Fire In The Sky

In 1979, 50 people were killed when a massive Oil Tanker the 'Betelgeuse' exploded at Whiddy Island, West Cork. With families of those who lost their lives about to launch High Court proceedings, and as they seek a State apology, we go behind the scenes of what happened that night. Meeting with those involved, those who witnessed the event and those who were left behind, we piece together the story of the night of one of Ireland's worst disasters. (2021)

Narrated by Donal O'Herlihy and produced by Michael Lawless & Donal O'Herlihy.


 

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