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The Homebirds Music Festival, Youghal – 17th, 18th & 19th May!

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal      Sunday 19th May 2019      Tickets €15.00 Community Radio Youghal are delighted to announce their second concert for The Homebirds Music Festival. The amazing Gina returns after her sell out concert last year with her stunning concert ‘The Arms of An Angel’ in St Mary’s Collegiate Church on Sunday 19th May. Joining Gina will be a very special guest, our very own Caroline
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Killeagh Choir – ‘The Voices’ present ‘Summer Serenade’

St Mary’s Collegiate Church Saturday 18th May 2019 On Saturday, 18 May the award-winning choir, Killeagh based choir ’The Voices’ and their guests will be performing in the historic St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal. The Voices have travelled extensively both at home and abroad, and have performed on RTE Television on two occasions. They have enjoyed collaborations with many other groups, choirs and orchestras and annually perform for charitable
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Cork International Choral Festival – Choeur Azimuts [France]

St Mary’s Collegiate Church Youghal      Friday 3rd May at 6 pm      Admission is FREE Choeur Azimuts is a young adult choir based in Lille in the North of France. Created in 2013 by Madeleine Saur, its current director, the choir bring together about 30 choristers around a contemporary capella repertoire. Through modern-day composers such as Veljo Tormis, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, or Tarik O’regan, Azimuts’s repertoire is mostly
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Youghal Choral Society presents ‘Music for a Summer’s Evening’

St Mary’s Collegiate Church Youghal      Sunday 28th April at 7.30 pm      Ticket price: TBC On Sunday 28th April, Youghal Choral Society will present and evening of music and song in the magnificent setting of St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal. The Choir under director Patricia Whyte, are looking forward to presenting an evening of exquisite voice, harmony and magical music. Youghal Choral Society has been very busy
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Jon Kenny – Crowman

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal     Saturday 6th April 2019 at 8 pm      Tickets €20.00 Tickets are available online at www.themallartscentre.com or telephone 087 9593276 or at the door on the day of the performance. Jon Kenny is touring with his play Crowman, the play received standing ovations every night during a run in Cork Midsummer Festival at the Granary. In Crowman Jon plays numerous characters but the
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The Vanbrugh in Concert

The Mall Arts Centre      Saturday 30th March at 3 pm Yew Wood Venues in collaboration with the National String Quartet Foundation presents THE VANBRUGH           Keith Pascoe, violin Simon Aspell, viola Christopher Marwood, cello with Macdara Ó Seiradáin, clarinet Siun Milne, violin MOZARTClarinet Quintet in A major K.581 [1789] BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op.115 [1891] This is a rare opportunity to hear the two great classical works written for the
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It’s lights, camera, action for First Cut! Youth Film Festival

The Mall Arts Centre  & The Regal Cinema, Youghal          6-9 March 2019 Budding young film makers will gather in the beautiful coastal town of Youghal in Co. Cork from 6-9 March for the First Cut! Youth Film Festival.  First Cut! is a vibrant international youth film festival, now in its 10th year, attracting young filmmakers aged 12-24, families and film enthusiasts for an impressive line-up of
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Harmony presents ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal      Sat 23rd to Thurs 28th March 2019     Tickets: TBC For updates please contact 087 9593276 Featured picture the late Ann Manahan. Presented by the multi talented Harmony, The Beauty Queen of Leenane is a 1996 comedy by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh which was premiered by the Druid Theatre Company in Galway.  It also enjoyed successful runs at London’s West End, Broadway and
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Donal Clancy Tour 2019

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal           Sunday 3rd March 2019 at 3 pm      Tickets: €12/€10 concession. Tickets are available online at www.themallartscentre.com or telephone 087 9593276 or at the door on the day of the performance. Dónal Clancy is regarded as one of Ireland’s finest guitarists.  He is the son of the world renowned singer Liam Clancy of The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem and
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Youghal Musical Society hosts ‘It’s a Grand Night for Singing’

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal        Sunday 24th February at 3.00 pm. Youghal Musical Society proudly hosts ‘Its a Grand Night for Singing’ Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein Written and Directed by Cathal MacCabe. Featuring Sarah O’Mahony – Soprano, Frank Ryan – Tenor, Noel Somers – Tenor and Bethan Lee – Pianist. Rodgers and Hammerstein were a hugely successful American musical theatre writing team in the 1940’s and
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New Book Identifies Funding Available for Struggling Festivals and Community Events

From The East Cork Journal. In an era where Festivals and community events are teetering on the edge of extinction due to high insurance costs, Cork County Council has launched a booklet identifying all funding streams available.   The new booklet includes every funding source existing to help support and promote events, attract more tourists and grow the visitor economy. The new brochure is free to download from the Cork County
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Open Call for East Cork Heats of Over 60’s Talent Competition

From The East Cork Journal. Described as the biggest social event in Ireland for senior citizens, the East Cork heats for this year’s over 60’s competition were launched in the Midleton Park Hotel on Tuesday.  The Midleton heat will be held at Midleton GAA on Wednesday 20 February at 8:00pm. The Youghal heat will take place on Sunday 31 March at 3:00pm in Brú Na Sí following the successful inaugural
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The Last Days of Dominic Collins

Don't miss this fantastic new Radio Drama starting this Saturday the 26th on CRY104fm at 7pm . The last days of Dominic Collins is a 3 part series written by local historian Michael Twomey and starring local Actors Brian Hogan , Finbarr Hannon , John Curtin, Anne Brookes and a special guest appearance from Martin Hennessy. It is going to be unmissable drama only on CRY104fm
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Auditions Open for Youghal Musical Society

From The East Cork Journal. Youghal Musical Society is inviting open auditions for their upcoming production “That’s Entertainment!” The show will feature favourite show tunes, dances and songs from renowned musical productions performed on the most famous stages of the world from The West End to Broadway. The Musical Society will be covering hits from “The Greatest Showman”, “Billy Elliott”, “The Lion King” and many more, promising an amazing show
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Cork Film Festival partners with First Cut! Youth Film Festival for 2019 festival

Cork Film Festival – Ireland’s first and largest film festival – has announced a new partnership in 2019 with the First Cut! Youth Film Festival, a successful four-day festival which is celebrating its 10th outing and takes place in Youghal, Co. Cork in early March. As part of this new partnership, Cork Film Festival will present a programme of short films for young people on Saturday March 9th, the final day of
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First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2019

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal       March 6th to 9th 2019 Watch this space for the 2019 programme, which will be announced at the end of February 2019. First Cut! Youth Film Festival is an annual event dedicated to showcasing new films by young filmmakers. First Cut! provides young filmmakers between the ages of 12 and 24 with a platform for screening their short films.  It is committed to
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Donal Clancy Tour 2019

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal           Sunday 3rd March 2019 at 3 pm      Tickets: €12/€10 concession Tickets are available online at www.themallartscentre.com or telephone 087 9593276 or at the door on the day of the performance. Dónal Clancy is regarded as one of Ireland’s finest guitarists.  He is the son of the world renowned singer Liam Clancy of The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem and
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Natasha’s Pilates at the Mall Arts Centre

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal     Monday 14th January – 11th February 2019 at 9:30 am Yew Wood Venues is delighted to welcome Natasha’s Pilates to the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal.  Natasha will be introducing us to the principles of clinical Pilates, teaching set-up for and exercises in most commonly used positions, empowering participants with the whys as well as the hows for basic self- care. Progressive closed groups; equipment
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Blackwater Valley Fit-up Theatre Festival 2019 returns to Youghal

Blackwater Valley Fit-up Theatre Festival at the Mall Arts Centre 27th January, 3rd, 10th and 17th February 2019. For updates please contact 087 9593276. The programme for the forth annual Blackwater Valley Fit Up Festival will be unveiled in the New Year, with four plays set to run at several venues along the course of the River Blackwater in January and February 2019. A colourful feature of Irish country life
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The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WW11

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal      Tuesday 15th January 2019 at 7.30 pm      Tickets €12/€10 concession Tickets are available online at www.themallartscentre.com or telephone 087 9593276 or at the door on the evening of the performance. Smashing Times Theatre and Film company present The Woman is Present:Women’s Stories of WW11 By acclaimed award-winning playwrights Mary Moynihan, Deirdre Kinahan, Fiona Bawn Thompson and Paul Kennedy. Directed by Mary
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CADA Performing Arts Academy Courses in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal

Cork’s Premier Stage School for all your Drama, Dance and Musical Theatre Classes, Monday from 3.30 – 6.30 pm in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal. Founded by Catherine Mahon-Buckley twenty years ago, CADA Performing Arts is an acknowledged centre of excellence for Drama, Dance and Musical Theater Studies. CADA continues to provide classes for 2018 after a successful 2017! They offer a chance to discover your own strengths and weaknesses. 
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Christmas Craft Fair at the Mall Arts Centre

Sunday 9th December 12 noon to 6 pm Get all your Christmas shopping done in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal on Sunday 9th December. A wonderful array of artists will be bringing us an impressive range of craft stalls and lots of family fun!! Local artists taking part include:  Klaudia Miksa – Canvas and Soaps Studio Amanda Murphy -Ceramics Carole Redmond – Paper- craft & Origami Sophie Heloise Cousin Illustrations
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Pat Shortt – Hey!

Pat Shortt is back with a brand new stage show called ‘Hey!’ Following the sell-out successes of ‘The Hall’, ‘Selfie’ and ‘How’s Tings?’ and fresh from starring roles in the hit play ‘A Skull In Connemara’ and the film ‘The Belly of The Whale’, Ireland’s best-loved comedian takes to the road with his latest quirky look at Irish life. Featuring all brand new material and sketches, this new show is
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Youghal Secures €95,000 Towards ‘Moby Dick’ Maritime Sculpture and Public Realm Works

From youghal.ie. Youghal, Co. Cork was among one of the major recipients of funding from the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, with €95,000 allocated towards public realm works on the quayside including a ‘Moby Dick’ themed statue. Cork County Council partnered with local voluntary group, Youghal4All, in delivering the project funding. The funding will specifically go towards the replacement of old stone footpaths along the quayside with Carlow blue