A trip up the River Blackwater examining its people and notable places along the way.
For those of us over a certain age navigating the world of digital media can be tricky. They call us ‘digital non-natives’ and like any new arrivals in a foreign land we’re never entirely sure what words mean. The language is new but so too is the culture. You may find yourself using key terms – broadband, download, interactive gaming, social media, url – but do you really understand the concepts that lie behind these words?
An historical and contemporary look at Farming in Ireland
The six episode series looks at Youghal from before the arrival of the textile industry and examines the industry’s impact on the town, from the boom years to its lengthy decline, and the impact of the closure of the industry on Youghal
Produced and Presented by LS Ron Coveney who currently is in his 16th year of service in the Irish Naval service and who is himslf a Youghal Native , the Documentary will follow 3 Youghal Sailors CPO Kevin Mulcahy,PO Mark Ansbro and PO Brian Crowley as they get ready to form part of the maiden crew of The Irish Naval services latest ship The LE James Joyce.
A six part series looking at the strong racing culture in the East Cork/West Waterford area.
It explores the locals’ love affair with the sport of horse racing, highlighting the various successes that the local jockeys, trainers and breeders have had on a local, national and international level. Many well-known personalities such as Davy Russell, Denis O’Regan, Frank Motherway, Jimmy Mangan and Henry De Bromhead are featured in the CRY104fm documentary, which will examine how the area is now rivaling Kildare for the ‘Home Of Racing’ title.
Made in association with Diabetes Ireland, featured a number of Health Professionals offering medical advice. These combined with a large number of local contributors, each telling their stories and experiences of what life is like living with Diabetes.
The Life and Times of Merricks Department Store.
Our 1916 documents the day to day life in Youghal around the time of 1916 painting a picture of what life was like 100 years ago for our ancestors , including looking at the historical landscape , industry ,economy, living conditions and political climate in the area at the time.
The programme will feature stories of individuals and families caught up in the Rising of 1916 and also those families who had members fighting abroad in the Great War at the same time and the conflict and turmoil that caused at the time within families.
With Contributions from local historians , the programme also captures stories from neighbouring villages such as Killeagh ,Tallow and Ardmore where we hear of heartbreaking and poignant stories from locals caught up in the troubles in the 1916 to 1922 era.
Picture Perfect is a 3 part series which looks at a trio of brothers from Youghal, Tom – Jim and Phil Horgan documenting their beginning as shoemakers with an interest in photography which lead them to become the chroniclers of life throughout most of the 20th century in East Cork and West Waterford and their progression from photography to becoming the earliest film makers in Ireland and subsequently working on building one of the earliest cinemas in the Country.
This series examines how local clubs have helped the communities living in Rural areas of East Cork and West Waterford and how the older and younger members of the community can benefit greatly from being a member of, or simply getting involved in community life.
The series looks at the History and Heritage as well as the life of each area and how each parish has kept their past relevant to members of the Community. It brings together the various organisations active in each parish to explain the benefits of being a member and how it helps the Community as a whole.
This programme celebrates the bravery and truly heroic actions of Youghal RNLI volunteers by retelling some of the stations most dangerous sea rescues while also examining how a tragedy brought a community together in grief but also highlighted the extraordinary dedication and selflessness of RNLI volunteers which brought comfort to two grieving families.
Set up in 2012 by a group of volunteers trying to make a difference in their community Smile in a while traces the progress of this Community Group as they try to set up a Community Radio station to serve the expanding town of Carrigtwohill and the Communities in the seven mile radius of the East Cork town including Midleton, Glounthane, Little Island and the surrounding areas
Tony Sheehan presents a special 1 hour documentary chronicling the brief life of the Oriel Dance Band from Youghal.
The story of Youghal United AFC is a three part documentary on CRY104fm, made in association with the BAI.
From three clubs in the town of Youghal competing against each other to the formation of one single club, from surviving the struggles in the early years to taking on some of Ireland’s finest teams, United We Stand examines one of Youghal’s most important institutions.
Walking the Youghal Heritage Trail and noting the important stops along the way.