The programme hears about the “Smuggler’s Nest” in Rush, County Dublin and why the people of Rush were particularly favourable towards smugglers, as well as the story of one of the residents who escaped hanging four times. It discusses why women have been written out of fishing history and report from the National Maritime Institute conference, held in co-operation with UCD, about the Irish Sea. With music and song from the Sea People of Newfoundland, this is a programme with the sound of the sea, not to be missed. It is presented by Tom MacSweeney.
30 Oct 2014
The names of the 15 Irish towns shortlisted for the Tourism Towns Awards 2015 have been released by Fáilte Ireland.