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Ironman to bring €8 million to the Cork economy as 2,600 athletes arrive in Youghal

From EchoLive. Sunday’s Ironman triathlon in Youghal will be worth €8m to the local economy, Cork County council has said. Youghal and East Cork are getting ready to welcome more than 2,600 athletes, along with their families, friends, supporters and spectators, for one of the world’s most prestigious sporting competitions. Setting up for this werkend’s. Ironman in the East Cork town of Youghal. Video by Dan Linehan Cork County Council
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Olympic gold medalist coming to Youghal for Ironman challenge

From EchoLive. The Ironman challenge comes to Cork on June 23 and two-time Olympic triathlon gold medalist Alistair Brownlee is set to take part. This year’s event is already sold out and one of the participants is two-time Olympic gold medalist Alistair Brownlee. Brownlee took home the gold medal in the London and Rio Olympic games in 2012 and 2016, becoming the only athlete to hold two Olympic titles in
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Ironman Traffic and Parking Information

As closures come into play, the best way on and off the N25 from town is via Clashadunna. (Top of bypass). Mon to Friday before IRONMAN  There will be NO traffic restrictions planned. Green Park and Claycastle Car Park will be building sites so these will be closed to the public.  Beaches are open and unaffected - in fact there will be additional lifeguard cover provided for this period, starting
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Youghal CYMS Snooker Society, St. Mary’s Branch

Youghal CYMS Snooker Society, St. Mary's Branch, are delighted to be proud supporters of the IRONMAN Ireland Cork 2019 Triathlon. The long-distance triathlon race will be held in the town on the 23rd June 2019. Youghal CYMS, in conjunction with the organisers of this wonderful sports event, have enlisted members of the society to volunteer and assist in various roles assigned to them at the IRONMAN Ireland, Cork, 2019 The
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Ironman Parking and Shuttle Bus Services for Athletes and Visitors

Introduction There will be a shuttle bus service running on Saturday and Sunday at IRONMAN Ireland, Cork 2019. Below you will find a quick description of each service.  Saturday Service Parking: Youghal Rugby Club, Frogmore, Parkmountain, Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland Parking Cost: €5 per car. Spaces: There will be 1000 spaces Hours Of Operation: Car Park 8am - 7:30pm, The Shuttle Bus will run from 9am - 7pm. It will depart the rugby club
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TEMPORARY CLOSING OF PUBLIC ROADS

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL ROADS ACT, 1993 TEMPORARY CLOSING OF PUBLIC ROADS Pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, & Article 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that Cork County Council proposes to temporarily close the following road for the period and reason specified below:-  (A) YOUGHAL TOWN AND ENVIRONS (A1) Roads Subject of Proposed Closure R634-16 (part) Lighthouse Hill, Youghal from Friar Street to
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The IRONMAN Run

An IRONMAN Run is 42.2K long- a marathon distance for sure but where a marathoner would be starting their day with full energy stores and fresh legs these triathletes have been racing through cold seas and hilly bike routes all day and are probably already battling a niggle or an ache before they get going on their final challenge. Those having a good day will be aiming high and pushing
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IRONMAN Traffic Information Bulletin 1

In the week leading up to race-day, there will be NO closures but some temporary STOP-GOs may be in place to facilitate trucks dropping materials and machinery at the key venues to facilitate build-in. Claycastle Car Park and Green Park will be closed to the public during these times as they are effectively building sites, but traffic restrictions for deliveries will be kept to a minimum. It's possible that there
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Ironman Alan ready for Youghal

From EchoLive. Five-time Ironman Alan O’Connor loves a challenge and claiming a sixth Iron distance medal at Youghal in June is the current aim for the 47-year-old this summer. Alan, who works in management, has been a member of the Cork Triathlon Club (CTC) since 2014. When he first joined the club, Alan said he couldn’t even swim 200m, never mind attempt an Ironman. Five years on, in peak physical
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Accommodation

If you are planning your visit to Cork for IRONMAN Cork, here are some resources that you may find helpful in securing accommodation in the Youghal and East Cork Region. Accommodation as you can imagine is at a premium and our registered hotels, B & Bs, Campsites are booked out for this year’s event. However, some locals, many athletes themselves, have offered to rent out their homes and/or available rooms
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Ironman Cork 2019

Community Radio Youghal is proud to be an Ironman Cork Supporter. We have now opened a special Ironman section on our website with news of the biggest upcoming event ever seen in East Cork. Ironman Homepage - https://www.cry104fm.com/ironman Ironman News - https://www.cry104fm.com/ironman/ironman-news Ironman Race Week Schedule - https://www.cry104fm.com/ironman/ironman-cork-race-week-schedule Ironman Courses - https://www.cry104fm.com/ironman/ironman-courses  
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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