The stories of those who were isolated for months while they protected shipping from treacherous rocks with the beaming of the warning lights.
Lighthouse Stories Ep.05
Taking a deeper look at the poetry of Lighthouse Keeper, DJ O'Sullivan in the company of his sons, Donal and Eugene O'Sullivan (also former lighthouse Keepers)
Lighthouse Stories 15th Nov 2015
Lighthouse Families. . Ray and Eileen Wickham describe living as a family at various stations but especially the Hook Head, where the children slept under the lighthouse beam every
Lighthouse Stories 8th Nov 2015
This edition of Lighthouse Stories explores how the lighthouse has moved the imagination. Melissa Murray re-reads 'To The Lighthouse' by Virginia Woolf.
Lighthouse Stories Ep.02
In the second edition - ‘Danger at Sea – we explore just some of the instances when Lighthouse Keepers faced tumultuous seas and made life-saving dashes, and decisions. Luke Clancy tells the story of the destruction of the Lighthouse at Calf Rock in 1881.
Lighthouse Stories Episode 1
In the first edition - ‘Dawn to Dusk’ – we re-live the Lightkeeper’s day - in sound, with recordings by Chris Watson.