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Tom MacSweeney’s Maritime Ireland

Ireland is an island nation, defined by its maritime history and development. MARITIME IRELAND brings you coverage of the relationship with the sea that surrounds this island nation.


NEWSMAKERS OF THE MONTH for MARCH on MARITIME IRELAND are sailing husband-and-wife Tony and Alice Kingston from Kinsale who have sailed to the Caribbean, where they are playing tin whistle and concertina in the island anchorages. Fair sailing indeed!



It is difficult to understand how the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage can exclude the fishing industry from its consideration of the Marine Protected Areas Bill


On the March edition of  MARITIME  IRELAND who decided that fishermen cannot be called fishermen anymore but must be called ‘Fishers’ — and did you know that songwriter Johnny Duhan was once found as a stowaway on a ship?

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