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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
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New Podcast – This Island Nation

The latest episode of This Island Nation is now available for download from our podcast page at https://www.cry104fm.com/?page_id=3126 In this week's programme: Oldest sea scorpion ever found; Anger over giving Skelligs away to Disney; Rescuing Polar Bears; Government accused of depopulating offshore islands; world shipping and other maritime news….
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This Island Nation Monday 7th September at 6.30pm

This Island Nation Monday 7th September at 6.30pm On this week's programme: Youghal lifeboat station is to get a new Atlantic 85 Class lifeboat. The station's Operations Manager, Fergus Hopkins, will describe the boat and what it means to the station on this evening's edition of THIS ISLAND NATION maritime programme at 6.30 p.m. Youghal Station has led the way in the development of inshore lifeboats in Ireland.
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New Podcast – This Island Nation

The latest episode of This Island Nation is now available for download from our podcast page at https://www.cry104fm.com/?page_id=3126   In this week's programme: Hear about the the unique search dogs of SARDA, about the decline in the seagull population, about the everyday language you speak and why it comes from the sea and the international success of Irish Lifeguards - and also why there is frustration and decline in the fishing
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New Podcast – This Island Nation

The latest episode of This Island Nation is now available for download from our podcast page at https://www.cry104fm.com/?page_id=3126 In this edition... The world’s first weather forecaster, the man from Cork who died in the frozen Arctic wastes and whose family are fighting the US Government which they accuse of abusing his memory…. And SAILABILITY Ireland – how disabled people have sailed around Ireland and want others to enjoy the sport.
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New Podcast – This Island Nation

The latest episode of This Island Nation is now available for download from our podcast page at https://www.cry104fm.com/?page_id=3126 This edition hears how every breath a human being takes depends on the sea and the life-and-death survey work of the Marine Institute to preserve that process. And the huge amount of money and fish which foreign nations take from Irish Waters is revealed.
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This Island Nation Monday 23rd February 6.30pm

On the next edition of THIS ISLAND NATION, from February 23 transmission, being 'posh' or a 'figurehead' are not particularly favourable personal descriptions, at least in nautical terms, from which they arise, as do many more expressions used in everyday language. You can hear more about these and what the national sailing association is doing to try to stop the fall-off in those taking partin the sport... Could it be
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This Island Nation 6th February 2015 at 6.30pm

Knots are not just on ropes, but also measure speed. That's at sea where a nautical mile replaces kilometres. Find out more about the sea on THIS ISLAND NATION, the maritime programme, which this Monday night at 6.30 p.m. on CRY104FM will also report a Government change of mind about providing funding for community development on offshore islands and why it will cost millions of Euros to bring the huge
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This Island Nation 17th November 6.30pm

The next fortnightly edition of THIS ISLAND NATION MARITIME RADIO PROGRAMME, November 17 recording at Community Radio Youghal will feature Ireland's leading sailmaker, Des McWilliam, who talks about his first time sailing across the Atlantic, which he has "wanted to do" throughout his long sailing career, but has never done until now. He will talk about the ARC - the Atlantic Cruiser Rally - in which he will start sailing
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New Podcast – This Island Nation

The current episode of This Island Nation is now available for download from our podcast page at https://www.cry104fm.com/?page_id=3126 This week's programme hears a claim that the East Coast is every bit as good and attractive as the South and West coastalines and that people from all parts of the country should be more appreciative of it. The programme also discusses the problems for seabirds running short of food because fishermen will
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New Podcast – This Island Nation

The current episode of This Island Nation is now available for download from our podcast page at https://www.cry104fm.com/?page_id=3126. The programme hears about the “Smuggler’s Nest” in Rush, County Dublin and why the people of Rush were particularly favourable towards smugglers, as well as the story of one of the residents who escaped hanging four times. It discusses why women have been written out of fishing history and report from the