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On the July edition of MARITIME IRELAND * The return of the Inishbofin Island human remains * West Cork miniboat arrives at Nantucket, USA * 32,000 lives saved by 66-year-old lifeboats * Killybegs fishermen challenge International Council for the Exploration of the Sea As we traverse our relationship with the sea around our island nation this month, we meet a variety of people interested in the maritime sphere, the Captain of an ocean-going container ship, the Skipper of a whale-watching boat encouraging understanding of the sea through removing plastics, a fishermen’s organisation Chief Executive challenging international marine scientists, schoolchilden whose miniboat has crossed the Atlantica and an island lady who has won a battle with one of Ireland’s premier universities.

Tom MacSweeney

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