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The stories of those who were isolated for months while they protected shipping from treacherous rocks with the beaming of the warning lights.

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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

    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)

    • 26 min
    Lighthouse Stories 15th Nov 2015

    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

    • 27 min
    Lighthouse Stories 8th Nov 2015

    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.

    • 27 min
    Lighthouse Stories Ep.02

    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.

    • 26 min
    Lighthouse Stories Episode 1

    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.

    • 27 min

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