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Public Debate in Youghal Supports Greenway and Railway for the East Cork Town

From The East Cork Journal At a Public Debate held on Monday, 14 May in the Walter Raleigh Hotel, discussions were opened on the proposal for a Greenway or Railway for Youghal. The meeting though well attended, lacked local representatives and business people from the town and surrounding areas. Speakers included Liam Quaid (Green Party), […]

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Pontoon Arrives in Youghal

From The East Cork Journal An Embarkation Pontoon and Access Ramp were erected at Youghal’s Nealon Quay last week, much to the delight of locals. Youghal Maritime Development Group, the organisation behind the ‘Build A Marina in Youghal’ campaign on Facebook, have been diligently researching and making presentations to all who would listen, about the hugely beneficial […]

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Public Debate on Youghal Railway / Greenway

From The East Cork Journal. On Monday, 14 May at 7pm in The Walter Raleigh Hotel, a Panel of Speakers will address a public meeting and seek the opinions and feedback of the public on the proposed ideas for the Railway line between Midleton and Youghal. Organisers of the debate, the East Cork Greens, invite […]

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Cork County Council Invest In Youghal and Midleton Town Centres

The €120,000 Discretional Grant is designed to enhance the economic development of both Midleton and Youghal town centres. For the first time since its development in 2015 the pot is being split almost equally across the Municipality. The lions share has gone to Youghal for the past 3 years to update Youghal town centre and […]

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Introducing Breast Cancer Support at Cork ARC in Youghal

On Wednesday 6th June, Fiona Moriarty, Cork ARC’s Breast Cancer Nurse Counsellor will be available in Cork ARC Cancer Support House in Youghal for one to one sessions with men and women affected by breast cancer. Through offering the people of East Cork and West Waterford the opportunity to meet Cork ARC’s Breast Cancer Nurse […]

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€350,000 tulip sculptures in Youghal will have to be dismantled

From The Irish Examiner. Twelve tulip-shaped umbrella sculptures installed on the quayside at a cost of €350,000 in Youghal will have to be dismantled and permanently removed due to severe weather damage. Tulip-shaped sculpture installations in Youghal will have to be removed due to weather damage. The architectural installations were erected at Nealon’s Quay car […]

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Concerns Youghal’s Front Strand could be blown away

From The Irish Examiner. One of Co Cork’s premier sandy beaches is in danger of being blown away unless works are carried out soon. Sand is being blown off Youghal’s Front Strand and fears have been raised that unless there is investment to restore the beach’s groynes — sturdy timber barriers built out into the […]

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Fundraising for Moby Dick Sculpture Gets off to Flying Start

From The East Cork Journal Youghal4All’s fundraising campaign for the Moby Dick Sculpture has started well, following a great night at the Walter Raleigh Hotel with Gina and the Champions. A large donation of €1,000 was received from the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in New Bedford towards the cost of the project. Youghal is […]

Arts & Entertainment

Youghal’s New Roots 4 Album Ripe For Plucking

From The East Cork Journal Local musician Bobby Lee and his Sacred Roots have been hard at work writing, recording, tweaking and harvesting their new Roots4 album which was devised and overseen by Bobby. At its heart, this project has the simple philosophy to root out young, interested and talented children of varying ages and […]

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The Emer Casey Memorial 5k Road Race

The Emer Casey Memorial 5k Road Race takes place on Thursday 12th April at 8pm. The Walk starts at 6:45pm sharp. The Route: Youghal Town Centre starting at Bunscoil Mhuire. Flat and accurate course Entry Fee €10, entries taken from 5:30pm at Youghal Community Centre Prizes and refreshments after the race at Youghal Community Centre

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The Official Launch of The Homebirds Music Festival

Date Thursday 5th April, 2018 Time: 7.30pm Venue: St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal, Co. Cork Cork Arc Cancer Support House and Cry104fm are delighted to invite you to the official launch of ‘The Homebirds Music Festival’, a collaboration which will see a music extravaganza happening in the beautiful town of Youghal on 18th, 19th and […]

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Youghal Receives €150,000 Under Historic Towns Initiative – Minister David Stanton

Credit: East Cork Journal The award of €150,000 funding for heritage regeneration works in Youghal has been welcomed by Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton. Funding is being made available to Cork County Council, under the Historic Towns Initiative 2018, financed by the Department of […]

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Youghal Look to Cash in on Motor Home Tourists

Cork County Council’s Tourism special purposes committee are to consider sites in Youghal that could open the door to Motor homes. Councillor Mary Linehan Foley told this week’s East Cork Municipality meeting she wants to see Youghal become as motorhome friendly as Cobh. Each summer freedom campers take up space along Youghal’s quay side, front […]

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World Record for Youghal’s Sinead Kane

by The East Cork Journal Youghal’s Sinéad Kane continues to defy the odds – and this week she set another world record in Dublin. The visually-impaired athlete, who successfully completed the World Marathon Challenge last year, took to the treadmill, just after 9am, on Monday last, at the Clayton Hotel on the Burlington Road Dublin, […]

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Plans Revealed for Youghal’s 2018 St Patrick’s Day Parade

By The East Cork Journal Plans for the 2018 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Youghal have this week been revealed. Youghal 4 All are, once again, organising the festivities and their Secretary, Helen Heaphy Grainge, is calling on the groups and organisations of Youghal and the surrounding area, to come out and support this year’s […]


Youghal Daffodil Day Events

Ticket sales at Lidl on Thursday 22nd February Ticket sales at SuperValu on Saturday 24th February Coffee morning at Spar Supermarket, The Strand on Friday 2nd March from 10.30am -12noon Ladies 3 ball Open Golf Competition at Youghal Golf Club on  Wednesday  21st March Daffodil Street Sales Friday 23rd March Donations of fresh daffodils would […]