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Killeagh Point to Point

The Killeagh Point to Point Committee wish to inform all stakeholders that for the 2019 Point to Point meeting, there will be a change of venue for its date on January 20th. Regretfully, the lands at Knockane have become unavailable, but the Killeagh Point to Point Committee wish to thank the Hennessy Family for racing on their lands for 35 years. It was always known as a great viewing track
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CADA Performing Arts Academy Courses in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal

Cork’s Premier Stage School for all your Drama, Dance and Musical Theatre Classes, Monday from 3.30 – 6.30 pm in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal. Founded by Catherine Mahon-Buckley twenty years ago, CADA Performing Arts is an acknowledged centre of excellence for Drama, Dance and Musical Theater Studies. CADA continues to provide classes for 2018 after a successful 2017! They offer a chance to discover your own strengths and weaknesses. 
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Christmas Craft Fair at the Mall Arts Centre

Sunday 9th December 12 noon to 6 pm Get all your Christmas shopping done in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal on Sunday 9th December. A wonderful array of artists will be bringing us an impressive range of craft stalls and lots of family fun!! Local artists taking part include:  Klaudia Miksa – Canvas and Soaps Studio Amanda Murphy -Ceramics Carole Redmond – Paper- craft & Origami Sophie Heloise Cousin Illustrations
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Pat Shortt – Hey!

Pat Shortt is back with a brand new stage show called ‘Hey!’ Following the sell-out successes of ‘The Hall’, ‘Selfie’ and ‘How’s Tings?’ and fresh from starring roles in the hit play ‘A Skull In Connemara’ and the film ‘The Belly of The Whale’, Ireland’s best-loved comedian takes to the road with his latest quirky look at Irish life. Featuring all brand new material and sketches, this new show is
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Youghal Cancer Support House to Open it’s Doors in December

From The East Cork Journal. The trustees of Cuan House, 29 Friar Street, Youghal, Co. Cork would like to acknowledge that as and from the 1st December 2018 the charity ‘Youghal Cancer Support’ will be operating from the above address. Currently Cork ARC are running services at the house and sadly in recent week’s despite numerous emails and meetings which were held by both parties, the CEO of Cork ARC emailed
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€500,000 for Youghal Eco-Boardwalk Extension

The allocation of €500,000 for the extension of Youghal Eco-Boardwalk 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 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme 2018 operated by the Department of Rural, Community and Gaeltacht. “Today’s funding announcement of €500,000 for the Eco-Boardwalk project is great news for Youghal. This will
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Aldi Opens New Youghal ‘Project Fresh’ Store

Aldi has today opened a new 'Project Fresh' store, in Youghal, Co.Cork. The new store will bring a total of 20 new jobs to East Cork. Featuring Aldi’s Project Fresh layout and design, the new store boasts a large shop floor spanning 1,140m², 73 free car parking spaces, wide aisles and hi-spec fixtures and fittings. Speaking at the store opening, Michael Walsh, Store Manager of Aldi’s new Youghal store said,
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Youghal man Quill part of the ‘Irish mafia’ helping US rugby to new heights

From the42.ie USA FLANKER JOHN Quill already has life after rugby figured out. The Cork man, who has earned 27 caps for the US and starts today’s clash with the Māori All Blacks at Soldier Field after Ireland play Italy, plans to move into the family bakery business. Quill’s father, Fergus, runs Collins Bakery back home in Youghal and is the fourth generation of the family in charge of the business.
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Cancer support group ends service just months after opening

From The Irish Examiner. A cancer support organisation is withdrawing from an east Cork town just months after its centre was officially opened by cancer survivor Majella O’Donnell. Cork Arc cancer support house in Youghal had been providing treatments and supports to upwards of 90 patients from east Cork and West Waterford. Although officially opened last August, it had been providing a once-weekly service since May 2017. The facility’s team
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Community Radio Youghal contracted for a further 10 years

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (Friday, 19th October) announced the signing of a community sound broadcasting contract with Community Radio Youghal, serving Youghal Town and environs. Speaking at the contract signing, Professor Pauric Travers, Chairperson of the BAI, said: “We are very pleased to sign today’s contract with Community Radio Youghal which will extend the provision of a radio service for the community of Youghal Town and environs for a further
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Restoration Works Continue at Youghal Town Walls

From youghal.ie We are thrilled to see preservation and restoration works continue at Youghal’s 13th century Town Walls. Works are undertaken with the support The Irish Town Walls Network, under the auspices of The Heritage Council, ensuring the structure and integrity of this magnificent structure and heritage site. Dating back to at least 1250 and built to preserve and protect our Town, Youghal Town Walls, are the most intact and
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Youghal Secures €95,000 Towards ‘Moby Dick’ Maritime Sculpture and Public Realm Works

From youghal.ie. Youghal, Co. Cork was among one of the major recipients of funding from the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, with €95,000 allocated towards public realm works on the quayside including a ‘Moby Dick’ themed statue. Cork County Council partnered with local voluntary group, Youghal4All, in delivering the project funding. The funding will specifically go towards the replacement of old stone footpaths along the quayside with Carlow blue
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Irish Rail rules out reopening Youghal to Midleton line, backs greenway development

From The Evening Echo. IRISH Rail has said reopening the Youghal to Midleton railway is “not realistic” and is supportive of establishing a greenway along the route. The rail provider's stance has effectively put an end to any hope of the line being established in the near future. Local debate on the development of a greenway on the line has centred around the viability of the railway with the Green
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East Cork Streets Paved with Gold

From The East Cork Journal. It was another golden moment for East Cork at Dublin’s Helix Theatre when both Cobh and Youghal made a clean sweep at this year’s Tidy Towns competition on Monday 24 September. Cobh received a Gold medal for the fourth year in a row with Youghal receiving their second. Cobh, who were also highly commended in the South Cork area, increased last year’s score of 323
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New Youghal Wastewater Treatment Plant will protect the environment and support local development

From The East Cork Journal. The newly opened Youghal Wastewater Treatment plant will protect the local environment and provide a platform for ongoing social, economic and tourism development in the East Cork town. Irish Water and Cork County Council marked the official opening of the new treatment plant with a ceremony attended by Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, Deputy David Stanton. The completion of these works brings
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New Lease of Life for Youghal’s Historic Courthouse

  From The East Cork Journal. A landmark building in Youghal which has suffered years of neglect could be on course for a bright and healthy future, as Cork County Council carry out a Building Survey. Located on Market Square, the former District Courtroom has been derelict for a number years following the move by Judicial Services to the Mall Arts Centre. Last year the Court Services said they were
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CRY Golf Classic 2018 Results

1st Liz Walsh, Kate Flavin ,Tony Lynch.   With a score of 63. 2nd Michael Landers, Mick Coleman ,Maurice Power. Score 62. 3rd Ger Motherway , Jim Morey and Kevin Landers. Score 58. 4th Steven Hennessy , Tommy Bulman and Dermot Hogan Score 58.   Well done to all the Teams who took part and a huge thanks to all the Teams and Sponsors who supported what was a hugely successful
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Youghal Cllr Accused of being Anti-Rural over Local Property Tax

From The East Cork Journal The Deputy Mayor of Cork County, Cllr Mary Linehan Foley, has been accused of being “anti-rural” and “populist” with a Motion seeking that Local Property Taxes collected in Cork should be kept in their own particular area. The tax was established to fund services such as maintaining public lighting, roads and paths, grounds keeping and managing public parking. However, 40% of the Authority overall allocation
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Youghal4All to Host Barbecue on the Mall in Bid to Raise Funds for the Moby Dick Sculpture

From The East Cork Journal Youghal4All's fundraising efforts for the commission of a sculpture commemorating the filming of Moby Dick in Youghal in 1954, continues in earnest. On Sunday, 29 July from 3pm 'til 5pm, the committee have organised a family friendly afternoon and barbecue on the Mall beach, complete with games and packed with fun4all!! Music will be supplied by D.J. Ger. The cost is €3 a plate and