Hugh Oram remembers the MV Kerlogue, a little Irish ship which survived WWII despite being attacked several times.
Documentary on the inventor of the submarine
Researcher Tony Duggan previews a documentary on RTE television next Monday on the inventor of the submarine, John Philip Holland.
'John Philip Holland: Submarine Inventor' | RTÉ One | Monday, 12 November | 23:45
Brexit and the maritime industry
Pat Brennan, Director of Doyle Shipping Group, speaks about Brexit and the Irish shipping industry.
Seascapes - 9 November 2018
Tonight, Brexit and the shipping industry, a preview of a documentary on the inventor of the submarine and Hugh Oram on the MV Kerlogue.
Hugh Oram takes a look back at the B&I Line.
Richard Hayes and his marathon voyage in a tiny boat
Grainne McPolin and Paddy Brosnan meet Richard Hayes who spent 54 days out on the water and sailed almost 1,600 nautical miles in a laser dinghy to raise funds for Croí.
Brian Ború - Sail Training Vessel
Fergal visits sail training vessel, Brian Ború, in Ringsend before she heads to Newry for the City of Merchants Festival.
Seascapes - 2 November 2018
Tonight, the Brian Ború, a marathon voyage for Croí and a look back at the B&I Line.
Brexit and Carlingford
Joe Mag Raollaigh reports from Carlingford on the problems Brexit could create for the car ferry companies working on both sides of the border.
Derry and World War II
Hugh Oram discusses how Derry was a huge naval base for World War II.
David L. Mearns
Fergal chats to David L. Mearns, author of 'The Shipwreck Hunter'. David will be speaking at The Shackleton Autumn School this weekend.
Seascapes - 26 October 2018
Tonight on Seascapes, David L. Mearns, Derry and World War II, and Brexit and Carlingford.
Fergal catches up with Gregor McGuckin, who has just arrived back in Ireland after being forced to abandon the Golden Globe Race after 3 months alone at sea.
Shore-based theory courses
Eddie English of Sail Cork tells Fergal all about their shore-based theory courses.
Fergal Keane meets Dennis Moss, author of 'Trout from a Boat' and 'Irish Rise', on the shores of Lough Corrib to talk fly fishing and more.
Seascapes - 12 October 2018
Tonight, fly fishing with Dennis Moss and shore-based theory courses with Eddie English.
Centenary of the Sinking of the Leinster
Fergal Keane visits the National Maritime Museum, where some of the commemorations of the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster are taking place.
Commemoration Ceremony on Bere Island
Mark Costigan reports from Bere Island where a commemoration ceremony took place recently marking the 80th anniversary of the departure of the British military from the island in 1938.
Seascapes - 5 October 2018
Tonight, commemorations on Bere Island and in Dublin - Mark Costigan and Fergal Keane report.
Update on Gregor McGukin and the Golden Globe Race
Barry Pickthall, global media co-ordinator of the Golden Globe Race 2018 updates Fergal on Gregor McGuckin and the rest of the race.
Sentor Gerard Craughwell on the naval service
Senator Gerard Craughwell on the persistent allegations of a crisis in personnel in the naval service.
Fergal goes out on the Autumn Dream with Eamonn Hayes.
Seascapes - 28 September 2018
Tonight on Seascapes, Fergal goes out on the Autumn Dream, he speaks to Senator Gerard Craughwell and gets an update on the Golden Globe Race.
Seascapes - 21 September 2018
Tonight, Fergal goes to Rosslare Small Boats Festival and speaks to those organising the festival and taking part.
'Endeavour' by Peter Moore
Peter Moore spoke to Fergal Keane about his book, 'Endeavour - The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World'.
Ghost Fishing Foundation
The Ghost Fishing Foundation brought their global campaign to Galway, where they carried out ‘Operation Stone And Pots’ for three days last week - Noel Sweeney reports.
Seascapes - 14 September 2018
Tonight on Seascapes, ghost fishing in Galway and Peter Moore's book, 'Endeavour'.
Higher Diploma in Aquabusiness
Dr Janette Davies, Deputy Head of the Wexford Campus of Carlow IT, tells Fergal Keane about the Higher Diploma in Aquabusiness.
Update on Gregor McGuckin and the Golden Globe Race
An update on Gregor McGuckin and the Golden Globe Race.
The Diet of Pike
Fergal Keane talks to Inland Fisheries Ireland about their new report on the diet of pike in some of our rivers and lakes.
Garry Villiers-Stuart and The Winny
Grainne McPolin meets Garry Villiers-Stuart on board The Winny, one of oldest sailing boats on these islands.
Seascapes - 7 September 2018
Tonight, we hear about The Winny, one of oldest sailing boats on these islands; the diet of pike; how Gregor McGuckin is getting on at the Golden Globe Race; and about the Higher Diploma in Aquabusiness.
Seascapes - 31 August 2018
Fergal Keane was in France ahead of the start of La Solitaire urgo le Figaro on Sunday and he spoke to Joan Mulloy and Tom Dolan before the race.
La Solitaire urgo le Figaro
Fergal Keane talks to Joan Mulloy and Tom Dolan ahead of the start of La Solitaire urgo le Figaro on Sunday.
Niamh Hayes reports from Schull Regatta.
Ken O'Shea swims from Fastnet Rock to Crookhaven
Journalist Ken O'Shea swam from Fastnet Rock to Crookhaven in West Cork and he told Fergal Keane all about it.
Seascapes - 24 August 2018
Tonight, Ken O'Shea swims from Fastnet Rock to Crookhaven; Schull Regatta; and La Solitaire urgo le Figaro.
Seascapes - 17 August 2018
Fergal Keane visits the set of the TV series, Vikings, and speaks to Alistair Rumball. He also had a chat with Patrick Folan and Michael McDonagh who are involved with making ships for the series, and Hugh Oram looks back at the history of the vikings in Ireland.
Lough Corrib and Lough Neagh
Hugh Oram takes a look at Ireland's two biggest lakes, Lough Corrib and Lough Neagh.
Launch of a Lifeboat in Valentia in 1957
RTÉ Radio Archivist, Rob Canning, has uncovered a report by Kevin O'Kelly on the launch of a lifeboat in Valentia in 1957.
Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster off Dún Laoghaire, Michael Lee, cameraman in RTÉ, tells Fergal Keane of his family links to the tragedy.
Seascapes - 10 August 2018
Tonight, ahead of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster, Michael Lee, cameraman in RTÉ, tells Fergal Keane of his family links to the tragedy; we get an insight into the launch of Valentia Lifeboat in 1957; and Hugh Oram takes a look at Ireland's two biggest lakes.
What does the sea area forecast tell us?
Fergal Keane visits Joanna Donnelly in Met Éireann to find out what exactly the sea area forecast tells us.
Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School
The Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School is celebrating 40 years and Fergal Keane spoke to Alistair Rumble.
Seascapes - 3 August 2018
Tonight, 40 years of the Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School and what exactly does the sea area forecast tell us.
Port of Massawa
Fergal Keane visits the Port of Massawa on the Red Sea coast of Eritrea.
Hugh Oram looks at the port of Annagassan in Co. Louth - it's an old Viking settlement and is one of the oldest ports in the country.
Noel Sweeney reports from Kerry on the fallen water levels and rising temperatures in rivers due to the current hot spell.
Inland Fisheries Ireland are asking anglers and the public to report sightings of distressed fish - their 24-hour hotline is 1890 34 74 24
Seascapes - 27 July 2018
On Seascapes tonight, we have a report from the rivers in County Kerry and how fish are struggling in the hot weather, we hear about one of the country's oldest ports in County Louth, and we have a report on fishermen in a remote part of the Red Sea.
Fergal Keane speaks to Callum Ives, Hon Sec of Lifeboat Enthusiasts and Hugh Searle, owner of the former Wicklow Lifeboat, JW Archer.
The Tugboat, Brocklebank at Drogheda Maritime Festival
Fergal Keane got a tour of the tugboat Brocklebank at the Drogheda Maritime Festival.
Seascapes - 20 July 2018
On Seascapes this week, Fergal Keane is on board an historic tugboat now owned by the Liverpool Maritime Museum, and he meets people who restore old RNLI lifeboats and bring them to events around the country.
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