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A Magical Christmas at Ballymaloe Grainstore

Join the Christmas toys and elves from Billiejean's School of Performing Arts and RDC as they magically come to life to help save Christmas just in the nick of time. Talented local students perform a not-to-be-missed song and dance show that is holiday fun for all the family. Friday, December 13 at 6.00pm. Saturday, December 14 at 1.00pm and 5:30pm. €18 Student & OAP €15. Family ticket x 4 €65.
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The Night Market Before Christmas

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal       Saturday 7th December      6pm – 9pm      Tickets: €10.00 Shop a little differently this Christmas! Anna and Katie of Revolving Wardrobe Events bring us “The Night Market Before Christmas”. Both ladies have vast experience in running their own vintage & pre-loved clothing businesses.  Now they have come together to create an innovative and exciting platform that promotes reusing and recycling  clothes that may
Gay Byrne
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Veteran RTÉ broadcaster Gay Byrne dies aged 85

From RTE News. The death has been announced of RTÉ broadcaster Gay Byrne. He was 85 and had been ill for some time. In a statement, his family said: "It is with sadness that Kathleen, Crona and Suzy wish to announce that their beloved Gay has died peacefully at home today, surrounded by his family. "We wish to thank everybody for their love and support during Gay's illness. Particularly the wonderful
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Tom Russell at The Ballymaloe Grainstore

Wednesday 13 November 2019 8.00pm € 27 The greatest living folk-country songwriter is a man named Tom Russell. - Rolling Stone Magazine The grandfather of Americana, whose deadpan sense of humour and powerful songwriting set him apart. – The Guardian Tom Russell is the best songwriter of the generation following Bob Dylan. - The Montreal Gazette Ballymaloe Grainstore is delighted to welcome the legendary Tom Russell on one of his rare visits to Ireland.  With forty
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Dirty Dusting at The Ballymaloe Grainstore

Sunday 10 November 2019 8.00pm €25 Starring The X Factor’s Mary Byrne Hang onto your Hoovers for Dirty Dusting, a hilarious comedy play about a trio of hard-working, 70-something cleaners facing redundancy. They might be past their best, beyond their sell-by date and over the hill but they certainly don’t take threats of getting the axe lying down. These game girls set up a phone sex service, known as The Telephone
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Youghal EXPO 2019

Yew Wood Venues is delighted to announce its inaugural group exhibition, EXPO 2019, which will take place  at the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal from 8th to 10th November 2019. Expo 2019 is open to artists working in all disciplines.  The exhibition will provide both budding and established artists the opportunity to present their works in the Mall Art Centre  exhibition space.  Expo 2019 offers artists the opportunity to explore new styles and trends etc. in
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Open Call for Artists

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal      8th to 10th November 2019      EXPO 2019 is a fundraiser in aid of the  Youghal Lifeboat – RNLI Yew Wood Venues wishes to announce that its inaugural group exhibition EXPO 2019 will take place in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal from 8th to 10th November 2019. Expo 2019 is open to all artists working in all disciplines. Do you paint and draw as
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CCCahoots Live

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal     Sat 30th November @ 8 pm      Tickets €15.00 CCCahoots, Cork’s most loved comedy troupe, Tadhg Hickey, Dominic MacHale & Laura O’Mahony whose work has been described by Channel 4 Comedy Dept. as ‘Brilliant, such a great range’, are bringing their sell out Cork Opera House show to the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal! Season one of their debut TV sitcom The School aired
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Youghal Little Theatre presents “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal      Wed 9th – Sat 12th October at 8 pm sharp Youghal Little Theatre is looking forward to hosting another excellent production building on the tremendous success from their recent plays in the Mall Arts Centre. Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his
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Youghal Celebrates History 2019

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal      Saturday 28th September    Registration at 9 am Youghal Celebrates History 2019 Our intriguing past…forging our future….. Youghal Celebrates History, a voluntary group dedicated to preserving and promoting the unique heritage in this wonderful walled port town is celebrating its 17th annual conference. The theme of this years conference is SECRET SOCIETIES AND SOCIETIES WITH SECRETS  This promises to be a very exciting conference …. with
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Fandango Duo

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal      Saturday 21st September at 8pm   Tickets €15/€12 concession We are very excited to welcome back the wonderful Fandango Duo to St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal.  The duo, David Keating and Colin McClean, famed for their sense of fun as well as their super duper musicianship, will bring their energetic and soulful music to the concert platform here to us in Youghal. Whether it
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Culture Night – Youghal Choral Society, Evening Recital

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal      Friday 20th September at 7.30      Admission is free! Culture Night is an annual public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.   On Culture Night, venues all around the island of Ireland open their doors for special and unique events and workshops, all FREE of charge. In conjunction with National Culture Night – Youghal Choral Society, once again, will captivate and
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Ruairí de Leastar

St Mary’s Collegiate Church,Youghal     Friday 13th September at 8 pm     Tickets: €15/€12 U18 Yew Wood Venues is absolutely thrilled to welcome Ruairí de Leastar to St Mary’s Collegiate Church for his first ever concert in this unique and historic Church and concert venue. A Clonmel native, Ruairí has been honing his craft and enrapturing countless audiences for the past fifteen years with his elastic, soulful voice. He has
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Vagabones by Raymond Deane

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal      Thursday 12th September      Tickets: €20/€18 concession An opera by Raymond Deane in association with Crash Ensemble Based on the play “Trespasses” by Emma Donoghue Following the outstanding success of The Return of Ulysses at Kilkenny Arts Festival 2018, Opera Collective Ireland presents the World Premiere of Raymond Deane’s Vagabones. Based on Emma Donoghue’s stage adaption of her 1996 radio play Trespasses, the opera with a
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Blind Poets

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal      Saturday 7th September at 8pm      Tickets: €10.00 Cork’s very own Celtic Folk ensemble, Blind Poets, starting their second year together, have just released their EP and are currently finishing their debut album, launch planned for September. Beautiful song-writing, skillful musicianship and five exceptional voices form the Blind Poets.  They are Niamh Murphy (piano and vocals), Karen O’Doherty (violin and vocals), Katie
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Eric Patrick Nolan in Concert

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal       Saturday 24th August       Tickets: €15.00 Eric Patrick Nolan in concert – Listen To The River – Debut Tour & Album Join one of Irelands finest and upcoming artists for an evening of breathtaking vocals and captivating songs. Eric will take you on a musical journey of bewitching Irish favourites and uplifting anthems from his newly released album “Listen to the River”.
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Youghal Medieval Festival set for August Bank Holiday Weekend 2019

The 13th annual Youghal Medieval Festival will take place in the Youghal this year on 4thAugust 2019.  The current ‘Festival of the Year’ (Chambers Ireland – Excellence in Local Government Awards) has been given a new place in the calendar year of the August bank holiday weekend in order to facilitate the increasing numbers wishing to attend the event.  The event is organised by Cork County Council’s Youghal Heritage Committee in
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Frances Black in Concert

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal      Friday 16th August 2019      8 pm(doors open at 7.30). When Nanci Griffith called Frances Black “the sweetest voice of Ireland,” she was paying tribute to someone who has been one of Ireland’s best-loved and most enduring artists since the late 80s, with a string of best-selling albums, awards and other accolades behind her.  Now Yew Wood Venues is absolutely thrilled to
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Chamber Plilharmonia Cologne perform in St Mary’s Collegiate Church

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal Friday 9th August 2019 Time: TBC Yew Wood Venues is delighted to welcome back The Cologne Philharmonic Orchestra once again. Whether in the Frisian Islands, the Norwegian Fjords, England, Ireland, Spain, the villages and cities of Australia & New Zealand or in the federal capital Berlin, the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne is at home all over the world. Their goal: “To make classical music accessible to
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Designer Minds Summer Camp 2019

Designer Minds The Mall Arts Centre       Youghal 6th – 9th August 2019. Contact 087 631 0411 info@designerminds.ie https://designerminds.ie/contact You will not find a Summer camp experience like Designer Minds anywhere else in the country! We are not just a science camp, a computer camp, an engineering camp or a LEGO® camp! We are everything combined, offering primary children a true taste of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and
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Queen of the Sea 2019 Set to be Spectacular!

From The East Cork Journal. The Annual Queen of the Sea Festival takes place in Youghal this weekend, July 12th – 14th. Now in its 10th year, the Family Fun Festival has grown to become one of East Cork’s most loved events. Last year’s Queen of the Sea festivities drew more than five thousand visitors to the sunny South East beach front of Youghal, and this year it looks set
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STARCAMP 2019 Youghal!!

Youghal Summer Camp 2019, The Mall Arts Centre from 8-12 July 2019 WHAT TO EXPECT AT IRELAND’S NO 1 CAMP IN 2019! Whether you are a boy, girl, sporty, shy, creative, eager, nervous, energetic, musical, fun loving, serious, self-assured or reserved – this is the camp experience that your child will love and will remember for a lifetime! STARCAMP 2019 OFFERS THE PERFECT MIX OF THE FOLLOWING TO ENSURE THE