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Green Light for Youghal Motorhome complex

East Cork tourism has been boosted after a local authority received planning permission for a motorhome parking complex. The development, in Youghal, is earmarked for a 6.6 acre site close to Claycastle beach and adjacent to Aura Leisure Centre. It will feature a 62-bay complex along with 10 coach-parking spaces, an all-weather playing pitch, tennis and basketball courts, a picnic area and playground. The site which has been derelict for
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CRY Fashion Show 2014

Its the fashion event of the Year its the CRY104fm fashion show at the GAA Pavillion next Wednesday May the 7th.  With Top models such as Cllr Mary Linehan Foley, Cllr Michael Beecher and a number of your favourite CRY presenters, its a night not to be missed.  With Mc's on the night Kay and Art Supple and featuring Fashions from A touch of Class, Wm Nevilles ,Orchid, Sport and
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International Nurses Week

Nurse Jobs Ireland and Dublin are Celebrating Nurses during International Nurses Week. Are you? Nurse Jobs Ireland will be on the streets of Dublin during International Nurses Week asking people why they are thankful for Nurses. The aim of this campaign is to get positive recognition for the Nursing profession in Ireland. We want to promote the Nursing profession to inspire under-graduates to choose Nursing as a profession in the
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Moby Dick Festival 30th May 2014

When John Huston chose Youghal to film the tale of Moby Dick, he chose wisely! Celebrating that historic connection to ‘Moby’, Youghal hosts a family friendly festival centred around the sea, its history and of course the famous white whale.   June Bank Holiday Weekend! Set over three days, and under the auspices the Youghal4All Group, the Moby Dick Festival promises something for all the family from sea themed parades
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Weekly Maritime News Round-Up

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly News and Comment Round-Up Updated Dateline - April 29, 2014. -------------------------------------- SEAFOOD GRADUATE PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED An important step forwards in the seafood industry is the announcement today (Tuesday April 29) by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency and University College Cork (UCC) of an agreement to provide structured industry placements for UCC graduates to the Irish Seafood Processing Sector through the ‘Seafood Graduate Programme’.
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Weekly Maritime News Round-Up

THIS ISLAND NATION WEEKLY NEWS AND COMMENT ROUND-UP Dateline - MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ THIS WEEK Giving a voice to coastal communities; what do you think of the new names of Irish naval ships and more... Read on ... A VOICE FOR COASTAL COMMUNITIES On Thursday, May 1, I will be chairing the opening session of a conference about coastal communities. This will be held at the Woodlands Hotel
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Saving Lives at Sea

As part of the Youghal RNLI’s 175 year celebrations CRY104fm has produced a brand new 1 hour Documentary  “Saving Lives at Sea” which you can hear on your local station on Tuesday next the 29th of April at 7pm. Beginning with one of Youghal Lifeboats most dramatic rescues on the 1st of August 1984 , the programme will trace the History of the Lifeboat station right up to the present
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CRY Golf Classic

Community Radio Youghal is to stage a fundraising golf classic. The event will be held at Youghal Golf Club on Thursday 5th June, 2014. All proceeds from the Golf Classic will go towards the purchase and fit-out of an Outside Broadcasting Unit. C.R.Y.  is appealing to clubs, societies, community organisations, golf societies, pubs, businesses and individuals to support what should be a very enjoyable fundraising event. The cost of entry
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Weekly Maritime News Round-Up

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment Round-Up from Marine Correspondent, Tom MacSweeney Dateline – April 14, 2014. -----------------------------THIS WEEK: Possible disagreement about ports development, new lifeboat facilities in the Aran Island, toxic waste in Cork Harbour and more….. Read on …. PORT DEVELOPMENTS Port developments appear to be heading for a degree of controversy over the next few months. It seems that Shannon-Foynes Port Company intends to oppose
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St. Declan’s Community Hall Annual Summer Bazaar

The Annual Summer Bazaar in aid of St. Declan’s Community Hall in Ardmore will be held on Sunday 6th July. We would greatly appreciate donations of articles for bric-a-brac stall.  Items such as household goods, delph, cutlery, ornaments, book, games, toys etc, would be greatly received. If you have anything you would like to donate please contact Terry on 087 9477213 or the hall will be open each Saturday from
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Youghal Credit Union Donation to CRY

Frank Delaney (centre) of Youghal Credit Union's Promotion & Development Committee presents a cheque to Mervyn Scott, Chairperson, Community Radio Youghal. On left is Declan Gibbons, Station Manager, Community Radio Youghal. For several years now, Youghal Credit Union has made an annual donation to Community Radio Youghal, in support of its work in the community. Community Radio Youghal is very grateful for this ongoing support.
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The Hope Foundation Cooking Competition

“Join The Hope Foundation for cooking competition ‘Sugar & Spice’ with special guest judges, Lilly Higgins. Are you a foodie with a flair for  Sugar & Spice and all things nice? Then enter the eat4StreetKids ‘Sugar & Spice’ cooking and baking competition. Join The Hope Foundation for an afternoon with our special guest judges including Lilly Higgins for the Sugar & Spice cooking competition and family day in aid of
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Waterford Festival of Food Weekend

Waterford Festival of Food Weekend Friday 11th April to Sunday 13th April There will be a Display of Fascinating vintage wedding dress exhibition from the1920's and through the years also old fashioned afternoon teas  & homemade cakes stall. On at - St. Mary's Church of Ireland, Dungarvan. The €2 entry fee in aid of GROW & the Church repair fund includes raffle ticket. Opening times Fri 11th & Sat 12th April
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Youghal United AFC Soccer Marathon

Youghal United AFC are holding a soccer marathon, Clarets v Sky Blues, fundraising day on 4th May. This is to raise funds to repair the storm damaged floodlights. After the final match, there will be the presentation of the Perpetual Cup by FAI Chief Executive John Delaney. This will be followed by the official opening of the clubs newly re-surfaced all-weather pitch and a raffle for two VIP tickets to
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€18m Water Treatment Plant Delayed On Legal Issue

From The Irish Examiner Commencement of an €18m wastewater treatment plant in Co Cork remains on hold due to uncertainty over ownership rights on the Blackwater. The Youghal project was expected to coincide with a €4.4m sewerage pipe network that began last month. A spokesman for the Department of the Environment said: “A legal title issue relating to the footfall of the outfall pipes [land bearing sewage pipes] has arisen,