The Homebirds Music Festival The 18th, 19th and 20th May, 2018 sees a music extravaganza coming to the beautiful coastal town of Youghal, Co. Cork. The Homebirds Music Festival, is a joint collaboration between Cork Arc Cancer Support House and Cry104fm (Community Radio Youghal), and will be the inaugural fundraising event for the two groups. Over 30 acts will descend on Youghal and spread across 18 venues filling the town
Taken from The East Cork Journal The young children of Chatterbox Dance School, Youghal, came together in Brú na Sí last week to present cheque for €596 to Helping Hands Homeless Action Group, Cork which was raised by the entire members of the Dance School, ranging in age from as young as 3 to 17 years, who were involved in the Annual Christmas Charity Show to raise funds for the
Taken from The East Cork Journal Aspiring young Artists who won prizes from Youghal Credit Union from their Annual Primary School Art Competition gathered on Wednesday evening the 31 January to collect their prizes at Youghal Credit Union. Colm Geary of Youghal Credit Union welcomed the winners and their families with refreshments on the evening. Judge Andrea Cashell presented the prizes and said “ It was difficult in the end
David and Sean Slattery, Youghal celebrating their retirement from service with The RNLI photographed with their proud parents Joe and Helen.
From Breakingnews.ie AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Hurling Final Ardmore (Waterford) 3-11 St Mogues Fethard (Wexford) 0-18 AET Ardmore became the first Waterford club to pick up AIB All-Ireland Junior Club Hurling silverware following a gruelling extra-time battle at Croke Park this afternoon. Seamus Prendergast delivered a Man of the Match display, after Ardmore dug deep in extra-time, following a game where they looked good for large periods at taking silverware.
From The East Cork Journal Now is the perfect time to reconnect with your local heritage and experience all of what Youghal has to offer. From the 15 – 18 February Youghal’s iconic Clockgate tower will open its doors to the public. A unique building in Irelands Ancient East, the tower holds many stories of pain and rebellion, love friendship and generosity. For hundreds of years people have trekked through
From The East Cork Journal McCarthy’s Newsagents in Youghal will be represented for a remarkable seventh time in this weekend’s edition of Winning Streak on RTE. Seven people from the East Cork/West Waterford area have purchased lucky tickets at the shop on Tallow Street, which has resulted in them appearing on the famous TV game-show. This Saturday, East Cork will be represented once again, with Youghal’s David O'Brien Jnr one
From The East Cork Journal. Youghal Community First Responders have announced the arrival of a new defibrillator in the town. This now brings the public access defibrillators in Youghal to a total of 5. The latest addition of the life-saving device is located outside the Youghal Clinic at Millennium Court, Foxhole. The other four are located at the Post Office, Spar near the Strand, Farrell’s Bar Summerfield and the Quays
On Monday the 22 January the Cork Arc Cancer Support House gratefully accepted a cheque for €1,000 following the fundraiser recently held by The Nook Bar Youghal at their Annual Charity Gig. On New Year’s eve night the Community of Youghal came together for a Trad night at the Nook Bar for the 13th Year in a row, along with local musicians – Kieran Aherne and Mark Ansbro, who generously
From The East Cork Journal. Earlier this month, 15-year-old Simon Meehan from Coláiste Choilm in Ballincollig was named the overall winner at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in Dublin. The transition year student, who lives in Ballinora, impressed the judges with his project, which came under the Biological and Ecological category. Simon’s project was an investigation of the antimicrobial effects of both aerial and root parts of selected
Major roadworks are in place on the N25 on the Eastern approach to Castlemartyr village to the end of July. Traffic restrictions will be in place with flagmen in operation during week days. Delays can be expected.
From The East Cork Journal Community Radio Youghal will extend its broadcasting hours later this month, with an exciting range of programmes set to compliment the move to 126 hours of radio per week. The community radio station updated its schedule two years ago, introducing early morning programming from 8 am, and broadcasting right up until midnight. Now, CRY is ready to go a step further. From January 22, CRY104fm
In Spring 2018 there will be a Community Development QQI Level 5 Course starting in Cumann na Daoine, Youghal. “Community Practice” is the 2nd module in the Community Development Course. Please note: Cumann na Daoine will be hosting an Open Information Evening in Mid January. Applicants would favourably have experience working or volunteering within the Community. If you would like to be more involved in decisions that affect you and
A Lecture by Dr. Tony Humphrey’s on Monday 29th January in St. Declan’s Hall, Ardmore from 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. Dr. Tony Humphrey’s is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and National and International Speaker. He is also a best selling Author of numerous books on parenting and communication. Tickets are €10 and are available from Quinn’s Food Store Ardmore, St. Declan’s National School and David Walsh Bookstore Dungarvan. For further information
From The Evening Echo YOUGHAL is commissioning a statue of the legendary literary figure of Captain Ahab from the novel Moby Dick to commemorate the filming of the movie version of the book in the east Cork town in 1954. The board of the Youghal 4 All organisation is seeking expressions of interest from sculptors of all levels of experience to developing a new external sculpture to be situated at Barry's