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Sandra McLellan Takes Up New Appointment

From The East Cork Journal. Sandra McLellan has been appointed to the role of Youghal Chamber of Development and Tourist Office Manager. Speaking with The East Cork Journal, she said, “It is a role I’m very much looking forward to. It’s a real opportunity to help showcase Youghal and its fantastic local and diverse businesses, not to mention its envied natural and historic amenities.” A Youghal girl born and bred,
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Youghal Credit Union Launches Rockin’ Youth Financial Education Initiative

From The East Cork Journal. GR8 SAVERS WEEK RUNS FROM 6th – 12th MAY 2019 Youghal Credit Union is encouraging children in Youghal to get rocking with their savings this May! The credit union launches its ‘GR8 Savers’ financial education initiative this week (May 6th to 12th). The financial awareness week aims to get parents and teachers talking to children about the importance of saving for the future. Experts believe that the age
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Homebirds Music Festival Calling on all Clubs and Societies

From The East Cork Journal. With the approach of the Homebirds Music Festival in Youghal from 17-19 May the Committee, made up of CRY104fm and members of Parents Together in Autism, would like to invite local sports clubs and organisations to be part of a community information afternoon in Barry’s Lane from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. There, clubs and societies are free to set up a stand from which they can
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IRONMAN Traffic Information Bulletin 1

In the week leading up to race-day, there will be NO closures but some temporary STOP-GOs may be in place to facilitate trucks dropping materials and machinery at the key venues to facilitate build-in. Claycastle Car Park and Green Park will be closed to the public during these times as they are effectively building sites, but traffic restrictions for deliveries will be kept to a minimum. It's possible that there
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Youghal Musical Society Presents “THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT”

Youghal Musical Society are proud to present an all star cast in their up-coming spectacular “THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT. ” The show is directed by well known music giant John Daly and is under the musical directorship of maestro Dominic Finn. With numbers from such shows as WICKED, THE LION KING, HALF A SIXPENCE and THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, BILLY ELLIOT there will rocking in the aisles at The Mall Arts Centre for
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Ironman Alan ready for Youghal

From EchoLive. Five-time Ironman Alan O’Connor loves a challenge and claiming a sixth Iron distance medal at Youghal in June is the current aim for the 47-year-old this summer. Alan, who works in management, has been a member of the Cork Triathlon Club (CTC) since 2014. When he first joined the club, Alan said he couldn’t even swim 200m, never mind attempt an Ironman. Five years on, in peak physical
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Couple in constant fear since home hit by car

From The Irish Examiner. A couple who were left traumatised when a car hit their home last year say they live in constant fear of speeding traffic on their narrow street. Neighbours echo their fears but pleas for traffic calming measures have been unsuccessful. A car embedded itself in the home of Mary and Jerry Keohane on Youghal’s Ashe Street late at night, last July. The structural damage reportedly caused
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Homebirds Music Festival Concerts and Tickets

Showbands Spectacular Relive those Redbarn dances, with a Showband Spectacular, taking place in the Walter Raleigh Hotel Youghal on Saturday 18th May. Art Supple and his band will be joined by Johnny Carroll – The man with the Golden Trumpet and Crystal Swing, for a night of great music and dancing. Tickets : €20 and available from Crees Card Shop, Youghal, The Walter Raleigh Hotel, Cry104fm Studios, Nagle House, Youghal
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Caitriona Twomey is named Person of the Month for her work with the Cork Penny Dinners

From EchoLive. Head of Penny Dinners Caitriona Twomey has been announced as Cork Person of the Month for April. The award is to mark her outstanding contribution to the charity, which serves up to 2,000 hot meals a week and is one of Ireland’s longest standing charitable organisations. Formally established in 1888, Penny Dinners is committed to providing the hungry of Cork with hot meals seven days a week, all
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Darkness into Light – Glanmire, Cobh, Midleton and Youghal

From The East Cork Journal. It is just over a week until the 11th annual Darkness into Light 5km Walks will be taking place all over Ireland and in 12 international venues across the world. On 11 May at 4.15am in East Cork, Darkness into Light events in aid of Pieta House will take place in Glanmire, Cobh, Midleton and Youghal. Online registrations continue but committees want to stress that
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Parents Together in Autism Bag Pack in Tesco Youghal

From The East Cork Journal. Youghal Parents Together in Autism will be doing a bag pack in Tesco on Friday 3 and Saturday, 4 May. The voluntary group began as a way of providing parental support to families that got an autism diagnosis for one or more of their children. A committee member said, “It's easy, as a parent of struggling to comprehend what an autism diagnosis means for your child, to get bogged
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Mandy Hennessy is the Winner of the CRY Youghal Holiday Giveaway!

From The East Cork Journal. Mandy Hennessy from Duncoran in Youghal was the lucky winner of CRY104fm’s €1,000 Fun in the Sun draw which took place on 20 April. Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley, Chairperson of the Board at the Station, drew out the winning ticket live on Noel Cronin’s show. Courtesy of MacDonald Lee Travel and CRY, Mandy can now start planning a well-deserved sunshine getaway. Speaking with The East
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CRY Elections 2019 Coverage

On Friday 24th May 2019 the people of Ireland will go to the polls for Local Elections, European Parliament Elections, the Referendum on the Regulation of Divorce and the Waterford Mayoral Plebiscite. CRY104FM will endeavour to keep you informed on local election news in the coming weeks and the election counts on Saturday 25th May. Election News Local Elections 2019 European Parliament Elections 2019 Referendum on the Regulation of Divorce
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Ireland South Constituency Profile

From The Irish Times. The electoral race in the sprawling Ireland South constituency has been thrown wide open by the absence of Brian Crowley, the former Fianna Fáil MEP, who dominated every election he fought here since 1994 and has retired due to ill health. Mr Crowley’s absence leaves a huge void, and about 180,000 votes, nearly a quota and a half. The fact that this is now a five-seater
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Youghal SNA to take Flying Leap

From The East Cork Journal. An SNA in Bunscoil Mhuire, Youghal is taking on what some would do for thrill seeking but most, including herself, would call outright scary. It's not for the thrill, the adrenaline or a carpe diem moment, it's for the purest, kindest, most selfless love. Norma Ledingham is doing a Skydive on 26 April in Kilkenny for Down Syndrome Cork, the services of which her special charge
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Youghal Man Damien O’Brien Retires from Local Fire Station

From The East Cork Journal. On Friday, 12 April there was a gathering at Youghal Fire Station to mark the occasion of the retirement of firefighter, Damien O’Brien, who has retired as Leading Firefighter after 15 years of service. In attendance was his wife Aoife and their two children, along with the current crew and past members all of whom have worked alongside Damien during his tenure. Representatives from Ardmore
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Homebirds Festival Committee Host Official Launch

From The East Cork Journal. The upcoming Youghal Homebirds Musical Festival hosted by CRY104fm and in association with Parents Together in Autism, was officially launched in the Walter Raleigh Hotel in Youghal on Wednesday last, 17 April.  In attendance was CRY104fm Station Manager, Darragh Parker who welcomed everyone and spoke of some of the plans for the Festival which will take place over the weekend of 17-19 May.   Also present
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Three Accidents in Two Months Reignites Call for Urgent Safety Improvements in Killeagh Village

From The East Cork Journal. The Youghal Road Residents Association of Killeagh (YRRAK) has hit out at road alterations in their village that have led to a string of road traffic accidents in the past 2 months.  Since March there have been 3 separate single vehicle accidents at the dangerous 90 degree bend on the Eastern side of the village, damaging a number of sections to the boundary wall of
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County Mayor Launches Pride in Our Community 2019

The Mayor of County Cork Councillor Patrick Gerard Murphy launched the 2019 Pride in our Community Competition at the County Hall in front of a large crowd which included many County Councillors and representatives of Community groups from all over county Cork. The Pride in Our Community Competition is now celebrating its 14th year and continues to encourage communities to display the best of their area by developing sustainable amenities

Homebirds Music Festival 2019

We are delighted to announce that our first concert of the festival will be a Showband Spectacular with Art Supple, Johnny Carroll and Crystal Swing - official on Saturday 18th May at the Walter Raleigh Hotel. A night of great music, entertainment and most importantly dancing is guaranteed. If you want to relive those Redbarn days than there's no better place to be!!!!  Tickets just €20 and will be available from: Crees Card Shop

Homebirds Music Festival 2019

Delighted to announce that the The Homebirds Music Festival will be back on the 17th, 18th and 19th May, with music filling the town of Youghal for the 3 days. Stay tuned for details of the Music Trail and what events will be happening over the weekend. This year we will be partnering with Parents Together in Autism a fantastic local support group for Parents and Families with Children who have Autism.  So