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Record number of entries for Cork youth film festival

From EchoLive. First Cut! Youth Film Festival, the annual four-day event dedicated to showcasing new films by young filmmakers, has received a record number of submissions from across Ireland and internationally ahead of the festival which takes place next month in the Regal Cinema in Youghal. Now in its 11th year, the competition invited young people between the ages of 12-24 to submit their short films for consideration. Over 100
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Revealed! 100 New Speed Zones On Cork Roads – 903 Nationally

From The East Cork Journal. Gardaí have increased the number of locations across the country where their Go Safe vans will check for speed. From 6:00am this morning (17 February) almost 100 new locations across Cork County have been added to the 42 locations where speed traps are already in place. The primary purpose of safety cameras is to reduce speed related collisions, lessen injuries and save lives. Nationally there
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Phase Two Of Youghal Boardwalk To Commence In Weeks

From The East Cork Journal. After years in the pipeline, work is finally set to get underway on a 1 mile extension of the Youghal Eco Boardwalk. A Contractor for the works is to be appointed this week with construction of the new section, stretching from Redbarn to Claycastle, to begin in April. In 2012 Planning Permission was granted for Phase Two of the Town’s iconic wooden walkway. Winter storm
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Youghal Credit Union Gets Creative with local Art Group

From The East Cork Journal. Youghal Art Group was founded way back in 1995 in association with Coran Crafts and, following their second Art Exhibition in 1996, the Group branched out on their own.  Over the many years since, they have delighted hundreds of people from the East Cork and West Waterford with their magnificent artwork which was shown and displayed in Art Exhibitions in Youghal. The weekly meetings of
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CRY104FM Cheltenham Preview Night 2020

We are delighted to announce the official line up for the 2020 Cry104fm Cheltenham Preview Night. Danny Mullins Grade One Winning Jockey returns to the panel Tommy Lyons Irish Examiner Racing Correspondent Johnny Dineen, Irish Rails Bookmaker Martin Murphy, Horse Racing Ireland Jimmy Mangan, Grand National Winning Trainer. James Fenton, Blue Blood Racing This years chosen partnering charity is Air Ambulance Cork. Friday 6th March at Youghal GAA Club. Doors
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Fun In The Sun with CRY104FM and McDonald Lee Travel

Tickets are now available for this year's Fun In The Sun Draw. Win a holiday voucher worth €1000. All proceeds go to the upkeep of Community Radio Youghal. Tickets are €5 and are available at CRY, Nagle House, South Abbey, Youghal. We will also be around the streets selling tickets for the coming months. The Draw takes place on Saturday 11th April live on CRY104FM. Terms and Conditions apply  
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Bus Eireann confirm changes to fares on East Cork Expressway bus route after complaints of ‘extortionate’ pricing

From CorkBeo. Bus Eireann have confirmed new fares will come into place on the much-maligned route 40 Expressway Service between Cork and Waterford. A petition started by newly-elected TD James O'Connor back in September 2019 got over 1,000 signatures with calls to address the "extortionate" pricing. Mr O'Connor said at the time: "I am calling on Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority management to immediately launch a review into
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Yougal Chamber Says Improve Local Assets To Lure Foreign Investors

From The East Cork Journal. Youghal Chamber Of Commerce say investment is needed in hard infrastructure such as roads and broadband, if the town is to prosper in the new digital economy and attain its sustainable development goals. A deputation from the business community told the Council Executive on Monday that they would like to see Youghal’s assets improved, and a bypass for Castlemartyr and Killeagh, to help lure foreign
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Hundreds Attend Youghal Mass for Fishermen and Families

From The East Cork Journal. The haunting notes and words of “Fiddlers Green”, beautifully sung and played by Redmond and Jason Ansbro, rang through St Mary’s Parish Church, Youghal, at the start of annual Youghal Fisherman’s Mass which was celebrated on Saturday morning last, February 1st. The huge congregation included large numbers of families, friends, neighbours and locals who filled the Church and who sang along with great heart and for some,
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One of East Cork’s favourite ever nightclubs is being bulldozed to the ground

From CorkBeo. Cork party-lovers of the 80s and 90s look away now - Gigi's nightclub in Cork is currently being turned into a pile of rubble, much like a lot of people's memories of that time. The famous nightclub which was part of the Hilltop Hotel in Youghal is being bulldozed at the moment with work starting on Monday. The Hilltop Hotel, which is just 100m from Claycastle Beach, opened
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Fears Youghal’s best asset could be washed away

From The Irish Examiner. Fears have been expressed that a tourist town's best asset could be washed away. Business leaders in Youghal, Co Cork have told county councillors something needs to be done about the protective groynes on beaches which are almost completely gone. Youghal Chamber spokesman, Diarmaid Keogh, said they were originally installed along the coastline in late 1800s along with the opening of the railway, which fed the
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Cork duo Hill and Bulman set to take part in World Snooker Federation shootout

From EchoLive.ie TWO of Cork’s rising snooker stars will feature in the World Snooker Federation shootout at the end of the month. Sponsored by BetVictor, this is always one of the most exciting professional ranking events each season, and runs at the Watford Colosseum on February 20-23. Hill, from the Crucible snooker club, and Bulman, Youghal CYMS, will ensure there’s a strong Leeside interest in the tournament. Both players received theirinvitations
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Ironkids race added to Ironman Youghal

From EchoLive. Ireland’s only full Ironman event, held in Cork for the first time last year, is adding another element to the weekend with the country’s first-ever Ironkids event. The popular children’s event has been a staple at Ironman race weekends around the world, creating a festival atmosphere and providing an opportunity for children from in and around the host venues to be an active part of the race weekend.
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Carrigtwohill to Midleton N25 Upgrade Inches Closer

From The East Cork Journal. Plans to upgrade a 7 km stretch of the N25 between Carrigtwohill and Midleton took a step closer on Monday with the signing of a Contract for the route design stage. The Contract, worth €1.9 million, has been awarded to the European Engineering Consultancy Company, Sweco, who have an office based in Cork. The overall scheme, once completed, is expected to cost €70million. In November