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…..
10 Jun 2016