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
Community Radio Youghal’s Golf Classic 2014 will be held at Youghal Golf Club on Thursday 5th June. This is a 3 Person Team Event A team of 3 costs €90.00 T Box Sponsorship is €25 All proceeds will go towards the purchase of a new Outside Broadcast Unit for Community Radio Youghal. For more information contact Community Radio Youghal at 024- 92288
Youghal Community Transport Bus is a great service offered to people over 60 years and people with special needs. The Community Transport Bus serves Youghal town and the surrounding areas. This is a friendly, safe and helpful facility. To avail of the service please contact 087 1759666 or 024 91900.
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
East Cork Oil sponsors of GAA THIS WEEK with Michael O'Brien,included is CRY 104fm Station Manager Declan Gibbons,Michael O'Brien,CRY104fm host of GAA THIS WEEK,Alan Hennessy & Liam Dalton of East Cork Oil....."GAA THIS WEEK & East Cork Oil,bringing you the best in East Cork / West Waterford GAA news..
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.
“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
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
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
As the Easter weekend approaches Youghal Coast Guard unit would like to remind people who plan to go out on the water to make themselves aware of the need for safety on and near the waters Boaters please Wear lifejackets and make sure they are of the proper type for your chosen activity and that they fit properly and have been recently serviced. Please make sure that boat engines have
From The Evening Echo A LACE fan made in 1893 by nuns in Youghal for Queen Mary was among the items shown by Queen Elizabeth II to President Michael D Higgins yesterday. After his ceremonial arrival at Windsor Castle, President Higgins and his wife Sabina were taken by the monarch to view Irish items in the Royal Collection at the Castle’s Green Room. The lace fan on display was made
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,
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
The Louise Morrissey concert that was due to take place this Friday night in the Walter Raleigh Hotel in Youghal has been cancelled until further notice
Please note the Cork DAWG Table Quiz on Thursday 27th March will now be held in JDs at 8pm.
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 email@example.com
Dave Law is a local Tree Surgeon and is looking for woodland in the local area to run woodcutting and chainsaw training courses. They will trim trees for free and can arrange for the wood to be taken away if the farmer wishes. The site must be on fairly level ground and at the first thinning stage of growth. For more information please contact Dave on 086 8206811 or by