#islandnation – Welcome to the new monthly 'This Island Nation' radio programme on Community Radio Youghal, Cry104fm and podcast on Afloat.ie, Ireland's boating website. Click the play button above to hear the podcast.
In this month's programme Marine Journalist Tom MacSweeney is told by the fishermen of the Waterford Estuary village of Cheekpoint how they suffered when fishermen were stopped from fishing by Government decision. The programme hears the music of the North Lotts from Dublin, is told by a Cork City official why Cork City Council made the River Lee cleaner than the Liffey and Tom tries to record the famous Kittiwake colony in Dunmore East.
With news about the biggest Ocean to City rowing race in Ireland and a round-up of national and international news, this is the programme for everyone interested in the maritime sphere.