“This Island Nation” – New Radio Program

This Island Nation on Community Radio Youghal

From January 2014, a new monthly radio program "This Island Nation" is being broadcast by Community Radio Youghal (C.R.Y104fm). It will be available on the radio station, on their website www.cry104fm.com and on CRAOL (which makes it available to other community radio stations. "This Island Nation" will be a broadly based programme covering Fishing, Shipping, Leisure and the Marine Environment, including Inland Waterways. The programme will feature interviews and news from the local, national and international maritime scenes. As well as news and features, the series will include Historical & Cultural material. Podcasts of past broadcasts can be downloaded here
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The original Lugnad was, according to legend, a "luamaire": that is a navigator or helmsman. He is credited with bringing his uncle, Saint Patrick, to Ireland. Lugnad's grave is in a ruined monastery on Inchagoill island in Lough Corrib, County Galway