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Panic Buying At Supermarkets – Public Urged To Remain Calm Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

From The East Cork Journal. With East Cork Stores cleared out of toilet rolls by panic buyers, people are told to stop being hysterical over Covid-19 The public has been urged to stop panic buying toilet rolls and other products, as scenes similar to those in the United States and Australia are appearing in East Cork stores. Shelves in Brookes SuperValu Youghal were also cleared out of every Dettol product,
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Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to open formal government formation talks

From The Irish Examiner. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are to open formal talks on forming a government amid fears over the coronavirus and after meetings of the two party leaders. In a statement this evening, Fianna Fáil confirmed that the two parties will appoint their own teams for the negotiations, which come as the country prepares to fight the spread of the virus. The party said: "The leaders of
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Right on time for Youghal: New documentary on life in the Clock Tower

From EchoLive. IT may sound like something from a fairytale, but ask John McGrath what his childhood was like and his answer is honest: life wasn’t always easy for the family of six who lived in Youghal’s Clock Gate Tower, where John’s dad, Christopher, was in charge of winding the clock to keep time for the town. “It was like living in a grandfather clock,” John says. “There were two
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Cork TDs call for price caps on essential items to stop retailers exploiting the coronavirus outbreak

From EchoLive. SEVERAL Cork TDs have called for price caps on hand sanitizer to be introduced after multiple retailers have hiked their prices amid coronavirus fears. On Friday, the French government implemented a limitation on how much the now much-coveted product can be sold for. Applicable until the end of May, a 50ml bottle is capped at €2, 100ml at €3 and 300ml at €5 and a litre at €15.
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In Focus

CRY104FM is revamping is Saturday Current Affairs programme In Focus. We would welcome input from our listeners as to what local and national issues they would like covered on the programme. Please contact us at infocus@cry104fm.com with your comments.
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IRONMAN Tri-Nations – 3 epic races in 3 countries in 3 years

The IRONMAN races across the British Isles have earned a reputation for being some of the most challenging and unique races in the world.   For the first time, the best of British, Irish and Welsh racing have combined to form the IRONMAN Tri-Nations: IRONMAN Ireland Cork, IRONMAN UK and IRONMAN Wales. Complete these three races within a three-year period and earn the IRONMAN Tri-Nations trophy.  Races completed from 2019 onward will count towards your Tri-Nations
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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2020

It is with deep regret that Youghal 4 All has found themselves in the position of having to cancel the St. Patrick’s Day Parade due to our concerns about COVID-19. The festivities in Youghal on St. Patrick’s Day have always been well supported and it is a fantastic opportunity to showcase the rich and varied culture of the town. Young and old alike throng the streets to watch the parade.
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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