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This Island Nation

Community Radio Youghal

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This Island Nation

This Island Nation

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This Island Nation covers Ireland's maritime culture, history, tradition and development.This Island Nation is presented by Tom MacSweeney and originates from Community Radio Youghal. It is broadcast on 11 community radio stations around Ireland.

Latest Episodes

The Fighting Sullivans

On this edition – why the American Navy always has a ship named after the five brothers of an Irish family. And, there’s never been more anger in the Irish fishing industry. You can stay up to date with This Island Nation by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here: https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/this-island-nation/id1451636162 or on Spotify here: https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5F You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/ Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

29 MIN1 w ago
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The Fighting Sullivans

Basking In Glory

On this edition - The Basking Shark and it's historic connection to Ireland.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/ You can stay up to date with This Island Nation by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here: https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/this-island-nation/id1451636162 or on Spotify here: https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5FFind out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast.

26 MIN3 w ago
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Basking In Glory

Coping With Crisis

On this edition – the reality of the fishing industry in this time of crisis. And we’ll hear what a lady on Inishbofin Island did for navigation when she got tired of waiting for help from Galway County Council.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast.

25 MINAPR 28
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Coping With Crisis

Saving Elsie

On this edition - the story of a man who restored the wreck of a boat more than a hundred years old. And, what the Masterplan for the Shannon Waterway is intended to achieve. You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/ Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast.

29 MINAPR 15
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Saving Elsie

Island Isolation

On this edition – the new Chief Executive of the Marine Institute discusses the future development of the Institute and its importance to the Irish maritime sector. And, life on the offshore islands during the Covid 19 crisis.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/ Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co

28 MINAPR 1
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Island Isolation

Good Fish

On this edition – the fishing industry could do a lot more for this island nation, if it was allowed to. And, it’s not just humans and not because of the current health emergency, but millions of creatures are on the move.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co

26 MINMAR 19
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Good Fish

Fishing For Women

On this edition - Inland Fisheries Ireland would like more women to try fishing. We’ll discuss just what is a ‘Classic Boat’ and hear why an international maritime lawyer has lodged a complaint about the Marine Casualty Investigation Board with the Gardai.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co

26 MINMAR 4
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Fishing For Women

Fishing For Litter

On this edition - the challenges and dangers of fishing and the debt the nation owes to fishermen. And another dolphin decides to make its home on the Irish coastline. Could Nimmo in Galway become a counterpart to Fungi in Dingle? You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co

27 MINFEB 19
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Fishing For Litter

Iron Men On Wooden Ships

On this edition - the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces highlights an aspect of the marine sphere at which Ireland is not good. And the Irish Iceman goes swimming in the Antarctic, the coldest waters on Earth.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/

-1 sFEB 4
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Iron Men On Wooden Ships

Life On An Island

On this edition - two summaries of the reality of being an island nation. So much of what we have and what we need as a nation comes from the sea.We’ll hear more about the reality of being islanders: about the problems created by people who don’t know what they are doing in boats; and about the pleasures of listening for the sounds of the seashore.Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast.

27 MINJAN 21
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Life On An Island

Latest Episodes

The Fighting Sullivans

On this edition – why the American Navy always has a ship named after the five brothers of an Irish family. And, there’s never been more anger in the Irish fishing industry. You can stay up to date with This Island Nation by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here: https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/this-island-nation/id1451636162 or on Spotify here: https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5F You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/ Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

29 MIN1 w ago
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The Fighting Sullivans

Basking In Glory

On this edition - The Basking Shark and it's historic connection to Ireland.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/ You can stay up to date with This Island Nation by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here: https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/this-island-nation/id1451636162 or on Spotify here: https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5FFind out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast.

26 MIN3 w ago
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Basking In Glory

Coping With Crisis

On this edition – the reality of the fishing industry in this time of crisis. And we’ll hear what a lady on Inishbofin Island did for navigation when she got tired of waiting for help from Galway County Council.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast.

25 MINAPR 28
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Coping With Crisis

Saving Elsie

On this edition - the story of a man who restored the wreck of a boat more than a hundred years old. And, what the Masterplan for the Shannon Waterway is intended to achieve. You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/ Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast.

29 MINAPR 15
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Saving Elsie

Island Isolation

On this edition – the new Chief Executive of the Marine Institute discusses the future development of the Institute and its importance to the Irish maritime sector. And, life on the offshore islands during the Covid 19 crisis.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/ Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co

28 MINAPR 1
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Island Isolation

Good Fish

On this edition – the fishing industry could do a lot more for this island nation, if it was allowed to. And, it’s not just humans and not because of the current health emergency, but millions of creatures are on the move.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co

26 MINMAR 19
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Good Fish

Fishing For Women

On this edition - Inland Fisheries Ireland would like more women to try fishing. We’ll discuss just what is a ‘Classic Boat’ and hear why an international maritime lawyer has lodged a complaint about the Marine Casualty Investigation Board with the Gardai.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co

26 MINMAR 4
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Fishing For Women

Fishing For Litter

On this edition - the challenges and dangers of fishing and the debt the nation owes to fishermen. And another dolphin decides to make its home on the Irish coastline. Could Nimmo in Galway become a counterpart to Fungi in Dingle? You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.co

27 MINFEB 19
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Fishing For Litter

Iron Men On Wooden Ships

On this edition - the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces highlights an aspect of the marine sphere at which Ireland is not good. And the Irish Iceman goes swimming in the Antarctic, the coldest waters on Earth.You can follow This Island Nation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thisislandnation/

-1 sFEB 4
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Iron Men On Wooden Ships

Life On An Island

On this edition - two summaries of the reality of being an island nation. So much of what we have and what we need as a nation comes from the sea.We’ll hear more about the reality of being islanders: about the problems created by people who don’t know what they are doing in boats; and about the pleasures of listening for the sounds of the seashore.Find out more at https://this-island-nation.pinecast.coThis podcast is powered by Pinecast.

27 MINJAN 21
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Life On An Island
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