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Tom MacSweeney presents Maritime Ireland - covering Ireland’s maritime culture, history, tradition and development. All so important to this island nation where the connection with the sea is as old as time itself. A fundamental part of Ireland, socially and economically.

Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland Tom MacSweeney

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

Tom MacSweeney presents Maritime Ireland - covering Ireland’s maritime culture, history, tradition and development. All so important to this island nation where the connection with the sea is as old as time itself. A fundamental part of Ireland, socially and economically.

    Exploiting Irish Fishermen

    Exploiting Irish Fishermen

    On this edition - Exploiting Irish fishermen. The problem is the EU's Common Fisheries Policy.

    Presented by Tom MacSweeney - https://twitter.com/tommacsweeney
    Sound Supervision by Justin Maher - https://twitter.com/jusmaher

    Discover comprehensive maritime coverage at https://tommacsweeneymarine.ie

    Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland is broadcast on 18 Community Radio Stations around Ireland and features on the Marine Times website https://marinetimes.ie/

    Listings of all stations can be found here: https://tommacsweeneymarine.ie/where-to-listen/

    You can stay up to date with Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here: https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/tom-macsweeneys-maritime-ireland/id1451636162 or on Spotify here: https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5F

    You can also follow Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maritimeirelandradioshow/
    and on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tmmaritime

    Smart Containers

    Smart Containers

    On this edition - There are about 30 million shipping containers and 6,000 container ships around the world, but what about their safety and security?

    We hear about the offshore island communities, that they’ve had enough Government reports about their future and it’s time action was taken, we capture a special moment for an RNLI lifeboat Coxswain as he describes how he followed his father, and we discover the stories behind the sinking of the HMS Wasp.

    Presented by Tom MacSweeney - https://twitter.com/tommacsweeney
    Sound Supervision by Justin Maher - https://twitter.com/jusmaher

    Discover comprehensive maritime coverage at https://tommacsweeneymarine.ie

    You can stay up to date with Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/tom-macsweeneys-maritime-ireland/id1451636162
    or on Spotify here:
    https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5F

    You can also follow Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/maritimeirelandradioshow/

    • 32 min
    Footprints In The Snow

    Footprints In The Snow

    On this edition - Women dockers. Has the walrus really gone home? And a new €25m ship honours Ireland's legendary explorer.

    You can stay up to date with Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/tom-macsweeneys-maritime-ireland/id1451636162

    or on Spotify here:
    https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5F

    You can follow Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/maritimeirelandradioshow/

    or at
    https://tommacsweeneymarine.ie/

    • 28 min
    The Threat To Lordly Salmon

    The Threat To Lordly Salmon

    On this edition- will Irish salmon survive the challenges of climate change? Is the EU biased against Irish fishermen? And why the past summer was not a good one for safety on Irish waters.

    You can stay up to date with Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/tom-macsweeneys-maritime-ireland/id1451636162
    or on Spotify here:
    https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5F
    You can follow Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/maritimeirelandradioshow/
    or at https://tommacsweeneymarine.ie/

    • 29 min
    The Loveen

    The Loveen

    On this edition - the threat to maritime security, shipping, fishing, ports and navigation aids and the wonderful people of the West who fix old boats.

    You can stay up to date with Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/tom-macsweeneys-maritime-ireland/id1451636162
    or on Spotify here:
    https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5F
    You can follow Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/maritimeirelandradioshow/
    or at https://tommacsweeneymarine.ie/

    • 29 min
    Where's Wally?

    Where's Wally?

    On this edition – a message from a Walrus about climate change, a sailor from Tom Crean’s homeplace embarks on a non-stop voyage around the world and, would you live in a shipping container turned into an apartment on the riverside?

    You can stay up to date with Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland by subscribing to the show on Apple Podcasts here:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/tom-macsweeneys-maritime-ireland/id1451636162
    or on Spotify here:
    https://spoti.fi/2DX9F5F
    You can follow Tom MacSweeney's Maritime Ireland on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/maritimeirelandradioshow/

    • 30 min

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