No Going Back

The Caithness skyline was once dominated by cliffs and farmland.

But in the mid-1950s, the construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the area forever and, as Jackie O'Brien finds out, there was no going back for the people and communities of Scotland's far north.

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20081106

Charles Kennedy MP looks at the aluminium industry in Lochaber.

At its peak, Lochaber was producing over 300,000 tonnes of aluminium a year, and the introduction of industry into the region changed community life forever.

20081106

Charles Kennedy MP looks at the aluminium industry in Lochaber. At its peak, Lochaber was producing over 300,000 tonnes of aluminium a year, and the introduction of industry into the region changed community life forever.

Charles Kennedy MP looks at the aluminium industry in Lochaber.

At its peak, Lochaber was producing over 300,000 tonnes of aluminium a year, and the introduction of industry into the region changed community life forever.

20081109
20081109

Charles Kennedy MP looks at the aluminium industry in Lochaber.

At its peak, Lochaber was producing over 300,000 tonnes of aluminium a year, and the introduction of industry into the region changed community life forever.

20081113

Spanning the Great Glen faultine, the Kessock Bridge is designed to be earthquake proof.

When it opened in 1982, the socio-economic impact was felt all over Scotland.

But, as Iain MacDonald finds out, the idea for bridging the main Highland firths was originally conceived over a kitchen table after a bottle of sherry.

20081113

Spanning the Great Glen faultine, the Kessock Bridge is designed to be earthquake proof.

When it opened in 1982, the socio-economic impact was felt all over Scotland.

But, as Iain MacDonald finds out, the idea for bridging the main Highland firths was originally conceived over a kitchen table after a bottle of sherry.

Spanning the Great Glen faultine, the Kessock Bridge is designed to be earthquake proof. When it opened in 1982, the socio-economic impact was felt all over Scotland.

20081116
20081116

Spanning the Great Glen faultine, the Kessock Bridge is designed to be earthquake proof.

When it opened in 1982, the socio-economic impact was felt all over Scotland.

But, as Iain MacDonald finds out, the idea for bridging the main Highland firths was originally conceived over a kitchen table after a bottle of sherry.

20081120

The Caithness skyline was once dominated by cliffs and farmland.

But in the mid-1950s, the construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the area forever and, as Jackie O'Brien finds out, there was no going back for the people and communities of Scotland's far north.

20081120

The Caithness skyline was once dominated by cliffs and farmland.

But in the mid-1950s, the construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the area forever and, as Jackie O'Brien finds out, there was no going back for the people and communities of Scotland's far north.The Caithness skyline was once dominated by cliffs and farmland. But in the mid-1950s, the construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the area forever and, as Jackie O'Brien finds out, there was no going back for the people and communities of Scotland's far north.

20081123

The Caithness skyline was once dominated by cliffs and farmland.

But in the mid-1950s, the construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the area forever and, as Jackie O'Brien finds out, there was no going back for the people and communities of Scotland's far north.

20081123

The Caithness skyline was once dominated by cliffs and farmland.

But in the mid-1950s, the construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the area forever and, as Jackie O'Brien finds out, there was no going back for the people and communities of Scotland's far north.

The Caithness skyline was once dominated by cliffs and farmland. But in the mid-1950s, the construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the area forever and, as Jackie O'Brien finds out, there was no going back for the people and communities of Scotland's far north.

Episode 320081123

The construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the Caithness area forever.

Episode 320081123

The construction of the Dounreay nuclear power plant changed the Caithness area forever.

20080804

By Ron Hutchinson.

An Australian visiting Ireland for the first time since childhood finds himself in the midst of a 50-year-old murder mystery.

Alarmingly, the finger of guilt seems to point directly at his family.

Tom McAtee....Richard Dillane

Sammy Ferguson....John Hewitt

Nelly McAtee....Abigail McKern

Jim McAtee....James Greene

Newspaper Editor....Miche Doherty

Mary Lennox....Annie Mccartney

Billy Lennox....Harry Towb

Tea Lady....Seanin Brennan.

20080804

By Ron Hutchinson.

An Australian visiting Ireland for the first time since childhood finds himself in the midst of a 50-year-old murder mystery.

Alarmingly, the finger of guilt seems to point directly at his family.

Tom McAtee....Richard Dillane

Sammy Ferguson....John Hewitt

Nelly McAtee....Abigail McKern

Jim McAtee....James Greene

Newspaper Editor....Miche Doherty

Mary Lennox....Annie Mccartney

Billy Lennox....Harry Towb

Tea Lady....Seanin Brennan.