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National Carers Week

The National Carers Week, is coming to Cork on June 9th to June 15th Thousands of Family Carers will take part in week of Celebration. The 8th National Carers Week will celebrate and recognise the contribution of Ireland’s Family Carers with over 150 events nationally, from 9th to 15th June. The week is co-ordinated by Care Alliance Ireland in partnership with nine other leading Irish organisations who support family carers;
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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly News and Comment from Marine Journalist, Tom MacSweeney Dateline- May 26, 2014. ---------------------------- This week … Voluntary marine broadcasting, a unique sea bird visitor to Ireland, salmon fishing on the Nore and more….. --------------------------------------------------------------- VOLUNTARY MARINE BROADCASTING I was impressed by the interest of voluntary community radio broadcasters from around the country in the marine sphere when I met them at the annual conference of their organisation
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Pat McMahon

It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Pat (Patricia) MCMAHON, (née O Keeffe), Windmill Hill, and late of Market Square, Youghal, Cork. Pat was one of CRY's long-time presenters. She died Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Mercy University hospital Cork, under the excellent care of the Doctors, nurses and staff of St Patricks Ward. Beloved wife of the late Pat and loving mother
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New Podcast – In The Auld Fella’s Time

CRY 104FM is delighted to announce that episodes 1 and 2 of our latest documentary series, In The Auld Fella's Time, are now available for download from our podcast page at https://www.cry104fm.com/?page_id=3126 The 6 Part series see's series producer and presenter Marita Kelly take a step back in time to look at the changing face of agriculture and rural life in Ireland. Featuring a large number of contributors including Nathan Carter,
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Moby Dick Festival

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 centered around the sea, its history and of course the famous white whale. Set over three days, under the auspices the Youghal4All Group, the Moby Dick Festival promises something for all the family The opening parade takes place on Friday 30th May. This
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Sherlock confirms funding continuation for Community Radio Youghal

Sherlock confirms funding continuation for Community Radio Youghal Review process ensures support Minister for Research & Innovation, and Cork East TD, Seán Sherlock, has confirmed that that Community Radio Youghal (CRY) is to continue to receive funding following a review of the funding by the Department of Social Protection. “This is wonderful news for the workers, volunteers and most importantly, the listeners of CRY in Youghal and the surrounding areas,”
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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