To listen to RTÉ.ie's radio and podcast services, you will need to disable any ad blocking extensions or whitelist this site.
Presented by Luke Clancy, this episode features two Lighthouse brothers, Donal and Eugene O’Sullivan who along with their brother Hugh (also a lighthouse keeper) have fond memories of lighthouse life. Donal and Eugene read the poetry of their father, DJ O’Sullivan whose poetry created a beautiful evocation of Lighthouse life.
The programme was funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television Licence Fee.
Featuring the recordings of Chris Watson
Producer: Kevin Brew.
Research was by Sharon Whooley of Harvest Films
Extra recordings by Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhride and Guillaume Beauron
Sound Supervision by Damian Chennells.
‘The Lightkeeper’ by Gerald Butler is available via www.thelightkeeper.ie
Special thanks to The Commissioners of Irish Lights
To Pat Collins, Neil Clancy, Ann Power and Erik Threlfall.
The Programme was funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television Licence Fee.