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Ironman Cork 2019

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Holly-Rose Twomey from Youghal Winner of the 2019 Student Designer of the Year

From The East Cork Journal. Holly-Rose Twomey of Youghal is the 2019 Student Designer of the Year. Holly-Rose picked up her award at the prestigious Irish Fashion Innovation Awards (IFIA). The awards are held annually at the Galmont Hotel and Spa, Galway.  Every year the fashion industry awards designers for outstanding work and also looks […]

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Youghal Credit Union Sponsorship making all the Difference

From The East Cork Journal. Youghal Credit Union has been offering their usual, invaluable support to local charities, events and sports clubs in the area. Their continuing aid has made all the difference to groups over the years, allowing them to concentrate on the services and facilities which they provide. Sincere gratitude to Youghal Credit […]

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Live Register figures continue to fall as Future Jobs Ireland is launched – Minister Stanton

From The East Cork Journal. Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed the 22.2% annual decrease in the Live Register figures for Cork East constituency. Speaking upon publication of the latest figures by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), Minister Stanton said “The figures released […]

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Youghal’s Ironman Barry Darcy Leads St Patrick’s Day Parade

From The East Cork Journal. A face familiar to many, East Cork Rocker Barry Darcy, has been announced as Grand Marshal for this weekend’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in Youghal. Earlier this month the father of two received the Ireland’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer from pop impresario Louis Walsh, in a tear jerking audition which […]

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Return of Youghal Sports Star Awards

From The East Cork Journal. Hennessy’s Bar will be the venue for the return of the Youghal and surrounding areas Sports Star Awards, and the event will be launched on Thursday, 15 March at 8pm to which all are welcome to attend. The newly formed committee of Seán O’Neill, Vincent Murray, Anthony Horgan, Derek Kiely and Brian Wade will debate and […]

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How Much is my Son’s Life Worth?

From The East Cork Journal. “Look into my son’s eyes and tell him his life is not worth saving” was the heart-breaking message to Health Minister, Simon Harris, by a Youghal mother.  Rebecca Bulman was among the parents of 25 other children with a rare muscle-wasting condition, who are campaigning for access to the drug […]

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Youghal’s Pamela Sprints across Operation Transformation Finish Line

From The East Cork Journal. What a few months Pamela Swayne has had – and along with her, the town of Youghal!  She was the perfect (Slimline) tonic to a long January and February. Watching her progress every Wednesday evening on Operation Transformation was a bright spot to look forward to in the middle of […]

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Thunderchild II has a successful test in Cork Harbour

From EchoLive. Safehaven Marine was delighted with the result after a first successful test of its new Thunderchild II model this week. The Thunderchild II was built by the Cobh/Youghal-based company for the express purpose of breaking a world record in a round trip from Ireland to Nova Scotia, in Canada, through a treacherous corridor […]

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Vanguard of Sailor Land on East Cork Beaches

From The East Cork Journal. Hundreds of sailors have invaded East Cork beaches – but not the sea faring variety. Countless numbers of Jellyfish-like creatures, known as by the wind sailors, or Velalla Velalla, were spotted on stretches of Ballycotton Bay, Ballycroneen and Ballybrannigan Strand last weekend. Often mistaken as deadly Portuguese Man O War […]

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Work Begins on Youghal Moby Dick Sculpture

From The East Cork Journal. On Thursday, 21 February, Youghal4All committee members and Helen Mulcahy from the Town Hall, met with Matthew Thompson, the Cloyne based Sculptor charged with creating the commissioned Moby Dick sculpture for Youghal’s Barry’s Lane area. Speaking with The East Cork Journal, Matthew said, “I’ve already taken delivery of the 2.5 […]

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GP slams waiting list delays for children with suicidal thoughts

From EchoLive. A CORK GP has slammed HSE delays amid fears for patients as young as eight suffering with suicidal ideation. Dr Declan Mathews in Youghal is worried for the 650 Cork children on the waiting list for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Recent figures revealed that 113 children had been waiting more […]

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Perfect storm reveals East Cork’s ‘subaquatic wonder’ on Youghal beach

From The Irish Examiner. Ferocious tides and violent storms have literally rolled back the sands of time to disclose evidence of a vast forest floor dating thousands of years beneath a Youghal beach. In recent weeks, the receding waters at Claycastle have delivered an enthralling glimpse of the ancient terrain before the rolling sea restored […]

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East Cork Receives Thousands of Euro in the 2019 Arts Grants

From The East Cork Journal. Community Arts projects throughout East Cork received a welcome boost earlier this week when they shared in Cork County Council’s Arts Grants Scheme 2019.  This year Cork County Council had 252 applications for the Arts Programme, one of the highest requests for Grant aid to date. With a total budget […]

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2,650 Athletes Registered for Ironman Youghal

From The East Cork Journal. On Wednesday, 20 February, further details of Ironman Youghal were relayed to a packed Town Hall. It was standing room only as the information night commenced with an address from one of the main organisers, John Innes. One of the key points about Ironman Youghal is the high percentage of […]

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Operation Transformation finale: Here is how the leaders fared

From The Irish Examiner. RTÉ’s latest series of Operation Transformation came to an end tonight and it is safe to say that it has been a memorable journey. We have followed leaders Cathal Gallagher, Pamela Swayne, Siobhan O’Brien, Paul Murphy and Jean Tierney through all of the ups and downs of the past two months. […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Vanbrugh in Concert

The Mall Arts Centre      Saturday 30th March at 3 pm Yew Wood Venues in collaboration with the National String Quartet Foundation presents THE VANBRUGH           Keith Pascoe, violin Simon Aspell, viola Christopher Marwood, cello with Macdara Ó Seiradáin, clarinet Siun Milne, violin MOZARTClarinet Quintet in A major K.581 [1789] BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op.115 [1891] […]

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It’s lights, camera, action for First Cut! Youth Film Festival

The Mall Arts Centre  & The Regal Cinema, Youghal          6-9 March 2019 Budding young film makers will gather in the beautiful coastal town of Youghal in Co. Cork from 6-9 March for the First Cut! Youth Film Festival.  First Cut! is a vibrant international youth film festival, now in its 10th […]