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Old Mobile Phones Needed

A local family with an autistic son needs to collect old, unused mobile phones with the batteries if possible.  Once collected Irish Autism Action will provide a much needed IPad for the child which will help him to develop skills that he will need to live a normal life. If anyone has any old phones, please consider donating them. Phones can be dropped in to the station or you can
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Youghal Community First Responders

Youghal Community First Responders are holding a public information night on Friday 10th October in the Walter Raleigh Hotel, Youghal at 8.00pm.   This will be an opportunity for anyone interested in enrolling on the course to find out more. Refreshments will be served on the night, all are welcome. Also on the night awards certificates will be presented to those who have already completed their training.
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CRY104FM Great Getaway Draw

Fly Away with CRY! Draw will take place on Saturday 15th November in Farrell's Bar, Summerfield Tickets €5 1st Prize McDonalds Lee Travel Holiday Voucher for €500 2nd Prize Castlemartyr Resort Hotel (1 night B&B + dinner for 2 in Bell Tower Restaurant) 3rd Prize Trabolgan Holiday Village (midweek break for 4 nights) 4th Prize Radisson Hotel Little Island (2 nights B&B for 2) 5th Prize Bewley's Hotels (one night
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One to One Employment Support Services

SECAD have resumed their weekly One to One Employment Support Services in Cumann Na Daoine in Youghal and at the SECAD offices and ‘Training and Mentoring Centre’ in the Owenacurra Business Park in Knockgriffin in Midleton. This free and independent service offers support regarding Job Seeking, Employment & Self Enterprise advice, and provides information & guidance on training / return to education and on all Government initiatives & supports that
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Irish Guide Dogs Seeking Puppy Walkers

Irish Guide Dogs are urgently looking for volunteer puppy-walkers in Cork city and the surrounding areas. Puppy-walking involves fostering a puppy for 12-14 months in your own home, teaching the puppy to become a well-trained, well adjusted animal. Full support will be given to volunteers by an Irish Guide Dogs’ supervisor who will keep in regular contact and monitor the puppy's progress. All veterinary fees and feeding costs are covered
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION – Youghal to 2020

‘Youghal to 2020’ A Heritage-Led Vision to the Next Decade ‘Investing in Heritage’ – A heritage-led regeneration strategy for Youghal was published in 2005.  This plan sought to address a number of issues concerning the economic and physical regeneration of the historic centre of the town through measures which were primarily aimed at the protection, conservation and enhancement of the built heritage of the town. Considering the time that has
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ISIDA Annual Barrow Walk

Want to kick start your fitness this Autumn?  Why not register for the Irish Sudden Infant Death Association’s Annual Barrow Walk and help us put our best foot forward in supporting parents and families through the sudden loss of the death of their child. The walk takes place on Saturday 4th October 2014.  Registration is €10 per person and registration is at 10.30am in St Mullins car park. For more
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Job Seeking Clinic

Carrigaline Family Support Centre Will hold a FREE Job Seeking Clinic In the Carrigaline Family Support Centre, Main St, Carrigaline on Tuesday 7th October from 2pm – 5pm. And every second Tuesday until Christmas JOB SEEKING CLINIC ONE TO ONE PROFESSIONAL HELP WITH CV PREPARATION, INTERVIEW SKILLS ETC. Essential FOR JOB SEEKERS Ring for appointment 0214919299 cfsicc@gmail.com www.carrigalinefamilysupportcentre.com
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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATIONBy Tom MacSweeney, Marine CorrespondentDateline – September 8, 2014.………………………………..A weekly review of maritime news, comment and opinion.………………..…………………..……………………………… THIS ISLAND NATION ON MONDAYS IS MOVING TO AFLOAT on Mondays. Open the Monday Marine TIN from this week on the AFLOAT MARINE WEBSITE: afloat.ie/blogs/island-nation ………………………………… Why does the Irish Central Bank not recognise the marine sphere? Open the MONDAY MARINE TIN .......NOW on afloat.ie/blogs/island-nation.... Go there now for weekly marine news
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Round Our Way

CRY104fm has just launched a brand new series of programmes which are sure to light up your Autumn  . Made with the support of the of the Broadcasting Authority “Round Our Way” is an eight part monthly series looking at the importance of Community Societies in Rural Ireland. The series will visit eight different parishes in East Cork and West Waterford and meet with various Organisations, Societies and individuals across
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Agri Diversification Enterprise Training

Are you a member of the farming community? Would you like to Diversify your farm? Do you have a business idea that could add value to your current farm business? SECAD’s Agri Diversifcation Enterprise Training will allow participants to assess the commercial viability of their business idea and generate a well-structured business plan. Participants will be guided through the aspects that they need to consider when setting up a new business
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Time to Change

SECAD is delighted to deliver the highly successful programme Time to Change in Youghal again this September. Time to Change is an uplifting and proactive programme designed for those who are currently job seeking and in need of support in moving forward in a positive way and for people who have cared for children or other individuals and now want to explore options to determine what their next steps should
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Cork Film Centre Launches An Exciting Film Making Programme

‘Confidence Boost for Cork young filmmakers’ as Cork Film Centre launches an exciting and unique film making programme for young people in Cork. Cork Young Filmmakers, a Cork County Youth Arts Training Programme managed by Cork Film Centre, is launching a new and exciting film-making training course ‘Towards Confident Film Making’. The 40 hour training is designed  for young people, ideally between the ages of 15 and 21, who are interested in
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Red Cross Carer of the Year Award

The Irish Red Cross is currently seeking nominations for the Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year Award.  The aim of this award is to recognise those members of communities across the country who tirelessly give, help and care for those most vulnerable people in society.  People who take on the role of carer, often without any formal training and who often feel overwhelmed and vulnerable themselves.  It is our
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Go for Life Small Grant Scheme

The Go for Life Small Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for older people is now open. The scheme is aimed at encouraging older people to get active and is used by groups and clubs all over Ireland to buy equipment, run sports events or try new activities. Last year over 1,000 groups and organisations availed of this opportunity. Each grant awarded this year will be between €250 and
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E-Learning at the Library Project

CETB in partnership with the Cork Library Service are delighted to announce the ‘ E-Learning at the Library Project’ is scheduled to commence in a number of locations throughout Cork city and county including Youghal, Midelton, Carrrigaline and Cobh.  This learning programme has been developed for people with little or no IT skills as well as those with a higher skill level and will be delivered FREE OF CHARGE by trained
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VIP Vouchers for Perks

We have 6 VIP vouchers to give away to our listeners, for Perks Funfair and amusements in Youghal. Each voucher entitles the bearer to one of the following; 1 Game of Bowling 1 Session of Lazer Tag 1 Hour Play at Blackbeards Play Centre The Draw will take place on Yawl Ready for this next Friday 29th August at 1.50pm All you have to do is give us a call
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Youghaloween Spooktacular Fundraiser

Youghaloween Spooktacular would like to cordially invite you to Barry's Lane, Youghal, on Friday 22nd August at 6pm to bear witness to a unique and exceptional example of crime and punishment.Join in as members of the Halloween Festival committee spend a gruelling 24 hours in coffins, but not before being accused of grave-robbing and subjected to a special trial. Enjoy a great show and help raise funds for the upcoming Halloween festival.Youghal is the place
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Weekly Maritime News Roundup

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment By Tom MacSweeney, Marine Correspondent Dateline – August 18, 2014. ……………………………….. This weekly service reports and reviews a choice of maritime news and opinion and includes a digest of material from other maritime outlets ……… THIS ISLAND NATION ON FACEBOOK reached 1,063 readers last week ……. Daily maritime news on TWITTER: @TomMacSweeney ………………………………………………………………… MARITIME NEWS AND COMMENT ……………………………………… SEAMANSHIP AND COURTESY Two