From The East Cork Journal. A store in Youghal seems to have the luck of the draw when it comes to the National Lottery. The small Convenience Store on Tallow Street is responsible for hundreds of thousands of Euro in the past eighteen years. In the last year and a half alone the store has caused the national lottery to pay out €100,000 in prize money. Lotto HQ in Dublin
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
From The East Cork Journal. There has been an increase in the number of cases of mumps notified to the Department of Public Health, HSE South in recent weeks. This follows on from an notable increase in the number of cases reported in other regions of the country (a link is included below to the most recent available figures). Most cases are teenagers and young adults, occurring among those aged
From EchoLive. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="537"] Aisling Fleming, Leamlara, Sean Abbott, CEO of Cope Foundation, and Helen Fleming, Youghal, pictured at the official opening of Cope Foundation's new Community Hub in Midleton last year. The Midleton Community Hub supports people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism to be active citizens and live a life of their choosing in their own community of East Cork. Pic: Diane Cusack [/caption] General election candidates
WEEKEND ROTA FOR PHARMACIES Sundays 12 - 1 P.M. Sunday 26th January - Youghal Pharmacy
It has been announced that Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley is to step down from her role as Chair of the Community Radio Youghal Board of Directors for the duration of the Election Campaign. Cllr. Linehan Foley does not wish the station to appear favouarble to her or for any sense of impropriety to be seen during the campaign.
All candidates will be invited on Drivetine Monday to Thursday between 4pm and 6pm. In Focus will hold two live debates on Saturday 25th January and Saturday 1st February from 3pm to 5pm.
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Blood in the Alley Theatre Company in association with Cork County Council and The Arts Council presents: The Blackwater Valley Fit-Up Theatre Festival 22nd Jan – 23rd Feb 2020. Featuring 8 performances spread over 5 weeks, The Mall Arts Centre Youghal is the place to be for cutting edge Theatre in January and February. See The Mall Arts Centre or CRY Arts and Entertainment for details.
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From EchoLive. YOUGHAL looks set to establish a parkrun in spring 2020. The five-kilometre proposed route will begin at Claycastle car park and then up past the lighthouse, around Green Park and back. At the helm of the new parkrun is David Kilgannon who is currently working hard to get the project off the ground. The proposed Youghal parkrun is set to begin at Claycastle car park and then up
From EchoLive. THE Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital has appointed Cork man Michael O'Connell to be its next master. Professor O'Connell, who hails from Youghal, began his seven-year term this week, taking over from Prof Sharon Sheehan who completed her term. Trained in UCC, Prof O'Connell completed specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in both the UK and Ireland. He is particularly interested in the training of junior doctors
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Injury Unit charge reduced to €75 No charge if attending with full medical card or valid medical/GP referral letter Since Minister for Health Simon Harris signed a statutory instrument, the charge for attending a minor injury unit has been reduced from €100 to €75 as of today, 23rd December 2019. If you have a full medical card or valid medical/GP referral letter there is no charge for attending an Injury
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The Board of Community Radio Youghal invites applicants for the following position: Station Manager In existence for over 40 years CRY104fm is seeking a dynamic Station Manager who will have the energy and drive to lead a successful team forward and to continue the growth and development of an ever expanding Community Radio Station. The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate experience in managing permanent and part-time
If you’re looking for a way to do something special for someone in need this year, a great way would be to fill a shoe box with important items to make life more bearable for a homeless person during the festive season. Filled shoe boxes can be dropped off at our CRY studios at Nagle House, South Abbey Youghal during office hours. The following are a list of items to
From The East Cork Journal. An East Cork Cllr has accused Cork County Council of shirking its responsibility in protecting its citizens from speeding motorists, after officials claimed they have done all they can. Cllr Michael Hegarty made an impassionate plea at the December Sitting of the East Cork Municipality for safety measures to be installed, to protect residents and pedestrians from speeding traffic in Ladysbridge Village. Mr Hegarty said
From The East Cork Journal. On Friday morning last the young students of South Abbey NS gathered in the Hall for their usual Friday morning Assembly. This one, however, was extra special as they were presenting a cheque for POONS - the Childrens Paediatric Oncology Outreach Nursing Service in the Mercy Hospital. Staffed by full time Nurses, this is the only one of its kind in all of Ireland, which
Ironman Ireland this morning announced changes to Ironman Cork 2020 as follows: Check out our new courses for 2020! 🏊🏼♂️🚴🏼♂️🏃🏼♂️ We aim to deliver an unforgettable race experience so we listened to feedback from our athletes, scrutinised every aspect of the race and are excited to let you in on the what’s new at IRONMAN Ireland, Cork ☘️ SWIM 🏊🏼♂️ New, single-lap swim course for 2020 with exit point close to Youghal Lighthouse BIKE 🚴🏼♂️
From Echo Live. MANAGEMENT at Youghal greyhound stadium have been encouraged to make a robust submission before January 10 on the possible closure of the facility. It comes as the Minister of State Andrew Doyle has admitted that he’s surprised the track was one of four selected for closure in an independent report. The impending closure was raised in the Dáil by Cork TDs Pat Buckley and Kevin O’Keeffe this
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From EchoLive. County Cork Councillors were up in arms at the news that Youghal Greyhound Stadium is to be closed by the Irish Greyhound Board based on an economic report that showed it is loss-making and had the lowest attendance of any venue in the west and south-west. Fianna Fáil Councillor Frank O'Flynn from Fermoy said the closure would be a tremendous loss to East Cork and called on the
From EchoLive. Youghal Greyhound Stadium is to be closed by the Irish Greyhound Board. The Board has released an economic report that has recommended the closure of four of the 16 stadiums across the country. Despite operating since 1948, the report said that Youghal was loss-making and had the lowest attendance of any venue in the west and south-west The recommendations of the report have been accepted by the Board