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0101Last Of The Salmon Men2011073120131212 (RU)

Mark Patterson meets the last of the Carrick a Rede salmon men, Aki Colgan, who recalls a time when the now world-famous rope bridge was his means of getting to work.

0101Last Of The Salmon Men2011073120131208 (RU)

Mark Patterson meets the last of the Carrick a Rede salmon men, Aki Colgan, who recalls a time when the now world-famous rope bridge was his means of getting to work.

0101Last Of The Salmon Men2011073120110804

In the first of a new series for BBC Radio Ulster, Mark Patterson meets the last of the Carrick a Rede salmon men, Aki Colgan.

Mark Patterson meets the last of the Carrick a Rede salmon men, Aki Colgan.

0102The Foyle Punt20110807

Mark Patterson meets Foyle Punt builder Ken Doherty and joins the punt racers on a summer's night on Lough Foyle.

Mark Patterson meets Foyle Punt builder Ken Doherty.

0103The Open Atlantic20110814

0103The Open Atlantic2011081420131219 (RU)

Mark Patterson meets the people whose passion is out in open water, including Celtic Thunder star Keith Harkin, who reflects on the peace of mind he finds aboard an old lifeboat.

0103The Open Atlantic2011081420131215 (RU)

Mark Patterson meets the people whose passion is out in open water, including Celtic Thunder star Keith Harkin, who reflects on the peace of mind he finds aboard an old lifeboat.

0103The Open Atlantic2011081420110818

Mark Patterson meets the people whose passion is out in the open water, including Celtic Thunder star Keith Harkin.

Mark Patterson meets the people whose passion is out in the open water.

0104 LASTThe Pleasure Beaches2011082120110825

Mark Patterson meets those who indulge some very modern passions at the shore.

The Pleasure Beaches: In this final episode, Mark Patterson meets those who indulge some modern passions at the shore, including European champion Big Wave surfer Alistair Mennie.

0201Portstewart Strand20120708

0201Portstewart Strand2012070820131226 (RU)

Most people see Portstewart Strand as a gateway to the ocean. Look landward though, and another story unfolds. Mark Patterson unlocks the history of the unique natural environment.

0201Portstewart Strand20120708

0201Portstewart Strand2012070820131222 (RU)

Most people see Portstewart Strand as a gateway to the ocean. Look landward though, and another story unfolds. Mark Patterson unlocks the history of the unique natural environment.

0201Portstewart Strand2012070820120712

Most people see Portstewart Strand as a gateway to the ocean. Look landward though, and another story unfolds. Mark Patterson unlocks the history of the unique natural environment.

0202Lost at Sea20120715

0202Lost at Sea20120715

0202Lost At Sea2012071520140102 (RU)

Three words that stop us in our tracks. Mark Patterson meets those who take to the coast when the alert is sounded, like the Coastguard patroller or RNLI skipper.

0202Lost At Sea2012071520120719

Mark Patterson meets those who take to the coast when the alert is sounded.

'Lost at sea' - three words that stop us in our tracks. Mark Patterson meets those who take to the coast when the alert is sounded, like the Coastguard patroller or RNLI skipper.

0203Hunters And Gatherers2012072220120726
20140105 (RU)

Who were the ancients who first settled our coast with a view to simply eating, working and fishing? Mark Patterson finds those for whom our coastline provides a modern larder.

Mark Patterson finds those for whom our coastline provides a modern larder.

0204 LASTThe Pleasure Beaches2012072920120802
0204 LASTThe Pleasure Beaches20120729

What's new at the shore's edge? Out in the Atlantic itself, Mark Patterson uses the new North Coast Canoe Trail as his guide to pull ashore at the picture perfect Port Moon bothy.

0204 LASTThe Pleasure Beaches20120729

Mark Patterson uses the new North Coast Canoe Trail as his guide to pull ashore.