Writers @ Write by the Sea 2017

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Marcus Connaughton

Marcus Connaughton is a veteran of the Irish record industry. In the late 1980s’ he joined RTÉ, as a radio producer where he has produced a wide range of programming from the Metal Show on 2FM to Bluestime on RTÉ Radio 1. In recent years, he is perhaps better known for presenting Seascapes, RTÉ Radio 1’s maritime programme. Marcus has produced Seascapes since 2002 and has presented and produced the programme for the past eight years.  Marcus is also author of the critically acclaimed biography, Rory Gallagher His Life and Times published by The Collins Press and Sailing By Celebrating 25 Years of Seascapes published by The Liffey Press.