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Weekly Maritime News Round-Up

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment Round-Up from Marine Correspondent, Tom MacSweeney Dateline – April 14, 2014. -----------------------------THIS WEEK: Possible disagreement about ports development, new lifeboat facilities in the Aran Island, toxic waste in Cork Harbour and more….. Read on …. PORT DEVELOPMENTS Port developments appear to be heading for a degree of controversy over the next few months. It seems that Shannon-Foynes Port Company intends to oppose
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St. Declan’s Community Hall Annual Summer Bazaar

The Annual Summer Bazaar in aid of St. Declan’s Community Hall in Ardmore will be held on Sunday 6th July. We would greatly appreciate donations of articles for bric-a-brac stall.  Items such as household goods, delph, cutlery, ornaments, book, games, toys etc, would be greatly received. If you have anything you would like to donate please contact Terry on 087 9477213 or the hall will be open each Saturday from
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Youghal Credit Union Donation to CRY

Frank Delaney (centre) of Youghal Credit Union's Promotion & Development Committee presents a cheque to Mervyn Scott, Chairperson, Community Radio Youghal. On left is Declan Gibbons, Station Manager, Community Radio Youghal. For several years now, Youghal Credit Union has made an annual donation to Community Radio Youghal, in support of its work in the community. Community Radio Youghal is very grateful for this ongoing support.
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The Hope Foundation Cooking Competition

“Join The Hope Foundation for cooking competition ‘Sugar & Spice’ with special guest judges, Lilly Higgins. Are you a foodie with a flair for  Sugar & Spice and all things nice? Then enter the eat4StreetKids ‘Sugar & Spice’ cooking and baking competition. Join The Hope Foundation for an afternoon with our special guest judges including Lilly Higgins for the Sugar & Spice cooking competition and family day in aid of
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Waterford Festival of Food Weekend

Waterford Festival of Food Weekend Friday 11th April to Sunday 13th April There will be a Display of Fascinating vintage wedding dress exhibition from the1920's and through the years also old fashioned afternoon teas  & homemade cakes stall. On at - St. Mary's Church of Ireland, Dungarvan. The €2 entry fee in aid of GROW & the Church repair fund includes raffle ticket. Opening times Fri 11th & Sat 12th April
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Youghal United AFC Soccer Marathon

Youghal United AFC are holding a soccer marathon, Clarets v Sky Blues, fundraising day on 4th May. This is to raise funds to repair the storm damaged floodlights. After the final match, there will be the presentation of the Perpetual Cup by FAI Chief Executive John Delaney. This will be followed by the official opening of the clubs newly re-surfaced all-weather pitch and a raffle for two VIP tickets to
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€18m Water Treatment Plant Delayed On Legal Issue

From The Irish Examiner Commencement of an €18m wastewater treatment plant in Co Cork remains on hold due to uncertainty over ownership rights on the Blackwater. The Youghal project was expected to coincide with a €4.4m sewerage pipe network that began last month. A spokesman for the Department of the Environment said: “A legal title issue relating to the footfall of the outfall pipes [land bearing sewage pipes] has arisen,
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Weekly Maritime News Round-Up

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News and Comment Round-Up from Marine Correspondent, Tom MacSweeney Dateline – April 7, 2014. ----------------------------- THIS WEEK: What is the point of a Heritage Department if it will not look after the heritage of the last Irish ship of its kind? Stout wreck; Largest ship at Drogheda … ARKLOW RESCUE It is not often that the RNLI and the Commissioners of Irish Lights combine to rescue
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CRY Launches Older Voices

Community Radio Youghal launched its brand new series Older Voices in Ballymacoda Hall on Friday last . This brand new 12 part series starts on Monday the 7th of April at 6.15pm focusing on the lives of older people living in the Ballymacoda and Ladysbridge area. Their stories are told in their own voices. In each episode the participant speaks about their lives growing up in Rural Ireland in the
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Weekly Maritime News Round-Up

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News Round-Up News, Comment, Opinion March 31, 2014 THIS WEEK: Could 80,000 Filipino seafarers lose their jobs over qualifications? Fishing is Ireland’s most dangerous job… What a South Pole telescope saw about the start of the world …. and more….. ************************************************ THIS ISLAND NATION RADIO PROGRAMME, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 7.30 p.m. Three of the country’s leading maritime organisations are joining forces with Youghal Community Radio
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This Island Nation, Wednesday, April 2, 7.30 p.m.

Three of the country’s leading maritime organisations are joining forces with Youghal Community Radio to support the monthly series of hour-long maritime radio programmes, THIS ISLAND NATION, broadcast from 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. on the first Wednesday night of each month on cry104fm The RNLI which operates the country’s lifeboats; Irish Water Safety, which is the national State body for safety on the water and the Commissioners of Irish
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Youghal4All Presents I’m a Celebrity

“Youghal4All”  presents “I’m a Celebrity” at Youghal GAA Hall on April 5th at 8pm. ARE YOU CELEBRITY MATERIAL if so why not enter our challenging gruelling rounds of Creepy Crawlies & Delicious Cuisine. The 5  Rounds are 1. Death by Chocolate 2. Buzz Off 3. Delicious Delights 4. Disgusting Ducking 5. Dip and Rip The Cost of this challenge €20 for teams of Two and €5 entry for Spectators. This
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Irish Guide Dogs Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day

The Irish Guide Dogs Charity is celebrating World Autism Awareness Day by hosting a coffee morning and bake sale on Wednesday, April 2nd from 10.30am to 12.30pm at its National Headquarters, Model Farm Road Cork. World Autism Awareness Day is an annual day of awareness, to focus global attention on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Come along to support the coffee morning – meet some of the dogs and get a tour
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Youghal Carer’s Group

The Youghal Carers group meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Family Centre in Blackwater Heights (middle estate, yellow building next to the playground). Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday April 2nd at 7:30pm-9:30pm. This is an opportunity for local carers’ to meet with one another, enjoy a cup of tea, cake and a chat. This group is for people who care for ill, disabled or
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This Island Nation – Weekly News Round-up

THIS ISLAND NATION Weekly Maritime News Round-Up News, Comment, Opinion March 24, 2014 THIS WEEK - Pride in tall ships, world’s first LNG tug, Arklow Shipping and Cruise Liner new vessels… and more….. ************************************************ THIS ISLAND NATION RADIO PROGRAMME The next edition of this hour-long programme will be broadcast on Wednesday, April 2 month from 7.30-8.30 p.m. on Youghal Radio cry104fm It will also be available on the station’s website
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Suicide Bereavement

Been Bereaved through suicide? YOU ARE NOT ALONE We wish to invite you to Join our club, at St.Mary’s Church of Ireland, Dungarvan , Co. Waterford  to meet other others in a similar situation for a chat and free tea or coffee. on the 1st Tuesday of every month starting 4th April From 10a.m – 12p.m Contact Breda Maher on (086) 9822498  or e mail  bredamaher3@hotmail.com