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This Island Nation, Monday 13th June at 6.30pm

On Monday’s edition of our maritime programme, THIS ISLAND NATION, an unusual story……. Presenter Tom MacSweeney tells the story of the last man hung from the yardarm of a ship by the British Navy….. an Irishman, a Corkman, named Tom McSweeney….. It happened in Malta 137 years ago this week and is still regarded there as an example of anti-Irishness against a Catholic…. That’s Monday evening at half-past six here on CRY 104FM…..