan “Clippers –the Ships that shaped the World” and sailor David Kenefick on his Figaro campaign.

    Friday 28th December

    Seascapes Podcast Friday 28th December

    Seascapes – 28th December features World Ships Society; music from The Unthanks and Open Water Swimmers

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