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2,650 Athletes Registered for Ironman Youghal

From The East Cork Journal. On Wednesday, 20 February, further details of Ironman Youghal were relayed to a packed Town Hall. It was standing room only as the information night commenced with an address from one of the main organisers, John Innes. One of the key points about Ironman Youghal is the high percentage of U.S. entrants. “They are not going to come for just 4 days”, said John Innes.
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Plans Announced for St Patrick’s Day Parade 2019 in Youghal

From The East Cork Journal. Youghal4All, once again, are  organising the St Patrick’s Day Festivities and Secretary, Helen Heaphy Grainge, is calling on clubs, groups and organisations in Youghal and the surrounding areas to come out and support this year’s Parade, by entering a float prior to the closing date for entries, which is Sunday, 10 March. The theme for the Youghal Parade on Sunday, 17 March is of course, “Youghal Welcomes
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Youghal hotels need bike stands to cater to Ironman influx

From EchoLive. RESTAURANTS and hotels in Youghal are thinking about investing in bike stands because of the number of cyclists who are visiting there ahead of an international Ironman in the area this summer. Owner of The Old Imperial Hotel, Dan Leahy, said that 25% of his business is from Ironman athletes, who are spending their weekends in east Cork training for the mega triathlon on Sunday, June 23. The
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€600k needed to repair roads for Ironman Youghal

From EchoLive. THE road repairs needed for Ironman Youghal are to set to cost more than €600,000. The globally-renowned endurance race is coming to the East Cork town this summer, but a major programme of works is required to ensure road surfaces are fit-for-purpose. The event involves a 180km bike ride, a 3.8k swim and a full marathon, meaning road surfaces will need to be up to scratch to ensure
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Youghal shapes up for ironman event

From The Evening Echo. THE countdown is on to this summer’s ironman event in Youghal and the east Cork town is already seeing a lift in visitor numbers. The chairperson of the Youghal Business Alliance, Ger Flanagan, said east Cork is turning into a fitness destination, with people from all over the world coming to train for the long-distance triathlon event in June. Ironman Youghal, which consists of a 3.8km